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Bluebell Railway

Sheffield Park Station, Uckfield TN22 3QL, England
+44 1825 720800
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Wonderful rail trip!

I took my 2 teenage children and parents to the Bluebell railway and took the Sheffield Park to... read more

Reviewed yesterday
rwalkerphl
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Atlanta, Georgia
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Wonderful day out. First class.

The Bluebell railway is a fantastic place to spend a day. I have to admit we throughly enjoyed the... read more

Reviewed yesterday
TravelfunBedford
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Bedford
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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.
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good21%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Sheffield Park Station, Uckfield TN22 3QL, England
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Reviewed yesterday 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

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Reviewed yesterday

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 yesterday 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

1  Thank TheRat1
Reviewed 3 days 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

1  Thank Walkingheart
Reviewed 1 week 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 1 week 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 1 week 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
Reviewed 1 week ago

This must be among the best of all the heritage railways with everything well kept and well presented, it also looks to be among the most affluent. Great day out with a visiting locomotive "City of Wells" Great ride to East Grinstead through the Sussex...More

Thank D C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Bluebell Railway makes a great day out even if you are not a steam train nut. Beautifully restored steam engines and carriages run between Sheffield Park and East Grinstead through glorious Sussex countryside. Lots of memorabilia and things to look at, but check timetables...More

Thank L8075TXanne
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Opportunity taken whilst in the area to again visit the railway for the one train service, but lunch beforehand - a good selection of sandwiches and hot meals had we wanted one. Lots to see for this railway enthusiast and being relatively quiet a good...More

2  Thank Arthur C
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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
7 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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