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Easter Events at the Heatherslaw Light Railway 2017

Easter Bunny Hunt on Easter Sunday and Monday. Visit from the Easter Bunny on Easter Sunday. Bric-a-brac stall on Easter Monday in aid of Northumberland Air Ambulance Decorated Ticket Office all Easter Holidays.

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Searching for Spring

Why not chase away the Winter blues with our “Searching for Spring” week in February! We are running a diesel service hauled by “Binky” at 11am, 12pm, 1pm and 2pm, Monday 20th February to Friday 24th February. Our younger visitors may wish to help decorate our Spring Frieze in the Railway Room and we are serving complimentary hot chocolate to all our passengers! Wrap up warm, Spring is just around the corner!

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Celebrate Hallowe’en!

All week long- Join the “Scary Crow Trail” round Ford and Etal Estate. See “Teds off the rails” at the Railway. The Ticket Office and model railway room will be decorated in spooky Hallowe’en decorations. 25th 26th and 27th Oct Heatherslaw Railway presents our special Hallowe’en days. Follow the bat hunt. See the grisly staff in their costumes. Free gifts for children travelling in Hallowe’en dress. Thusday 27th Oct Special Locomotive day. 11am and 12noon train will be hauled by “Lady Augusta”. 1pm and 2pm “Bunty” takes over the service. 3pm will be pulled by “Binky” the yellow diesel. Travel to Etal with any locomotive and travel back on a different one!

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Come and visit Santa at the Heatherslaw Light Railway!

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Ready Teddy Go! 19th June

Bring your own Teddy along to the Heatherslaw Light Railway on Sunday 19th June and join in with all the Teddy bear fun!

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Spring Bank Holiday Bubbles

Come & blow bubbles at Heatherslaw… Bank holiday Monday 30th May. Bubble train special. All kids that turn up get free bubbles.

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Easter 2016 at Heatherslaw Light Railway

Please come and join the Heatherslaw Light Railway for an Easter ride on the steam railway. Join in with the “Spot the Bunny” competition along the track on Easter Sunday and Monday. On Sunday you may even meet the Easter Bunny! There are many other Easter activities for you to see at Heatherslaw Mill, Etal village and at other venues around Ford and Etal Estate. For further information please contact the visitor centre on 01890 820338 or check out the Ford and Etal website at www.ford-and-etal.co.uk

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Santa Specials 2015 13th and 20th Dec

Come and visit Santa at the Heatherslaw Light Railway! Passengers are invited to travel to Etal Station and back on our Christmas decorated train. The train will be hauled by one of our steam locomotives “Bunty” or “Lady Augusta”. On returning to Heatherslaw Station passengers will be shown up to the model railway room, where they can enjoy refreshments for both adults and children. The model railway will be running to entertain the children while they are waiting to visit Santa. Families will be shown into the decorated grotto to see Santa, who will provide each child with a quality Christmas gift to suit the age of the child. The Ticket Office gift shop will be open for any last

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Halloween at Heatherslaw Light Railway

Halloween at Heatherslaw Light Railway on 29th, 30th and 31st October: Follow the Scary Crow Trail round Ford and Etal. Decorated Ticket Office with Ticket Office staff in costume. Children riding the train in Halloween costume will receive a goody bag Bran tub in aid of “Cash for Kids”. See if you can spot the Bats along the track. There will be a draw from all the correct sheets and the winner will receive a small prize.

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Lady Augusta week from Tuesday 6th October

We are holding a Lady Augusta week from Tuesday 6th October to Tuesday 13th October. Anybody who wants to have a ride behind the “lady Augusta” before the end of the season is welcome to come along.  

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