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Bluebell Railway

Sheffield Park Station, Uckfield TN22 3QL, England
+44 1825 720800
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Beautiful steam train.

Beautiful steam train and the kids loved it! This is a great activity and I especially recommend... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Micbiel70
via mobile
Very cute experience

My mum and I went on the afternoon tea portion of this trip. I had mentioned in advance of my... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Jackielol60
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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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Hours Today: 10:15 - 17:15
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Sheffield Park Station, Uckfield TN22 3QL, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Beautiful steam train and the kids loved it! This is a great activity and I especially recommend getting there on time for a first class compartment. (On the first leg we were in 3rd class) The reason for a reduced rating was the price of...More

Thank Micbiel70
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My mum and I went on the afternoon tea portion of this trip. I had mentioned in advance of my gluten intolerance and was assured they would have this version of the afternoon tea available. However, once they brought the stands out I asked if...More

Thank Jackielol60
Reviewed 3 days ago

The Bluebell Railway a great place for a day out they have a great engine shed with some fantastic Engines a good café and a great gift shop and great trains to ride on you can take the Sheffield park to east Grinstead a great...More

Thank Travalled
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I took my 2 teenage children and parents to the Bluebell railway and took the Sheffield Park to East Grinstead round trip. The weather wasn't great, but the smell of steam, coal and grease brought back vivid memories of going to traction engine rallies when...More

Thank rwalkerphl
Reviewed 6 days ago

The Bluebell railway is a fantastic place to spend a day. I have to admit we throughly enjoyed the slower pace of life for once. All the staff were very friendly and helpful. It was great to see the volunteer gentlemen smartly dressed in their...More

Thank TravelfunBedford
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

During the visit of the Flying Scotsman many roads leading to the local stations were packed with visitors. Therefore we decided to walk over the fields from Ardingly to view the local station at Horsted Keynes. Staff at the station were very helpful and allowed...More

Thank TheRat1
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went on the Bluebell Railway's Golden Arrow Pullman dining train for our mother's 90th birthday celebrations. What a brilliant decision. Our mother is slightly infirm and everyone could not have been more helpful. The staff and those serving (on what was a VERY hot day)...More

Thank Walkingheart
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really fun day out my two year old Grandson loved it! The staff are a delight! We had bacon butties before our morning journey! We would definitely go back and try the afternoon tea train! Well done on such a lovely attraction ♥️

Thank Jackie B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a really enjoyable weekend here ,facilities are great and the staff really make an effort will definitely be going again .

Thank Simon W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On Friday 7th July 2017 my wife had a thoroughly enjoyable evening on the Bluebell Railway, we had a nice meal and were well and truly entertained by the actors from The Company Upfront performing "Murder in the Pharaoh's Tomb". For the journey we were...More

Thank Mark1Ewell
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121sintac
25 April 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.
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Ken G
21 March 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
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16bagpuss
6 September 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
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