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Embsay & Bolton Abbey Steam Railway

Bolton Abbey, Bolton Abbey, Yorkshire Dales National Park BD23 6AF, England
+44 1756 710614
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Travel the lovely English countryside on this scenic train pulled by a steam locomotive, leaving from Bolton Abbey Station to the historic Embsay Station, built in 1888. Trains run every Sunday all year Tuesdays Saturdays & Sundays from April to end October and Daily late July to the end of August
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good31%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Bolton Abbey, Bolton Abbey, Yorkshire Dales National Park BD23 6AF, England
+44 1756 710614
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Reviewed 5 days ago

A general lack of awareness and thought. Accessible Toilet door partly obscured by an advertising banner. Emergency call string tied in a knot so it was not useable. Walked into by a member of staff. I use a white cane. A training need here. No...More

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

A great night on the Curry Express tonight. Great food, great service from the volunteer staff and such a nice setting. We can't wait for the next one.

Thank Nick O
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very friendly staff and very nice stations. The coaches were cold but the journey is 20ish minutes either way so wear a coat. Great scenery and definitely worth another visit.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Quite short...15-20 minutes end to end...but enjoyable anyway. Very friendly volunteer staff..of course...and a lovely return trip from Bolton Abbey to Embsay. Plenty of people despite the cooler autumn weather.

Thank Turtle5954
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were warmly welcomed by all the staff present and thoroughly enjoyed our ride on the steam train. Wonderful views along the way and tasty snacks in the tearoom. We left our car here and walked the 1.5 miles to Bolton Abbey for a lovely...More

Thank amc298
Reviewed 1 week ago

had a lovely day out recently on this small but very interesting attraction just a half hour or so walk from Skipton. Lovely little shop and then the sights and smells of the steam engine followed by a short but very enjoyable journey up to...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had afternoon tea on the train this weekend, even the damp weather couldn't detract from the day. Okay its only a short trip but you go for the steam experience and you certainly get that as you stand on the platform and watch the volunteers...More

Thank LouChappell
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For the past few years my wife goes to the yearly event which is yarndale just down the road so after I've drop her off me and our 2 children 13,12 need some thing to do for the next 6 hours so we ride up...More

Thank dobloman
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came here as a family outing my partner was doing the footplate experience the staff were lovely. We were sat in an old world compartment we wished we had brought a hamper as would of been lovely sipping fizz looking at the countryside but...More

Thank Marie C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have just taken a trip on this steam train and think it's overpriced for what it is .... you travel along the track for approx 30 mins ... spend 30 mins at another station then travel back again .... all for £13 each .......More

Thank UnaWhiting
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September 16, 2017|
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Response from paulmaureenandmolly | Reviewed this property |
I believe it's over fields so not sure if suitable and no route as far as I know via road. Best check with railway they are really helpful sorry can't be more specific
Sandra F
July 9, 2017|
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Response from Stephen W | Property representative |
Yes we have a ramp to access the train
May 30, 2017|
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Response from peterentwistle1 | Reviewed this property |
I do not think that there will be 1st Class travel available.