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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
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  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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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 4 days ago

We enjoyed our return trip from Embsay to Bolton Abbey Station on the steam train Norman especially on the way back as we got our own carriage. However, it was quite a walk from the station into the village which we hadn't realised before we...More

Thank 585Jane
Reviewed 6 days ago

We travelled as part of a National Holidays weekend. Some of our party were verbally abused by one of the staff. When asked how an old disabled person was going to get on the train he said OPEN THE F...ing DOOR. THey wanted to use...More

Thank johntodd49
Reviewed 1 week ago

We really enjoyed the short trip to Bolton Abbey on the steam train. There were people in WWII outfits and showing WWII vehicles at the station and along the way and at Bolton Abbey station. It really took us back to the good old days...More

Thank carnivalqueen
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Did the fish and chip trip Saturday the 9th and loved it. Food was hot and good quality and staff are really helpful and friendly. Worth a visit

Thank ellaron
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visit on a mid week afternoon for a return trip from Embsay to Bolton Abbey. Young man selling ticket at Embsay was very efficient, but thereafter no member of staff engaged with us eg no ticket checks on the train, no meeters/greeters on the platforms...More

Thank Gus-Glasgow
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This heritage railway runs several steam trains every day up and down a stretch of single track between the rural village of Embsay and Bolton Abbey (fairly close to (but not hard by)) the magnificent ruins of the Abbey). There is ample parking at the...More

Thank Thomas D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We caught the departure from Bolton abbey just after noon and had a nice time wandering the platform and cafe area beforehand. The carriages are in good condition and there were 3 on our visit, a first class carriage for a 2 pound per head...More

Thank Stu2310
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went on the steam train from Bolton Abbey Station to Embsay. My husband was in a wheelchair and the guards and staff could not have been nicer. They were so helpful and used the ramp to help us get on and off. The stations...More

Thank Janet T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We found a "two for one" offer in a local magazine so we visited Embsay station especially for the train ride. Pleasantly surprised to find free parking at Embsay station we upgraded our tickets for an extra £3 and travelled first class. The journey is...More

Thank Bob O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went on the steam train over the bank holiday from Embsay to Bolton Abbey. We had the cream tea in first class which also included tea or coffee on the return journey. The volunteers on board were brilliant, very chatty and friendly and the...More

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16 September 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
9 July 2017|
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Response from Stephen W | Property representative |
Yes we have a ramp to access the train
30 May 2017|
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Response from peterentwistle1 | Reviewed this property |
I do not think that there will be 1st Class travel available.