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North Bay Railway

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Address: Burniston Road, Scarborough 01723 368791, England
Phone Number: +44 1723 368791
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10:00 am - 4:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Description: One of the best Family Days Out in Scarborough. We are one of the most...
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.
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Day out at seaside

I remembered the delightfull little railway as a child and came back to see it Brought tears to my eyes as the lovely little train came into the station I think a visit to... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 27, 2015
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Leeds, United Kingdom
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Leeds, United Kingdom
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81 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

I remembered the delightfull little railway as a child and came back to see it Brought tears to my eyes as the lovely little train came into the station I think a visit to Scarborough is not the same without a trip on the open top bus to north bay and a ride on this little train the operators put... More 

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managerNBR, General Manager at North Bay Railway, responded to this review

What a fantastic review, thank you! What an absolute pleasure to read, we hope to see you again soon! More 

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11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Lovely little diesel train ride to Scarborough sea life centre. Open or covered carriages. Buggies also accommodated. Great value for money. The driver could have done with some cheering up today, however it was chucking it down with rain.

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managerNBR, General Manager at North Bay Railway, responded to this review

Thank you for a lovely five star review. I am happy to read you felt we are good value for money. I hope you visit again soon Please say hello and wave at our drivers, they love to talk and wave back! More 

Glasgow, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

My wife and I were on holiday near Scarborough last week. On Friday June 12 we decided to take a trip on the North Bay Railway - whilst the train was travelling towards Scalby Mills Station my wife, who was using her iPad to take photos, dropped her iPad cover out of the moving train onto the side of the... More 

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managerNBR, General Manager at North Bay Railway, responded to this review

Thank you for a lovely five star review. I am happy to read that our staff were accommodating and retrieved your lost item for you. The Guard that day was Martin, who will be happy to read this review. We hope to see you again soon! More 

Airdrie, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

Excellent! Worth every penny and great views. Gift shop is great for the kids. A quick way to get to sea life centre. A trip the kids will love. £3.50 an adult I think we paid and that was a return journey.

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managerNBR, General Manager at North Bay Railway, responded to this review

Thank you for a fantastic five star review. We hope to see you again soon! More 

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19 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

Visited the railway with our little boy and it was a lovely trip along the sea front. Our little boy loved the train and the staff were very good. Well worth a visit.

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managerNBR, General Manager at North Bay Railway, responded to this review

Thank you for a lovely review, we are glad that your little boy loved the train and you found our staff to be good. We hope to see you again soon! More 

Rochdale, United Kingdom
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70 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

our lad loves the trains ! , this place was great , its not the longest of trips , but well worth it , not expensive and really nice to tick off the list of to do ....staff are great , little shop is well stocked ...and the trains are really nice , and in excellent condition ! ...

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managerNBR, General Manager at North Bay Railway, responded to this review

Thank you for a lovely review. We pride ourselves on our customer service, and our friendly staff will be happy to read this review. A lot of time is spent getting our engines and carriages looking nice, cleaning and refurbishing etc. so it is nice to hear that it is appreciated. We hope to see you again soon! More 

Sheffield, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

I travelled with my husband on the train from Scalby Mills Pub to Peasholm Park . It 's just as enjoyable for adults as for children. The views are great over the bay.We were lucky the day we went as the weather was good. We then had a lovely icecream which was a lovely bonus.

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managerNBR, General Manager at North Bay Railway, responded to this review

Thank you for a lovely review. We like to think we appeal to children of all ages! We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your time with us and hope to see you again soon. More 

Wakefield, United Kingdom
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111 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

Friendly staff, clean, reasonable prices, take us back a long way, the kids will love it, goes to Skalby Mills which is good for a look around before returning on the next service.

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managerNBR, General Manager at North Bay Railway, responded to this review

Thank you for a lovely review. We hope to se you again soon! More 

Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

My girlfriend and I had another ride on the North Bay Railway last Friday – but this time joined at the Scalby Mills end and rode down to Peasholm Station. We arrived just as the engine was turning on the turntable and watched it back on to the train for our trip. The driver let some young children have their... More 

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managerNBR, General Manager at North Bay Railway, responded to this review

Thank you for such a wonderful 5 star review! We are very glad that you enjoyed your time with us and hope to see you again soon. More 

Rye, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015 via mobile

I used the train for a ride to Old Scalby Mills Pub. The woman on the desk was quite abrupt & carried on her conversation with the other staff while I was looking for my money, then just held her hand out and took it. I didn't know where to go & ended up in the sky trail Q, which... More 

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managerNBR, General Manager at North Bay Railway, responded to this review

Hello, thank you for taking the time to write a review of you visit to the North Bay Railway, we are sorry to hear we did not meet our usual high standard of customer care. This matter will be fully investigated. Please email steve@nbr.org.uk to discuss this matter further. I am glad to hear that the staff on the Sky... More 

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Additional Information about North Bay Railway

Address: Address: Burniston Road, Scarborough 01723 368791, England
Phone Number: +44 1723 368791
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  Scarborough
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 4:30 pm

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