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Embsay and Bolton Abbey Steam Railway

Skipton, North Yorkshire, England

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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, 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.


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

Selected dates throughout the year, running primarily from April to October.


Adult Day: £9

Child Day: £5

Concessions Day: £9

1st Class Adult: £11

1st Class Children: £6

1st Class Concessions: £11


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