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Rowsley Station | Peak Railways Heritage Trust, Rowsley, Peak District National Park, England
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Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

We went to Rowsley station just for lunch as my husband loves the Rowsley burger that they do. There is a charity shop, gift shop and train rides to enjoy.

Thank Sarah W
Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

We have just had the best time ever celebrating our daughters 5th birthday with Peak railway. Hired out the coach for 48 friends and family. Stopped at Darley Dale and visited the park for a picnic lunch and birthday cake, then back on the train...More

Thank 219traceye
Reviewed 21 September 2018

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 11 September 2018 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 30 August 2018

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

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Reviewed 30 August 2018

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.

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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

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