North Yorkshire Moors Railway is situated in Pickering, in the heart of Herriot Country. This business is run by volunteers which is a non-profitable charitable organisation run from the local community. On a day-to-day basis operations are carried out by the volunteers with railway operations and business experience. Whilst the main team of roughly 150 members of staff, plan and work with the train service to improve the quality of the infrastructure, in which to help the experience to every visitor the best it can be on the railway all year round.
The North Yorkshire Moors Railway is a preserved historic railway that runs for 18 miles through the centre of the North York Moors National Park, from Pickering via Levisham, Newton Dale and Goathland to Grosmont, with a further 6-mile extension over Network Rail’s Esk Valley line to Whitby. It is the largest preserved heritage railway in the UK in terms of route mileage operated and passenger numbers.
The accommodation is suited for visitors that enjoy walking holidays, family weeks away or for rail enthusiasts looking to get the whole first-hand experience of steam trains. North Yorkshire Moors Railway has two camping coaches that are relaxing and well-furnished which are situated at Levisham and Goathland. The holidays come with unlimited travel on their heritage train services.
With years of catering experience in this industry, they offer a top quality of service with an incredible dining experience through the fantastic views of North York Moors National Park. Departing from Grosmont Station, visitors can sit back and relax with a delicious meal from seasonal menus, made from locally sourced food and drink from the countryside.