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Sittingbourne and Kemsley Light Railway Limited

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Address: Sittingbourne Viaduct Station, Sittingbourne Retail Park, Sittingbourne ME10 2XD, England
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Good day out

Pleasant afternoon some lovely trains to admire good day out for children and adults first time i been for a few years so it was nice to enjoy the trains and train rides again

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Pleasant afternoon some lovely trains to admire good day out for children and adults first time i been for a few years so it was nice to enjoy the trains and train rides again

1 Thank matty19682016
Sittingbourne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

My Grand children love this railway. When visiting they ask can we go on Thomas. That's what they call it. The carriages are old fashioned with no glass in the windows so a breeze is always there to cool you on hot summers days. Also in winter for around Christmas time the run the Thomas the Tank Engine special. At... More 

1 Thank pdarron
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

This is the 4th year running that we've visited - it's not as fancy as other lines, but it's cheap, local and our boys love it. They're pleased with their presents as ever - Harley got a lion here 4 years ago and it's flat because he loves it so much and always sleeps on it! It's run by volunteers... More 

1 Thank AbzeeH
Sittingbourne, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

Cheap day out, and lovely if you kids love Thomas the Tank Engine 😄 Better if it's a sunny day, and it has a good cafe.

1 Thank johnvespa200
Kent, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

My daughter loves going on the trains and plain on the green outside the cafe at the other end. Please remember the people who work there are all volunteers and do an amazing job on everything from the trains to the cafe and the gift shop! And always give 10/10 service 🖒 thank you

1 Thank Una S
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31 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016

Easy to find, but no always open so check ahead, reasonable and the kids loved it. Would recommend it to anyone, only downside is some of the view of the recycling plant on the outbound journey, but you can stay at the other end and play or come back when you reach the end, and it makes for a very... More 

Thank DaveTheYeti
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016

The S&KLR is the remaining two mile section of a narrow gauge (2foot 6 inch) railway built to serve the then Bowaters Paper mills at Sittingbourne and Kemsley. Not the prtiest of routes but the concrete viaduct is fun. At the end of the line lots to see old engines, museum etc and some nice walks down by the river.... More 

London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 2016 via mobile

Took my grandson for a ride today and he was enchanted by this small industrial railway. A 15 minute journey each way is just right for a 2 year old and lots of toys to amuse him at Kemsley Down. A small and dedicated group of volunteers appear to work hard to operate this railway but it is clear that... More 

Thank mediclondon
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2016

Having a ride on the Sittingbourne and Kelmsley Railway offered a genuine 1970's preserved railway experience, full of atmousphere, enthusiastic staff, and nothing was too much trouble, although the station in Sittingbourne was slightly out of the way, it was easily found, there was free parking nearby, Sittingbourne main line station was within walking distance, and having negotiated the (definitely... More 

Thank Ian R
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 April 2016

Went here today for the Teddy Bears Picnic,was such a lovely afternoon,so much fun for the kiddies. Started with a lovely Steam Train Ride from Sittingbourne to Kemsley Down. Arrived there to A Giant Teddy Bear welcoming us,giving out badges to the children.Picnic Parcels on sale for just 2.99 or you could take your own,so had lovely picnic on the... More 

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