Ticket prices on the gate

Adult (17+ years old) £20.00

Child (4 to 16 years old) £10.00

Child (0 to 3 years old) Free

Family (2 Adults and 3 Children) £50.00

Ticket prices online*

Adult (17+ years old) £15.00 (plus £0.72 booking fee)

Child (4 to 16 years old) £7.50 (plus £0.36 booking fee)

Child (0 to 3 years old) Free

Family (2 Adults and 3 Children) £40.00 (plus £1.92 booking fee)

*All online tickets must be purchased no later than noon the day prior to the event.

Normal Event Days: Car park opens at 10:00 am, first train 11:00 am, last train 4:30 pm, car park closes 5:30 pm.

2024 Event dates

Many exciting events planned for this year!

Diesel Wednesdays

Every Wednesday during term time we run a pay-per-ride diesel service from 11am – 1.45pm, an ideal mid-week outing.

Just £4 for adults

£3 for children aged 4-16yr

FREE for children ages 3 and under, it’s great value.

There’s no need to book, just arrive at the tea room to grab your ticket.

Dates for diesel trains vary in school holidays and half terms – check the website for details.

 

May Half Term

Diesel trains and Kids Treasure Hunt

Wednesday 29th May – Friday 31st May

11am – 2pm

BWLR is running Diesel Train Passenger Rides from 11am to 2pm each day. A great mid-week outing with the little ones.

Pay per ride:
£4 per adult
£2 per child (4-16yrs)
Free (0-3 yrs)

No booking required. First come, first serve booking - grab your ticket from the shop. The Tea Room is serving lunches and snacks from 9am - 3pm.

Plus...
A kids Treasure hunt is also running on this day, free to every child with a train ticket (£2 per child if not riding the train). Follow the clues to find your way round and earn a prize – start and end in the Shop.


*Please note, Yew Tree Farm School, the Museum/Engine Shed and other attractions are not open on these days.

June – 1940s Steam Event Day

Sunday 2nd June

This popular event day on Sunday 2nd June features visiting groups of 1940s exhibitors, from the front line to the home front. From military displays and vehicles to crafty 'make do and mend' demos, there’s something for everyone. Steam trains will be pulling passenger carriages right into the action as well as the tractor and trailer rides - rides are unlimited.

The engine shed and museum will be open for viewing the collection of vintage vehicles, engines and locomotives as well the extensive and mesmerizing model railway!

For the kids there's a garden games area and a treasure trail with a prize at the end! Grab your entry form at the gate.

The Tea Room is running a take-away service for lunch, plus a Grill is on offer serving hot food. Picnics are very welcome.

** Please note Yew Tree Farm School WILL NOT BE OPEN to visitors on this day**

If you’re interested in having a 1940s/Vintage stall or displaying as an exhibitor at this event, please contact christy@bwlr.co.uk with details.

Classic Car breakfast meeting

Sunday 16th June

Starts at 10am, bring your classic car or vehicle of interest and meet other owners and their vehicles.

Our Tea Room will be open serving bacon and sausage rolls, tea and coffee along with their usual food and drinks 10am–3pm.

July – Classic Car Steam Event Day

Sunday 7th July

Come and visit the picturesque full size railway with steam and diesel engines in the heart of the Kent countryside. This July Event day is a Classic Car special welcoming a wide variety of vehicles from eras gone by on display.

Set in parkland and woodland, this is a beautiful location with a number of attractions including rides on the passenger steam trains from Warren Wood station through to Stony Shaw and back again. There's a huge model railway, museum, traction engine, tractor trailer rides, the UK's only 105ft aerial ladder American Fire Truck and a Dutch street organ on display.  For the kids, a garden games area and a treasure hunt to keep them busy all day.

Complete your day out with a visit to our renowned Station Tea Room for a 'proper' coffee and some home made cake. Or grab an ice-cream and set out your picnic blanket for a fantastic family day out.

If you would like to attend this event with a Classic Car, see the panel below for details.

Please note, the Yew Tree Farm School is NOT OPEN to the public as they now operate solely as a school. Many thanks.

Classic Car Entry Ticket to the Classic Car Show Event Day, July 7th 2024

Highlights

This ticket covers entrance for ONE vintage or classic vehicle (pre 1995) for the driver and three passengers arriving on site in the entered vehicle. The ticket allows for a display spot for the vehicle, grants admission to all attractions on site including unlimited train and tractor rides and museum. The ticket cost is £10 plus the booking fee. Just click the 'Buy tickets online' button.

Details of your vehicle can be registered at the checkout, please ensure you provide this information.

Alternatively, you may email/call us with vehicle details and pay via bank transfer or cheque. Please email christy@bwlr.co.uk or call 01622 884254. The cost is £10 plus £1 to include your ticket being sent in the post to you.

Additional passengers/party members tickets can be booked for the online discount price via the Classic Car event page. Full priced tickets are available on the gate on the day.

\\\\ Cars younger than 25 years old may be accepted in special circumstances. The decision of the management is final. Contact BWLR via the email/telephone number above if you are uncertain about whether your vehicle qualifies.\\*\\

Download Classic Car entry form.

 

Classic Car breakfast meeting

Sunday 21st July

Starts at 10am, bring your classic car or vehicle of interest and meet other owners and their vehicles.

Our Tea Room will be open serving bacon and sausage rolls, tea and coffee along with their usual food and drinks 10am–3pm.

School Summer Holidays

Diesel Days and kids treasure hunt

Wednesday to Friday every week (no weekends)

24th July – 30th August

11am – 2pm

No booking required.

August – Invicta Model Railway Exhibition and Steam Event Day

Sunday 4th August

Details to come.

Classic Car breakfast meeting

Sunday 18th August

Starts at 10am, bring your classic car or vehicle of interest and meet other owners and their vehicles.

Our Tea Room will be open serving bacon and sausage rolls, tea and coffee along with their usual food and drinks 10am–3pm.

Sunday – Steam Event Day and Tractors

Sunday 1st September

Details to come.

Steam Locomotive Driving Course

Saturday 14th September

Classic Car breakfast meeting

Sunday 15th September

Starts at 10am, bring your classic car or vehicle of interest and meet other owners and their vehicles.

Our Tea Room will be open serving bacon and sausage rolls, tea and coffee along with their usual food and drinks 10am–3pm.

October – Steam Gala Event Day

Sunday 6th October

Details to come.

Classic Car breakfast meeting - Last one of the year

Sunday 20th October

Starts at 10am, bring your classic car or vehicle of interest and meet other owners and their vehicles.

Our Tea Room will be open serving bacon and sausage rolls, tea and coffee along with their usual food and drinks 10am–3pm.

October Half Term

Halloween Diesel Days and Kids treasure hunt

Wednesday 30th October – Sunday 3rd November inclusive (all week)

11am–2pm

Details to come.

Santa Specials

Saturday 7th December

Sunday 8th December

Saturday 14th December

Sunday 15th December

Details to come.