Adhering to Government advice regarding social distancing and the layout of our historic carriages we have made the difficult decision to cancel the below services. The Customer Service team will be in touch shortly if you have a pre-booked ticket.

The options you have regarding your booking are:

Rebook 2021: Please indicate a date you have in mind and you will be contacted by Customer Services when the timetable is finalised for 2021, which is normally at the end of the year. 

Gift Card: This will be valid for two years from the date of issue to use on any of our services.

Refund: If you booked via the internet the payment will be refunded to your card accordingly otherwise one of our team will contact you.

Pickering Afternoon Tea Dates: 2020
April 20 April
May 11 & 25 May
June 22 June
July 6 July
September 14 & 28 September
October 5 October

Sit back, relax and enjoy the enchanting North York Moors National Park as you travel from Whitby along the heritage line to Pickering and back. 

  • Bucks Fizz or fresh orange juice.
  • A selection of freshly prepared sandwiches with a variety of fillings (including vegetarian options) (GF available).
  • Savoury bites including Pork Pie, Scotch egg and Broccoli & Stilton Quiche.  
  • Freshly baked fruit scones with butter, strawberry preserve and clotted cream.
  • Selection of sponge cakes, macaroons and pastry slices.
  • Pot of traditional Yorkshire Tea or Earl Grey with lemon or coffee with fresh cream.

Pickering Afternoon Tea costs £57.95 per adult/child (aged 14 years plus), departing from Whitby Station at 12:45. Limited Availability. Enjoy a selection of savouries on the way to Pickering, whilst enjoying your sweet treats on the return journey back to Whitby on the 15:00 service. See Terms & Conditions

For further information email [email protected] or telephone customer service on 01751 472508.

Please note: 

  • Gluten Free sandwiches, quiche, sausage rolls and cakes can be arranged in advance. Not suitable for Vegan or Dairy Free diets. View our Allergy and Intolerance Information. For further information email [email protected]
  • As the Speciality Service Carriages consists of heritage carriages, it is not possible to use a wheelchair inside the train, and thus all customers must be able to walk to their seats. 
  • Tickets for just one adult/child are not available online and can only be booked via Customer Service on 01751 472508. 
  • The law prohibits the sale of alcohol to a minor (anyone under the age of 18 years).
  • If you wish to travel on a standard service to connect with a Speciality Service, a valid separate ticket will be required which can be purchased from the Booking Office.