Includes our popular ‘Mum’s Drive A Train’ and Mother’s Day Afternoon Tea in Hythe’s Vintage Tea Room.
Treat mum this Mother’s Day, not only will she be able to take a seat and travel along the line being pulled by a world famous steam locomotive but she will also get the chance to drive the train! Mums ‘Drive a Train*’ takes place at Hythe Station where she can take control of the regulator and take the locomotive to the outer station limits- under the watchful eye and guidance of one of our experienced drivers.
Mum’s Drive a Train timings - available to RH&DR ticket holders only:
Add to her experience by booking the Southern Maids Luxury Afternoon Tea in Hythe’s Vintage Style Tea Room. Enjoy a cup of tea and a selection of cakes and sandwiches whilst watching the trains arriving at the Station. With something for the whole family, children can enjoy our Children’s Lunch Boxes , they can choose a sandwich plus a piece of fruit, bag of crisps and carton of fruit juice.
Depart Hythe (CT21 6LD) at 10:30 and steam for 1 hour down to Dungeness. Spend 50 minutes exploring this unique landscape before the return train at 12:30.
SOLD OUT - Upon arrival at Hythe at 1:45 wander over to Hythe Tea Room to enjoy your Southern Maid’s Luxury Afternoon Tea.
SOLD OUT - First Class Heritage Carriage are now SOLD OUT - standard carriages are available.
Depart Hythe (CT21 6LD) at 12:30 and steam for 1 hour down to Dungeness. Spend 50 minutes exploring this unique landscape before the return train at 2:30. Upon arrival at Hythe at 3:45 wander over to Hythe Tea Room to enjoy your Southern Maid’s Luxury Afternoon Tea.
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