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The Magical Santa Express

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23rd November to 23rd December

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Tickets from £12

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Gift for each child ticket 

All aboard Statfold’s Magical Santa Express this Christmas for a festive day out with the whole family!

Your enchanting journey will involve boarding a beautifully lit train to see the big man himself in our SANTA'S GROTTO, having fun with Mrs Claus and many more magical adventures to follow with the elves! 

Don’t forget to stop by the Toy Shop where children can choose a special gift from Santa… only if they’re on the nice list though!

Check out when we're open on the calendar below...

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Take a look at the magical photos from last year...

All the festive adventures you can enjoy...


The Magical Express Train

Climb aboard The Magical Santa Express for a magical journey around our award-winning railway straight to the North Pole!

Santa's Grotto

Venture in to Santa's Grotto - See the elves hard at work making toys before you enter to see Santa in his Grotto!

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North Pole Post Office

Join our elves and write your special letter to Santa! Whether you want to tell him what you would like for Christmas or leave him a little thank you message, you can do that here before posting in our magical post box.

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Mrs Claus' Bakery

Mrs Claus is waiting for you in her bakery... come along and help decorate the cookies she has baked! There will be icing, sweeties and more so take your pick. She might even let you sneak one home to eat!


Rudolph's Snack Hut

 The reindeer love to have snacks during their flight on Christmas Eve, Join our elves in making the perfect reindeer snack, choose from flight dust to invisibility power and more!

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Santa's Toy Shop

After your visit to see the big man himself, you might find yourself in Santa's Toy Shop - only if you stay on the nice list though! Take a look around all the magical toys... if you find one you like you can take it home!

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Fun Activities

The North Pole has plenty of extra activities to keep the festivities going, from taking a ride on a vintage carousel to visiting the wising tree, hopping on the VR Sleigh ride and more.

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Toby's Barn: Play & Climb

Our 3-tier soft play will be open for little ones to enjoy from £4.50 or take the older ones on our climbing walls from £5. These activities should be pre-booked to avoid disappointment.

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North Pole Catering

Diane's Diner will be open all day offering festive light bites, hot and cold food and a selection of sweets. There will also be Jacket Potatoes in the North Pole Catering Outlet. 

Here are the ticket prices...

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2 Adults & 2 Children


Must have the relevant documentation. 
Click here for more info.

Under 2s*

From £27.50

From £32.50

From £116.00


From £25.50




From £12.00

*Every child ticket includes a christmas gift from Santa!

Full prices shown, please apply discount code at checkout.

Read our FAQs...

  • Are you a dog friendly site?
    Yes, well behaved dogs on leads are permitted onsite. However, we do ask that they do not enter the Diner inside the museum. We ask all dog owners to remain responsible whilst on our site and to clear up their own waste.
  • Are you wheelchair friendly?
    Yes, the site at Statfold is relatively flat, the trains can accommodate wheelchairs and we have disabled toilets & lift to the mezzanine floor in the museum.
  • Do you have baby changing/feeding facilities on site?
    Yes, we have accessible toilets located in the museum and transport museum/arena equipped with baby changing areas. We also have a dedicated mother nursing compartment in the carriage located in the courtyard for privacy whilst feeding.
  • Is there parking onsite?
    Yes, we have ample parking onsite & disabled parking.
  • I don’t drive, is there a bus service?"
    Currently there are no public bus services running past Statfold. We do supply a shuttle bus service from 3 locations in Tamworth town centre including the train station for some of our larger events however, it is best to check the timetable on the events page.
  • Can I pay on the gate?
    This is judged on an event by event basis, but we always advise for you to pre-book you tickets to avoid being turned away at the gate. All our planned events can be seen here
  • Is there a cash machine onsite?
    We do not have a cash machine onsite currently.
  • Are you open every day?
    Our office hours are Monday – Friday 8.30am-4.30pm. We are currently open to the public on event dates only please see the events section of the website to check out the dates.
  • Do you offer carer/concession tickets?
    Discounted entry rates are available for carers or concessions. To be eligible for a concession ticket: 65 years & over Blue Badge holder DLA Letter (Along with the ID of the person named within the letter) Please bring evidence of the above with your tickets to the gate upon your arrival. Carers are admitted at the concession price, we accept a carer ratio of 1-1.
  • Can we bring a picnic?
    Yes, you are welcome to bring a picnic as long as it is eaten within our designated picnic spots. This includes outdoor benches and the Foden Suite room. Only food and drink purchased at Statfold is allowed to be taken inside Diane's Diner and the Museum Hall.
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