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Yorkshire Wolds Railway

Beverley Rd | Fimber Halt, Fimber, Driffield YO25 3HG, England
+44 1377 338053
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Recent Visit - August Bank Holiday Monday

I am a members of a local Classic Car Club - Bridlington & Wolds M.M.O.C. We have visited this... read more

Reviewed 6 September 2017
Fozzie46
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East Yorkshire
Great rural setting.

We discovered this embrionic railway when we passed it. Although the site is currently small, the... read more

Reviewed 30 August 2017
589Richard
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Egremont, United Kingdom
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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 Visitor Centre in the renovated coach, teas & coffees and a shop.
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Beverley Rd | Fimber Halt, Fimber, Driffield YO25 3HG, England
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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

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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.

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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.

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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

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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

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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

1  Thank Chris S
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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

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Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

Great friendly and full of information staff and very enthusiastic about the future extension of the line they need all the support and backing well worth a visit xx

1  Thank Susan B
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Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

We visited knowing what to expect, but found much more than we'd anticipated. The cab ride is fun, and there's a really good exhibition about the line. But what makes it is the really warm friendly welcome you get. When they've extended towards Wetwang we'll...More

1  Thank Paul D
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Reviewed 14 July 2016

We visited Driffield recently and read about the Yorkshire Wolds Railway Restoration Project but didn't have a chance to visit. As we were in the area again we decided to visit unfortunately we picked a day they were not open - our fault as we...More

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Reviewed 20 June 2016

Really friendly staff on a lovely liitle piece of railway at Fimber . They is a ride in the cab of a diesel shunter plus a railway coach giving lots of photos 7 history about the railway Well worth a visit Tony

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Ed E, Manager at Yorkshire Wolds Railway, responded to this reviewResponded 4 July 2016

Many thanks for your review of the YWR and glad you liked your visit

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