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A very enjoyable experience

We thoroughly enjoyed our steam train ride to Matlock and had a wander round before returning on a... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Susan B
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Braintree, United Kingdom
Lovely step back in time.

So pleased we did this. We took our 3 year old and 6 month old on the Peak Railway this weekend... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
H00dies
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Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
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Rowsley Station | Peak Railways Heritage Trust, Rowsley, Peak District National Park, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We thoroughly enjoyed our steam train ride to Matlock and had a wander round before returning on a later train. It is lovely to see the enthusiasm that all the volunteers have for this venture and they should be proud of their achievements. At Rowsley...More

Thank Susan B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So pleased we did this. We took our 3 year old and 6 month old on the Peak Railway this weekend and it was lovely. Watching all the fabulous volunteers in their period costume doing their individual roles was great. The journey itself was quite...More

Thank H00dies
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This brought back great memories of my childhood sitting on our local station watching the steam trains go by. Our steam train had been restored to its glorious heyday as had the carriges. Congrats to all involved. We decided to take a three course meal...More

1  Thank MillerMad
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I took a ride down the line to Matlock and back and thoroughly enjoyed it. The service was very slow in the cafe and the atmosphere wasn't as great as I would have hoped possibly due to political unrest in the group.

Thank fredfoto
Reviewed 3 July 2018 via mobile

Went with my family as there was a special event on. We had a nice trip on a steam train in a 1925 carriage which was a privilege. Had a delicious meal in the cafe. Ice cream from the gift shop.

Thank Sarah W
Reviewed 19 June 2018

This was one of many visits with a ride on the Train. Steam hauled to Matlock and back to Rowsley by Diesel . Buffet and Restaurant carriages were available with a sedate journey through the Derwent Valley. An all day Ticket gives travel on four...More

Thank John G
Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed a lovely meal on board the Paletine Resturant, as part of a Fathers Day dining experience. The staff were so helpful and friendly and made us feel very comfortable as we enjoyed the food and ride. A large proportion of our group (4/7)...More

1  Thank SarahAnne3434
Reviewed 13 June 2018

Had a lovely time on the trip so relaxing - wandered around the towns on the way. Staff were lovely and so helpful. Got a great deal with being in the Caravan and Motorhome club which made the tickets buy one get ne free!!!! Dogs...More

Thank caroline v
Reviewed 12 June 2018

This is the unofficial HQ of Peak rail, the car park is down a very rough road to enter, but lots of free parking. Has a lovely old style train station. Has a pleasant cafe. Has a minature railway which runs sometimes, also a shunting...More

Thank bazonian2015
Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

Took the last train from Rowsley to Matlock and back as we love steam trains. This one turned up on time which made a change from the mainline trains at the moment and we hopped aboard and enjoyed a leisurely trip to Matlock station. When...More

1  Thank stingytownman
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