Embsay and Bolton Abbey Steam Railway | Day Out With The Kids

Embsay and Bolton Abbey Steam Railway

Skipton, North Yorkshire, England

  • Steam train travelling at Embsay and Bolton Abbey Steam Railway in Skipton
  • Woman on train at Embsay and Bolton Abbey Steam Railway in Skipton

Attraction Information

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Suitable for ages: Babies and Toddlers (0-3), Young Children (4-8) and Older Children (9-12)

Venue type: Indoor and Outdoor

Travel between Embsay station, built in 1888, and the new award-winning station at Bolton Abbey.

Your journey takes you through picturesque Yorkshire Dales scenery. Bolton Abbey station is the ideal stopping off point for a pleasant one and a half mile walk to the ruins of the 12th Century priory.

Venture a little further to picnic on the banks of the River Wharfe, or in the shade of Strid Wood where you will find the Cavendish Pavillion for refreshments.

On most running days, one of the Directors' Saloons will be attached, giving the opportunity for First Class travel in vehicles over 100 years old.


  • Restaurant Restaurant Onsite
  • Snacks Snacks Available
  • Picnics Picnics Allowed
  • Onsite Onsite Shop
  • Toilets Toilets Available
  • Baby Baby Changing Available
  • Disabled Disabled Toilets Available
  • Wheelchair Wheelchair Friendly
  • Parking Parking Available On-site

Getting There and Contact Information


Bolton Abbey Station, Skipton, North Yorkshire, BD23 6AF, England


Click here to visit Embsay and Bolton Abbey Steam Railway's website
01756 710614

Standard Opening Times and Pricing

Opening hours

Please see website for details


General Admission
Adults from £11.00
Kids (3-15) from £5.50
Concessions from £10.00
Family (2 adults, 2 kids) from £27.50

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