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Peak Rail

Peak Railways Heritage Trust | Matlock Station, Matlock DE4 3NA, England
+44 1629 580381
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The most jerky steam train ride ever

The second steam train ride this holiday and one of many I've the years. This was without doubt the... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
June W
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Manchester, United Kingdom
A Pleasant Nostalgic Journey.

We travelled from Rowsley to Matlock and back, the whole trip took about an hour. The train had a... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
David M
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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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Peak Railways Heritage Trust | Matlock Station, Matlock DE4 3NA, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The second steam train ride this holiday and one of many I've the years. This was without doubt the most jerky train ride ever a L the way from Matlock - Rowsley and back ! Don't know what as wrong but it did not seem...More

Thank June W
Reviewed 5 days ago

We travelled from Rowsley to Matlock and back, the whole trip took about an hour. The train had a steam loco at one end and a "modern" diesel, built in 1959, at the other. The train ambles along the valley with good views across the...More

Thank David M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice old railway journey. Pulled by a steam tank engine and a deltic diesel loco. Well worth the money &8.50. return each

Thank stig1955
Reviewed 8 June 2017

Took this delightful little steam railway from Rowsley South to Matlock . Had a day ticket which allowed us to break the journey on the way back at Darley Dale. Staffed by lots of frendly volunteers. Shop , cafe and free parking at Rowsley but...More

Thank Jean C
Reviewed 3 May 2017

A lovely way to support local organisations. Not only steam and diesel trains but wonderful carriage restoration teams and station management all work well together to give a rounded rail service running in to main line Matlock station.

Thank nyoung28
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

This is only the second time I have visited Peak Rail - the last being probably some 35+ years ago and long before much of the existing development had taken place. The line is relatively short, about 4 miles in length which take about 20...More

2  Thank Deltic9009
Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

Took my daughter for a day out on the train from Nottingham to Matlock. Had always fancied going this railway, and was not disappointed. Lovely scenery going through the derwent Valley towards the peak district - a shame that the train doesn't go too far...More

1  Thank Mini_Travellers
Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

A fantastic ride on a steam train. Helpful and friendly staff. This is not our first visit and it will not be our last!!!

1  Thank paulaUK1967
Reviewed 29 December 2016

A lovely family trip out on a steam train. The Christmas atmosphere was great from first entering the platform with decorations and music. We enjoyed a lovely warm drink and breakfast rolls in the friendly station cafe whilst waiting to board the train. The train...More

Thank 937gemmag
Reviewed 28 December 2016

We visited Peak Rail as part of a tour group on Christmas Eve. The station, train and staff were in festive guise and there was a warm and friendly atmosphere. On the short return journey we were entertained by musicians, clowns and magicians and received...More

Thank Father-Brian
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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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