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North Yorkshire Moors Railway

12 Park Street | Pickering Station, Pickering YO18 7AJ, England
01751 472508
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Ranked #2 of 12 Attractions in Pickering
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Scenic Railroads
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Wakefield, United Kingdom
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124 reviews 124 reviews
28 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014 NEW

I travelled from whitby to pickering return. I got in a compartment on the first journey and up graded to first class on the return journey although for some reason didn't have to pay. Both trains were very busy. The train struggled due to the wet rails and it took over 2 hours from whitby to pickering and we were... More

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Alexandria, Virginia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014 NEW

First, it is expensive. Second, it is filled beyond capacity (I went in August) -- we did not get seats at all during our return journey. Third, both our outgoing and return trips were late and slow. Fourth, the view is not so great -- trains generally run in valleys so you don't ever get a great view of the... More

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Sheffield
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21 reviews 21 reviews
3 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014 NEW via mobile

We've been on the NYMR on numerous occasions previously and always enjoyed the experience. We were delighted to find the line now extends right into Whitby and so decided to try it out whilst staying there. Well what a difference! Overcrowded, uncomfortable carriages full of smelly dogs (as dog people ourselves we're used to that after a day out walking... More

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Barnsley, United Kingdom
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76 reviews 76 reviews
25 attraction reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014 NEW

Atmospheric, like a trip back to a bygone age. The Green Knight appeared round the headland to Levisham station, clambered aboard and had a pleasant trip to Whitby. The train was very busy. Beautiful scenery, well worth the money, you can get a day rover, so can hop on and off at different stations on the way. On the return... More

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Stamford, United Kingdom
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75 reviews 75 reviews
14 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014 NEW

After my initial shock of the £25 train ticket (adult day rover), we had a great day on the steam railway. We did Pickering to Whitby return, and stopped for an hour in Goathland. To be honest, this village seemed to be living on it's past 'fame' of being in Heartbeat:tired and tacky gift shops. All 3 trains we were... More

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Bury St. Edmunds, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014 NEW

We used NYMR as part of several of our walks - eg train Pickering to Levisham and walk back. And it enabled us to see more of the moors.

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Ulverston, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
3 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014 NEW

Whilst on holiday and staying at a static caravan park near Robin Hoods Bay, we decided to pay a visit to Goathland, famous for Hogsmeade Station in the Harry Potter films as well as being the TV series Heartbeat (Aidensfiled). We arrived at the station at Goathland 13.08.14 and purchased the family ticket for the sum of £42, this is... More

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Matlock Bath, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW

Don't me put off by the £25 ticket price it is well worth it. Parking is a little steep at the Whitby station (£8 for the day) So it may be worth starting your journey from Pickering. The stations along the route are beautiful and well worth getting off to explore, Harry Potter fans may recognise one of them :)... More

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Yorkshire United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW

I never get tired of travelling on the steam trains from Pickering to Whitby.The scenery is beautiful whether it is spring summer autumn or winter.We avoid busy periods and have always been comfortable.The staff who are volunteers are a credit and provide an excellent friendly service whether it be serving delicious drinks and snacks at the stations along the route... More

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW

For a birthday treat (mine) we went to the North York Moors Railway. I'm a big steam train fan and I was very excited. The staff, trains, carriages were all fantastic. The service equally so. It is worth a visit whether you're going to see the trains and travel to Whitby or another stop along the way, Kids (big and... More

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