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Visitor Information: Special Event fares & discounts
Traction Engines at Horsted Keynes - Derek Hayward - 21 August 2010 High Weald Dairy at Horsted Keynes - Derek Hayward - 15 August 2010 178 and 592 approach Kingscote - Derek Hayward - 7 August 2010

2019: Steam trains run at weekends in March, and daily 3-22 and 24-28 April.
Tickets may be obtained on arrival; or book online in advance for our Bluebell Bonus discount
2019 Special Events Special Offers & Opportunities Premier Dining Other Catering Services

19-22 April - Easter Weekend - Easter Treasure Hunt with small prizes for children who complete the trail - Free entry with any all-day rover ticket

1,2,3,8,9,10 May - Bluebell Specials for the best view of the lineside bluebells from our 1913-built Observation Carriage.

11 May - Toy & Rail Collectors' Fair at Horsted Keynes N.B. Note change of date.
Also running normal public train service

(17-18 May - Trains after Dark event has been cancelled)

25-27 May - STEM weekend with fun Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths activities for children

9 June - Classic Vehicle Show - hosted by Southern Classics Society at Horsted Keynes station

14-16 June - Road meets Rail with traction engines, steam trains and Sussex Ales Beer Festival

29-30 June - Model Railway Weekend - Layouts, traders and live steam miniature railway

27 July - Toy & Rail Collectors' Fair at Horsted Keynes

10-11 August - Steam through the Ages with a Summer Fair at Horsted Keynes, meet Queen Victoria at Sheffield Park, and visit the 'Seaside' at Kingscote.

24-26 August - Teddy Bears' Picnic - Children who bring Teddy along get free travel!

11-13 October - 'Giants of Steam' Autumn Gala - visiting locomotives to be announced

26 Oct to 3 Nov - Witches and Wizards - a Spooky week of Hallowe'en goings on at Horsted Keynes station

December - Santa & seasonal services

Bluebell Bonus
Book online in advance for discounts
We are a Blue Peter Badge Attraction
Gift Vouchers
Coach Groups
School Groups

  Driving & Firing Experiences:
  New dates for 2019!

Elephant Van - children's play carriage at Horsted Keynes
Children's playground at Kingscote
Steam and Vine
in conjunction with Bluebell Vineyard
BRPS Membership
Many benefits including travel and shop discounts
Local Accommodation
Golden Arrow
Pullman Dining

Luncheon or Evening Meal in our 1920's Pullman Cars - Now booking for 2019


Full Afternoon Tea on the Wealden Rambler Lounge Cars - Now booking for 2019


'Sussex Belle' Luncheon - 2 course meal on board our 1950s/60s dining cars - 2019 dates now booking

Murder Mystery evenings on the Golden Arrow.
Download 2019 details



Choice of two venues on the Railway for Civil Ceremonies - Hold your wedding breakfast on a private steam-hauled train, in a marquee or in our Birch Grove Suite - Bespoke package arranged to suit your individual requirements.

Rail Ale evening trains from East Grinstead
24 May, 19 Jul, 23 Aug, 27 Sep - Book tickets

Fish & Chip evening supper trains
5, 13 Apr, 3, 17, 31 May, 14, 28 Jun, 5, 24 Jul, 7, 16 Aug, 13, 20 Sep, 4, 18 Oct - Book tickets

Sunday Carvery in the Birch Grove Suite at Sheffield Park
17 Mar, 31 Mar (Mother's Day Special), 7, 21 Apr, 5 May, 16 Jun (Father's Day Special), 28 Jul, 1, 29 Sep, 20, 27 Oct

Restaurants, bars and other catering at:

Sheffield Park,

Horsted Keynes &

East Grinstead

Stepney Lunch Boxes

Children's Parties




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