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image for Railway Event item typeSanta Specials at Brecon Mountain Railway

  • Visit Wales VAQAS

Christmas Event, from 23 Nov 2019, £14-£15.50

Santa Specials

Santa Specials


Visit Santa this Christmas and ride the railway to Santa's grotto - the perfect experience for families with children. Now in its 32nd year and more popular than ever.

All Children and Babies receive a present from Santa. Child's Main Gift is Collectable Non-Toy; Babies Gift is Age Appropriate Toy. Mulled Wine and Mince Pies are served to the Adults.

Travel by Steam Hauled Train from Pant Station to Santa's Grotto in Pontsticill where everyone will receive a present from Father Christmas.

Advance booking essential. Book online or Telephone: 01685 722988.

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (with charge)Disabled toiletsEducation/study areaFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsGift shopOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsPicnic sitePublic toiletsRegional Tourist Board MemberWelcome HostWheelchairs availableAccepts groupsFacilities for conferencingFacilities for corporate hospitality

Event details

Dates Times
Sat 14 - Sun 15 Dec 2019 10:30 to 16:30
Wed 18 - Sun 22 Dec 2019 10:30 to 16:30
Santa Specials depart at 10:30, 12:00, 13:30, 15:00 & 16:30.


Return Fares: Adults £15.50, Children (15 and under) £14.00, Babies (under 3) free.


Pant Station,
Merthyr Tydfil,
CF48 2DD



Plan route to Brecon Mountain Railway using Google mapsPlan route using Google maps

Map reference: SO 061092  Lat: 51.77433 Long: -3.36124

Located just off the Heads of the Valleys trunk road, approx 3 miles north of Merthyr Tydfil. Follow the Mountain Railway signs from the A470 and A465.

Parking: free

Accessible by Public Transport: 3 miles from Merthyr Tydfil station


  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (with charge)Credit cards accepted (with charge)
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Education/study areaEducation/study area
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Regional Tourist Board MemberRegional Tourist Board Member
  • Welcome HostWelcome Host
  • Wheelchairs availableWheelchairs available
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Facilities for conferencingFacilities for conferencing
  • Facilities for corporate hospitalityFacilities for corporate hospitality