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Peak Rail

Rowsley Station | Peak Railways Heritage Trust, Rowsley, Peak District National Park, England
+44 1629 580381
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Santa Special

Ate in Platform cafe. Freshly made scones and jacket potato with Bolognese were really nice and... read more

Reviewed 22 December 2017
John L
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Santa Special

Took the 5 grandchildren yesterday to the Santa Special, the Grandchildren/Mum and Us thoroughly... read more

Reviewed 11 December 2017
annemariethorley1
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Derby, United Kingdom
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Rowsley Station | Peak Railways Heritage Trust, Rowsley, Peak District National Park, England
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Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

Ate in Platform cafe. Freshly made scones and jacket potato with Bolognese were really nice and prices are good.

Thank John L
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Reviewed 11 December 2017 via mobile

Took the 5 grandchildren yesterday to the Santa Special, the Grandchildren/Mum and Us thoroughly enjoyed it !!....Was so pleased that the Staff did not cancel due to the snow, that I must say added to the Special Day..!!. They are amazing giving so much time...More

1  Thank annemariethorley1
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Reviewed 4 December 2017 via mobile

Was a lovely ride out on the train for us and our nearly 3yo. Service was good and the presents she got were judged just right although couldn’t help noticing if she’d been a little older the presents were a little gender stereotypical. Santa took...More

Thank Dan C
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Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

It was a very lovely night and the fireworks where well worth the money and the train trip made it a very charming evening x

1  Thank Mandy H
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Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

We travelled from Rowsley to Matlock. Firstly, the access to the station is poor. The car park is in need of attention. We had to weave across the car park to avoid the worst of the pot holes. For a tourist attraction I really would...More

1  Thank 368mike
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Reviewed 4 October 2017

We decided to try the dining after chatting with family and my wife and I were accompanied by her sister and her husband on the Peak Rail Dining car. The train pulled into the station and we were directed to our seats. The Dining car...More

1  Thank BrinleyPelzer
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Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

Weekend visit proved very successful, coincided with a Craft Fair. Had lunch on the train to Matlock and back. Friendly staff and a nice little cafe on site.

Thank Hymer494
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Reviewed 28 August 2017

A surprise visit to Peak Railway was a real treat. A trip to Matlock pulled one way by "Penygent" a Peak class diesel and back with "Jennifer", a steam loco on loan from The Llangollen Railway. Jennifer worked it's life in a Sheffield steel works....More

Thank Glissan_9
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Reviewed 17 August 2017

Took granddaughters down during the Summer break------they always enjoy visiting and riding on the trains Today was DIFFERENT -------owing to unforeseen circumstances there was a Shortage of Volunteers-----but if you did not know , you would not have noticed------the usual standard of POLITENESS_____FRIENDLINESS and SERVICE...More

Thank brian m
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Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

My husband's Birthday celebrations on 13th august on Palatine dinning train excellent. On 16th 4 of us visited again for afternoon tea again excellent. Well done to chef food spot on and well done to young waitresses.Will definitely do it again

Thank Vera M
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