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Sit back and relax with our all day unlimited travel tickets, explore the countryside for as little as £12 per adult!

Take a journey back in time with steam and heritage diesel trains through the hidden and glorious High Weald between Tunbridge Wells West & Eridge with intermediate stations at High Rocks & Groombridge.

Operating every weekend from February to the end of October and selected Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays during the Summer months the Spa Valley Railway provides a great day out for the family!

We are the railway with "A Destination At Every Station!" from the Pantiles in Royal Tunbridge Wells, High Rocks and its popular Inn, Groombridge with its famous Gardens & Enchanted Forest to the beautiful Sussex countryside at Eridge with its wonderful woodland walks there is something for everyone at our heritage railway!

You can book for standard travel throughout the year, our tickets are an open ticket which means you can use them on any valid date (Green, Pink or Purple days, not Red, Blue, Orange or any other colour).

Alternatively just visit us on an operating day to buy tickets from one of our three stations with ticket offices (Tunbridge Wells West, Groombridge or Eridge).

Go on, treat yourself at Tunbridge Wells' Heritage Railway!

Standard travel tickets available on this website at the Spa Valley Railway are valid on all Green, Purple or Pink timetabled days throughout our calendar, they allow you to travel on the day as many times as you like. You do not have to book for a specific train time. Yellow days will be added soon.

Please note these tickets are not valid on any special event days in our calendar. Please check our calendar before travelling to ensure we are operating.

When choosing your tickets we recommend you select e-Tickets, this will allow you to print off your tickets at home on the day of your visit. Upon your arrival at the railway please visit our ticket office where your e-ticket will be exchanged for a more traditional one.

Joint tickets with Groombridge Place Gardens are also available too!

Visit 'BOOK NOW' to start your Spa Valley adventure!


VOUCHER BOOKINGS - GROUPON, TRAVELZOO, BUY A GIFT & VIRGIN

Please check with your voucher booking provider for how to redeem your voucher. Vouchers bought through third parties must be redeemed through their voucher terms and conditions prior to arriving at a Spa Valley service.

Travelzoo, Groupon, Buy a Gift & Virgin experience cannot be booked in advance via this website.

Virgin customers with 'steam travel for two'  or 'steam train travel for two with Afternoon Tea' vouchers need not book in advance for a Green timetable day, please just bring your voucher with you and hand it to our ticket office staff, they will exchange it for standard travel tickets. The Afternoon Tea is separate from the Spa Valley Railway. There is no need to contact us in advance to seek clarity on whether to book for train travel or not.

Please do not try to book and redeem your Groupon, Travelzoo, Buy a Gift or Virgin vouchers through this site if they are for standard travel, it is not valid and you will be charged full fares plus a booking fee, this is regardless of the code you apply in our discount section as they are not valid on our website.

Please note that any bookings made this way will not qualify for a refund.


  • Whilst we make every effort to operate with a steam locomotive where one is timetabled and also to operate our trains as they are described, for 
  • operational reasons we may occasionally need to use a heritage 1960s diesel locomotives, other carriages, an emergency timetable or otherwise.
  • The Spa Valley Railway reserves the right to make such changes for whatever reason without prior notice being given.

Booking information

Please DO NOT use this link if you hold a Groupon, Virgin, Buy a Gift or any other vouchers, please contact the service providers directly to redeem or check the instructions. 

Please ensure that you check our calendar before visiting us to ensure that trains are operating!

If you select an e-ticket please ensure you print it off and bring it with you on the day! 

Note that a £10 admin fee applies to all booking alterations. Seats are NOT guaranteed.

For our full refund, cancellations and alterations please see here.

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