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Peak Rail

Peak Railways Heritage Trust | Matlock Station, Matlock DE4 3NA, England
+44 1629 580381
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Massive Disapointment

Massive Disapointment !!! Basically a 10 minute train ride , Sat in a station for half an hour... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
christine3032017
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Matlock, United Kingdom
Santa experiance and autistic sons birthday ruined by Santa

What a disgraceful experiance. My Autistic son who is blunt as they can be. But I made 'Santa... read more

Reviewed 16 December 2017
Grant M
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  • Average15%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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Peak Railways Heritage Trust | Matlock Station, Matlock DE4 3NA, England
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Massive Disapointment !!! Basically a 10 minute train ride , Sat in a station for half an hour with nothing going on .Santa eventually came and stopped for 30 seconds gave the 2 children a cheap present costing about £2 each. Children were bored and...More

Thank christine3032017
Reviewed 16 December 2017 via mobile

What a disgraceful experiance. My Autistic son who is blunt as they can be. But I made 'Santa' aware. Pretty much blanked us then. It was the chap who worked with him, who came up and asked me my son's name and how old he...More

1  Thank Grant M
Reviewed 12 November 2017

This is one of the shorter preserved lines but one day it might extend further along the old Midland main line track that it occupies. There is no turning or run-around facility at Matlock so there are two locomotives on the train - one diesel...More

Thank Robert E
Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

Not much for the kids to do, the train ride seemed very slow and boring, especially having already travelled to Matlock by train.

1  Thank Jack C
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

We turned up and it was the last trip for the day. Massive carpark at the northern end of the railway, staff helpful and a real nice place. Steam and diesel so got the best of both. Would go on again.... Well done to you...More

Thank Knocker874
Reviewed 24 September 2017

We started at Matlock and rode to the end of the line at Rowsley. Then we went for a walk along the River Derwent which was lovely. On our return to the station we stopped for lunch. The prices in the café at the station...More

1  Thank Linandmike2014
Reviewed 21 September 2017

Spent a Sunday afternoon traveling on the steam ride it was excellent way to travel would recommend a trip. The only thing I would say is that the cafe took ages to get served and we left without having a drink. Staff on the train...More

1  Thank NinaBrenwood
Reviewed 28 August 2017

A must to go back in time and experience a trip on a steam engine. A lovely day traveling by steam engine. A great experience for the very young and old. A delightful day.

Thank Gail G
Reviewed 18 August 2017

A great day out for young and old. Plenty to see with other groups at the Rowsley end of the line. Not sure if we were lucky, but our engine taking the train to Matlock was an early mainline diesel, with a steam engine supplying...More

Thank 589Richard
Reviewed 17 August 2017

We enjoyed a exciting Day @ peak Rail, I took my 2 Great nephews aged 12 & 10 who had never been on any sort of Train. they were blown away by the experience. The Day was made even better as on Tuesday`s & Wednesday`s...More

Thank nodski
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Lis B
23 July 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
1 May 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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Barbara B
28 June 2016|
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Matlock
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