Wizard Weekend

Board the Wizard Express for magic and mischief

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Saturday 26th - Sunday 27th October 2019

All Halloween activities run from 11am - 4pm

Click here for your Wizard Express timetable and Goulish Guide (you will get one on the day!)

Dress up as a spooky character for your chance to win a fantastically spooky prize! Whether you're a wondrous wizard, a ghastly ghost or a petrifying pumpkin, come along to the fancy dress competition above the shop in Alresford, at 12pm and 2pm. There are three age categories:

  • Under 4's - 'Brand New Wizards'
  • Age 4 - 8 year olds - 'Emerging Wand Talent'
  • Over 8 year olds - 'Potion Masters'

We have lots of spooky activities to keep the kids entertained...

  • Take unlimited rides on the Wizard Express steam train in our Harry Potter style coaches, one of which featured in the films.
  • Walk in Harry Potter's footsteps on the real Kings Cross footbridge from the films, borrow our Hogwarts costumes to dress up in character to take a selfie.
  • Meet some familiar Harry Potter characters on our very own platform 9 3/4
  • Explore one of the real Hogwarts Express carriages used in one of the films
  • Watch owls and falcons
  • Be brave and get up close to creepy creatures
  • Marvel at haunting magic performances
  • Take a ride on our spooky miniature railway
  • Learn how witches broomsticks are made
  • Get your face painted into something scary
Fares
Adult £17
Child (aged 2-16 yrs) £9
Child under 2 FREE
Family (2A + 2C) £43
Advance tickets include all booking fees and tickets cost the same on the day.

Parking Information:
FREE parking at Ropley in the field. Postcode SO24 0BL. 
Disabled parking available at Alresford and Alton stations. Disabled drop-off at Ropley station and park in the field.

Alton
10.50 12.00 12.50 2.00 2.50 4.00
Medstead 11.04 12.15 1.04 2.15 3.04 4.15
Ropley 11.16 12.27 1.16 2.27 3.16 4.27
Alresford arr 11.24 12.35 1.24 2.35 3.24 4.35
Alresford dep 11.00 11.45 1.00 1.45 3.00 3.45
Ropley 11.16 12.00 1.16 2.00 3.16 4.00
Medstead 11.27 12.15 1.27 2.15 3.27 4.15
Alton 11.40 12.28 1.40 2.28 3.40 4.28

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