Title of Tour: Award Winning Vintage Bus Steam Train with Cream Tea and a Visit the Oldest Wooden Church in Europe!
Day of Tour: Saturdays and Sundays only.
Time: 12.15pm- 4.30pm
Dates of Tours: April 13, every Saturday and Sunday till October 13.
* 27th & 28th April, 5th May, 14th & 15th September 2019, there are no tours.
Price: £49.99 (Excludes visit to oldest wooden church in Europe).
This amazing tour provides a nostalgic opportunity for adults and families with children to experience a vintage bus and steam train rides in one of Essex most scenic parts through Epping Forest and enjoy cream tea and a visit to the Oldest Wooden Church in Europe.
Description of Tour:
Step back in time and experience the romance of travel from a time gone by as you soak up a stunning Essex countryside on this award winning Tour.
The Epping Ongar Railway is a Heritage railway, run by a small team of dedicated staff and volunteers, in North Weald Ongar, Essex, England.
The Tour includes a return ticket, starting at Epping underground Station(Central line) board your vintage bus ride to North Weald station, for the start of your steam train experience .
This tour is lead by one of our experienced tour guides. Warm clothing, comfortable shoes and a bottle of water are recommended.
Start of Official Tour
The official tour starts at 12.15pm at Epping underground Station where you will be met by your experienced tour guide.
Official Tour Itinerary
12:15pm: Arrive at Epping station with your itinerary and meet your tour guide ( standing station entrance with a multicoloured golf umbrella).
12:25am: Board your vintage bus for the start of your journey to North Weald for your steam train experience. North Weald is a village in the civil parish of North Weald Bassett, the Epping Forest District of the County of Essex.
This vintage bus journey passes through Epping Forest and countryside views
12:45am: North Weald Ticket Office: Tickets will be issued to you by tour guide..
With your tour guide, Board steam trainride to Ongar and enjoy scenes of the forest.
1:15pm: Arrival at Ongar and Comfort Break Tour of Ongar and main attractions; optional visit to the amazing Greensted Church, the oldest wooden church in Europe (Shared taxi for 4 people, £12.00). Shop and enjoy the history and Local Park opposite the station. Have fun checking out the local pubs, famous cheese shop, wine stores and museum
1.45- 3.25pm Cream Tea. Venue: The Blackmore Tea Rooms - one of Essex amazing tea houses.
You will have the opportunity to explore this delightful English village.
Enjoy a delicious cream tea, as part of your tour.
You will have the option to upgrade to a full afternoon tea on the day (not included in the tour price) Select from:
A variety of freshly made sandwiches, cakes and pastries. A selection of wines, prosecco, drinks and beverages. You can pay for these on the day.
3.15: Depart from Blackmore for your return journey to Ongar station..
3.25 Arrive at Ongar station.
3.30 Board steam train for North Weald.
3.35: Train departs for North Weald.
4.00 Board vintage bus back to Epping underground station, where the tour ends.
Call the office for details on how you can upgrade.
Group bookings are also available.
For further information, visit our Terms & Conditions here.
For any enquiries, call Kate 020 8500 9912
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