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Wensleydale Railway

Leeming Bar Station Leases Road | Leases Road, Leeming Bar DL7 9AR, England
01677 425805
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Great train day out

A lovely family day out, when on a Disel from Leeming Bar to Redmire, with my wife and two year... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
RolandRatty
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York, United Kingdom
good day out

we used the station at Leyburn as we were camping close by, the car park is free so that was a... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
luxoragain
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thornaby on tees
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Leeming Bar Station Leases Road | Leases Road, Leeming Bar DL7 9AR, England
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01677 425805

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Reviewed 4 days ago

A lovely family day out, when on a Disel from Leeming Bar to Redmire, with my wife and two year old. Went down to Redmire Village where he played on the swings etc and we walked don to the Bolton Arms for a lovely lunch,...More

Thank RolandRatty
Reviewed 5 days ago

we used the station at Leyburn as we were camping close by, the car park is free so that was a bonus, nice little gift shop which is also the ticket office, a very pleasant gentleman assisted us for the best ticket, as it was...More

Thank luxoragain
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I travelled 160miles to go to the Wensleydale Railway Diesel Weekend and what a awesome fab day, lovely Railway, mostly single track, nice stations with cafes, with the exception of Redmire - there nothing there, but there's a pub near by. Great variety of Diesel...More

1  Thank Tim J
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stop a train by holding out your arm! The station near our holiday cottage was Finghall which is a request stop and the station volunteer explained how to safely stop the train. My wife and I spent a very pleasant day travelling up and down...More

Thank Lawrence S
Reviewed 1 week ago

After using every form of transport we also chose to get the Wensleydale railway from Redmire to Leeming Bar. You buy tickets on the train as the station building is not part of the Railway (now belongs to the Scouts). Great trip and I would...More

1  Thank Tim H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Staying opposite at The Corner House Hotel, we were frequent visitors to Leeming Bar Station. Even walking on the platform and seeing what has been done and what else there is to do, excites you. Good ranghe of locos too.

Thank Dormouse39
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We checked the timetable and went to a crossing when the steam train was passing. A lovely sight and very nostalgic .

3  Thank olibot
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This really is a delightful heritage railway running some 16 miles along Wensleydale. The pace is gentle and relaxed and the round trip takes a full half day. However, on the day of our visit the train was advertised as steam hauled. Unfortunately this was...More

2  Thank teithwyr2017
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As always a lovely afternoon in congenial company. Journey to the end of the line with sandwiches on the way out and cake and scones on the way back - who could ask for more. Weather was kind for once and everyone seemed to enjoy...More

1  Thank Claire R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There are a few major Heritage Railways in Yorkshire , We've done the NYMR and the KWVR but This was our first visit to this particular one . We decided to try out the newly started (this was it's 2nd weekend) Afternoon Tea Train ....More

3  Thank Gordon H
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Fahye
7 June 2017|
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Response from A7982QYjohnk | Reviewed this property |
It runs on Saturdays in November plus the 5th. Dogs cost £1 per journey but assistance dogs are free.
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Paul E
30 April 2017|
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Response from Rossergruffydd | Reviewed this property |
Not until money raised to replace the level crossing lights - £40,000 a crossing. Scruton Station has period themed open days - next one September 10th at 11am
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ravenscote0
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Response from Liz E | Reviewed this property |
Hi, as Martin W said Leyburn is a nice place and the station is right in Leyburn not 1/2 a mile away. There are several cafes and a couple of pubs that do pub food, as well as a chip shop. If you wanted more history and... More
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