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Embsay & Bolton Abbey Steam Railway

Bolton Abbey, Bolton Abbey, Yorkshire Dales National Park BD23 6AF, England
+44 1756 710614
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Bolton Abbey, Bolton Abbey, Yorkshire Dales National Park BD23 6AF, England
+44 1756 710614
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We visited here on an organised coach trip. We should be so grateful to these wonderful volunteers who keep these places going for our enjoyment! It is only a 20 minute ride one way but the views are beautiful and all from comfortable carriages! There...More

Thank R P T
Reviewed 1 week ago

We made a return visit to the Embsay and Bolton Abbey Railway last week and enjoyed a round trip behind Beatrice with a break for Lunch at the tea rooms at Bolton Abbey station. The railway is very friendly with uniformed volunteers carrying out the...More

Thank Charles A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a lovely time on the train, my 2 year old daughter has been asking to go on a train for ages and we thought this would be perfect for her. She loved it, and the miniature train at the Bolton Abbey station. Will definitely...More

Thank Gem1025
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

An attraction not to be missed. This small heritage railway is well worth a visit. The railway is great fun with strawberry and cream carriages from the 60s

Thank Nigel B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a good railway line that is set within the Yorkshire Dales, the journey is very scenic with open views of the countryside that go as far as the eye can see.

Thank peterentwistle1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a very pleasant ride on Embsay railway, Staff and volunteers were very helpful and pleasant. Look forwards to returning for another visit soon.

Thank managerNBR
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We booked an peppa pig event for a family of 4 for our girls 3rd they loved every thing about it. Going on a proper steam train and meeting peppa pig. It was busy even on a wet day so you need to turn up...More

Thank SandHRuss
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

This is a great attraction. We had lots of fun we would do this again. It's all run by volunteers which is amazing.

Thank George S
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Look, if you think the EBASR will be like the North York Moors Railway, think again. The Worth Valley? Er No. But this is a lovely little line run by keen volunteers and at £10 return everybody should support. It was Bank Holiday Easter Monday...More

1  Thank MStJB
Reviewed 17 April 2017

A brilliant place to take the family, everybody was so pleasant, and it was brilliant value for money.

Thank john l
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I have just booked the fish and chip special is our dog allowed on board with us? X
11 September 2016|
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Response from Stephen W | Property representative |
Yes well behaved dogs are welcome We just ask that they don't go on the seats
Hi there. Is there a reasonable B&B near to the station please?
26 June 2016|
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Response from SCW710614 | Property representative |
Yes there are a number on the Bolton Abbey Estate listed on their website
di dixon
Where is the Embsay station in Skipton? is it at the main line station?
23 June 2016|
Response from Stephen W | Property representative |
Embsay station is about one and a half miles outside Skipton in the heart of Embsay village. Bear right up the Bailey by Skipton Castle then first left we are signposted Embsay Steam Railway