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North Bay Railway

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Address: Burniston Road, Scarborough YO12 6PF, England
Phone Number: +44 1723 368791
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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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Really enjoyable. My 2yr old son loved the experience there was room for our pushchair and some passengers even had their dogs with them.

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Really enjoyable. My 2yr old son loved the experience there was room for our pushchair and some passengers even had their dogs with them.

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Went early in the morning for a day trip out when staying in Scarborough. Three year old loved it! Return tickets were reasonable for a family of 4 - it was £9? We went from the station to the sea life centre for a few hours and returned later on in the day. I'd recommend it for Thomas the tank... More 

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Scarborough, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

wonderful little journey out to sea life centre. staff are really helpful. return journey was worth it but not absolutely necessary.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We love this little gem and it has become a tradition to visit when we are in Scarborough. The little museum in the shop. Is good and the ride is inexpensive. A nice addition to the park.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A fun ride to scalby mill where the sea life centre is. Not too expensive and very friendly staff. short and sweet.

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Elland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Great little train ride. Nice views of bay. We enjoyed it! You can buy one way or return. Hop off and have a wonder around. Something to do and see at both ends. With a ride!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Got the train to Scalby Mills, enjoyed a walk then caught the train back to Peasholm. Trains are frequent, every 15 minutes, great ride for all ages and dog friendly too! Went specifically to find two engines that ran in my local park, Golden Acre in Leeds. My Grandad drove the engines in the 1930's around the park. The two... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

chug along the coast on this miniature railway journey and enjoy the views from a different angle. Very relaxing and on a beautiful day (which it was for us) sheer heaven.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We went on this little train ride to get to the sea life Centre which was good. Good prices for a return trip about 3.70 for an adult return. Lovely little pub at the other side to with gorgeous views.

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North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a short railway journey on a small gauge steam railway. The staff are very friendly and pleasant and there are lovely views from the railway. Under 5's go free which is really good. The staff on the railway are really happy to talk to the children and say thank you for visiting the railway more than once.

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