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| Clubhouse, Village Hall, Pottergate, Gilling East YO62 4JJ, England
+44 7880 558657
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Even if trains are not your thing, this is worth a visit. And the Gilling East village hall is right there so you can easily shelter if there is a shower.

Thank Henry S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This miniature railway is in a beautiful setting and run by volunteers. This bank holiday weekend has been a get together of fellow engineers to run miniature engines. The event was free of charge for visitors wishing to sit and watch and admire the engines...More

Thank Hazel D
Crane-Maker, Owner at Ryedale Miniature Railway, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We're glad that you enjoyed your visit Hazel D, we only do this event twice a year, in May and August. Otherwise, on most Sunday afternoons in the summer months - we offer rides to our visitors.

Reviewed 1 May 2018

If you or your children like trains then they will love it here. I would recommend you visit on a Sunday, as most Sundays, you can actually ride the real steam engines for a small charge. We will definitely be including this attraction in the...More

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Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

Have been here before and absolutely loved it so drove the hour and a half to get here again. It was scorching hot and we'd taken a picnic. The tables would benefit from umberellas. With limited shade it was a struggle in the heat and...More

Thank brunnylass
Crane-Maker, Owner at Ryedale Miniature Railway, responded to this reviewResponded 17 July 2017

Hello Brunnylass, We always welcome critiques of our Railway, and how things are done, and of the facilities. We will have a look at the consistency aspect that you've identified of our ticketing, which is usually very relaxed. I'm surprised that it occurred and we...More

Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

Thank you to earlier review from Victoria H as found it! Ticked all our boxes: play park , picnic benches, fun, friendly reasonably priced, clean lol and so nice to find a genuinely family friendly spot. Those enthusiasts have some brilliant fascinating engines! Made magical...More

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Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

We spent a couple of hours here with our grandchildren at May BH Sunday. It is in a lovely village turn up lane at the side of the pub, railway is surrounding the little hall at the top of the lane on right side. There...More

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Crane-Maker, Owner at Ryedale Miniature Railway, responded to this reviewResponded 31 May 2017

Really nice to hear your comments SouthYorkshireTinalg, we are privileged to have such a wonderful location, with excellent amenities for children of all ages! We look forward to seeing you again at Gilling.

Reviewed 7 May 2017

If heaven was like the RMR at Gilling East, I'd die happy. Big statement, little railway, but absolutely true. Rocked up in my mate's kit car. That in itself a blast and as we entered the grass field car park, the sounds of steam, the...More

Thank MStJB
Crane-Maker, Owner at Ryedale Miniature Railway, responded to this reviewResponded 8 May 2017

I'm very pleased that you enjoyed your visit to us MStJB, albeit on a very chilly May weekend. The next opportunity to see this full running spectacle is in August, over the three days of the Bank holiday weekend. I will ensure that your comments...More

Reviewed 15 January 2017

Came across this on bank hol weekend. Load s of friendly folk and incredible pieces of miniature engineering. Something endearingly British about all the fun and hardwork going on. Fascinatating... bring the kids!

Thank texantacitus
Crane-Maker, Owner at Ryedale Miniature Railway, responded to this reviewResponded 17 January 2017

Thank you Texantacitus, your comments will be appreciated by those who work on the Sunday afternoons to give rides and demonstrate our modeling world. Do come again sometime next summer, we're sure that everyone will enjoy their visit!

Reviewed 19 September 2016

Couldn't recommend this more highly for a summer Sunday afternoon. Everyone was enjoying themselves.

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Crane-Maker, Owner at Ryedale Miniature Railway, responded to this reviewResponded 17 January 2017

Dear Spring T, Thank you for your review. We all do our best to ensure that any visit to us is enjoyable, and our voluenteer's will all be pleased to read your comments. Do return again sometime this summer!

Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

What a brilliant few hours this afternoon. was had after deciding to visit this suberb attractiin. Gilling East is around 4 miles south of Helmsley. Here you will find the Ryedale Miniature Railway where children and adults alike can have a nice afternoon watching all...More

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Crane-Maker, Owner at Ryedale Miniature Railway, responded to this reviewResponded 14 September 2016

Thanks you David A for your kind review. Our members enjoy giving rides on the Railway on Sunday afternoons throughout the summer months, and they will be very pleased to hear of your comments. We look forward to welcoming you and your family again soon!

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19 January 2018|
Response from Crane-Maker | Property representative |
We open again for 2018 on Easter Sunday, and thereafter most Sundays throughout the summer. See our website, search for Ryedale SME and check our home page for a further details.