Gifts & Experiences

Gift Vouchers

Gift Vouchers can be used to pay for anything across the railway including travel, membership to the Preservation Society, Gift Shop and Restaurant. Available in £10 and £5 denominations, they also come with an attractive card.

Gift Vouchers can be purchased from The Sales & Information Office at Sheffield Park, the Travel Centre in East Grinstead or via our online shop.

Lounge Car Gift Vouchers

Relax in one of our First Class Lounge Cars for the hour and a forty five minute return journey from Sheffield Park. Full traditional Afternoon Tea is served on board as you travel through the Sussex Countryside. Lounge Car Gift Vouchers are available which can be exchanged for future dates. They are valid for one year from date of purchase and cost £44.00 per person.

Purchase in the online shop.

Golden Arrow Gift Vouchers

The Bluebell Railway’s Golden Arrow Pullman dining train is the perfect setting for a special meal with friends or an intimate evening for two. On board you will enjoy fine food and wine served to the standards of yesteryear. Vouchers are priced at £80.00 per person and can be used on any Saturday evening or Sunday afternoon service when the train is in operation.

Purchase in the online shop.

Golden Arrow & Hotel Package Gift Vouchers

The Bluebell Railway have created a Golden Arrow dining and overnight hotel package for those wishing to enjoy a relaxing weekend exploring Sussex.
Included in the package:

  • A three course meal on board the Golden Arrow Pullman.
  • Bed & Breakfast at the Felbridge Hotel in East Grinstead or the Buxted Park Hotel in Buxted.
  • Taxi services between the hotel and the Bluebell Railway can be arranged for the dining service.
  • Two consecutive days unlimited travel on Bluebell Railway services.
  • Admission to one of the following of your choice – National Trust Garden at Sheffield Park, Borde Hill Garden, Wakehurst Place, The Priest House in West Hoathly, or Standen House and Garden.

The package is £175.00 per person. Vouchers are valid for one year from the date of purchase.

Fish & Chip Supper Gift Vouchers

The Bluebell Railway’s Fish & Chip trains run on selected Fridays from April to September.

Vouchers are priced at £30.00 per person and are valid for a year.

The above vouchers can be purchased via our shop online.

Driving Experience

Ever wanted to drive a steam train at Bluebell Railway?

Then our full steam ahead day might just be what you have been looking for!


Sept 13th, Sept 22nd


The Bluebell Railway will be running some a very special days for lovers of steam. Come along and experience first-hand firing and driving one the Railway’s fleet of historic steam engines

B.R.5 MT No.73082 ‘Camelot’ will be on duty for this exciting day over the entire length of Bluebell line between Sheffield Park and East Grinstead.

The train will comprise 4 carriages for the exclusive use of the participants. Included in the price of £650pp is the opportunity to both fire and drive the engine, breakfast on arrival at the Bessemer Arms and a buffet lunch on board.

It will be a full day starting at Sheffield Park 8.00am finishing at Sheffield Park at around 5.00pm. A maximum of 2 guests per participant are welcome for an additional cost of £30 per guest.

That special birthday wish, retirement present, corporate team building exercise or just the chance for a dream to come true – this could be answer.

Please note we can only accept bookings for participants aged 18-75.

For more details call our Customer Service Team on 01825 720800 or visit us at the Sales Office at Sheffield Park Station or the Travel Centre at East Grinstead Station.


The cost is £650.00 per participant.

Supplement of £30 for each guest (maximum 2 guests per participant).