Spa Valley Railway

The heritage railway in Royal Tunbridge Wells with "A Destination at Every Station!" Steam & Heritage Diesel trains operate throughout the year between Tunbridge Wells West & Eridge with intermediate stations at High Rocks & Groombridge.

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Welcome to the Spa Valley Railway, a fun packed day out with steam, heritage diesel, exploration, excitement & enjoyment!

We are the railway with "A DESTINATION AT EVERY STATION!" 

Explore Eridge, Groombridge, High Rocks or Royal Tunbridge Wells throughout your visit and make a day of it, with plenty of local attractions easily accessible by train you will find something for all the family to enjoy.

We also have many experiences for you to enjoy on the railway itself, from Driver Experience, Afternoon or Cream Tea, Fish & Chip Suppers, High Weald Belle Dining for the adults to Days out with Thomas, Character Days & Santa Specials for the children, there is something for everyone at the Spa Valley Railway.

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Visit of South Eastern & Chatham Railway P-Class No.323 'Bluebell' – February 24th to March 25th 2018

The Spa Valley Railway is delighted to announce the visit of South Eastern & Chatham Railway P-Class locomotive No.323 'Bluebell' courtesy of the Bluebell Railway.

The 1910 built 0-6-0 tank engine, preserved in 1960 at Britains first standard gauge preserved railway, arrived at Tunbridge Wells West on Monday 19th February and entered service on the 24th February. Bluebell will operate along with one of our diesel locomotives on Green timetable days until the end of March prior to returning to Sheffield Park in time for Easter (leaving Spa Valley w/c 26th March).

Photo copyright Mark Hemsley shows 'Bluebell' in action on our line on Saturday 24th February.
Summer Diesel Gala 2018 to feature Class 17 D8568 & Class 55 55019 'Royal Highland Fusilier'!

The Spa Valley Railway is delighted to annouce that the soul surviving 'Clayton' No. D8568  courtesy of the Diesel Traction Group and visiting from its usual Chinnor & Princes Risbrough Railway home will join already visiting Class 55 55019 'Royal Highland Fusilier' courtesy of the Deltic Preservation Society on the line this Summer for our annual Diesel Gala taking place on the 3rd, 4th & 5th August.

Full details for this event can be found here.

Events Coming Up

'High Weald Belle' Luncheon & Dining Trains

24 Mar 2018

Visit of SECR P-Class No.323 'Bluebell'

24 Mar 2018
24th, 25th February, 3rd, 4th, 17th, 18th, 24th & 25th March

Visit of SECR P-Class No.323 'Bluebell'

25 Mar 2018
24th, 25th February, 3rd, 4th, 17th, 18th, 24th & 25th March

Special Feature

Groombridge Place & Train Combined Tickets

Combined tickets for travelling on the Spa Valley Railway & Entry to Groombridge Place

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Today - Monday 19th Mar

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Dining in the Weald

Dining in the Weald

Click here for all of our Dining Experiences: Afternoon Tea, Morning Coffee, Cream Teas, Fish & Chips, High Weald Belle Dining & Luncheon Trains

Children's Events

Children's Events

Children's Character Days, Days Out With Thomas and more!

Driver Experience & Railway Experiences

Driver Experience & Railway Experiences

Steam Driver, Diesel Driver, Signalman Days & Footplate Rides

Railway Events

Railway Events

Summer Festival, Summer Diesel Gala, Beer & Cider Festival and more!

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