A SANTA SPECIAL- The Dean Forest Railway.

Visit the dean forest railway this Christmas for your chance to ride behind a real steam engine with santa and his helpers on board.

Price- £13 per head, children under 2 are able to travel free but will not get a gift or be allocated a seat. There are discounts if you book for a group of 20 or more people. Booking is essential as seats are reserved.

Each child ( over the age of 2) will receive an age related gift and there is even something to warm up the adults. There are Thomas the Tank gifts, stocking fillers, books and other novelties in the shop if you are still looking for that perfect Christmas gift.

Please make sure you leave plenty of time and arrive 30 minutes early before your allocated journey time. An administration fee of £5 will be charged for ticket alterations once booked. Continue reading

Christmas in Numbers


Christmas in … Numbers

 Ding Dong Merrily on high … In Britain the tills are ringing this Christmas

 25,000,000 …the number of Christmas puddings consumed annually over Christmas by Brits

£150,000,000… The amount spent with credit cards in the post – Christmas sales last year

 15… the average number of hours each Brit spends Christmas Shopping

 4,796,250 mph… The speed Santa’s sleigh would need to travel to visit everyone on Christmas Eve Christmas Eve

 £11.6 Billion… The value of gifts brought by Brits during the festive holidays

 5… the average number of lbs Britons put on over Christmas holidays