Tenterden the Jewel of the Weald

Kent and East Sussex Railway in Tenterden .... a great day out

Tenterden Steam Railway

The Kent and East Sussex Railway in Tenterden is a must for Steam Railway enthusiasts. The country's finest example of a rural light railway. Opened in 1900 the steam and heritage diesel trains now run along ten and a half miles of track through the beautiful unspoilt Kent and East Sussex countryside from Tenterden in Kent to Rolvenden, Northiam and on to Bodiam in East Sussex where you will find the stunning National Trust castle.

The Kent and East Sussex Railway www.kesr.org.uk have many events and theme days throughout the year as well as offering luxury fine dining on the Wealden Pullman service. A visitor attraction since 1974.

Kent and East Sussex Railway Tenterden

More fabulous photos in our main photo section www.tenterdentown.co.uk/media/photos


Events - check out our Tenterden diary to see a selection of the events taking place at the Railway and around Tenterden or download the 2015 timetable. For further details of all special events at the Kent & East Sussex Railway see here www.kesr.org.uk.  Have a look at the Railway promotional videos on YouTube www.youtube.com/user/TheKesr/videos

Ample free parking. Licensed restaurant/tea room, gift shop, picnic area, children's play area, free wi-fi in some areas, access for the disabled, wheelchair accessible toilets .


Kent and East Sussex Railway
Tenterden Town Station
Station Road
TN30 6HE

General Enquiries – Tel:  01580 765155
Web: www.kesr.org.uk
Email: enquiries@kesr.org.uk

Fares for 2015

Day Rover fares for 2015:
Adult £17.00
Child (3 - 15 years inc.) £11.50 
Family (2 adults + up to 3 children or 1 adult and up to 4 children) £49.50
First class supplements available: child £1, adult £2, family £6.50 

Over 60s can travel at specially discounted fares on "light blue" services if booked in advance (see timetable)

Special discounted fares for groups, please enquire


Car Park

Free car parking is available at Tenterden for passengers (Note: for some events there is a small charge which is refundable when purchasing your ticket).


Other useful information

Visitor information in English, French, Dutch and German


Souvenir & Gift Shop

Colonel Stephens Railway Museum


Tourist Information

The Railway has a tourist information hut which is open on all operating days and although unmanned contains information about many tourist attractions.

Alexandra White

KESR Santa Specials

Tenterden Taxi St Michaels Private Car Hire

Jackies News Tenterden newspapers delivered

Swaines Footwear and clothing

Potters Home Digital Tenterden

London Beach Spa Tenterden Kent

MTC Taxis

Stanley George St Michaels DIY Tenterden

Whitehead Monckton Solicitor Tenterden