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Christmas Luncheons

Date: 28th Nov - 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 12:30 and returns at 15:40.

You will enjoy two return trips throught 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 travel £42.00


2020 Running Dates
Saturday, 28th November Sunday, 29th November
Saturday, 5th December Sunday, 6th December 
Saturday, 12th December Sunday, 13th December 
Saturday, 19th December Sunday, 20th December
Tuesday, 22nd December Wednesday, 23rd December
2020 Christmas Luncheon Menu
Leek & Potato SoupBeach
(Gluten Free & Lactose Free versions are available)
Brussels Pate
(Gluten Free version is available)
Prawn Cocktail
(Gluten Free & Lactose Free versions are available)
Main Courses
Roast Turkey with all the Trimmings
(Gluten Free & Lactose Free versions are available)
Roast Field Mushroom topped with Red Onion Confit and Stilton CheeseBeach
(Gluten Free version is available)
All served with seasonal vegetables and roast potatoes
Christmas Pudding and Brandy Sauce
Chocolate Fudge CakeBeach
Fruit Salad Beach
(Gluten Free & Lactose Free versions are available)
Coffee & Mints
Allergens: Although every effort is made to avoid cross contamination, the food on these menus is prepared in an atmosphere that uses Nuts, Gluten, Dairy, Mustard, Soys, Celery, Sesame, Sulphur Dioxide, Fish and Shellfish.

Beach = Vegetarian suitable.
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