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North Yorkshire Moors Railway

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Address: 12 Park Street | Pickering Station, Pickering YO18 7AJ, England
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+44 1751 472508
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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The North Yorkshire Moors Railway is one of the world’s greatest heritage...

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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North York Moors and Whitby Day Trip from York
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US$ 48.49*
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The York Pass Including Hop-On Hop-Off Tour
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North Yorkshire Moors and Whitby Day Tour from York

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The Royal Scot

Thoroughly enjoyed our trip on The Royal Scot on Sat 25th March. The staff were friendly and very knowledgable and we had a perfect sunny day for it. The trip was easy to book... read more

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Beverley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed our trip on The Royal Scot on Sat 25th March. The staff were friendly and very knowledgable and we had a perfect sunny day for it. The trip was easy to book online and hassle free.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We had a wonderful time on the Royal Scot! If you are visiting Pickering this is a much do! It's a great family day out and the staff truly add to the atmosphere and enjoyment of the day.

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NYMRPLC, Manager at North Yorkshire Moors Railway, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We're so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your trip behind Royal Scot and hope to see you again soon. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Brilliant! Charming step in time. Very nostalgic for Granny. The stations are immaculately looked after and the volunteers that run the station are helpful and passionate about the railway.

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NYMRPLC, Manager at North Yorkshire Moors Railway, responded to this review

Thank you - we're so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your visit to see Royal Scot. More 

Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We had been given 2 seats on the Pullman Dining Experience, which travels on the North Yorks Moors Railway from Grosmont to Pickering and back. The Pullman cars are luxuriously comfortable, and our car had been recently refurbished to a high standard. We had a perfect welcome from the friendly staff on board, who then served us drinks and an... More 

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NYMRPLC, Manager at North Yorkshire Moors Railway, responded to this review

Thank you for a brilliant review. We're so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your trip on the Pullman and the Scottish themed meal. We hope to see you again soon. More 

Sheffield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We travelled on the Royal Scot from Grosmont to Pickering. It was a lovely experience made more special by the enthusiasm of the volunteers. The stations all maintain their history and look authentic and quaint. Take a picnic to enjoy on board! Please visit and take a train journey and support this wonderful charity who are preserving our history!

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NYMRPLC, Manager at North Yorkshire Moors Railway, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and for encouraging more people to come and visit the NYMR. We're so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your brief encounter with Royal Scot. More 

Rotherham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

It was wonderful! A Christmas present from our daughter and family turned out to be a excellent day out. We've been on it before but I have to say that this meal was without doubt absolutely excellent and the service was phenomenally good! Smoked salmon starter, sirloin of beef with an amazing green peppercorn and whisky sauce (I'd love the... More 

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NYMRPLC, Manager at North Yorkshire Moors Railway, responded to this review

That's a lovely review - thank you so much. We look forward to your next visit. More 

Lincoln, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We bought tickets online before we went as the winter timetable was somewhat shorter than the normal summer one and we wanted to be sure to get on. When we arrived at Pickering station we loved it instantly; every effort had been made to ensure the passengers and visitors were looked after and the staff, all in uniform, were fabulous.... More 

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NYMRPLC, Manager at North Yorkshire Moors Railway, responded to this review

That's a glowing review! Thank you very much and we hope to welcome you back soon. More 

York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

What a fun day out! Got the diesel train at Pickering and during the trip to Goathland saw some lovely scenery along the way. Arriving in Goathland you have the choice which train to return on so give yourself enough time for a walk around the village, a bit to eat and a little shop at the gift shops. The... More 

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NYMRPLC, Manager at North Yorkshire Moors Railway, responded to this review

Thank you for a lovely review and some good advice. We hope to see you again soon. More 

London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A very popular week-end and a fantastic experience. A lot of visitors come dressed in period costumes; quite a few people a lot of effort and dedication in looking very authentic. All sorts of unique "displays" (that is people) from Polish officers, to submariners, to very unique civilians, such as a horse riding lady, French private detective, English policemen, etc.... More 

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NYMRPLC, Manager at North Yorkshire Moors Railway, responded to this review

Thank you for a great review - we're pleased to hear that you enjoyed yourself. This year's Railway in Wartime event is on 13-15 October 2017 - we look forward to seeing you there. More 

portsmouth
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I not a train enthusiast but would recommend getting this to tick the box. One we had a great day the weather was amazing and the nostalgia wrapped up in one package. Thoroughly enjoyable both in Pickering and Whitby.

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Thank you for your review - we're so pleased to hear that you had such an enjoyable time with the NYMR. More 

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