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North Bay Railway

Closed Now: 10:30 am - 4:00 pm
Open today: 10:30 am - 4:00 pm
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Walked to sea life centre decided to catch train back well worth the £3 single fare even though... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Judith D
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A lovely week with the grandkids

Loved it from the start to the end and the kids and dog thought it was brilliant. You are on it... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Kirkby, United Kingdom
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“north bay”(111 reviews)
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...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Burniston Road, Scarborough YO12 6PF, England
+44 1723 368791
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Walked to sea life centre decided to catch train back well worth the £3 single fare even though it's only a 10 minute ride lovely staff and what a great job they have

Thank Judith D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Loved it from the start to the end and the kids and dog thought it was brilliant. You are on it long enough to appreciate it and the view was spectacular.

Thank MarcandLauraB
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Used to take our children on this train thirty years ago and decided to go on it again.Nothings changed and we really enjoyed the experience once again.Its brilliant for young children but also very enjoyable for adults.

Thank wilbert12
Reviewed 1 week ago

A really traditional fun day out down to Scalby Mills and back.Friendly, knowledgeable staff. The return is not just a two way ticket, if you want you can ride as many times as you like that day. A really happy nostalgic day, thank you NBR!

Thank Chris294458
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited with our 2 year old who is train mad, and brought back childhood memories from when I went as a child. For £4 return, you can’t go wrong! Trains had room from wheelchairs and prams too.

1  Thank bus1ptk
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Second visit here and it never fails to impress. Reasonably priced fun little ride, only lasts about 10 minutes each way but serves well to get from Peasholme park end to Sealife.

1  Thank Georginar1976
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Me, my husband and 2 children travelled in the train as we were visiting the sealife centre, and my son loves trains. I had a voucher for free return tickets through my work and showed this to the gentleman selling tickets who replied 'hmpff, we've...More

2  Thank Katherinesenior
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have travelled many times on the North Bay Railway in the past . It is an experience that never fails to give me enjoyment . So , when I was in Scarborough earlier this week I went for a ride on it again ....More

1  Thank Neil W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The little train runs from one end of the park to Scalby and is reasonably priced. It’s all flat at the park so my elderly mother was able to walk around with her walking frame. Had a drink beside the boating lake where my kids...More

2  Thank CaptainL25
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very good value for money. Railway staff very friendly. You can use the train as many times as you like for the one fee. Only a short journey but we enjoyed it.

1  Thank 65Shirley2417
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Response from Chris294458 | Reviewed this property |
Yeah, sure are! They love i!
Christine Y
27 August 2018|
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Response from Alan B | Reviewed this property |
I saw no sign of such discounts. Tariff was for adults and children at the station.
Derek C
23 August 2017|
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Response from Sarahjanew1985 | Reviewed this property |
The ramp is steep but yes there is a car for the wheelchair to sit in although it is used for buggies a lot of the time so at peak times there might be a wait