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North Yorkshire Moors Railway

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Address: 12 Park Street | Pickering Station, Pickering YO18 7AJ, England
Phone Number: +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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The York Pass Including Hop-On Hop-Off Tour
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US$49.26*
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North York Moors and Whitby Day Trip from York
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US$38.89*
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Full-Day North Yorkshire Moors and Whitby in Winter from York

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The nice way to travel back in time, traveling through wonderful countryside to the coast (Whitby). Stop off on the way to visit the home of "Heartbeat "

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The nice way to travel back in time, traveling through wonderful countryside to the coast (Whitby). Stop off on the way to visit the home of "Heartbeat "

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

Thank you for your review. We're pleased to hear that you enjoyed your trip. More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nymr is a great day out always find steam travel relaxing.Have tried to travel on quiet days as peak times the carriages can get very full. There is a little second hand book shop near the station at Grosmont,worth a visit,cash only though.

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

Thank you for your review. We look forward to welcoming you back. More 

Lincoln, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked the dining experience, with friends, to celebrate our wedding anniversary. I was a bit dubious of a roast, cooked on a steam train, with all the problems that mass catering holds. I need not have worried. The food was amazing - the service was kind and friendly, the gin and tonic went down well too. The journey was... More 

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

That's a lovely review - thank you very much. We're so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your Pullman Dining Experience and wish you a belated Happy Wedding Anniversary from all at the NYMR! More 

Felixstowe, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we have been on a full blown trip on this railway - from Whitby to Pickering return - but I am not writing a review of that today as it was ages ago and not so good. This visit was just to take photos = and some great ones were taken.

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

Thank you for your review. We're pleased to hear that you were able to take some good photos. More 

Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Took the grandchildren for a lovely day on the railway jumping on and off at the various stations for a look around the villages with day rover tickets. What a lovely day out.

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

That's a great review - thank you very much. More 

Manchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great fun for al, the family on a steam train. What's not to like? Travelled from Pickering to Grosmont and returned via Goathland, the home of Heartbeat and the station that was used in Harry Potter. Charming although commercial village which is well worth a look.

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

Thank you for a lovely review. We look forward to welcoming you back in the future. More 

Wakefield, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited the railway in the October half term.Catching the train at Pickering.My wife and I were with our youngest Son and his family On arriving in Pickering we needed to park.Following the signs to the station we found a car park a short distance Past the station which is adjoining.The cost is £5 for the day.It is only a short... More 

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

Thank you very much for a lovely review. We're pleased to hear that you had such an enjoyable time bringing back memories of your childhood. We look forward to welcoming you back, hopefully on our Pullman Diner. More 

York, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Having been on the steam railway eighteen months ago, we decided to return and this time do the whole trip of Pickering to Whitby. Unfortunately, or fortunately, depending on how you look at it we inadvertantly arrived on the weekend when Pickering and surrounding villages play hosts to a second world war enactment society. Thousands of them and their vehicles!... More 

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

Thank you for your review. It must have been quite a surprise to find yourselves in the middle of the Railway in Wartime weekend! We thank you for your understanding and we are pleased to hear that you thoroughly enjoyed your day. More 

London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was so lucky to be there on Railway in Wartime weekend on October 15. Nice weather, happy people, well organised event! Very interesting!

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

Thank you for your review - we're so pleased to hear that you enjoyed the Railway in Wartime weekend and look forward to seeing you next year! More 

Upminster, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

we drove to the grosmont which is a beautiful little station to get the train . spoke to the engine driver who was very friendly. he said "it was the best job in the world, and my 3 year old was so excited to see a steam traun fof thd first time and actually meet the driver. its been a... More 

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

Thank you for your review. We're pleased to hear that your three year old enjoyed their encounter with the engine driver but sorry that, on this occasion, you found some of the staff rude. What they were telling you was correct but the way that they went about it was not. I will pass on your comments to the staff... More 

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