1st - 31st December
This festive illuminated journey starts at Queen’s Park Station, Paignton, where the Dartmouth Steam Trains vintage carriages await you – decked with thousands of fabulous lights. Fifteen minutes later, once you’ve had time to settle back into your seat, you will arrive at Churston Station where the magical show begins. As the anticipation builds and mere moments after leaving Churston, you will be propelled through the 450-metre technicolour Greenway tunnel that leads you onto the enchanted forest which is transformed by a host of lights and feature displays into a nocturnal extravaganza. The spectacular show ends as you leave the forest only to be met by the twinkling lights of Dartmouth reflected on the river Dart. After a quick turnaround at Kingswear you will be on your way back to Paignton to experience the spectacle from the opposite direction – be sure to swap sides of the carriage to gain the best views of both sides of the stunning light show. You also have the opportunity to upgrade and experience the Train of Lights in the Devon Belle observation carriage.
The experience takes around 90 minutes.