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North Bay Railway

Burniston Road, Scarborough YO12 6PF, England
+44 1723 368791
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Weekend with friends

This little railway is really very good. A nice bit of nostalga for us oldies. Not much has changed... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Seaton Sluice, United Kingdom
via mobile
Nice little trip

Lovely trip with beautiful views. Great friendly and helpful staff. Loved seeing the trains turn... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
deanna y
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One of the best Family Days Out in Scarborough. We are one of the most historic seaside miniature railway in the United Kingdom, offering a wide range of attractions including the NEW Sky Trail, Boating Lake, Historic Water Chute and Water Walking Balls. The Glass House Cafe serves excellent coffee, teas, soft drinks as well as light lunches afternoon teas. The Scampi Shack takeaway offer Whitby Seafood as well as drinks and takeaway tea and coffee. Yorkshire's smallest pub the Boatman's Tavern serves real ale and is located next to the boating lake. At our Peasholm Station we have a well stocked gift shop perfect for picking up gifts and memorabilia. We are 100% wheelchair and pushchair friendly. Dogs are welcome at the North Bay Railway but must be kept on a short lead.
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good27%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 11:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Burniston Road, Scarborough YO12 6PF, England
+44 1723 368791
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This little railway is really very good. A nice bit of nostalga for us oldies. Not much has changed since i was 9 when i last rode on it. I would recommend to anyone visiting the area around scarborough.

Thank stig1955
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely trip with beautiful views. Great friendly and helpful staff. Loved seeing the trains turn. My 5 year old son adored his little trip.

Thank deanna y
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Boarded the little train at the station (opposite Peasholm Park). Nice journey to the Sea Life centre. We then walked from there a short distance to Old Scalby Mills pub, where we got a lovely meal.

Thank SammyMillar
Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

A lovely blast from the past Pleasant journey with kind helpfull staff A really nice activity for any age either to go to sea life or just for the journey

Thank visitor969
Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

When we arrived we were told not to park in the actual road and to use the carpark, nowhich cost us £4. The same train guard wasn't really welcoming we had a pram £3.90 return there was nothing there apart from the sea life centre...More

Thank Donna H
Reviewed 17 December 2017 via mobile

As a Christmas treat we took our young daughters to The Santa express at North Bay. We weren’t expecting much due to the cost of the tickets....but we were pleasantly surprised. The staff were fun & Santa was jolly. The train ride was lovely &...More

Thank katieandmark
Reviewed 16 December 2017

We took the grandchildren on the train as a Christmas treat.The kids loved every minute of the experience which lasted about an hour. It was great value for money, with a return train ride, fairy lights, entertainment, meeting Father Christmas, a present and refreshments. The...More

Thank Michael J
Reviewed 14 December 2017 via mobile

What could be better for a family with young children than taking the train along Scarborough's north bay. It's cheep and a real fun experience. Trains run regularly and staff are friendly. Even the adults will find themselves waiving as they pass groups on the...More

1  Thank James H
Reviewed 9 December 2017

Went on the Santa train at ScarboroughNorth Bay railway (Peashome) cost adult £6 child £9 worth every penny they were really geared up to making it fun for the kids and couldn't have been any nicer all friendly to adults and kids alike, a lovely...More

Thank Sandra W
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Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

Our toddler loved this trip. It's great value too. We parked at the sealife center end, spent the day on the beach and then returned via the train. Well worth a visit with young children.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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Derek C
22 August 2017|
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Response from Sarahjanew1985 | Reviewed this property |
The ramp is steep but yes there is a car for the wheelchair to sit in although it is used for buggies a lot of the time so at peak times there might be a wait
8 May 2017|
Response from managerNBR | Property representative |
There is not a bus service that runs from near the Grand Hotel. The best option would be to get a taxi and ask them to bring you up to the ticket office at Peasholm Station. A return ticket would be £3.90
ian h
27 March 2017|
Response from managerNBR | Property representative |
Thank you for your question, at present we are not planning operate between 25th December 2017 - 9th February 2018. We will reopen on Saturday 10th February 2018.