Kent & East Sussex Railway - Tenterden Town Station
Steam train and heritage diesel train journeys
Kent & East Sussex Railway, Tenterden Town Station, Station Road, Tenterden, Kent, TN30 6HE. Tel: 01580 765155
The Kent and East Sussex Railway is one of the country's finest examples of a preserved rural light railway. The railway’s beautifully restored steam locomotive and carriages will take everyone on a journey through the beautiful Wealden countryside to Bodiam.
As well as trains on many weekdays and most weekends throughout the year there are a number of special events to add to the excitement
9th & 10th Mother’s Day. Afternoon Tea.
29th to 1st April Easter Bank Holiday. Circus Workshops
29th to 1st April Breakfast with the Easter Bunny.
29th to 14th April Easter Bank Holiday.
30th Junior Engineering
7th Green Family Fun Day.
12th, 13th, 14th Diesel Gala.
17th Fish & Chip Supper Train.
1st Fish & Chip Supper Train.
4th Star Wars Themed Day, dress to impress as your favourite character - win a spot prize from our Station Masters.
11th Rother Valley Early Morning Bird Watching Experience.
15th Fish & Chip Supper Train.
18th & 19th 1940s Weekend.
1st & 2nd 50th Anniversary Gala.
12th Rother Valley Early Morning Bird Watching Experience.
14th & 15th CAMRA event
16th Father’s Day.
26th Fish & Chip Supper Train.
29th & 30th Steampunk.
4th Spirit of Tenterden Travelling Tavern.
13th & 14th Traction Engines Weekend & Junior Engineering.
17th Fish & Chip Supper Train.
26th, 27th, 28th SPECIAL EVENT.
21st to 31st August Early Train. 8.45am from Tenterden to 9.50am Bodiam (Fri & Sat).
31st Fish & Chip Supper Train.
11th Bus Rally.
14th Fish & Chip Supper Train.
11th Fish & Chip Supper Train.
14th & 15th Wildlife & Country Fair Weekend.
22nd Stationary Engines Display.
12th & 13th Austin Counties Classic Car Rally.Tenterden Station.
29th, 30th, 31st October Half-Term Activities.
31st Fright Night Train.
30th Santa Specials Quiet Santa Train.
1st • 7th • 8th • 14th • 15th
21st • 22nd • 24th Santa Specials.
29th • 30th • 31st • 1st Jan 2025 Steam into the New Year!
Arriving by car
FREE car parking is available at Tenterden Town Station. In the event of our car park being full, pay and display car parks are situated nearby. Tenterden is less than an hour by car from the M25. If using the M20 travelling southbound, exit at junction 8 to join the A20 and follow signs for Leeds Castle. Continue on the B2163, through the village of Leeds to join the A274, then follow signs for Tenterden. If travelling northbound, exit at junction 9 and join the A28, then follow signs for Tenterden. Tenterden Station is situated in the heart of the town just off the High Street (A28).
Facilities for the disabled
All our facilities have been carefully designed with disabled and elderly passengers in mind. There are toilets for the disabled at Tenterden Station. In ‘Petros’, our specially designed coach for the disabled, we are able to accommodate a number of wheelchair users on every departure. We suggest you telephone ahead for details. There is full wheelchair access to the shop and refreshment rooms at Tenterden Town. The Tenterden ticket office is fitted with an induction loop.