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North Bay Railway

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“scalby mills”(113 reviews)
“north bay”(116 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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All reviews scalby mills the sea life centre north bay peasholm park choo choo steam engine return ticket train driver trains run short journey water chute lovely trip great ride the open air theatre ticket office kids will love little boy
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

OK this is going to be two reviews in one. Firstly my wife and I were a bit unimpressed with santa and the elves. He seemed to have lost his reindeer and been given a parking ticket. Plus he was hard of hearing. All in...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank MarcandLauraB
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was very disappointing, the station was light up pretty but on the train ride there were a few light displays along the track ( that had seen better days) and large gaps of darkness. Santa was disappointing. On booking they asked for child's name...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 517pam
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went with my adult son and his partner, and their two daughters aged 2 and 4. It was easy to book online and the tickets with our names were given to us on arrival. Staff really friendly and accommodating. The story they wove about Santa...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Karin F
Reviewed 11 December 2018

I was given an engine driving experience. Had a superb afternoon, learnt a lot about the workings of a steam locomotive. I had an excellent driver to teach me. If I lived nearer, I'd certainly apply to work there as a volunteer.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Christopher T
Reviewed 2 December 2018 via mobile

Amazing railway, friendly staff and a fantastic Santa event. Took my nephews (3 and 1) and they loved the lights and decorations along the track. The 3 year old was in awe of Santa and avidly watched the whole show. Presents are good quality abs...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 2 November 2018 via mobile

As we are on a family holiday we saw the Minature train was having a Halloween event and my boys asked if we could go we booked the tickets as it is advertised as child friendly and having 9 year old twins we thought it...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Debbie P
Reviewed 19 October 2018 via mobile

Late in the season and everything around seemed closed but the trains were running and that’s what we went for. Only a short ten minute trip but a good experience and engines were great. Only the sea life centre at the other end which be...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Markofltc
Reviewed 20 September 2018 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

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Judith D
Reviewed 18 September 2018 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.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank MarcandLauraB
Reviewed 17 September 2018 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.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Response from I1383VQalanb | Reviewed this property |
I saw no sign of such discounts. Tariff was for adults and children at the station.
Derek C
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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