Steam into Summer

 Children aged 3-15 can travel for just £1* per accompanying adult when tickets are booked on-line in advance. With a packed programme of events there is something for everyone to enjoy!


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Activities for our passengers this summer

Included in your TravelCard is unlimited travel on the day of your visit so that you have the ability to "hop on and hop off" trains to suit your interests. 

We have lined up a week day schedule of entertainment for all paying passengers, including:


 Monday Childrens Character Fun and Games¹ 
 Tuesday   Facepainting²
 Wednesday  Punch and Judy & Magic Shows³
 Thursday Snakes and Ladders, Giant Jenga etc
 Friday Fishy Friday lunch offer - Child Fish Goujons and Chips for just £1⁴

¹ a schedule of events will be published at the venue, on the day of your visit to illustrate the activies available and their timetable

² 11am to 5pm

³  intervals throughout the day

⁴  One Child Fish Goujons & Chips meal for just £1 when purchased with a qualifying Adult meal.



Our "Kids for a Quid" promotion is exclusive to bookings made online before midnight on the day before travel and is applicable for trains running from Saturday 28th July until Friday 31st August.  £1 Child tickets are valid only when purchased with at least one Adult TravelCard per child.  Children between 3 and 15 can travel for £1 (under 3's travel free) and tickets must be booked online in advance. This offer is NOT available form the Ticket Office on the day.


TravelCards are valid for unlimited travel on the day of your visit (Monday to Sunday). Our family ticket is great value at just £38 for two adults and up to 3 children (aged between 3 and 15 years). If you are a lone adult travelling with children, best value is an Adult TravelCard plus £1 Child Travelcard for £19. Children under 3 travel free with paying adults.


Free admission to the award-winning Colonel Stephens Museum at Tenterden is included with tickets purchased. 

On-train catering and wheelchair access is available on 10:40, 13:15 and 15:35 departures.  You can pre-order lunch options to take advantage of our onboard refreshments.

Bodiam Castle is a short walk from Bodiam Station.  Presenting a valid train ticket also entitles passengers to discounted entry to Bodiam Castle

The Station Refreshment Rooms at Tenterden will be offering plenty of tasty options including Afternoon Tea (prebooking required) and hot and cold lunches.

Free parking at Tenterden and Northiam stations.


This fare promotion is exclusive for online bookings and is not applicable to tickets purchased on the day of travel.

 To book online, select your date of travel on the below table:



For information about the railway timetable click here. 

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Images courtesy of Donald Wilson and A Redden.