Since 1927 the Romney, Hythe & Dymchurch Railway (RH&DR) has been an integral part of the landscape of the Romney Marsh, and this month the railway is throwing a number of must-see events!
Here’s what’s coming up at Romney, Hythe & Dymchurch Railway in August:
Sunday, August 4: Dungeness Lifeboat Station Open Day
The RH&DR will be stopping on the shingle across from the Dungeness Lifeboat Station to allow passengers to enjoy the Dungeness Lifeboat Station Open Day. Throughout the day, the End of the Line restaurant will be serving fish and chips in what promises to be a fantastic day.
At 1pm, don’t miss live music by Mark Jones at the Ales by the Rails in the Dungeness Station Garden. Watch the trains go by and be sure to enjoy a Kentish brew!
Depart from any of our main stations at a (timetabled) time to suit you. Use the railway at your leisure and return at a (timetabled) time to suit you.
Wednesday, August 21: Hythe Venetian Fete
Leave the car at New Romney Station and let the train take the strain with this Venetian Fete package. The package includes a train journey from New Romney to Hythe on a departure of your choosing allowing you to explore Hythe until the event opens at 4pm.
Once at Hythe you’ll enjoy entry to the Hythe Venetian Fete in the reserved seating area where you can watch the floating extravaganza. Get hold of your tickets here.
August 24-26: Bank Holiday Timetable
The RH&DR will be running FIVE steam locomotives and one diesel with departures every 45 minutes.
Steam along to any of these attractions: Ales by the Rails, Model Railway Exhibition, Children’s Play Areas and Hythe Vintage Tea Room. On Bank Holiday Monday the railway will be providing Engine Shed Tours at New Romney Station. Check out the FULL Bank Holiday timetable here.
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