Steam and Carols


Event Date:

6th December


A chartered trip with the enthusiasts of Dartmouth Steam Railway, in support of Rowcroft Hospice. The trip begins at Paignton Station departing at 6.30 p.m. You are welcome to arrive earlier to be entertained by magician Lez the Fez and the sound of the Salvation Army Band and our local handbell ringers.

Tickets are: Adults £10 and Children £5. The ticket prices reflect the cost of hiring the train and includes a glass of mulled wine and a mince pie. You are also welcome to bring your own picnics and beer or wine if desired.

The trip takes you via Churston Station at 7.00 p.m. where Galmpton’s Manor Inn Male Voice Choir will sing on the station platform and the train. Arriving at Kingswear, there will be a passenger carol service and you can take advantage  of the platform restaurant.

The Train Company have agreed to ‘meander along’ in order that we savour the journey and enjoy the wonderful views and Christmas lights across the river from Kingswear to Dartmouth. We expect to arrive back at Paignton between 9.15 – 9.35 p.m. approx. Pay and display car parks nearby.\

If preferred you will also be able to join at Churston (same price) and disembark on the return journey. The Weary Ploughman (opposite) have kindly permitted use of their car park.

Tickets will be for sale from July, at the Village Salon and Manor Inn, all in Galmpton, or by phoning 01803 843233 for further guidance and dispatch of tickets.

All profits and collections to our local hospice, Rowcroft in Torquay.

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