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Tea on the steam train at Rowsley

We had a lovely tea in the steam train run by peak rail from Rowsley to Matlock and back again. If... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Hatfield, United Kingdom
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Great for rail enthusiasts

Very pleasant trip to Matlock and back in a steam train from a bygone age . Comfortable and very... read more

Reviewed 27 June 2018
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Peak Railways Heritage Trust | Matlock Station, Matlock DE4 3NA, England
+44 1629 580381
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a lovely tea in the steam train run by peak rail from Rowsley to Matlock and back again. If you’re booking it’s worth paying for the LMS main carriage rather than the kitchen car as it gives more of a flavour of the...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I visited this place I was on a caravan holiday in the peak district. the staff were friendly and were helpful, I will visit this place if I ever go stay in the peak district again.

Thank jamiekinderson
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A great Sunday lunch in lovely LMS dining coach. Service and food were very good and it made a lovely birthday celebration with friends. Well done Peak Rail.

Thank weekender17
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Had a wonderful day out on the railway with the whole family. Great value as kids free certain days in August, two dogs - free so just had to pay for us and grandparents. Could get on and off as many times as you wanted....More

Thank Libby B
Reviewed 7 August 2018

What a great experience! Two whole hours of uninterrupted hands on experience. Each of the workings of the loco were explained, and shown up close, and then hands on driving up and down the line and in and around various sidings. Nothing was too much...More

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Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

Loved it me, my toddler and family great day out loved you can pop on and off anytime. Great staff so friendly and really was fantastic day.

Thank GgFord1991
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

Had a really lovely day visiting matlock and riding on the steam train. It is reasonable in price and the ticket is a day ticket so you can return as much a you like. Only a short walk into matlock from the train station car...More

1  Thank Amy C
Reviewed 27 June 2018

Very pleasant trip to Matlock and back in a steam train from a bygone age . Comfortable and very genteel

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Reviewed 20 June 2018

An excellent adventure ride. Used to visit cable car, that’s great too. Change trains to main line one stop. Travel all day after ticket bought.

Thank Chris D
Reviewed 10 June 2018

Not the longest preserved railway I have been to. We have been here several times. The volunteers are always present. Matlock station is shared with national rail services. A lovely push pull train, with a austerity steam locomotive at one end and a class 44...More

1  Thank bazonian2015
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Pauline L
7 September 2018|
Response from bazonian2015 | Reviewed this property |
You will need to go on their website and look. They will be running on saturday and sunday. Or ring them up.
Lis B
23 July 2017|
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Response from Jean C | Reviewed this property |
Ticket is for all day. You can get on and off as you please.
1 May 2017|
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Response from Michael B | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is, and at certain times you can get an all day ticket so you can travel up and down the line as much as you like