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Central Tramway Company

444 reviews
About Central Tramway Company
Central Tramway is Scarborough’s Victorian cliff railway on the historic South Bay. Opened in 1881 the company carries 500,000 passengers a year and is preserving the heritage of the site for future generations.
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All reviews the cliff victorian engineering piece of history tired legs grand hotel steep steps life saver town centre st nicholas sea front step back in time walk up visit scarborough lovely staff great fun value for money saves
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Reviewed 1 week ago

the trip only lasts about 30 seconds (cost £1), not for the faint hearted but saves walking back up the hill

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank gemlinda
Amy_CentralTramway, Public Relations Manager at Central Tramway Company, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for travelling on the Central Tramway and for taking the time to write a review, we really do appreciate it.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A lovely bit of working industrial archaeology which deserves to be supported, even if you can sprint up the stairs faster!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank kevinaN9662YI
Amy_CentralTramway, Public Relations Manager at Central Tramway Company, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for supporting Central Tramway (we're impressed you can run up the hill!) and for taking the time to write such a nice review, we really do appreciate it. Thanks from all the team. 🙂👍

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Always have to have a go on the tram when we visit Scarborough. Great part of Scarborough history and great fun.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank baza6012520
Amy_CentralTramway, Public Relations Manager at Central Tramway Company, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for travelling on the Central Tramway whenever you visit Scarborough and for taking the time to write such a nice review, we really do appreciate it. Thanks from all the team. 🙂👍

Reviewed 12 December 2018

You know its ok, a little bit of fun, a piece of Scarborough history. It is an easy walk up, but if your feeling lazy or you have a bit of trouble getting about, take it, its not too much to pay.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Philip L
Amy_CentralTramway, Public Relations Manager at Central Tramway Company, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for travelling on the Central Tramway and for taking the time to write a review, we really do appreciate it.

Reviewed 5 December 2018

Really pleased to see this was open in the Winter time even if just at the weekend and still running well. A great way to travel up and down the cliff from town to beach.More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 2014Jandy
Amy_CentralTramway, Public Relations Manager at Central Tramway Company, responded to this reviewResponded 6 December 2018

Thank you for travelling on the Central Tramway and for taking the time to write such a nice review, we really do appreciate it. This is the first winter we are open weekends so it's nice to get the feedback. Thanks from all the team....More

Reviewed 29 November 2018 via mobile

Had a fabulous visit to Scarborough, beautiful updating has taken place since childhood visits. Lovely, friendly, visit to the tramway, to the sea, great people working on it, very knowledgable and welcoming. We took plenty of photos, the staff were patient and helpful, with regard...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank LAH2855
Amy_CentralTramway, Public Relations Manager at Central Tramway Company, responded to this reviewResponded 29 November 2018

Thank you so much for travelling on the Central Tramway on your recent visit to Scarborough and for writing such kind words. Keeping the tram running is a team effort and we really do appreciate your thoughtful feedback. We look forward to seeing you at...More

Reviewed 18 November 2018 via mobile

Friendly staff, nice and clean with good value fares. This makes a nice break from the norm and worth a visit with some great views.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank LincolnKaren
Amy_CentralTramway, Public Relations Manager at Central Tramway Company, responded to this reviewResponded 19 November 2018

Thank you for travelling on the Central Tramway and for taking the time to write such a nice review, we really do appreciate it. Thanks from all the team. 🙂👍

Reviewed 15 November 2018

Used the Tramway several times during my stay in Scarborough with my elderly in laws. The Trams were always clean and ran at regular timings. The staff were always pleasant, courteous and extremely helpful with getting the wheelchair on and off. Great views to be...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Lunn2013
Amy_CentralTramway, Public Relations Manager at Central Tramway Company, responded to this reviewResponded 19 November 2018

Thank you for travelling on the Central Tramway and for taking the time to write such a nice review, we really do appreciate it. Keeping the trams running is a team job, so thank you from all the team. 🙂👍

Reviewed 5 November 2018 via mobile

My wife and I were visiting Scarborough and noticed the Central Tramway Company. It looked really impressive from the outside, it took you back in time. On walking in it looked very good, so well maintained. It almost looked as good as the day it...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Amy_CentralTramway, Public Relations Manager at Central Tramway Company, responded to this reviewResponded 6 November 2018

Thank you so much for travelling on the Central Tramway on your recent visit to Scarborough and for writing such kind words. Keeping the tramway running is a team effort and we really do appreciate your thoughtful feedback. We look forward to seeing you at...More

Reviewed 3 November 2018

If you want to get to the top get on board the funicular tramway. Certainly takes the effort out of going uphill.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Thorny61
Amy_CentralTramway, Public Relations Manager at Central Tramway Company, responded to this reviewResponded 5 November 2018

Thank you for travelling on the Central Tramway and for taking the time to write such a nice review, we really do appreciate it. Thanks from all the team. 🙂👍

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Response from Amy_CentralTramway | Property representative |
Hi, We are open from 9.30 am to 5.45 pm every day.
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Confirming that dogs are permitted on the Tramway. Thank you for your enquiry.
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yes you can no problem at all
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