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Day of nostalgia

We went to the railway as part of journey to Thornton le dale it a growing attraction with... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
hullboy675
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Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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Day out

We was going to Thornton le dale and we dropped off at the railway and had a great time as I am now... read more

Reviewed 16 September 2018
clarksonfamily45
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The Yorkshire Wolds Railway operates on the track bed of the former Malton & Driffield Railway which ran through the heart of the beautiful chalk wolds between 1853 and 1958. The railway offers cab rides on a restored short section of the line, a...more
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Beverley Rd | Fimber Halt, Fimber, Driffield YO25 3HG, England
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went to the railway as part of journey to Thornton le dale it a growing attraction with ambitions to to sledmere house I am a member of the railway so a short but happy along the track

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

We was going to Thornton le dale and we dropped off at the railway and had a great time as I am now a member of the railway as a result of the visit

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank clarksonfamily45
Reviewed 4 September 2018

Not been on the road from Wetwang for a while so it was a pleasant but unexpected surprise to see the base of the Yorkshire Wolds Railway. The site although small was very tidy and full of things to see. I can't wait to catch...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Tim A
Reviewed 21 August 2018 via mobile

Visited with friends on a sunny Sunday afternoon. Three of us paid £5 each to have a go at driving the train - up and down the line a few times, learning how to speed up and slow down - great fun! We were particularly...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Logic78
Reviewed 6 September 2017

I am a members of a local Classic Car Club - Bridlington & Wolds M.M.O.C. We have visited this place on a number of occasions. For the small amount of £1.50 you can have a ride on the Diesel Loco they have there. Cups of...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank Fozzie46
Reviewed 30 August 2017

We discovered this embrionic railway when we passed it. Although the site is currently small, the short ride on the engine was a joy, the staff helpful and interesting displays explained the history and aims.

Date of experience: August 2017
2  Thank 589Richard
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

It's amazing what has been achieved in a short time. V friendly volunteers, great cab ride & super cup of tea. Well worth a visit.

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank CandyPandy1
Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

Stopped had a look around a collection of a carriage a couple of trucks an industrial loco a pleasant enough chap talked to me about what they are trying to achieve but all in all a totally pointless stop even my camera died of boredom...More

Date of experience: December 2016
1  Thank KevinC1960
MatthewYWR, Manager at Yorkshire Wolds Railway, responded to this reviewResponded 16 December 2016

Hello KevinC1960 Thank you very much for taking the time write a review on the YWR. I am really pleased that you where greeted by one of our volunteers who took the time to chat with you about our exciting plans for the coming year...More

Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

We haven't visited the lovely Fimber stopoff for a couple of years. What a delight to find that a couple of hundred yards down the road from the café and toilets beloved by so many, which is situated on the site of the old Sledmere...More

Date of experience: October 2016
1  Thank Chris S
Reviewed 9 September 2016

still in growth stage but will be good for a short break on journey around area malton and sledmere picnic site on other side of road

Date of experience: July 2016
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