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Peak Railways Heritage Trust | Matlock Station, Matlock DE4 3NA, England
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went on the steam train to Matlock and it was very enjoyable. The staff was great. Everyone enjoy waving to passing car. Wold love to do the Christmas experience

Thank calhaynes
Reviewed October 29, 2018

the railway is signposted, it does seems like you may have taken a wrong turn but keep following the signs. The platform is spotless and has lots of items to look at whilst you wait for the train also a cafe for drinks and snacks....More

Thank Gail W
Reviewed October 22, 2018

This is not the longest heritage railway but the journey is lovely. The staff are all friendly and the modest ticket price allows unlimited trips between Matlock and Rowsley. We got on in Rowsley ( it has free parking) and went to Matlock, spent the...More

Thank Railwaybuffs_10
Reviewed October 7, 2018 via mobile

We had a nice time. We boarded the train at Rowsley, and travelled to Matlock. Walked round the town then returned. Stand very friendly, and the trains were very comfortable. This is the first time that we have visited, and we will definitely return.

Thank GlynisC493
Reviewed October 5, 2018

Went as a family of 5, including one 9-yr old. Sitting in the lovely Pullman carriage and having afternoon tea while the train chugged along is a great experience, although pricey (£115 .50). The journey time is 20-30mins, so you go to and fro along...More

2  Thank vikplayer
Reviewed August 22, 2018 via mobile

We had a lovely tea in the steam train run by peak rail from Rowsley to Matlock and back again. If you’re booking it’s worth paying for the LMS main carriage rather than the kitchen car as it gives more of a flavour of the...More

1  Thank lularlm
Reviewed August 22, 2018 via mobile

I visited this place I was on a caravan holiday in the peak district. the staff were friendly and were helpful, I will visit this place if I ever go stay in the peak district again.

Thank jamiekinderson
Reviewed August 19, 2018

A great Sunday lunch in lovely LMS dining coach. Service and food were very good and it made a lovely birthday celebration with friends. Well done Peak Rail.

Thank weekender17
Reviewed August 15, 2018 via mobile

Had a wonderful day out on the railway with the whole family. Great value as kids free certain days in August, two dogs - free so just had to pay for us and grandparents. Could get on and off as many times as you wanted....More

Thank Libby B
Reviewed August 7, 2018

What a great experience! Two whole hours of uninterrupted hands on experience. Each of the workings of the loco were explained, and shown up close, and then hands on driving up and down the line and in and around various sidings. Nothing was too much...More

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Pauline L
September 7, 2018|
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Response from bazonian2015 | Reviewed this property |
You will need to go on their website and look. They will be running on saturday and sunday. Or ring them up.
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Lis B
July 23, 2017|
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Response from Jean C | Reviewed this property |
Ticket is for all day. You can get on and off as you please.
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darthvickster
May 1, 2017|
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Response from Michael B | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is, and at certain times you can get an all day ticket so you can travel up and down the line as much as you like
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