North Bay Heritage Railway, Sky Trail & Historic Water Chute

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The Great Day Out at Scarborough North Bay Railway, Sky Trail & Historic Water Chute

One of Scarborough’s top seaside attractions the North Bay Railway, Sky Trail and Historic Water Chute is a great family day out. The locomotives, scenery and history of the railway all add up to make it a fantastic day. The North Bay Railway is a great way to travel to Scarborough Sea Life Centre with our regular public transport service train.

Now more than just a heritage railway!

Experience the high-level thrills of the North Bay Railway’s Sky Trial Adventure, one of only a few in the country. If you’re after an adrenalin rush, rise to the challenge around our 2 level rope bridge and beam course

Thrill on the historic Water Chute, face the challenge of the Water Balls or take things more leisurely on the boating lake.

Our seaside attraction is family friendly and accessible for pushchairs, wheelchairs and mobility scooters. 100% dog friendly and dogs are welcome to travel on the train free of charge but we do ask you keep your dog on a short lead.


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Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult Return£4.50 per adult
Adult Single£3.50 per adult
Child Single£3.00 per child
Children Return£4.00 per child
Dogs£1.50 per ticket
Water Chute£3.00 per ticket

Adult return £4.50, Child return £4.00, Adult single £3.50, Child single £3.00, Dogs £1.50.
Water Chute is now £3.00 per person (two goes)and Pedalos £5.00 per boat.
Sky Trail £9.50 per person
Water Walking Balls £5.00 per person
Electric Pedalo's £10.00 for 1-2 people and £14.00 for 3-5 people


Saturday, 4th December 2021 - Sunday, 5th December 2021

Saturday, 11th December 2021 - Sunday, 12th December 2021

Saturday, 18th December 2021 - Sunday, 19th December 2021

Wednesday, 22nd December 2021 - Thursday, 23rd December 2021

North Bay Railway Christmas IlluminationScarborough North Bay Railway Santa SpecialsHead down to Scarborough North Bay Railway to get into the spirit of Christmas by joining in the festive celebrations, and most importantly meet Santa himself!
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  • Disabled access

Booking & Payment Details

  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)


  • On-site catering
  • On-site light refreshments


  • Children welcome

COVID-19 Response

  • 2m distancing in place
  • Capacity limit
  • Clear signage
  • Contactless payment possible
  • COVID-19 measures in place
  • COVID-19 risk assessment completed
  • COVID-19 staff training completed
  • Face mask essential (not provided)
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to visitors & staff
  • Hygiene screens in place
  • Pets welcome during COVID-19 restrictions
  • Queuing system
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands


  • Parking with charge

Property Facilities

  • Dogs Accepted
  • Gift shop
  • Smoking not allowed


  • Description of route - Open Air Theatre > Sealife Centre > Open Air Theatre

Target Markets

  • Accepts groups
  • Coach parties accepted

Map & Directions

Road Directions

We are in Scarborough’s North Bay, follow brown signs to the North Bay attractions. The North Bay Heritage Railway, Sky Trail & Historic Water Chute is located opposite Peasholm Park, in the entrance to Scarborough Open Air Theatre

Public Transport Directions

Nearest train station is Scarborough Distance from train station: 1.1 miles, 22 min walk Directions from train station: From the station follow the signs to North Bay Attractions or North Bay Railway. From the train station follow Northway onto Columbus Ravine to Peasholm. North Bay Railway is in the entrance to Scarborough Open Air Theatre.

East Yorkshire Bus Services run a regular service from Scarborough Town Centre to the North Bay either bus 9 or 9a.

Scarborough North Bay Railway

Type:Miniature Railway

Burniston Road, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO12 6PF
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Tel01723 368791


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Opening Times

North Bay Heritage Railway (1 Jan 2021 - 31 Dec 2021)

* Please check the North Bay Railway for more information on opening times, train timetable and special events -

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