Gruffalo and Stick Man


The Spa Valley Railway in Tunbridge Wells is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year with an exciting events programme including this family event taking place this weekend.

See Gruffalo and Stick Man - 6 & 7 August 2022

On Saturday 6 & Sunday 7 August, Gruffalo and Stick Man will be appearing at Groombridge station at intervals on each day.  Take a steam train ride from Tunbridge Wells West travelling to Groombridge where you can alight to see Gruffalo and Stick Man as the steam locomotive runs around its train to take everyone back to Tunbridge Wells West Station.  Train Fares: Adult - £13, Senior (60+) - £12, Child (2-15yrs) - £6, Family (2A+2C) - £32.  Trains will depart Tunbridge Wells West at 10:30, 12:00, 13:30, 15:00 & 16:30, returning 1 hour later.  Each train will spend 30 minutes at Groombridge so plenty of time to take a picture or two!

In addition, there will be another family event in the summer holidays Jolly Roger's Swashbuckling' Train Ride on the following days: Thursdays 4, 11, 18 & 25 August & 1 September 2022.

The above events will be popular, so we advise booking in advance to avoid disappointment

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  • Disabled access
  • Disabled toilets
  • Wheelchairs available

Booking & Payment Details

  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Credit cards accepted (with charge)


  • On-site catering
  • On-site light refreshments
  • Picnic site


  • Baby changing facilities
  • Children welcome


  • Facilities for educational visits
  • Facilities for groups
  • Guided tours for groups

Meeting, Conference & Wedding Facilities

  • Facilities for conferencing
  • Venue approved for civil marriage


  • Free Parking

Property Facilities

  • Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)
  • Gift shop
  • Public toilets

Target Markets

  • Accepts groups
  • Coach parties accepted

Map & Directions

Gruffalo and Stick Man at Groombridge Place & The Enchanted Forest

Type:Railway Event

Groombridge, Tunbridge Wells, KENT, TN3 9QG

Tel: 01892 861444

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