Bluebell Railway

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Steam railway running for 9 miles From Sheffield Park to Kingscote in East and West Sussex. Over 30 steam locomotives with several in use each running day.
A Pullman dining train runs Saturday evening and Sunday lunchtime and is available for charter at other times.
Special arrangements for school parties and disabled passengers with prior notification.
Santa Special trains run in December.
Twinned with Stoomtram Hoorn-Medemblik in the Netherlands.

Venue Type:

Transport heritage site

Opening hours

Normally trains run daily April to October and weekends November to March. At other times Sheffield Park station is open for restaurant, souvenir shop and locomotive viewing.

Admission charges

Sample Third Class Fares, from 1st Jan 2009:
Sheffield Park - Horsted Heynes - Kingscote and return.
Unlimited travel on the day of your visit:
Adult: £12.00, Child (3 and under 16): £6.00
Family (2 adults and up to 3 children): £33.00
Bluebell Bonus tickets offer a 20% discount on all standard fares if purchased more than 8 days in advance

BRPS Members 3rd-class Privilege fares:
Adult: £5.80, Child (3 and under 16): £2.90
Family (2 adults and up to 3 children): £15.00

All line single tickets:
Adult: £7.00, Child (3 and under 16): £3.50

We have Joint ticket arrangement with the National Trust (Sheffield Park Garden).:
Adult: £18.70, Child (3 and under 16): £9.45

One stop (half line) return: Sheffield Park to Horsted Keynes, or Horsted
Keynes to Kingscote:
Adult: £10.00, Child (3 and under 16): £5.00
Family (2 adults and up to 3 children): £27.00

One stop (half line) single tickets:
Adult: £6.00, Child (3 and under 16): £3.00

Station admission tickets:
Sheffield Park, including admission to Loco sheds:      Adult:
£2.00, Child: £1.00
Horsted Keynes: Adult: £1.00, Child: 50p
Kingscote: Adult: 50p, Child: free
Special fares will apply on some Special Event days.
These fares may change without prior notice.

First Class travel is normally available at extra cost, subject to availability. Please see our website for details.

35 steam locomotives in various stages of restoration or running condition with ages spanning 40 to 130 years with several in use on normal running days and up to 8 on gala days. A good collection of old carriages and goods wagons again with ages spanning 30 to 110 years.

Collection details

Land Transport

Bluebell Railway
Sheffield Park Station
Sheffield Park
Nr Uckfield
East Sussex
TN22 3QL


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01825 720825

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