Why not hold your party or celebration with us, to add that little bit extra to your special day?

We can cater for all ages, so don’t delay if you’d like a celebration with a difference.


Your party could start with a train ride, a four-mile round trip along the railway in a suitably decorated train. Then at Eythorne Station, he or she will receive a card and badge, presented by the driver and guard. (See Timetable & Fares, Group Rates and Bookings for prices.)


Upon arrival back at Shepherdswell you could look around our Shop and Museum, visit our Model Railway or take a ride on our Miniature Railways, weather permitting. You could wander around our site taking in our Nature Trail. The more energetic might even take a Woodland Walk.

Your party could either be at Colonel’s Cafe or Eythorne station. Standard Children’s Parties include party food and drinks, banners, balloons.

Parties can be held in the Colonel’s Cafe Eythorne Station or a specially prepared Marquee. A Picnic Area is also available.

We can also cater for a Summer Barbecue and even a four-course Dinner Party and anything in between.

Music/Karaoke can be arranged for children or adults, with lighting available.

Please contact the catering team at Shepherdswell to book on 01304 832042, option 1 or email us party@eastkentrailway.co.uk

A minimum of 14 days notice is required along with a non-refundable deposit £50 deposit to cover the setup costs. This will be offset against the final invoice.