Easter Eggstravaganza!

Kids can “hop” aboard for FREE on the Kent and East Sussex Railway this Easter Holiday


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Easter Weekend

Why not join us for an EGGstravagant family day out over the Easter weekend with additional activities on offer during Friday 30th March, Saturday 31st March, Sunday 1st April and Monday 2nd April. Click here to see the timetable.

Hop aboard an historic train and watch the beautiful Kent and East Sussex countryside roll by your window.  Our activity booklet gives children the chance to colour in Easter themed pictures, help bunny find his basket in the maze and complete the Easter-themed quiz during the journey. 

Adding to the fun, during the Easter weekend Adults and Children can hunt the Easter Egg pictures on our trail across Tenterden, Northiam and Bodiam stations. When the trail is complete simply hand your form in at the Tenterden gift shop where each child can claim their free chocolate egg!  

No EGGsageration(!) it will be a day to keep you all busy.

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Our "Kids Go Free" promotion is exclusive to bookings made online before midnight on the day before travel and is applicable for trains running from Friday 30th March until Sunday 15th April.  Children under 15 can travel for free with (one per fare-paying adult) and these free child tickets must be booked when completing your booking online.

Back by popular demand we will have our “Pop Up Pocket Money Shop” at Tenterden where good quality toys can be purchased, prices ranging from £1-£3 to end your eggciting day! 

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 hot and cold lunches and afternoon tea (prebooking required).

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:


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For additional information about the railway click here. 

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Images courtesy of Donald Wilson and A Redden.