A Great Christmas gift for a Train or Whisky Enthusiast

Experience the Kent Whisky & Steam Train at the Spa Valley Railway

Take a journey on the South East’s first ‘Whisky & Steam Train’ at the Spa Valley Railway in Tunbridge Wells on selected dates from February 2022. Dates available to book are Saturday 19 February, Saturday 21 May and Saturday 16 July 2022.

Enjoy an afternoon sipping three different whiskies from local distilleries while taking a journey on the ‘Kent Whisky & Steam Train’ which departs for a return trip for Eridge from Tunbridge Wells West at 14.45. Look out for the opportunity to enjoy other guest whiskies which will be available to purchase while on board the train.

Everyone will be seated in a comfortable warm carriage with a table laid up with a selection of three different whiskies brought to you by Copper Rivet Distillery of Chatham and Harvey’s Brewery of Lewes.

  • Copper Rivet – Masthouse Whisky
  • Copper Rivet – Column Malt Whisky
  • Harvey’s – Spirit of Sussex

To enhance your whisky tasting experience a bowl of ice and a complimentary Fever-Tree Indian Tonic Water will be provided. Mix the different whiskies to suit your taste in the branded Spa Valley Railway Whisky glass which you can take home after the event. A delightful selection of tasty Canapés will also be served.

The ‘Kent Whisky & Steam Train’ experience is £40 per adult.

The Spa Valley Railway is entirely volunteer led and relies on revenue generated from passengers and events to ensure it survives into the future.

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

2022 events can now be booked via the website www.spavalleyrailway.co.uk

You must be over 18 to travel in the dining carriages during this experience.

About Copper Rivet Distillery

Masthouse Whisky is made by Copper Rivet Distillery, a family owned and run business, it’s one of just a few distilleries in the UK with ‘farm to glass’, single estate provenance. Until the launch of the sell out Masthouse Single Malt Whisky in December 2020, the distillery was best known for the multi award winning Dockyard Gin and Vela Vodka – among the only spirits of their kind to be distilled from grain to glass in the UK. Since launching, Masthouse Whisky has found wide appeal owing to its ultra smooth, easy drinking style and the initial Single Malt launch was followed by a UK first, a column distilled Single Malt Whisky. Early 2022 will see the launch of Masthouse Grain Whisky, again expected to garner wide appeal. In April 2021, the family opened The Pumproom @ Copper Rivet Distillery, an already hugely popular relaxed fine dining restaurant and cocktail bar which is a natural complement to the industry leading, ultra-premium craft spirits created on site.

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