The ‘The Santa Express’ returns to Oakfield Park

THE extremely popular Santa Express train will return to Oakfield Park in Raphoe again this year promising to be even bigger and better. The unique Christmas experience for all the family will run from December 1st to 23rd. This year, for the first time, there will be an Artisan Christmas Market giving you a chance to shop while the kids enjoy an elf workshop and a marquee full of crafts, games and story telling.

After boarding at the station you will be taken on an enchanting ride through Oakfield’s woodlands to meet Santa and his helpers. There will be a professional photographer on hand to capture the family moment with prints available to take home.
Children will receive a certificate for being on the good list this year as well as a special gift from Santa.

After the important visit to Santa’s grotto the train will take you to Oakfield’s bistro, Buffers, where food and drink will be served throughout the event. A free glass of mulled wine or hot chocolate will be served from a vintage tea van while children will have the chance to post their letter to Santa. To avoid disappointment you are advised to book early as dates are selling out very quickly.


Tickets can be secured on Oakfield Park’s website at or by calling 00353 (0)74 9173068 or 00353 (0)74 9173922.


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