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“Santa special” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Romney, Hythe and Dymchurch Railway

Romney, Hythe and Dymchurch Railway
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Owner description: City should read New Romney, Kent not Littlestone
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“Santa special”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went on the Santa special today and we all had a fantastic time. The children's faces when they saw Santa arrive on his sleigh, pulled by The Bug train was magical. This was matched by exicement when it started to 'snow'. The whole event was very well run and all staff made the event enjoyable. I have been on other Santa Specials at other railways but this was by far the best.

Visited December 2016
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“Magical! ”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Like being on a miniature Hogwarts train! Definitely not a fast way of travel, but is not intended for that. Great to visit the nearby towns and sight see. Beautiful beaches too!

Visited July 2016
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Sittingbourne, United Kingdom
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“Another visit, another year.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After taking our then 8 year old grandson on the Santa Special last year, we decided to repeat it again this year. It followed much the same format as last year. A ride down to New Romney, wait for Santa to arrive in his sleigh and then go to one of 3 areas. We were in the first group to see Santa. the other two groups were sent to either the railway museum or the cafe. After seeing Santa, he got a modelling set, we went for mulled wine, sausage roll and mince pie in the cafe. Our Grandson got an orange, sausage roll, gingerbread and juice. Then it was off to the museum then a wait outside to see Santa leave. All in all a good day out.

Visited December 2016
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“Magical! ”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

Travelled on the Santa Special today - just magical! The staff were helpful, friendly and enthusiastic, the whole event was seamlessly organised and great fun for all generations. Couldn't have been bettered!

Visited December 2016
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Maidstone, United Kingdom
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“Santa special was simply wow! Amazing time!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016

As a family of 2 adults and 2 children, we went on the train in the summer and had the best day out ever! It was so much fun. So we decided to do the Santa special this year for the first time. This has not disappointed! The staff are so truly lovely and helpful. The train ride was magic and our 2 young girls loved it. When we got to New Romney and Santa arrived, all the kids faces were magic. The festive treats were gorgeous and very welcoming on a day when it was rather fresh outside. Again the staff could not have been more helpful of lovely! Santa was brilliant, so genuine and welcoming especially to our 3 year old that was a bit nervous! The station was decorated brilliantly. A truly magic day out, hats off to all the staff and volunteers. We will definitely go again next Christmas but we will be back in the spring and the summer for another ride and wonderful day out.

Visited December 2016
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