Santa's Magical Express Train & Show

Date Occurs 24/11/2018 - 23/12/2018
Time From 10am
Age range
Admission From £7

If you always wanted to ride the Polar Express but Tom Hanks never chose to stop by your house, have we got a treat in store for you!

Ok, it doesn’t involve Tom Hanks but it's still a merry ride! Come on a magical train adventure and see a festive show with Santa and his elves after you go reindeer-spotting through the wintry forests of Dean Castle.

All aboard!

  • One single or family ticket
  • Board Santa’s Magical Express train and travel through the secret forest of Dean Castle on a special Christmas adventure
  • Keep your eyes peeled to see if you can spot Santa’s cheeky elves who will be hiding along the way
  • Santa’s reindeers have gone on strike and are also hiding in the woods! Can you spot them?
  • The fun doesn’t stop when the train stops – you’re invited to see a fantastic show with Santa and his elves!
  • Dean Castle Country Park boasts a beautiful 14th century castle, great woodland walks and a four-star rating from Visit Scotland

Terrific TripAdvisor feedback

“The park was beautiful, well-looked after and clean. The staff in the restaurant were polite, friendly and genuinely lovely people. I would certainly recommend this to anyone looking for a delicious meal or just a lovely country walk.”

“Set within beautiful Dean Park, this castle is one if the best local attractions in Kilmarnock – filled with lots of interesting medieval items and kids love it.”

“The country park is an excellent place to walk and has recently been updated with a new café and the grounds updated to include a pond.”

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Venue Information

  • Dean Castle & Country Park
  • Dean Road
  • Kilmarnock
  • East Ayrshire
  • KA3 1XB
  • Tel: 01563 554734
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Sunday: Grounds Open. Castle Closed
Monday: Grounds Open. Castle Closed
Tuesday: Grounds Open. Castle Closed
Wednesday: Grounds Open. Castle Closed
Thursday: Grounds Open.Castle Closed
Friday: Grounds Open. Castle Closed
Saturday: Grounds Open. Castle Closed
Wheelchair access Yes
Disabled toilet facilities Yes
Temporary displays & changing exhibitions Yes
Events & workshops Yes
Car parking Yes
Car parking nearby Yes
Disabled access Yes
Disabled access (limited to parts of castle) Yes
Tea Room Yes
Urban Farm Yes
School & group visits welcome by appointment Yes
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