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Sittingbourne and Kemsley Light Railway Limited

Sittingbourne and Kemsley Light Railway Limited
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good28%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible5%
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“beer festival”(4 reviews)
“light railway”(7 reviews)
“saxon shore”(5 reviews)
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Sittingbourne Viaduct Station, Sittingbourne Retail Park | Free car park behind KFC and oppotise Pizza Hut, Sittingbourne ME10 2XD, England
+44 1795 424899
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Reviewed 6 October 2018

The men and women who run, maintain and volunteer all their spare time, to this little piece of social and economic history; are simply wonderful and admirable people. We've lived near to Sittingbourne for 6 years and hadn't known that this existed. So at long...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Anne-Marie H
Reviewed 1 October 2018

Lovely local train ride, Saw a part of the town I didn't know. Though it runs through the industrial area that was what it was built for. Excellent!

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank jammylou
Reviewed 28 September 2018 via mobile

Very rude and unhelpful. waste of time travelling there. More information needs to be put on their website.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank dixiedarlinguk
Reviewed 10 September 2018

Although I have lived in Kent for 40 years this was my first visit yesterday when I came here with my son. I am not sure why people complain about the setting or the industry - after all it was an industrial railway and you...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Ian Y
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

This is our 3rd or 4th visit this year to the S&KLR. We are never disappointed. The train journey is always a winner with our two children, 6 and 4 years old. The treasure hunt for the children always keeps them entertained and the refreshments...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank Thepleb
Reviewed 22 August 2018 via mobile

Not the best experience. Sittingbourne is not the nicest of places to begin with and this train takes you on a tour of the industrial side of town. By industrial I mean recycling centre, a scrapyard and some boggy horrible fields. At the end of...More

Date of experience: August 2018
4  Thank Gfunk44
Reviewed 1 August 2018

Great time short ride to the engine shed and tea rooms , Very interesting if you like old rolling stock

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Ron P
Reviewed 9 July 2018

Attended the beer festival on the saturday afternoon in glorious sunshine, The range of beers was very good, the price charged was very reasonable and the free pint on entry was a nice touch. the staff there were very good nothing was to much trouble...More

Date of experience: July 2018
3  Thank andrew s
Reviewed 25 June 2018

I have lived in Sittingbourne for over 20 yrs now and first time I have been on this. Great afternoon out and to say the staff are all volunteers, they are polite, courteous and very helpful. Thank you so much. Looking forward to the Beer...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Barking T
Stopem, Public Relations Manager at Sittingbourne and Kemsley Light Railway Limited, responded to this reviewResponded 26 June 2018

Thanks for the great feedback - we really do try to be friendly. How did you find out about us? We look forward to seeing you again during Steam & Beer.

Reviewed 11 April 2018

We live about 20 minutes from Sittingbourne but only discovered the light railway after our plans were scuppered by a last minute cancellation. Its a pleasant train journey (this particular engine was over 100 years old) and run entirely by volunteers who do a fantastic...More

Date of experience: April 2018
3  Thank BorkLaser29
Stopem, Public Relations Manager at Sittingbourne and Kemsley Light Railway Limited, responded to this reviewResponded 12 April 2018

Thank you for your review - we’re delighted you had a nice afternoon.

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