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Peak Railways Heritage Trust | Matlock Station, Matlock DE4 3NA, England
+44 1629 580381
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Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

Nice old railway journey. Pulled by a steam tank engine and a deltic diesel loco. Well worth the money &8.50. return each

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank stig1955
Reviewed 8 June 2017

Took this delightful little steam railway from Rowsley South to Matlock . Had a day ticket which allowed us to break the journey on the way back at Darley Dale. Staffed by lots of frendly volunteers. Shop , cafe and free parking at Rowsley but...More

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank Jean C
Reviewed 3 May 2017

A lovely way to support local organisations. Not only steam and diesel trains but wonderful carriage restoration teams and station management all work well together to give a rounded rail service running in to main line Matlock station.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank nyoung28
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

This is only the second time I have visited Peak Rail - the last being probably some 35+ years ago and long before much of the existing development had taken place. The line is relatively short, about 4 miles in length which take about 20...More

Date of experience: April 2017
2  Thank Deltic9009
Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

Took my daughter for a day out on the train from Nottingham to Matlock. Had always fancied going this railway, and was not disappointed. Lovely scenery going through the derwent Valley towards the peak district - a shame that the train doesn't go too far...More

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank Mini_Travellers
Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

A fantastic ride on a steam train. Helpful and friendly staff. This is not our first visit and it will not be our last!!!

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank paulaUK1967
Reviewed 29 December 2016

A lovely family trip out on a steam train. The Christmas atmosphere was great from first entering the platform with decorations and music. We enjoyed a lovely warm drink and breakfast rolls in the friendly station cafe whilst waiting to board the train. The train...More

Date of experience: December 2016
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Reviewed 28 December 2016

We visited Peak Rail as part of a tour group on Christmas Eve. The station, train and staff were in festive guise and there was a warm and friendly atmosphere. On the short return journey we were entertained by musicians, clowns and magicians and received...More

Date of experience: December 2016
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Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

Great morning on Santa's steam train with the grandchildren and children, we all enjoyed it! Mulled wine and mince pies for adults juice and sweets for the kids and a present for them given by Santa's elves. Lots of entertainment by a wizard, clown, musicians...More

Date of experience: December 2016
2  Thank SuzieToast
Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

Booked for a group of 12 of us, arrived at the station had lovely hot chocolate with marshmallows whilst waiting for the train to arrive in the little cafe. Platform was very festive with decorations and music. Excellent value for money upon boarding the train...More

Date of experience: December 2016
2  Thank cherylb250
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Pauline L
7 September 2018|
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Response from bazonian2015 | Reviewed this property |
You will need to go on their website and look. They will be running on saturday and sunday. Or ring them up.
Lis B
23 July 2017|
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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.
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