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Great for rail enthusiasts

Very pleasant trip to Matlock and back in a steam train from a bygone age . Comfortable and very... read more

Reviewed 27 June 2018
thedemandingguest
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Jersey Channel Islands
Well done everybody

A well run operation, trains on time and staff friendly. The usual disappointment with preserved... read more

Reviewed 25 April 2018
EastLancsLad
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East Lancashire
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Peak Railways Heritage Trust | Matlock Station, Matlock DE4 3NA, England
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Reviewed yesterday

A great Sunday lunch in lovely LMS dining coach. Service and food were very good and it made a lovely birthday celebration with friends. Well done Peak Rail.

Thank weekender17
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Had a wonderful day out on the railway with the whole family. Great value as kids free certain days in August, two dogs - free so just had to pay for us and grandparents. Could get on and off as many times as you wanted....More

Thank Libby B
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a great experience! Two whole hours of uninterrupted hands on experience. Each of the workings of the loco were explained, and shown up close, and then hands on driving up and down the line and in and around various sidings. Nothing was too much...More

Thank N-gaugeDave
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Loved it me, my toddler and family great day out loved you can pop on and off anytime. Great staff so friendly and really was fantastic day.

Thank GgFord1991
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

Had a really lovely day visiting matlock and riding on the steam train. It is reasonable in price and the ticket is a day ticket so you can return as much a you like. Only a short walk into matlock from the train station car...More

Thank Amy C
Reviewed 27 June 2018

Very pleasant trip to Matlock and back in a steam train from a bygone age . Comfortable and very genteel

Thank thedemandingguest
Reviewed 20 June 2018

An excellent adventure ride. Used to visit cable car, that’s great too. Change trains to main line one stop. Travel all day after ticket bought.

Thank Chris D
Reviewed 10 June 2018

Not the longest preserved railway I have been to. We have been here several times. The volunteers are always present. Matlock station is shared with national rail services. A lovely push pull train, with a austerity steam locomotive at one end and a class 44...More

1  Thank bazonian2015
Reviewed 30 April 2018

I've been to a number of preserved railways and this one is right up there for enjoyment and staff friendlyness. Lovely run on the train and very clever to have a steam engine one end and diesel the other allowing for all tastes!

2  Thank bunnacrick18
Reviewed 25 April 2018

A well run operation, trains on time and staff friendly. The usual disappointment with preserved railways in that Peak Rail has an excessive amount of rusting metal which they doubtless intend to restore but in the meantime looks pretty ugly. My only complaint being that...More

2  Thank EastLancsLad
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Lis B
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Response from Jean C | Reviewed this property |
Ticket is for all day. You can get on and off as you please.
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darthvickster
1 May 2017|
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Response from Michael B | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is, and at certain times you can get an all day ticket so you can travel up and down the line as much as you like
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Barbara B
28 June 2016|
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