Kent & East Sussex Railway | Day Out With The Kids

Kent & East Sussex Railway

Tenterden, Kent, England

  • Steam train at Kent & East Sussex Railway in Tenterden
  • Thomas the tank engine at Kent & East Sussex Railway in Tenterden

Attraction Information

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Ages: 0-12

Venue type: Indoor and Outdoor

We’ve found you a fast track to success for this day out; take your family to Kent and East Sussex Railway for a traditional and relaxing day out with the kids.

Steam across a railway that’s been in use for over 100 years. You might not be the first generation of your family to travel on this route, so why not enjoy a trip that you’re grandparents may well have enjoyed too. A trip along the railway is a tried and tested day out that’s bound to keep the family happy.

With plenty of stops and attractions a day out at the railway can be a day filled with activities; there are shops, parks and plenty to discover  So take a seat in a carriage, have your camera at the ready, and admire the stunning scenery you’ll pass on your travels.

  • Visit a railway that opened over 100 years ago
  • Witness the stunning scenery of East Sussex
  • Travel on a fully functioning steam train


  • Restaurant Restaurant Onsite
  • Snacks Snacks Available
  • Picnics Picnics Allowed
  • Toilets Toilets Available
  • Disabled Disabled Toilets Available
  • Wheelchair Wheelchair Friendly
  • Pushchair Pushchair Friendly
  • Parking Parking Available On-site

Getting There and Contact Information


Tenterden Town Station, Station Road, Tenterden, Kent, TN30 6HE, England


Click here to visit Kent & East Sussex Railway's website
01580 765155

Standard Opening Times and Pricing

Opening hours

Please see website for details


General Admission
Adults: £18.00
Kids (3-15): £12.00
Family (2 adults, 3 kids OR 1 adult, 4 kids): £38.00
Dogs: £3.00

More Information

Pets allowed

Dogs are welcome

Guest suitability

There is a specially designed coach called Petros, which is fitted with ramp wheelchair access, wide aisles, movable seating and an accessible toilet. Some of the other carriages have ramp access as well.