We chose a good day as the sun did
shine all day. Everyone arrived on time and we departed at 0915 as planned. We
drove through the beautiful countryside of Kent and the journey to get there
took an hour and fifteen minutes.
We arrived at New Romney station with
40 minutes to spare before the train departure so we all went for a cup of
coffee and some cake in the station cafe. Everyone chose the option to go to
The steam train pulled in on time and
we all got on board. The journey to Hythe took
about 35 minutes through the
beautiful landscape of Romney Marsh. Some of us went to lunch with friends
while others did a little shopping.
We all met back at Hythe station for
the return train journey at 1430.
We had time to have another coffee in
New Romney and for some members to visit the small museum and a model railway
The minibus left at 15.45 for the
journey back to Crayford.
We had an interesting
demonstration of non stop talking on the journey there and back - why
Louisa's partner Richard is so quiet - we realised that it's probably because
he can't get a word in edgeways!