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North Bay Railway

Burniston Road, Scarborough YO12 6PF, England
+44 1723 368791
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Kids will love this

This is a superb entertainment for smaller children or the young at heart! Not a very long trip... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Great Fun

I visited in July on a sunny Sunday and to my surprise, turned out to be the highlight of my stay... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Larry M
Scunthorpe, United Kingdom
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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.
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good27%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 11:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Burniston Road, Scarborough YO12 6PF, England
+44 1723 368791
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This is a superb entertainment for smaller children or the young at heart! Not a very long trip but it does go round the back of the stage of the open-air theatre, through a little tunnel and eventually comes out near the sea and stops...More

Thank ChrisPduck2
Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited in July on a sunny Sunday and to my surprise, turned out to be the highlight of my stay. The company running it seem to go out their way to make this an experience from the get go with a friendly conductor, fully...More

Thank Larry M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Short trip, not a very scenic route but canny for small children. Different types of carriages so you can swap and do a different one each way. Steam engine only runs at weekends but Diesel engine still good.

Thank Katie M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The railway here has fairly good sized locks and I believe some are steam engines, though the one in use today was a diesel. The carriages are large enough for 4 adults in each section and are comfortable, some enclosed and some open. Cost is...More

Thank Kevin W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I booked a day steam train experience for my husband, which though a surprise for him, turned out to be an exceptional success.The welcome and in depth explanations from the train driver, manger and all staff regarding the workings of the steam locomotive were second...More

Thank bansheesangel
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great way to spend an hour or so About £3 return but can travel all day If you want.one train is steam but only runs at certain times

Thank 07jenny752
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

When we arrived we were told not to park in the actual road and to use the carpark, which cost us £4. The same train guard wasn't really welcoming we had a pram £3.90 return there was nothing there apart from the sea life centre...More

Thank Donna H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After a dull walk around from Scarborough quay we really enjoyed this ride into the best part of Peasholm Park although disappointed to find everything closed at 4pm on a Sunny Sunday. We would have loved to ride the Victorian water chute and spend money...More

Thank ryansdelight
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Spent several hours here and had lots to do. Went on the Skytrail and found this to be brill even though it doesn't look high I wasn't that comfortable. My lad wasn't that keen either but we overcome our fears. The water ride was basic...More

Thank Serene-View
Reviewed 11 September 2017

Wonderful ride. Lovely way to travel, we got the train to get to the sea life centre and back. Only lasts about 10mins but price is very good at £3 for a return. Offering both indoor and outdoor carriages allowing for a sea view. It...More

Thank Hornblower17
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Derek C
22 August 2017|
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Response from Sarahjanew1985 | Reviewed this property |
Yes there are adapted coaches and ramps to the station though the hill is steep
8 May 2017|
Response from managerNBR | Property representative |
There is not a bus service that runs from near the Grand Hotel. The best option would be to get a taxi and ask them to bring you up to the ticket office at Peasholm Station. A return ticket would be £3.90
ian h
27 March 2017|
Response from managerNBR | Property representative |
Thank you for your question, at present we are not planning operate between 25th December 2017 - 9th February 2018. We will reopen on Saturday 10th February 2018.