All Ages Indoor Railway

Kent and East Sussex Railway

Kent and East Sussex Railway, Tenterden Town Station, Station Rd, Tenterden, Kent, TN30 6HE
01580 765155
Average time spent - 2 hours
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Things to do at Kent and East Sussex Railway review

The Kent and East Sussex Railway is both a heritage railway and a historical privately owned railway that is in both Kent and East Sussex.

Tenderten’s steam railway takes you on a journey through ten and a half miles of idyllic countryside with both diesel and steam trains running between Tenterden and Bodiam. Said to be one of England’s finest rural light railways it enables visitors to experience travel and service from a bygone age. There are beautifully restored coaches and locomotives dating back to Victorian times.

Situated at Tenterden is the Colonel Stephens railway museum with a number of exhibits including a wax dummy of the colonel.

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FAQ and Further Information Kent and East Sussex Railway

Is there food and drink available?

There is the option to enjoy afternoon tea or purchase drinks and light refreshments. Food can also be served to you on the train.

What are the main things to do?

Historic steam and diesel train ride through 10.5 miles of idyllic countryside. There are toilets and food and drink.

What are the ticket prices?

*Expensive
*Prices are subject to change and/or discounts online. *Expensive. An adult return ticket costs £17, children 3-15 £11.50, under 3s are free and family tickets are available.

Is there parking?

Tenterden and Northiam stations have free parking facilities.

When are they open?

Kent and East Sussex Railway run a varied timetable. For up to date opening times please visit their website.

Dog friendly?

Dogs are welcome to travel with their owners on normal operating days providing they are well behaved and kept under close control while remaining on a lead

Are they accessible?

Kent and East Sussex Railway
Kent and East Sussex Railway
Kent and East Sussex Railway
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