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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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Fantastic little trip!

Fantastic little trip on the train! My 2nd cousin who is 2 absolutley loved it & we didnt have to pay for her as under 3's are free! For adults its only £3.50 return which i don't... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 28, 2015
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English first
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21 reviews 21 reviews
10 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

Fantastic little trip on the train! My 2nd cousin who is 2 absolutley loved it & we didnt have to pay for her as under 3's are free! For adults its only £3.50 return which i don't think is a bad price! Plenty of space for pushchairs! The conductor was lovely & pleasant! Definatly worth a trip on this little... More 

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Leicestershire, United Kingdom
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3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

We're went in this railway station me my wife and my 4yr old son we all loved the little trains it was fab and very good on prices would defiantly visit this site if in Scarborough

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

Thank you for a lovely 5 star review. We are glad that you, your wife and 4 year old son enjoyed your time with us and thought our prices were very good. Hope to see you again soon! More 

Leeds
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28 reviews 28 reviews
13 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

Visited here this weekend and had a great time! Our thrill seeking 3 yr old loved the water chute, my more sensible 5 yr old loved how it was built in 1932, he couldn't believe it!! We had a turn on the pedalos and although the lake is small it also means your legs don't get as tired as they... More 

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

Thank you for a fantastic 5 star review! We are glad you enjoyed your time with us, and your legs did not get too tired on the boating lake. Our historic water chute is certainly a big attraction with children of all ages. Hope to see you again soon! More 

Barton Mills, United Kingdom
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31 reviews 31 reviews
14 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

This railway provided a nice ride near the sea from Peasholm park to Scalby Mills and back. Would be nice to take train one way and walk the other, but we opted for the round train trip. All very nicely run.

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

Thank you for a 5 star review. We glad you enjoyed your return trip with us and hope to see you again soon. More 

Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW via mobile

We went on the train with our 23 month old son. He was really excited just waiting in the station. The train driver gave all the passengers a wave when he arrived. He absolutely loved it and it wasn't a bad price either.

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

Thank you for a lovely 5 star review. We hope to see you again soon! More 

York, United Kingdom
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46 reviews 46 reviews
29 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

responabile pirce . our little nephew had a lovely time . wroth a vist if in the area and plenty of time

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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 you had a lovely time and hope to see you again soon! More 

West coast of scotland
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26 reviews 26 reviews
101 helpful votes 101 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

Was great to take our 4 year old son on a train I rode on as a child. Brought back great memories. Great fun and great way to get to sealife centre and crazy golf. A lot has changed marvels, outdoor swimming pool and kinderland all gone. Great to see the railway has stood the test of time and they... More 

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

Thank you for a lovely 5 star review. We are putting a great deal of effort into restoring the railway, and adding new attractions like the Sky Trail helps to achieve this. Thank you for your comments! Hope to see you again soon! More 

Top Contributor
94 reviews 94 reviews
13 attraction reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

travels from peasolm park to the sealife centre and a return trip for 4 cost us less than £15. Honestly an attraction for children or train fanatics. Trains ran regularly we waited less than 5 minutes either end. Accessible for pushchairs. Staff all friendly and accommodating. Train journey approximately 5 minutes each way.. just wish the trip was a little... More 

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

Hello there, thank you for a lovely review. In bad weather, subject to availability we have fully enclosed carriages that help to keep some of that Yorkshire Coast weather at bay! We hope to see you again soon. More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

We had a great day today as a family. Staff are always very welcoming and helpful. Train was a lovely ride enjoyed by us all. My son loved the sky trail and this is fan as they are completely secure and had ability to select own route thus suitable for all abilities and to combat fears. Our only problem was... More 

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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 you enjoyed your time with us, and have big plans in the near future (hopefully 2016 season) for more entertainment for our younger visitors. Watch this space... Hope to see you again soon! More 

derbyshire
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18 reviews 18 reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015 via mobile

Excellent value for money little train which takes about 10 mins to the sealife centre. Definitely worth a trip if you have little budding drivers/train fans in the family. Coat and hat required as the wind got up coming round to the seafront - great views though!

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

Thank you for a lovely review, we hope to see you again soon! More 

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