Swanley New Barn Railway | Day Out With The Kids

COVID-19 Update

Most attractions are now closed in line with Government advice, and families are encouraged to stay inside where possible.

Find indoor activities to try at home.

Swanley New Barn Railway

  • Swanley
  • Outdoor
  • All Ages
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

Attraction Information

Swanley New Barn Railway is a miniature railway (7 an a quarter inch gauge) situated in the green flag awarded 60 acres of Swanley Park, Kent.

The railway has 2 stations. One is adjacent to the main car park, where passengers take advantage of the train ride to carry picnics, bikes and other luggage, using their luggage carrying coach, along with themselves to the main attractions area situated next to their second and main station.

The main station, Lakeside, has 3 platforms, a ticket office, and an Ex BR signal box! The station also has a turntable at the far end that is used to turn every engine after arrival, helping it remain one of the busiest miniature stations and signal boxes anywhere in the world!

The railway mainly uses diesel engines, but these are supplemented by steam engines when volunteers are available.

The park itself also contains other top attractions including a paddling pool with splash park, an exciting main play area, plus a small children's play area and sand pit. There is also a boating lake with rowing and pedal boats, a bouncy castle, and battery cars and bikes!

club logo

Join our membership

  • Save money on great days out
  • £1 for 30 days - cancel anytime
  • Do more for less
Try it for £1

Opening hours

30th March - 28th October
Term Time
Saturday 11:00 - 17:00
Sunday 11:00 - 18:00
School Holiday
Monday to Sunday 11:00 - 17:00

Pricing

General Admission
Adults from £1.00
Kids from £0.70

Travel & Contact Information

Address

New Barn Road, Swanley, Kent, BR8 7PW, England

Phone number

Map

Website

Click here to visit Swanley New Barn Railway's website.

FAQ & Additional Information

Yes, there is parking onsite.

Car Park
All Day: £2.00

Yes, there are toilets and accessible toilets.

No, there are no baby changing facilities.

Yes, you can bring a picnic.

Yes, there is an onsite restaurant and snacks are available.

Swanley New Barn Railway has not told us if they are fully wheelchair friendly.

Swanley New Barn Railway has not told us if they are fully pushchair friendly.

Dogs are welcome

Additional Info

Weather

Openings are subject to weather conditions. 

attractions redesign