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North Bay Railway

Burniston Road, Scarborough YO12 6PF, England
+44 1723 368791
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When we arrived we were told not to park in the actual road and to use the carpark, which cost us... read more

Reviewed 20 September 2017
Donna H
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
via mobile
Lovely trip - Return ticket best value

After a dull walk around from Scarborough quay we really enjoyed this ride into the best part of... read more

Reviewed 18 September 2017
East Sussex, United Kingdom
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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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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Burniston Road, Scarborough YO12 6PF, England
+44 1723 368791
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Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

When we arrived we were told not to park in the actual road and to use the carpark, which 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 18 September 2017

After a dull walk around from Scarborough quay we really enjoyed this ride into the best part of Peasholm Park although disappointed to find everything closed at 4pm on a Sunny Sunday. We would have loved to ride the Victorian water chute and spend money...More

Thank ryansdelight
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

Spent several hours here and had lots to do. Went on the Skytrail and found this to be brill even though it doesn't look high I wasn't that comfortable. My lad wasn't that keen either but we overcome our fears. The water ride was basic...More

Thank Serene-View
Reviewed 10 September 2017

Wonderful ride. Lovely way to travel, we got the train to get to the sea life centre and back. Only lasts about 10mins but price is very good at £3 for a return. Offering both indoor and outdoor carriages allowing for a sea view. It...More

Thank Hornblower17
Reviewed 10 September 2017

A fantastic afternoon's experience for our family. The driver and guard were very knowledgeable and informative. Very friendly and helpful. We all loved it. Definitely worth the money paid.

1  Thank Pam C
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed the ride to peasholme park theven tho it was absolutely pooring with rain and the carriage seemed to let more water in on the seat than that was coming through the actual side took around 20 min to get to the park but it...More

Thank gyfoodbabie
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Privately run miniature steam railway,roughly ten to fifteen minutes each way turning round at Scalby Mills.

Thank Sean M
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Getting on the train is like going back in time, but this a good thing. The journey may not be long, but it is good fun, passers by of all ages will wave and you just wave back. The experience brings a smile to your...More

Thank SteveKMouse
Reviewed 4 September 2017

I love the fact that this is still going strong - as a child and then a mum i have many times walked to scalby on the beach and hopped on the train back - now i amm older and suffering with arthritis the return...More

Thank tlf7609
Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

We hopped aboard to save our little ones from walking from the sealife centre to Peasholm Park (where we picked up a bus to travel to South Beach as it's far to far to walk). Yes we could have walked from the Sealife centre to...More

Thank crazyfishlady
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Derek C
22 August 2017|
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Response from Sarahjanew1985 | Reviewed this property |
Yes there are adapted coaches and ramps to the station though the hill is steep
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.