Rathwood Santa Train

Rathwood Santa Train Experience

Ticket Prices




Rathwood’s Santa Train Adventure is Ireland’s most popular Santa Experience.

We invite you to share in the magic of Christmas and join us on a journey through the Enchanted Forest to visit Santa as he prepares for the most wonderful time of the year.

What's included on the day?

  • Join in the Christmas story with Mrs. Claus and Trixie the Elf
  • Take a magical journey on board the Rathwood Santa Train
  • Watch out for Rudolph and the other Reindeer along the way
  • Walk through the Enchanted Forest that leads to Santa's Woodland home
  • Each family will meet Santa individually & each child will get a special gift from Santa
  • Post your letter in Santa's official Post Box
  • Early Bird Special - 50% off Sleigh Photo when you buy 2 photos.
  • Hot Chocolate for every Child booked in to visit Santa
  • For the Big Kids: 20% OFF Christmas Items in our Christmas shop (T&C)


Fun Fair

Funfair Adventure 50% off - Don't miss out on this offer!

Childs Pass €15


  • Train Ride on the Rathwood Express
  • Entry to the Maze of Ireland
  • 1 Ride on Flying Dumbo
  • 1 Ride on Disney teacups
  • 1 go at Hook a duck Prize Stand
  • 1 Hot Chocolate in Merry Tree Restaurant


Adults Pass: €10 


  • Train Ride on the Rathwood Express
  • Entry to the Maze of Ireland
  • 1 Ride on Flying Dumbo

The Maze of Ireland

  • The Maze is planted in the shape of Ireland
  • Each county is built to scale and has a marker to indicate the county town and river flowing through it
  • The Rathwood Maze of Ireland will be open again in the Summer Months

Rathwood Map

Rathwood Forest map

Fox's park Walk & orienteering

Take a short stroll to the lake to feed the ducks and geese, or explore the looped 'Molloy Walk'.

The Rathwood Forest Walks are very easy trails, suitable for walkers of all ages and abilities.

The woodland walks expand over 4km and benches are placed at regular intervals so you can have a rest or simply absorb the tranquility fo the forest.

The woodlands at Rathwood have a rich variety of native trees and flora, as well as wildlife. Deer, mink, rabbits, foxes, pheasants and dragonflies are some of residents and regular visitors to the Rathwood Forest. The Forest Walks are an ideal activity for families that enjoy nature, the outdoors and a bit of fresh air.

The walk trail to the lake is wheelchair accessible.