Pizza Express Train Journey
‘Whizzing through the countryside..
in a carriage with a view..
with a comfy seat at dinner time,
and a pizza just for you’
A few weeks ago we decided to take a return train journey from South Wales through the beautiful mountains of Mid Wales and to the coast of Aberystwyth in North Wales.
A normal everyday train journey on an Arriva train…but with a difference.
We decided to add a little magic to our train journey with the children in a bid to make the ordinary extraordinary with just a few simple props and a case full of yumminess to make some magical memories that will last forever.
I knocked up some special train tickets a few days before to present to the kids…this was done with some basic clip art pictures and a ‘write on’ photo app on my iPhones…there are loads available. Once designed and printed i just added glitter and placed in a folded gold piece of card and tied with a bow.
These tickets were placed in our family
as a magical treat.
We filled an old suitcase with all we’d need to lay our table once on the train…
A table cloth
Some paper cups and plates
A battery operated Candle
A Chalkboard and chalk
A bottle of drink
Takeaway Pizza!! (Ordered from a pizza place close to the station to coincide with our return journey)
*we pre booked our tickets to ensure we had a table reserved.
Once on the train we laid the table and dug in as we sped through the countryside.
have you seen our other
Did you see our outward bound journey?
Take peek at our other
And after we had finished our tea we cleaned away our table and spent the rest of our journey enjoying the view…
and a beautiful end to the day it was too….
You can book your train tickets direct through Arriva Trains Wales and reserve tables for your journey. No booking or card fees.
*we would like to thank Arriva trains who gave us complementary tickets to take a train journey on the Welsh network.
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