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 Lancashire & Yorkshire A-Class Locomotive No. 52322!

The Spa Valley Railway is delighted to announce the visit of Andy Booths historic A-Class locomotive to our railway from May to August 2018.

Built in 1896 and outshopped from Horwich Works as Lancashire & Yorkshire No. 1300 the locomotive comes to us for our busy Summer period and will first haul trains on Saturday 5th May to our standard Green timetable between Tunbridge Wells West and Eridge.

Now numbered with its British Railways number of 52322, the locomotive is now the only remaining member of a once 484 strong class. This will be the first time since its construction that 52322 has operated this far in the South of the country, the locomotive is planned to operate the majority of our Green timetabled services between May and August and will also feature heavily at our Summer Festival on Saturday 30th June and Sunday 1st July.

See the locomotive in action for the first time on Saturday 5th May 2018!

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

Friday & Saturday Fish & Chip Suppers

21 Apr 2018

Afternoon Tea

28 Apr 2018

Travel for Two Voucher

28 Apr 2018

Special Feature

Groombridge Place & Train Combined Tickets

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

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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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