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Wood Whittling & Whistles: Taster Experience

Romney, Hythe and Dymchurch Railway is wild about wood whittling.

Spending time outdoors and increase your sense of wellbeing, connect with nature and increase your sustainable skills.

Spend time outdoors and increase your sense of wellbeing, connect with nature and increase your sustainable skills. Travel from Hythe Station (CT21 6LD) to Dungeness behind one or world-famous steam locomotives. On the return journey from Dungeness we’ll stop at Romney Warren Halt – home of Kent Wildlife Trust’s Romney Marsh Visitor Centre and Nature Reserve. Once at Romney Marsh Visitor Centre and Nature Reserve you’ll be met by our in-house wood whittler who will guide you through a safety briefing before giving you access to wood whittling tools and the wood for your creation. This wood whittling taster experience is the perfect introduction to wood whittling tools and their usage allowing you to explore your creativity. Satisfy your creativity by making an item including clothes pegs, coat hooks or rustic mushrooms. After the 2 hour wood whittling experience step aboard the train for the 30 minute return journey back to Hythe Station.

Spaces are limited to just 8 people per taster experience. Book today to avoid disappointment Itinerary 10:30 Depart Hythe Station (CT21 6LD) 11:38 Arrive at Dungeness Station 50 minutes free time exploring Dungeness 12:30 Depart Dungeness Station 1:15 Arrive at Romney Warren Halt Spend 2 hours on the wood whittling taster experience 3:15 Depart Romney Warren Halt 3:45 Arrive at Hythe Station Experience ends
BOOK NOW Please note that each experience requires at least 4 participants. If the experience does not reach the 4 participant minimum you may be transferred to an alternative date.
  • Romney, Hythe & Dymchurch Railway Wood Whittling and Whistles
  • Romney, Hythe & Dymchurch Railway Wood Whittling and Whistles

Romney Marsh Visitor Centre and Nature Reserve

Click here for more information about Romney Marsh Visitor Centre and Nature Reserve | Kent Wildlife Trust

The Visitor Centre is set in an 11 hectare nature reserve - Romney Warren, a designated Site of Special Scientific Interest. Wildlife conservation interest on this important site is provided by the dune grassland with it's special flora, mosses and lichens and seasonal ponds, which hold nationally important populations of Great crested newts and Great silver beetles. Rare medicinal leeches and many species of dragonfly and damselflies are also found here. The Visitor Centre building itself is an award-winning eco-friendly building with many interesting and sustainable features. The Centre is the proud holder of a Gold Award in Green Tourism Business Scheme - the first such award for a visitor attraction in Kent.

Environmental designation
  • Local Nature Reserve (LNR)
  • Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI)
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