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North Bay Railway

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Address: Burniston Road, Scarborough YO12 6PF, England
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+44 1723 368791
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Sat - Sun 11:00 - 16:30
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One of the best Family Days Out in Scarborough. We are one of the most...

One of the best Family Days Out in Scarborough. We are one of the most historic seaside miniature railway in the United Kingdom, offering a wide range of attractions including the NEW Sky Trail, Boating Lake, Historic Water Chute and Water Walking Balls. The Glass House Cafe serves excellent coffee, teas, soft drinks as well as light lunches afternoon teas. The Scampi Shack takeaway offer Whitby Seafood as well as drinks and takeaway tea and coffee. Yorkshire's smallest pub the Boatman's Tavern serves real ale and is located next to the boating lake. At our Peasholm Station we have a well stocked gift shop perfect for picking up gifts and memorabilia. We are 100% wheelchair and pushchair friendly. Dogs are welcome at the North Bay Railway but must be kept on a short lead.

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Relaxing Journey

Only a small trip but very nice indeed. Very reasonable price. Decent coastal views. Would reccomend adults and children

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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38 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Only a small trip but very nice indeed. Very reasonable price. Decent coastal views. Would reccomend adults and children

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Scarborough, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This lovely little railway is ideal for children and the journey is just long enough. There is a small tunnel to shout " who turned the lights out", a must for all families

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Thank Debs4444
Scarborough, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good visit Fun Ok value for money Bit of a short ride but kids enjoyed it. Not much to do at other end. Sea life centre just a rip off so came back.

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Thank Rob H
Grimsby, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017

This little railway is a must if you have grandchildren,the pleasant 10 minuet run to Scalby mill is lovely. The people who run it are all friendly and welcoming..The children loved it and we thought the price was good.

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Livingston, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016

Had a lovely train journey with our two grandchildren from over the road from Peasholm park along the train track to the bay where the sea life centre.The train was well kept as was the track very reasonable price for the four of us as the upkeep must take a lot. The staff were very pleasant as was the people... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

Took my 3 year old grandson on the santa express yesterday the people there have done a great job it was a wonderful experiance from start to finish the children singing and shouting for santa then into the magical grotto to meet the main man.A truly great day out one i will remember for a long time.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

we went on this amazing train journey today to see santa the price was very good the train looked great and all the staff was amazing from the man who meet us to the train drivers all the elfs and the tea lady and santa, he was the right age for santa not 600 yrs old but not 18 like... More 

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Wakefield, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

We took our three year old on the little railway in Scarborough, he was so excited as we were getting off at the bay near to Sealife Centre for a walk on the clifftop. When we got into the ticket office the lady behind the counter was so grumpy that any other day I would have walked straight out again!... More 

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Filey, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

We took our grandsons on the 7pm Halloween special. The staff wore fancy dress and gave out sweets to the children. On the out-going journey there were Halloween-themed displays. At Scalby Mills we stood on the platform and were told a spooky story involving vampires and the tunnel. Prizes were given for the best fancy dress costumes. On the return... More 

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Thank swilson28
Seaton Delaval, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

Great for kids who loves trains. A nice 10 min journey takes you along coast to scalby mills and sealife centre. Grandaughter thought it was great. Good price for return tickets. A must todo if you like trains

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