Days Out

Steam along to the Kent & East Sussex Railway this summer where Kids Travel for Free!

This summer families can enjoy a fun day out on Tenterden’s Steam Railway while enjoying a fantastic summer promotion which allows one Child to travel for free with every Adult TravelCard purchased!  The promotion will run between 25 July and 3 September 2017.

The railway’s beautifully restored steam locomotive and carriages will take everyone on a journey through the beautiful Wealden countryside to Bodiam where passengers can choose to take a 15 minute walk to see the amazing Bodiam Castle.


A valid Kent & East Sussex Railway Travel Card will allow passengers to hop on and off at any of the stations along the ten and a half mile line but also allows discounted admission into this magnificent Medieval Castle ruin which is owned by the National Trust.

Tenterden Station also have additional free activities on offer for passengers travelling on the railway during the Summer Holidays.

Punch and Judy and Magic Shows will take place on Mondays and Wednesdays from Wednesday 26 July.

Face painters will be at Tenterden Station on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 25 July.

On Train Guides will be providing information about the line and its rich history on Tuesdays from 25 July.

“Monday Madness”; free dessert for each hot meal purchased on any Monday in the summer holidays and “Fishy Fridays” – Fish and chips with soft drink for £10….  Both in licensed refreshment rooms at Tenterden Station.

Fares: Adults £18, Child (3-15) £12 and a family (1+3 or 2+2) £38.  Or take advantage of the Summer Promotion where one child can travel for free with the purchase of an £18 adult travelcard between 25 July and 3 September.

To book tickets visit

Kent & East Sussex Railway, Tenterden Town Station, Station Road, Tenterden, Kent, TN30 6HE. t: 01580 765155

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