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Attraction in New Romney

Romney, Hythe and Dymchurch Railway
New Romney
Kent

TN28 8PL | View map
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http://www.rhdr.demon.co.uk
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Opened in 1927 as the 'World's Smallest Public Railway', the Romney, Hythe and Dymchurch was a triumph of miniature engineering. One third full size locomotives based on the powerful express engines of the 1920s hauled trains of coaches at high speeds across the almost level terrain of Romney Marsh.

Now, over 70 years later, the railway is still steaming across the 13 and a half miles from Hythe to Dungeness via Dymchurch and New Romney. Each year over 150,000 people visit the line and sample the delights of this unique institution. Many are bringing their children to travel on the line they first travelled on as a child, some are bringing their grandchildren and even their great-grandchildren.

As well as the fun of the train ride, there are lots of other things to see and do. The railway has two cafés, several souvenir shops, a toy and model museum containing a fascinating display of childhood objects and two large working model railways, a picnic area and an adventure playground.

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Months Open: Feb - Oct (incl)
Groups/Parties Welcome: Yes
Discount for Groups: Yes
Car Parking: Yes
Gift Shop: Yes
Catering: Restaurant/Café/Refreshments

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