Set against the backdrop of some of Kent’s most picturesque countryside is what makes a journey on the Romney, Hythe & Dymchurch Railway a totally unique experience, and thus provides our Travel Trade partners and Group Organisers with the all-weather, all-generations great day out.
WHAT WE CAN OFFER
The most complete collection of one-third full size steam locomotives in the world.
13½ miles of track stretching across the picturesque Romney Marsh from the Cinque Port town of Hythe to Dungeness, which is designated as a National Nature Reserve.
A variety of alternative visits to suit all itineraries and budgets, from a 30-minute journey by steam train to a full-day guided tour.
Excellent group rates for 20 people or more with one free place for Coach Drivers or Guides. Plus special low rates for School and Youth Groups.
A convenient location. Our Hythe Station is just 10 minutes off the M20 at Junction 11.
Hythe Café, Hythe Vintage Style Tea Room, Heywood Buffet and the End of the Line Restaurant at Dungeness, seating up to 70 people each, offering our group travellers an array of hot and cold food and beverages.
An excellent Model Railway Exhibition at New Romney Station.
Space to park (free of charge) full-sized coaches (no height restrictions) at New Romney and Dungeness Stations.
Additional coach parking along one-way system in Hythe, Dymchurch town centre car park and along New Romney High Street.
OUR GROUP PACKAGES
TRAINS & THE LANDSCAPE OF ROMNEY MARSH
£25.00 PER PERSON
Incorporates a visit to RH&DR’s Model Railway Exhibition, a presentation about the railway’s history and its role today as a major tourist attraction, a train journey from New Romney with lunch in the End of the Line Restaurant at Dungeness and time to enjoy the unique delights of this National Nature Reserve and Site of Special Scientific Interest.
A later train will then convey you back towards New Romney, stopping at the railway’s Halt at the Romney Marsh Visitor Centre. Run by Kent Wildlife Trust, your visit to this award-winning Visitor Centre and Nature Reserve will include a guided tour. See the permanent exhibitions depicting how the Romney Marsh landscape was formed, its history and wildlife. Wander the marked nature trails with its organic and wildlife gardens and buildings unique to the Romney Marsh, including a replica “Looker’s Hut.” Local crafts, art work and produce will be on sale too!
Add on a spectacular Afternoon Tea to your group visit in Hythe’s Vintage Style tea room for just £10 per person.
Pre-book fish and chips in the End of the line Restaurant for your group of 20 or more for just £7.50 on a Friday.
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SCHOOLS & YOUTH GROUPS
Visit the RH&DR for an educational and fun day out. Our local guide will cater to your youth groups needs. Take a steam train journey from your nearest station to New Romney where you can visit the Model Exhibition to see an array of trains travelling around the extensive layout, make use of the play areas and enjoy a picnic style lunch. For older children (6+) we can provide a tour of our engine shed, history of the Romney Marsh and the railways role throughout the past 90+ years. MAKE AN ENQUIRY
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