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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

15-17 March - Branch Line Weekend - visiting LSWR engines W24 'Calbourne' and Beattie Well Tank No.30587 - up to six locos in steam - cavalcade (Friday) and photo opportunities with re-liveried Adams Radial Tank and 'Normandy' - relaunch of SR Bulleid Composite Carriage No.5768 - 8 Victorian carriages including all four Metropolitan Railway carriages - Intensive timetable (updated) - Carriage sets - Buy tickets

18-22 April - Easter Weekend - Easter Egg Hunt with prizes for all children who take part

11 May - Toy & Rail Collectors' Fair at Horsted Keynes N.B. Note change of date.

17-18 May - Trains after dark with stations and museum open late into the night

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

  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

Coach Groups

School Groups


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



Hotel Package
Mini-break: meal on our Golden Arrow Pullman, choice of top local hotels, unlimited travel on Bluebell and visit another local attraction

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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