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North Yorkshire Moors Railway

12 Park Street | Pickering Station, Pickering YO18 7AJ, England
+44 1751 472508
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The North Yorkshire Moors Railway is one of the world’s greatest heritage railway experiences with thrills and education at its heart. Climb on-board a steam or heritage diesel train on one of the earliest and most historic lines. Experience 24 miles of Yorkshire’s amazing scenery at this must-see visitor attraction. We will take you on a journey you can’t even imagine! Explore the Railway • Pickering Station is a must-see 1930’s themed station that will transport you back in time to the locomotive steam era. • A must-see is the celebrity station, Goathland, which became Hogsmeade Station in the first Harry Potter film. • Explore Grosmont Station which is home to the operating and engineering world of the NYMR. If you are lucky you might be able to catch a sneaky peak at the work taking place on our engines! • Visit Whitby with its narrow streets and bustling harbour overlooked by the striking ruins of Whitby Abbey. • Explore Levisham Station which is surrounded by the North York Moors.
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
12 Park Street | Pickering Station, Pickering YO18 7AJ, England
+44 1751 472508
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Had a trip on the NYM railway Pullman train, wow what an experience the food was fantastic the staff were fantastic also, no complaints just complements. We were in the carriage called Robin and couldn’t have had better, loads of room. Food was top quality...More

Thank Sue B
Reviewed 6 days ago

What a beautiful railway. The ride was brilliant. Staff very friendly and always happy to help. Each station is well cared for. On the day of our visit the railway was running three or four services. We was able to leave the train at Pickering...More

1  Thank Kev G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Gorgeous countryside wet and wonderful, winter in Yorkshire is drab and sunny and wunderland of endless sunshine and overcast sky's.

Thank Sam T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Bought my father a family trip on the steam train with christmas dinner included. The journey was roughly 3 hour round trip with a full three course meal and coffee afterwards. There were pullman carriages for most of the train, however we were not in...More

Thank carryfiasco
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is our second trip on this railway and it was even better than the first. Having pre-booked our ticket online, we upgraded to First Class at Pickering. The engines, carriages, stations and gardens are so well cared for with great attention to detail. We...More

Thank vjr994
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went to the station used in Harry Potter. My they did use out of the way places but the do have character and in winter there are vastly fewer tourist to fall over. I loved the station. It was part of a tour of the...More

Thank Hugary1
Reviewed 13 January 2018

Great experience everyone in our party loved it and the stop at Goatland was worth a visit as we were in Heartbeat country, and Aidensfield Hotel with the garage across from it is exactly as sees on tv.

Thank Jo M
Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

My family all agree that a trip to the Seaside makes for a good day out, but getting there by Steam Train makes it extra special! We all met at Pickering and travelled to the Seaside, alighting at Whitby Town Station. An excellent lunch in...More

Thank Michael H
NYMRPLC, Manager at North Yorkshire Moors Railway, responded to this reviewResponded 12 January 2018

Thank you for your review - we're so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your trip to Whitby with the NYMR and hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 3 January 2018

We went on two day trip through the scenic route to Whitby. The train is so well kept and we managed to get in first class. The seats were comfortable and the charming, rich with history. The shops at Pickering is also nice. Loved the...More

Thank Arti C
NYMRPLC, Manager at North Yorkshire Moors Railway, responded to this reviewResponded 12 January 2018

Thank you for a lovely review - we hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 3 January 2018

My wife and i went on the new years day trip to Whitby and it was great! We sat in carriage nearest the engine and with the windows open slightly we were rewarded with the sound of the standard 4 loco under what sounded like...More

1  Thank Philip H
NYMRPLC, Manager at North Yorkshire Moors Railway, responded to this reviewResponded 12 January 2018

Thank you for a great review. I love the image of the 'huge metal dragon'.

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Ann F
8 February 2018|
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Response from Hugary1 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, ask below at your time of the year. I was there in December and they were doing maintenance so had to check at the station, websites about times etc.
Peter B
17 January 2018|
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Response from NYMRPLC | Property representative |
Hello, There are concessions during February Half Term (10-18 Feb 2018), from the 24th March 2018, there will no longer be a concession rate. Some of our services have up to 20% off, these discounts can be found on the... More
9 December 2017|
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Response from LoubieLoo1 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Sorry Not sure about Loos - prob best check with stn