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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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US$48.13*
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The York Pass Including Hop-On Hop-Off Tour
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US$53.19*
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North York Moors and Whitby Day Trip from York
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US$38.00*
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Full-Day North Yorkshire Moors and Whitby in Winter from York

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Great Day Out

Lucky enough to find the railway was running a winter service this week as it was the local area half term - Albeit a limited service between Grosmont to Pickering. So staying in... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
Tony M
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East Molesey, United Kingdom
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East Molesey, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Lucky enough to find the railway was running a winter service this week as it was the local area half term - Albeit a limited service between Grosmont to Pickering. So staying in Goathland we boarded the 10.50 steam locomotive to Pickering where we arrived some 50 minutes later. Everything was brilliant and more than what we could have hoped... More 

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

The NYMR is a great fun - filled family day out especially for all the children. The stations are very well kept and the facilties are excellent. The steam trains are lovely and perfect for filming or taking pictures of. The staff are very kind and welcoming and the views are very good for bird - spotting. Take an adventure... More 

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

Wow! - that's an amazing review - thank you so much! We're thrilled to hear that you had such a great time with us and look forward to welcoming you back in the future. More 

Pickering, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A fantastic day or half day experience with the added bonus of being able to travel from Pickering through to Whitby. The on board meals are fantastic with last years Curry Specials being great value for money

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

Thank you for a great review. You'll be pleased to hear that the Curry Specials are back again this year as well as other dining and afternoon tea specials. More 

Pickering, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the longest steam rides in the Uk, from Pickering to Whitby, wonderful views of the N Yorks moors, friendly and knowledgeable staff (mostly volunteers)

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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 and look forward to welcoming you back. More 

derbyshire
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had tickets from Viking FM offers for a half price ticket for me and my husband. We absolutely love it!. We stopped off at all the stops we could on the steam train. It was very exciting and loved every minute of it. We would definitely do it again. We even stopped off at Heartbeat country and walked a... More 

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

Wow! - that's a brilliant review - thank you very much. We look forward to welcoming you back in the future. More 

West Lothian
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The NYMR is a top class example of what volunteer help and a bit of vision can achieve. Yet it's run along sound commercial lines which help it stand the test of time. We visit North Yorkshire every couple of years and always make a point of having a ride on the Moors Railway. It's always different, yet reasuringly familiar... More 

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

Thank you for a lovely informative review. It's always good to hear from our regular visitors and we look forward to your next visit. More 

Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

9 of us went from Pickering to Grosmont on New Year's Eve for an adult only 'black tie' lunch. At a cost of £79 each we were worried about whether we would get value for money or not. From the start we were treated to sparkling wine. Very tasty Parsnip soup / smoked Salmon or melon. A fantastic sirloin roast... More 

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

That's a brilliant review - we're so pleased to hear that you had such an enjoyable time and look forward to welcoming you back in the future. More 

Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited for the Pickering 1940's Weekend as a family, dressed up and joined in!! What a wonderful atmosphere!! We took the train along the route stopping off at the themed stations and had a fabulous time. Will definately be going 2017!!! You can park at either Pickering or Grosmont end and the train was approx £80/£90 for a family... More 

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

Thank you for a great review. We're so pleased to hear that you had such a good time at our Railway in Wartime Weekend and look forward to welcoming you back in October this year. More 

York, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017

The North Yorkshire Moors Railway is a heritage railway run by volunteers. Not for profit railway that operates from Pickering. North Yorkshire through to the seaside town of Whitby. The railway is easily accessed via road/Bus or by Network Rail (Middlesborough to Whitby line alight at Grosmont Station). The railway operates both Steam and heritage diesel locomotives. The railway caters... More 

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

Thank you for an amazing and informative review. I should say though that we had three weddings in 2016 - one small event on the platform and two others in the learning centre. More 

Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

Thank you to the lovely staff who made our journey on the Santa Express really special for our grandson. We had a lovely day. It was 30 years since we last did this trip with our own children and it's still magical.

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

That's a lovely review - thank you so much. We're so pleased to hear that you and your grandson had such a good time on our Santa Express and we look forward to seeing you next Christmas. More 

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