Have a family adventure this weekend on the Spa Valley Railway in Tunbridge Wells including May Bank Holiday 2 May 2022.
Whatever the weather, everyone can enjoy a relaxing a train ride through the pretty Wealden countryside between Tunbridge Wells West and Eridge, calling at High Rocks and Groombridge. You can hop on and off the train all day to enjoy the sights along the way.
There is plenty to see and do along the train line including a visit to Royal Tunbridge Wells. This famous Spa town has plenty on offer including walks on the pretty common where you can choose to clamber over Wellington rocks. Also nearby the station is the picturesque High Street or the historic Pantiles where you can enjoy walking along the Georgian Colonnade and read about the Chalybeate Spring.
High Rocks Station is home to the High Rocks Inn and the High Rocks themselves (under 18s must be accompanied on the rocks). Opening times vary so please check their website before travelling if you plan to explore the Rocks or visit the Inn)
Groombridge is an historic village with two great pubs, The Junction Inn and the Crown Inn. You can also hire a bike from Groombridge Station to explore the Forest Way. Groombridge Place is also open all weekend so why not combine a train ride with a visit to the attraction which has daily birds of prey shows on opening days.
Eridge has some lovely walks and there is also The Huntsman Pub for a bite to eat.
Fares this weekend
Adult – £15
Senior – £14
Child (2-15yrs) – £7.50
Family (2A+2C) – £38
Trains depart from Tunbridge Wells West at 10:30, 11:55, 13:25, 14:45 and 16:15.
Trains depart from Eridge at 11:15, 12:35, 14:05, 15:25 and 16:55.
Tickets for train rides are valid all day and you can start and end your visit at any of the stations. You can either purchase tickets in advance or on the day. There is also a range of on train dining experiences available to book on various dates throughout the year.
To book in advance or find out more about events and on-board dining experiences visit www.spavalleyrailway.co.uk