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North Yorkshire Moors Railway

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Address: 12 Park Street | Pickering Station, Pickering YO18 7AJ, England
Phone Number: +44 1751 472508
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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The North Yorkshire Moors Railway is one of the world’s greatest heritage...

The North Yorkshire Moors Railway is one of the world’s greatest heritage railway experiences with thrills and education at its heart. Climb on-board a steam or heritage diesel train on one of the earliest and most historic lines. Experience 24 miles of Yorkshire’s amazing scenery at this must-see visitor attraction. We will take you on a journey you can’t even imagine!

Explore the Railway

• Pickering Station is a must-see 1930’s themed station that will transport you back in time to the locomotive steam era.

• A must-see is the celebrity station, Goathland, which became Hogsmeade Station in the first Harry Potter film.

• Explore Grosmont Station which is home to the operating and engineering world of the NYMR. If you are lucky you might be able to catch a sneaky peak at the work taking place on our engines!

• Visit Whitby with its narrow streets and bustling harbour overlooked by the striking ruins of Whitby Abbey.

• Explore Levisham Station which is surrounded by the North York Moors.

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$51*
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$51*
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North York Moors and Whitby Day Trip from York
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$54*
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Full-Day Best of The North Yorkshire Moors Tour from York

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Took my son who is a train fan and my daughter and her best friend all 3 kids had a great day and would have just gone on the train up and down all day if we let them lol! Got a... read more

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Took my son who is a train fan and my daughter and her best friend all 3 kids had a great day and would have just gone on the train up and down all day if we let them lol! Got a big thumbs up from us all which was 4 adults and 3 kids

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Malvern, Worcs
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We timed our visit carefully. Pickering to Grosmont, visit the shed, Grosmont to Whitby for lunch and then back. Pulled by four different locomotives. A super visit. Try to get a ride on the Gresley teak stock. This line is always a winner.

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Langport, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Throughly enjoyed our day out on the NYMR. Beautifully restored engines, carriages and stations plus fantastic scenery

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Hemel Hempstead, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

A good day out with plenty to see and do, stop of at villages and see where Hogwharts express train and Heatbeet scenes were filmed. The stations have excellent facilities including authentic refreshment rooms.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Yes, for many the NYMR offers the steam train experience for others it is the ability to stop off at Hogsmede for us the NYMR is our gateway to Whitby and fish and chips. As with any heritage/steam railway it is noisy and dirty but it is still something special especially when you realise that it is run by volunteers... More 

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NYMRPLC, Manager at North Yorkshire Moors Railway, responded to this review

Thank you for a great review. We look forward to welcoming you back next time you fancy fish and chips! More 

Stockton-on-Tees, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We didn't travel but just popped into Pickering station as we heard the steam train. Lovely atmosphere and smells of old Locos. Great free visit.

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NYMRPLC, Manager at North Yorkshire Moors Railway, responded to this review

Thank you. Maybe you'll travel next time? More 

Bury, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

What a fabulous bunch the staff are, very friendly and they all looked the part too 😃 would like to say David Taylor was lovely and helpful and made our trip all the more enjoyable. We travelled to Goathland and had a wonderful day, beautiful scenery and iconic steam trains , well worth a visit.

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NYMRPLC, Manager at North Yorkshire Moors Railway, responded to this review

Thank you for an amazing review. I'm sure that all the staff will be pleased to read your comments. More 

Barton-upon-Humber, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Lovely day out with the family ( myself, 3 year old daughter, my mum & Dad, sister & 6 year old nephew) they had previously been on this train ride but three 1st time for me & my daughter. Arrived at pickering nice & early after a 1 hour 20 mins drive. Parked in the car park next to the... More 

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NYMRPLC, Manager at North Yorkshire Moors Railway, responded to this review

Wow! - that's a brilliant review - thank you very much. We look forward to your return visit. More 

Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

After a weekend in York, using the York Pass where you get free access to many attractions in York itself and in the surrounding area, we decided to go from Pickering to Whitby return on the NYMR, which is included. This journey would have cost £27 each without the pass so a good saving there considering the pass cost £51... More 

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NYMRPLC, Manager at North Yorkshire Moors Railway, responded to this review

That's a brilliant review - thank you very much! It sounds as if you enjoyed a really good day out. More 

Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We took our two children age three and eleven from Pickering to whitby on the NYMR and returned. It was a lovely experience and ideal for train lovers. The train was immaculate for its age and the staff were fantastic. It takes a while to get to whitby but the journey is worth it! Trains were pretty much on time... More 

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NYMRPLC, Manager at North Yorkshire Moors Railway, responded to this review

Thank you - that's a brilliant review. We look forward to welcoming you back. More 

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