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Christmas in the South East
From festive food to adventures on ice, you’ll find something for everyone when you explore Kent and East Sussex by train this Winter. Even better, families and groups can travel for less. No booking fees apply when you book train tickets on our website.
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Get a 1/3 off travel when travelling with a Railcard
Find festive travel inspiration below!
Discounts and Special Offers
We have joined forces with attractions across Kent and East Sussex to bring you some exclusive Christmas offers and discounts.
See all of our exclusive discounts and offers and make the most out of the festive season.
Markets and Ice Rinks
Canterbury Christmas Market
If you are looking for tasty local food and drink or unique gifts ideas, this market is well worth a visit! Packed with over 60 stalls this year, it will be sure to get you in the festive mood.
Open from 22 Nov – 24 Dec
Folkestone Christmas Market
Folkestone is having their first ever Christmas market this year! It will have free mini golf, a festive garden, homemade gift options, arts and crafts and delicious local food and drink.
Open from 29 Nov – 22 Dec
White Cliffs Christmas, Dover
Go skating on the popular ice rink, now back in its fourth year at the historic Cruise Terminal One! There will also be live music, children’s rides, and a Christmas Market with many food and drink options.
Open 1 Dec – 1 Jan
Skate Tunbridge Wells
Calverley Grounds will be transformed into a winter destination, featuring an impressive ice rink, festive lights, pop-up food and drink options and Santa’s Grotto!
Open 15 Nov – 5 Jan
There are so many more things going on in Kent and East Sussex this Winter. Find more events and things to do over the festive season!
The Pig at Bridge Place
The Pig at Bridge Place can be found in the historic village of Bridge just three miles outside Canterbury. The delicious Christmas menu features produce grown in their Kitchen Garden or sourced from within a 25-mile radius.
Samphire is a family run bistro in the heart of Whitstable, indulge yourself and enjoy seasonal ingredients sourced locally from the land and the sea.
The Kings Head, Wye
Right in the centre of historic Wye, The Kings Head has a wonderful Christmas feast menu and a range of delicious wines including Gusbourne, the award-winning Kentish sparkling wine.
Angela's of Margate
If you are looking for sustainable seafood served in a cosy, but chic restaurant Angela’s in Margate is a real find. Featuring a daily menu which changes depending on what is fresh from the boats that morning.
Ashford Designer Outlet
Just 5 minutes from Ashford International Station, Ashford Designer Outlet has expanded to add new stores and restaurants in time for Christmas. Designer fashion at up to 60% off, plus festive deals on designer gifts. Plus, kids will love meeting Santa and his elves inside their magical workshop.
Reste, Hastings Old Town
Reste in Hastings Old Town sells artisanal, handcrafted homeware and accessories sourced from around the world. This lovely shop offers a wide range of unique gifts that are perfect for Christmas gifts.