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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
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.
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
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
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
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
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
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