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Bluebell Railway

Sheffield Park Station, Uckfield TN22 3QL, England
+44 1825 720800
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A great day out for all ages

Perfect day for children of all ages. Stepney the Bluebell engine lives here and all devotees of... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Malcolm S
A Memorable 70th Birthday Dinner Party

A friend who is a lover of good food and anything vintage celebrated her70th birthday in style by... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Skibbereen, Ireland
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Founded in 1959 and still steaming! We run steam trains between Sheffield Park and East Grinstead on over 200 days each year, and are open even when no trains are running.
  • Excellent70%
  • Very good21%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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Sheffield Park Station, Uckfield TN22 3QL, England
+44 1825 720800
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Reviewed yesterday

Perfect day for children of all ages. Stepney the Bluebell engine lives here and all devotees of Rev. Awdrys (Thomas) books will be enchanted. All the stations are run by friendly, helpful volunteers. Very busy in school holidays. Grandads, and Nans, will like the steam...More

Thank Malcolm S
Reviewed 3 days ago

A friend who is a lover of good food and anything vintage celebrated her70th birthday in style by celebrating with a large party of friends aboard the Golden Arrow. The request was to if possible come in vintage clothes which made it even more fun....More

1  Thank Biddy40
Reviewed 3 days ago

I've been to the Bluebell Railway three times now, each with my dad, who is a complete steam-train fanatic. The train-ride was fairly nice with some beautiful views of the country, however I most recommend this for young children or train enthusiasts as I did...More

1  Thank Jasmine G
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Cannot recommend this enough. Afternoon tea with a twist! We are so lucky to be able to still enjoy such a historic railway. All the staff members are fantastic. They are extremely knowledge and helpful. The museum is also worth a visit as it ties...More

Thank AlanaChelsie
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Managed to get some great photos of the last service from East Grinstead to Sheffield Park. The weather was very kind!

Thank Steve W
Reviewed 1 week ago

My daughter brought the family the Fish and chip supper experience on the Bluebell Railway. We arrived early and were immediately greeted by very helpful and friendly staff. We had a drink sitting on the platform before we boarded. The food was lovely fish and...More

Thank Kim S
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband's family migrated to America from East Grinstead, so we wanted to like this place. We had read some positive things about a restaurant there and were excited to go. But we were worried when we got there. The entire outside and the decor...More

Thank Rae W
Bluebell_Railway, Manager at Bluebell Railway, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for your comments, Rae W, and for your recent visit to the Bluebell Railway. We are sorry to hear of your disappointment when you visited us last month. Your comments have been passed to the appropriate manager for further consideration. Whilst we welcome...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

A steam railway running from Sheffield Park to/from East Grinstead.Easy to get to from Victoria and stations on the way and provides a day out among the engines in the sheds, being refurbished and running on the line. Also a rail museum and workshops for...More

Thank graham G
Reviewed 1 week ago

A fantastic trip, the afternoon tea was a delight, sandwiches, cakes and tea could not fault this experience. The only down side it's too short, would have loved it to go on longer. The staff were very attentive could not fault this trip at all....More

Thank 391rainey60
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a wonderful day in the Bluebell Railway with friends and family. We were camping near by and decided to use a rainy day to visit. It is well priced (the discount code on the website wouldn't work, but the office sorted it out!) Loved...More

Thank djdfile
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April 24, 2017|
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Response from Bluebell_Railway | Property representative |
We ask for smart clothing (i.e. no jeans or trainers), but beyond that there's no dress code.
Ken G
March 21, 2017|
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Response from Bluebell_Railway | Property representative |
The Saturday evening Pullman train usually departs at 7:30, ken1green. For operational reasons some trains depart at a different time, and details of the departure time are quoted on the tickets and in the booking... More
September 6, 2016|
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Response from Bluebell_Railway | Property representative |
Hello 16bagpuss. Looks like we've been beaten to it! Not a problem at all to bring your own picnic. If the weather is kind we have picnic areas at Sheffield Park and Kingscote stations, but if it the weather isn't conducive... More