Santa's Polar Express

At The Slieve Donard Resort & Spa

The Polar Express will be a festive occasion with a host of attractions for all the family, including a winter wonderland, story-telling with Mrs Claus and of course our Polar Express train adventure which will take you on a magical journey to visit Santa and his elves in their busy workshop as they prepare for their busiest time of the year.


A warm welcome awaits at Santa’s Train Station, where the Station Master will issue you with your tickets.

Board the Polar Express Train where your journey begins!

The train will take you through the enchanting grounds of the Slieve Donard Resort and Spa. You will then make your way through the magical Winter Wonderland towards Santa’s Workshop.

In the Winter Wonderland there will be lots to keep you entertained. From movies and letter writing to Christmas stalls and stories from Mrs Claus. Why not join us have something to eat, choose from Santa’s Buffet,  Afternoon Tea or Festive Dining.

After exploring the Winter Wonderland and being entertained by various artists, meet the man himself were you will receive a gift and personal photo. Following your visit with Santa you can enjoy refreshments and browse our festive stalls.

Festive Dining & Treats

at Slieve Donard


Festive Afternoon tea

Enjoy traditional Afternoon Tea with a festive twist throughout December.

Served Monday – Sunday, 3–5pm

Festive Afternoon tea
£30 per person

Festive Afternoon tea with mulled wine
£33 per person

To book please call 00 44 (0) 28 4372 1002 or email

Please arrive 30 minutes before your time slot.


Festive Dining

Percy French Dine with Wine
£22 per adult

Available Monday – Friday, 5–7pm
(Children dine from Children’s menu)

To Book please call 028 437 21069 / 028 437 21040

Book Percy French Dine and Wine

Please arrive 30 minutes before your time slot.

Oak Restaurant

A selection of Festive Dining is available in the Oak Restaurant for both lunch and dinner.

To Book please call 028 437 21069 / 028 437 21040

Book Oak Restaurant