coach_party_at_tenterdenPhoto courtesy of Bill Oates


If your group numbers 20 or more, our Group Rate travel offers a great deal on your tickets and the following information should help you plan and budget your outing.

Please use the fare table and any catering options you would like to calculate the cost per person. A typical example is set out below to help.

Remember to take 10% off the total fare cost.

If you would like to discuss any aspect of your proposed visit please telephone a member of the customer service team on 01580 765155 any weekday between 9.00am and 5.00pm or between 9:00am - 2:00pm at weekends.


All our facilities have been carefully designed with disabled, elderly and less mobile visitors in mind. Please view our dedicated page on accessibility and read how we can make visits enjoyable again.








Child (under 16)




44 adults & 4 children would like to book a return train journey with half taking a Ploughman’s Lunch and half taking a Cream Tea.


FARES 44 @ £17.00 = 
4 @ £11.50 = 

Less 10% discount (£79.40)

£ 46.00




Plus….. 24 Cream Teas @ £6.00 =  
24 Ploughman’s Lunches @ £7.20 =  




£714.60 + £316.80

A SAVING of £79.40 on fares

=A Grand Total of £1031.40



Tea or Coffee with a fresh Pastry


Cream Tea

Two warm scones, Cornish clotted cream, butter & jam served with a selection of cakes and tea or coffee


Ploughman’s Lunch

A traditional Cheddar cheese and ham Ploughman’s served with tea or coffee (dessert for an additional £3.25)


Children’s Party Boxes

Combine the excitement of a steam train trip with a special Birthday tea. Children have individual party boxes packed with food and drink, whilst adults may enjoy a ploughman's lunch or cream tea (see below). It's a real treat for the whole family - because we do all the preparation, as well as the cleaning up!


Picnic Hampers
Let us prepare a sumptuous hamper for you and your companions, which will be ready for collection when you arrive at Tenterden Station.

£4.50 child, £8.75 adult.

Please note that any of these catering options can be taken on either a return
(approx.1¾ hrs) or single journey (45 minutes).

The fares above are for single or return travel between Tenterden & Bodiam ONLY, other fares are available - please enquire for details.


Start your visit to the Railway with a traditional full English Breakfast. Served in the Station Refreshment Rooms at Tenterden Town Station and available from 10.00am, if you book in advance and we'll give everyone a FREE mug of tea or coffee with their breakfast. £8.75pp

Advance booking is necessary for all group packages. It means that you, the customer has peace of mind in knowing that your booking is made and that we have reserved the seating and the staff are prepared for your visit.

A 25% deposit is required at the time of booking with the balance of payment and final confirmed numbers required ten days prior to the date of travel.

We value the business brought to the Railway by group organisers and coach operators.

A warm welcome also awaits your coach driver at Tenterden Station. He or she qualifies for FREE TRAVEL on the same train as the booked party with refreshments as booked or will be made welcome with refreshments in the Station Refreshment Rooms.