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*** Bookings open late Sept. *** Christmas Luncheons

Date: 5th - 23rd Dec

Celebrate Christmas with a festive luncheon on the Swanage Railway.

Hauled by one of our classic steam locomotives, the Christmas luncheon train departs Swanage station at TBC and returns at TBC.

You will enjoy two return trips through the spectacular Purbeck countryside whist enjoying a traditional Christmas luncheon. 

With the Christmas luncheon train including a fully stocked bar, you can even pre-order a bottle of bubbly to celebrate that special occasion.

Please remember that bookings close on the Wednesday prior to the date of travel. 

Menu choices and full payment required at the time of booking. The Christmas luncheon can only be boarded at Swanage Station.

2020 Pricing   -  Including food and travel
Per Person, Including food and first class travel £52.50
Note: Max 6 persons in a group  


2020 Running Dates
Saturday, 5th December Sunday, 6th December 
Saturday, 12th December Sunday, 13th December 
Saturday, 19th December Sunday, 20th December
Wednesday, 23rd December  


Dress Code

We want dining on the Wessex Belle to be a memorable occasion for you. 

As such, we kindly request that guests dress smartly so the experience feels  special for everybody. We run a variety of dining trains, some with slightly different requirements, so we will try to break down the dress code for you as clearly as possible.

For the Saturday Wessex Belle: The Wessex Belle offers the chance to dress up and we invite guests to dress in a manner appropriate to a smart/formal occasion.

For men, shirts and jackets are required and ties preferred. For women, we encourage formal evening attire.

For Friday Night Bistro, Dorsetman Luncheon and Cream Teas smart casual attire is required.

For ALL Dining Experiences: Dark jeans are permitted but not any other colour or style. They must not be ripped or frayed. Trainers and leisurewear are not permitted on dining trains at all