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North Yorkshire Moors Railway

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Address: 12 Park Street | Pickering Station, Pickering YO18 7AJ, England
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+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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Great family day out

What a fun day out! Got the diesel train at Pickering and during the trip to Goathland saw some lovely scenery along the way. Arriving in Goathland you have the choice which train... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

What a fun day out! Got the diesel train at Pickering and during the trip to Goathland saw some lovely scenery along the way. Arriving in Goathland you have the choice which train to return on so give yourself enough time for a walk around the village, a bit to eat and a little shop at the gift shops. The... More 

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

Thank you for a lovely review and some good advice. We hope to see you again soon. More 

London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A very popular week-end and a fantastic experience. A lot of visitors come dressed in period costumes; quite a few people a lot of effort and dedication in looking very authentic. All sorts of unique "displays" (that is people) from Polish officers, to submariners, to very unique civilians, such as a horse riding lady, French private detective, English policemen, etc.... More 

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

Thank you for a great review - we're pleased to hear that you enjoyed yourself. This year's Railway in Wartime event is on 13-15 October 2017 - we look forward to seeing you there. More 

portsmouth
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I not a train enthusiast but would recommend getting this to tick the box. One we had a great day the weather was amazing and the nostalgia wrapped up in one package. Thoroughly enjoyable both in Pickering and Whitby.

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

Thank you for your review - we're so pleased to hear that you had such an enjoyable time with the NYMR. More 

Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed in a cottage near Levisham station. Fantastic to see the steam engines doing there bit,called at pickering station. So relaxing having a cuppa watching trains restored and been used.

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

Thank you for your review. We're pleased to hear that you had such enjoyable visits to two of our stations. More 

Durban, South Africa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Walked from The Piggery luxury self catering cottage to the 'Harry Potter's station. We walked through fields and along lanes for several kilometers. A lovely country walk. As we reached the station the steam train pulled in. We bought tickets for the return journey. Quite novel and all the family enjoyed the trip - 4 adults, 2 children and our... More 

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

Thank you for your review. It sounds as if you had a great time and really made the best of your day. We hope to see you again soon. More 

Malton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

went for the day and it was one of the best trips Ive been on from the start at pickering station the staff was great very helpful and knowledge of all things trains if they did not know they asked someone who did the train was great and the views where stunning. the smell of steam and coal was great... 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. We hope to be able to welcome you back soon. More 

Egremont, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A lovely railway set in great scenery. The stations, engines and coaches are all well presented giving a great view of travel in steam days.

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

That's a lovely review - thank you. More 

York, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Pullman dining, courtesy of our childrens' Christmas gift. Steam hauled, wonderful restored Pullman car, excellent food and drink, attentive and knowledgeable staff, sunny weather and gorgeous scenery. What's not to like? Particular fun for my wife, who'd undertaken a feasibility study of the NYMR way back in 1976 when she worked for the National Park but had not been back... More 

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

That's a lovely review - thank you very much. We're pleased to hear that you had such an enjoyable time and hope that you won't leave it so long to make a return visit! More 

Middlesbrough
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Booked well in advance for a family trip for my mother in laws birthday .for lunch on the Pullman coaches from Pickering to grosmont and back. Arrived at 11.20 for the 12 o clock train .very nice girl on platform taking orders for drinks on board . Got on train and sat down at our table which looked lovely with... More 

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

That's great - thank you so much. Our Pullman staff will be very pleased to read your lovely comments. More 

Cassington, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The railway is one of the best preserved lines in the U.K. with a good mixture of steam and vi rage diesel locos and well maintained rolling stock. Then of course there is the scenery: from gently pastoral to wild moor and forest. The route is sufficiently graded that the steam locos have to work hard with clouds of smoke... More 

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

That's a wonderful review - thank you very much! Please come again soon. More 

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