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North Bay Railway

937 reviews
Scarborough, United Kingdom
About North Bay Railway
One of Scarborough’s top destinations. We are one of the most historic seaside miniature railway in the United Kingdom, other attractions include Sky Trail, Boating Lake, Historic Water Chute and Water Walking Balls. 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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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When I visited the Sea Life Centre on Scarborough's North Bay I walked to it along the promenade and rode back on the North Bay miniature steam railway. It was opened in 1931 and has been providing fun rides for children and adults alike ever...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank CheesieRyder
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Short 10 min trip interesting gave sea views ends at sea life establishment, open and closed carriages. Children would find it enjoyable in my opinion

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank barney2013187048
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Whilst in Scarborough and booking a visit to SeaLife, a friend advised we visit North Bay Railway instead of driving up. He told us the train left from just outside Peasholm Park and takes us right to the SeaLife Centre. Not expecting too much given...More

Date of experience: April 2019
1  Thank StuBek13
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Really enjoyed bringing my two young boys here we went on the steam train first then did the skyline which is a great area.if you like to climb and not scared of heights like me lol my youngest then went on the orb on water...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank SteveL3651
Reviewed April 13, 2019 via mobile

When I was younger my parents always used to bring us to the North Bay Railway so we could ride on the train. So, many years later I had to revisit as I was in the area. If you get there early enough park in...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank therichastill
Reviewed April 10, 2019

It was the first day of opening for the Summer so not knowing what to expect toddled off to Scarbourgh. Car Parking is across the road from the station Pay and Display and then its a Hop skip and a jump across the busy road....More

Date of experience: April 2019
Reviewed April 6, 2019

Loved this took me back to when I was a child ( I’m 67) the smell and the sound great you just have to try this it’s about a 10 minute ride

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank David B
Reviewed March 26, 2019 via mobile

Excellent little train . Perfect way to get to sea life centre too , totally wheelchair accessible. If you’ve got kids get a day pass and wear it out lol

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank nictravau
Reviewed February 27, 2019 via mobile

I recently took a family of five on this railway journey. It cost over £20 and lasted approx 10 minutes. Not much to see at the other end unless you wanted the Sea life centre. We got off and jumped straight back on !!!More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank EWP1977
managerNBR, General Manager at North Bay Railway, responded to this reviewResponded March 2, 2019

Thank you for your comments. We are sorry that you felt your visit to us was a 'waste of money'. We aim to keep our prices as low as possible, and at £4 adult return, is similar to the price of a premium beer. The...More

Reviewed February 25, 2019

Good views when travelling on the train. Useful for getting to the Sealife Centre. A pleasant couple of hours particularly if you've got kids.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Andykeithharris
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April 13, 2019|
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Response from managerNBR | Property representative |
Yes we are now open everyday please check website for opening times. First train departs at 10am during the Easter school holidays
September 20, 2018|
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Response from I1383VQalanb | Reviewed this property |
I saw no sign of such discounts. Tariff was for adults and children at the station.