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Peak Rail

Peak Railways Heritage Trust | Matlock Station, Matlock DE4 3NA, England
+44 1629 580381
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Exciting Day out for First time Train Travellers

We enjoyed a exciting Day @ peak Rail, I took my 2 Great nephews aged 12 & 10 who had never been on... read more

Reviewed yesterday
nodski
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Alton, United Kingdom
Great nostalgia trip

I travelled on the train from Matlock to Rowsley South and back in the comfort of vintage... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
gr0bs0n1
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Stafford, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good30%
  • Average16%
  • Poor6%
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Peak Railways Heritage Trust | Matlock Station, Matlock DE4 3NA, England
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Reviewed yesterday

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
Reviewed 2 days ago

I travelled on the train from Matlock to Rowsley South and back in the comfort of vintage carriages. The beauty of this is that you have a diesel locomotive pulling you one way and steam the other so for someone who was brought up in...More

Thank gr0bs0n1
Reviewed 4 days ago

Peak Rail is a local historic railway running between Matlock and Rowsley. It is all very jolly and a good day out However from time to time they hitch a couple of ancient first class dining cars up to the train and serve a first...More

Thank nick w
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We sort of stumbled across the Peak Railway and were so glad we did. It feels like you are stepping back in time, and the carriage we sat In looked remarkably like the one in the Harry Potter movie which obviously impressed the children immensely....More

Thank nickylack
Reviewed 1 week ago

Having bought a ticket on the national rail service, I saw from the timetable there was just 2 minutes to make the connection at Matlock. To do this involves going out of the station,crossing the bridge and finding the way in. This is not clearly...More

2  Thank chives1cl
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Peak Rail is an elegant short heritage railway, the journeys maybe a bit shaky but the owners aren't Network Rail who can afford the best infrastructure possible, the locomotives are really well kept, the staff are really proud of the railway and are very kind,...More

Thank SergWoody
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went from Matlock to Rowsley and back on a Sunday afternoon. The train journey was juddery all the way there and back. ( not pleasant. ) There is nothing really to see at the terminus, apart from the dire peak shopping village. The train could...More

3  Thank DerbyshireFlyboy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What can one say. This is an ideal family day out for all ages. The food is excellent the staff are all pleasant and caring. Lots to see while enjoying your trip down memory lane!!

1  Thank mazzarella15
Reviewed 4 weeks 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

3  Thank June W
Reviewed 4 weeks 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

1  Thank David M
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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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Response from Rachel H | Reviewed this property |
Matlock
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