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Steam Railway, £21.50

Group Visits to the North Yorkshire Moors Railway

Group Visits to the North Yorkshire Moors Railway

Details

The NYMR is best enjoyed with a group of people you know, experience the age of steam, explore the stations and see the beautiful vistas of the North York Moors National Park! We will take your group on a journey they will never forget! ?

We love groups, which is why if you are in a group of 20 or more people we'll do the right thing and offer you a group discount off the standard fare price throughout the day.

Explore the Railway
• Pickering Station is a must-see 1930’s themed station which will transport you back in time to the steam era.
• Don’t miss the celebrity station, Goathland, which became Hogsmeade Station in the first Harry Potter film.
• Explore Grosmont Station which is home to the operating and engineering world of the NYMR. If you are lucky you might be able to catch a sneaky peak at the work taking place on our engines!
• Visit Whitby with its narrow streets and bustling harbour overlooked by the striking ruins of Whitby Abbey.
• The NYMR's aim is to provide a high quality, safe and authentic evocation of the steam age.
• The railway is owned and operated by a Charitable Trust, providing access for all.

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (no fee)Disabled toiletsEducation/study areaFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsGift shopOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsPicnic sitePublic toiletsRegional Tourist Board MemberAccepts groupsFacilities for conferencingFacilities for corporate hospitality

Children welcomeDisabled accessDogs acceptedSmoking not allowedFacilities for hearing impaired

There are toilets, baby-changing facilities and additional access facilities at Pickering and selected other stations along the line. There are also refreshment facilities and gift shops and many of the stations, as well as a Customer Services office at Pickering. The railway is delighted to welcomes pushchairs and dogs on its services (subject to available space. Please note there is a charge for dogs to travel on board)

Prices

Please check nymr.co.uk for all further information on group travel including full fares list and timetable.

Events at this Venue

date event
Sat 1 - Sun 2 Dec Santa Specials Pickering 2018
Sat 1 - Sun 2 Dec Santa Specials Grosmont 2018
Sat 8 - Sun 9 Dec Santa Specials Pickering 2018
Sat 8 - Sun 9 Dec Santa Specials Grosmont 2018
Sat 15 - Sun 16 Dec Santa Specials Pickering 2018
Sat 15 - Sun 16 Dec Santa Specials Grosmont 2018

Address

Pickering Station,
Park Street,
Pickering,
YO18 7AJ

Location

Directions

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Map reference: SE 797841  Lat: 54.24639 Long: -0.77838

By Road: Thirsk to Scarborough, turn left at traffic lights in Pickering town and follow brown tourist signs for Steam Railway

By Public Transport: The main bus stops are outside Pickerig TIC at The Ropery and on Eastgate both within a 5 minute walk from the station.

Parking: with charge

Accessible by Public Transport: 8 miles from Malton station

Facilities

  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Education/study areaEducation/study area
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Regional Tourist Board MemberRegional Tourist Board Member
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Facilities for conferencingFacilities for conferencing
  • Facilities for corporate hospitalityFacilities for corporate hospitality
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Dogs acceptedDogs accepted
  • Smoking not allowedSmoking not allowed
  • Facilities for hearing impairedFacilities for hearing impaired

There are toilets, baby-changing facilities and additional access facilities at Pickering and selected other stations along the line. There are also refreshment facilities and gift shops and many of the stations, as well as a Customer Services office at Pickering. The railway is delighted to welcomes pushchairs and dogs on its services (subject to available space. Please note there is a charge for dogs to travel on board)

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details

Parking

  • YesDesignated parking for guests with disabilities
    • YesWithin 50 metres approx. of entrance
  • The surface of the car park and pathway leading to entrance:
    • Yesis solid
  • YesDrop-off point for guests outside entrance
  • The route from the parking area to the entrance:
    • YesIs flat (i.e. without steps)

Public Areas

  • Level access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift:
    • YesFrom the entrance to reception / ticket area
    • YesTo a specially adapted public toilet suitable for wheelchair users
    • YesTo the gift shop
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • YesLift equipped with verbal floor announcements
  • YesLift equipped with raised floor numbers or braille numbers or letters
  • YesBaby changing facilities

General

  • YesSeating available for visitors with limited mobility
  • YesClear signage
  • YesEffective lighting for visually impaired visitors
  • YesRoutes/pathways suitable for wheelchair users or visitors with limited mobility
  • YesDisplays at suitable height for wheelchair users / children
  • YesAudible alarm system
  • YesVisual alarm system

Entrance

  • YesSteps to the main entrance
    • 3
      Number of steps to entrance
  • YesRamp to entrance
    • YesHandrail by ramp
  • YesEntrance is well lit

Food

  • YesLevel access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift to cafeteria
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • YesMenus available in large print (14pt and over)
  • Restaurant / cafe provide meals for visitors with special dietary requirements:
    • YesVegetarian
  • YesSeating suitable for wheelchair users, ie moveable and good height for person sitting in a wheelchair
  • YesHigh chairs for children

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