Spa Valley Railway West Station, Royal Tunbridge Wells , TN2 5QY

Treat yourself to a unique Afternoon Tea experience like no other whilst travelling in style at the Spa Valley Railway. Tuck into an Afternoon Tea whilst riding through the High Weald country onboard their 1960s carriage.

Enjoy this wonderful experience in their newly refurbished Bar Car 'Kate', expect authentic railway dining experience, with each booth decorated with a wonderful wicket basket hamper with your Afternoon Tea placed inside.

Indulge in a selection of savoury treats including smoked salmon with cracked black pepper and lemon finger sandwiches, scones with jam and clotted cream and delicious sweet goods including a lemon meringue cheesecake. Accompanied with a selection of teas or coffee.

Spa Valley Railway is heritage railway that runs from Tunbridge Wells West railway station in Tunbridge Wells to High Rocks, Groombridge, and Eridge. 


  1. Times:

    Afternoon Tea is served 2.30pm to 4.30pm Thursday and 2.30pm to 15:50pm Saturday-Sunday

  2. Booking:

    Booking is essential

  3. Nearest railway station:

    Tunbridge Wells or Erdige

  4. Approach:

    Station Master or Ticket Office Clerk

  5. Where to sit:

    On their Hertiage trains in 1960s carriages

  6. Dress code:

    Smart casual

  7. Children:

    Children of all ages welcome

  8. Music:

    No live music

  9. Credit cards:

    All major credit cards accepted

  10. Gardens:


  11. Outdoor Seating:


  12. Disabled access:

    Very limited and must be requested in advance, subject to heritage carriage availability

  13. Dogs:

    Guide dogs only (Space on board limited)

  14. Gluten free:

    Available on request

  15. Vegan:

    Available on request

  16. Nut free:

    Available on request

  17. Award Winner:


  18. Halal:

    Available on request

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  • Afternoon Tea
    2.30pm to 4.30pm
    2.30pm to 15.50pm
    Saturday and Sunday