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“Excellent value for money and a relaxing day out in Derbyshire” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Peak Rail

Peak Rail
Peak Railways Heritage Trust | Matlock Station, Matlock DE4 3NA, England
44 1629 580 381
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Ranked #17 of 44 things to do in Matlock
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chesterfield
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“Excellent value for money and a relaxing day out in Derbyshire”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

Had a brilliant day out at peak rail. plenty to do and the prices are very fair. A buffet car is available on the train. Also a restaurant car is available for sit-down meals. This is a great way to relax and see to wonderful Derbyshire countryside. Special events are available at certain times of the year. Its a real 'step back in time' experience with quaint stations and classic steam locomotive hauled trains. Highly recommended !!

Visited April 2013
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“Old abs tired”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2013 via mobile

Needs to have a bit more life into it. went on the train and the staff were nice but the train looked really worn and the views from the train are good just i wouldn't pay that amount of money again to do it. id say its for the older generation to be honest. Was a different day out though i just admit

Visited June 2012
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“A must for all ages”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2013

We had a great time despite the cold weather. Adults and children of varying ages loved this good old fashioned experience. The ticket lasted all day so we made a trip in the morning then another later on as the children enjoyed it so much

A good buffet car and enthusiastic and pleasant volunteers who made the trip special

Visited April 2013
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“Interesting place to see steam engines”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2013

We didn't pay to take a steam train ride, but we did have a look around at Rowsley Station

Not a lot to see really - but there was a steam engine that was running back and forwards with people paying to take a trip on the footplate

Visited March 2013
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“excellent day out”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2013

Great staff, great trains and lovely steam engines. A great day out. Lots to see and do. Good simple food in the refreshment room. Couldn't fault any of it. It's easy to park the car at Rowsley and it's free parking. Well worth a visit.

Visited March 2013
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