Real Ale and Cider Festival26, 27 and 28 July

Our Real Ale Festival returns from 26 to 28 July, for its 11th year! 

The event has grown over the years and we expect this trend to continue - expect more beers, lots of trains and more fun in 2024!

Real Ale Festival - Steam train and beer glass Real Ale Festival - Bar


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Train and bus timetables

Train and bus timetables will be available closer to the event. 

You can leave the car at home and use our connecting vintage London bus service!

Steam locomotive departing North Weald vintage London bus at Epping station

Further details to be announced.


Evening Real Ale Trains in 2024

Don't forget our Evening Real Ale trains on 4 and 25 May, 15 June and 21 September!