The Gruffalo will be making personal appearances at intervals throughout the day.
Pre-booking is essential for our VIP departures at 9:40, 10:40, 11:40 and 12:40
Don’t forget to bring your camera!
Pre-booked special train tickets guarantee a seat on a VIP departure from Hythe to New Romney Station to see The Gruffalo. These tickets include a reserved seat from Hythe to New Romney and return travel on any train (subject to space being available) plus unlimited travel to other stations for that day, so why not make the most of your day and visit another of our stations with this flexible ticket?
There is a choice of Departures from Hythe to New Romney:
- 9:40, 10:40, 11:40 and 12:40
Advance online tickets include:
- Reserved seat on the VIP departure from Hythe Station to New Romney Station.
- Free parking at Hythe Station (subject to car park availability/capacity)
- Personal appearances from The Gruffalo at New Romney Stations at intervals on each day.
- Entrance to the Model Exhibition at New Romney Station.
- Free short train rides hauled by our famous and oldest steam locomotive ‘The Bug’ at New Romney Station.
- Participation in other organised children’s activities at New Romney Station.
Please note that you may be seated in shared compartments.
The Railway will still be open for those wishing to travel along the line but the Heywood Buffet, the Model Exhibition and other New Romney facilities are exclusively for the use of this special event. Our Dungeness facilities and the End of the Line Restaurant will be operating as normal.
Special Fares apply this weekend: Passengers travelling to, from and through New Romney Station will require a Romney Rover Ticket.
Prior to 2.00 there will be no Café Entry, Model Railway Exhibition or Platform Tickets available at New Romney Station.
- Adult: £19.00
- Concession: £17.00
- Child (1-15 years): £9.50
- Family (2 adults and up to 3 children): £52.00
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Important Booking information
All VIP departures leave from Hythe Station (CT21 6LD).