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The following activities are included within the price of your ticket


Unlimited rides behind Thomas to Rolvenden Station & return

(25 minute round trip)

Shake hands with The Fat Controller

Meet Rusty & Dusty, Sir Topham's mischievous comedy sidekicks

Face Painting

Thomas DVD screening

Imagination Station

Junior Engineers Certificate

Balloon Modelling

Live Story re-enactments

Unlimited playtime on the roundabout, bouncy castle and soft play area

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How to find us

By car – FREE parking TN30 6HE
We are less than an hour by car from the M25. Tenterden is on the A28 between Ashford and Hastings and has a car park, which is free all day for our passengers. In the event of our car park at Tenterden being full, pay and display car parks are available nearby - click HERE for a map.

By Public Transport
National Rail Enquiries: 08457 48 49 50
Train services from London and the South East connect with bus routes to Tenterden from Rye, Hastings, Maidstone and Ashford. The nearest station to Tenterden is Headcorn.

National Bus Helpline: 0871 200 2233
A number of bus operators run services to Tenterden from Rye, Hastings, Hawkhurst, Tonbridge, Maidstone, Headcorn and Ashford. Please ring the helpline number above or visit their website for detailed help when making travel plans.


Our facilities have been carefully designed for the mobility impaired, elderly or less mobile visitor in mind.
Accessible toilets can be found at Tenterden Station.

We are proud to boast a specially designed coach 'Petros' for visitors with impaired mobility, which is fitted with ramped access, wide aisles, an accessible toilet and moveable seating. There is full wheelchair access to the Gift Shop and Refreshment Roons at Tenterden Town, and the Colonel Stephens Railway Museum has level access with 42” aisles.

The Tenterden ticket office is fitted with an induction loop.

Please note

Dogs, with the exception of assistance dogs are not permitted at this event

Trains operate between Tenterden Town & Rolvenden Stations ONLY. There are no public services to/from Northiam or Bodiam during this event.

A K&ESR photographer will be taking photographs at Tenterden Station & on the trains for marketing purposes


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