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Peak Rail

Rowsley Station | Peak Railways Heritage Trust, Rowsley, Peak District National Park, England
+44 1629 580381
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First impressions were not good - the railway buildings were only wooden huts and the train journey... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Terence K
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Bristol, United Kingdom
Great steam railway trip

Quite easy to find but the road in is very bumpy. Plenty of parking and it's free. We went on this... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
JOHNHEPPENSTALL
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Holmfirth, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good27%
  • Average10%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible1%
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“railway” (15 reviews)
“diesel” (17 reviews)
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Rowsley Station | Peak Railways Heritage Trust, Rowsley, Peak District National Park, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First impressions were not good - the railway buildings were only wooden huts and the train journey was incredibly 'jerky'. Arrived at Matlock station which is nothing to speak of either and went for a walk aound the town. Reboarded the train and we thought...More

Thank Terence K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Quite easy to find but the road in is very bumpy. Plenty of parking and it's free. We went on this day as the kids were free so only cost us £17 for a family of 4, apparently they run several promotions like this through...More

Thank JOHNHEPPENSTALL
Reviewed 18 May 2017

On a foul wet day we arrived @ Rowsley Station in plenty of time for our train...we had a good value tasty snack in the station buffet...and a nose around the well stocked shop. The carriages were spotlessly clean, hauled by a steam loco, and...More

Thank lookey01
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

We visited here twice last year for afternoon tea and was really impressed. A recent present for my birthday was Sunday lunch for two. Sunday lunch is a three course lunch plus coffee/tea and chocolate mint. The train starts at just after 12pm and lasts...More

Thank Ian1200
Reviewed 20 March 2017

I visited Peak Rail one Sunday afternoon with my husband and 2 year old daughter. It was a lovely, quaint little platform with a cafe, shop, ticket office and the sun, to our surprise was shining! (When we left Buxton it was raining!) The train...More

Thank Lucyb1981
Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

Our second year at Peak rail for the Santa express and will be back again. A heritage line with bags of warmth and a true heart. Entertaining from the moment we got on the train our grand child loved every minute as did the adults!!...More

Thank paulmaureenandmolly
Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

12 of us went on the Santa express on Sunday, 7 adults & 5 children. It's our second time and it was every bit as enjoyable as the first trip. The volunteers are all fantastic, friendly, helpful - just lovely! The entertainers are brilliant with...More

1  Thank alijay13
Reviewed 14 November 2016

As part of a day trip to the Peak District, our coach party visited Rowsley to enjoy a steam train ride. Unfortunately, there was no steam train (we were advised by one of the train volunteers that it had been out of action since August...More

Thank Elaine D
Reviewed 26 September 2016

An enjoyable relaxing three course Sunday Lunch served by smiling friendly young ladies. Time to enjoy the scenery while eating your delicious meal. Will definately visit again.

Thank aljan07
Reviewed 21 September 2016

My wife's not too chuffed with diesels, but with two big ones to secure a trip into Matlock Station, we both enjoyed the experience. Main line grandeur, branch line feeling - to Buxton and beyond one day? Or just be thankful for what we have...More

Thank Bob W
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Jayne H
do you allow dogs on the train
13 July 2016|
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Response from mark G | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do, it's a very dog friendly place.
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