May Bank Holiday on The Spa Valley Railway

May Bank Holiday on The Spa Valley Railway

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Spa Valley Railway Steam Train
May 29 - May 31
Participatory Event

Following the reopening of The Spa Valley Railway on Saturday 22nd May, they are delighted to welcome you for a fun-packed Bank Holiday weekend of Steam and Diesel train rides on this famous heritage line.

So book your private compartment, or individual seats in one of the beautifully restored 1960’s carriages and have an exciting railway adventure. The majestic steam locomotive ‘Sir Keith Park’ will be up front driving you on a journey through the idyllic Kent and Sussex Countryside between Tunbridge Wells and Eridge.

Trains run throughout the day with the first departure at 10:30. Fares are £45 for a compartment for 6 persons or a seat in an open coach is £10 Adult Return and £5 Child Return.

Delicious “Dining in the Weald” experiences are also available to book  over the Bank Holiday Weekend:-

Gin & Steam ~ 29 May 2021.  Trains department from Tunbridge Wells West in the afternoon for a return trip to Eridge where everyone can enjoy 3 different Gin’s from Anno Distillery during their journey. Condiments are also included to enhance your Gin tasting experience. £30 per person.

Real Ale Train ~ 29 May 2021.  Enjoy a pint from local breweries whilst travelling through the High Weald!  £60 for a group of up to 6 persons, that’s just £10 each and your first pint is FREE!

Fish and Chip Supper Train ~ 29 May 2021.  Enjoy an evening out with traditional fish & chips on board a heritage train. The Fish & Chip Supper trains operate regularly throughout the year and are often combined with a Real Ale train.  Board the train at Tunbridge Wells West and as the old station clock rings out for 19:00 set off for Eridge.  Whilst on board enjoy a freshly prepared Fish and Chip supper followed by a slice of cake as dessert. Trains return to Tunbridge Wells West at approximately 21:30.

All journeys and events must be booked in advance at

COVID-19: As social distancing is still in place, all trains will start from Tunbridge Wells West. Unfortunately, High Rocks, Groombridge and Eridge will be closed for passengers to board the trains.  Anyone is however more than welcome to watch the trains pass through from the comfort of the Groombridge Station platform whilst enjoying a drink or ice cream from the popular kiosk.



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