Railway Conservation. Run by Volunteers. Not for Profit.
Education is at the forefront of our aims and aspirations therefore, we have redefined our education offer for 2023, placing learning, interpretation and community engagement at the heart of everything we do.
For 2023 we now have a fresh, new, and exciting programme of activities across the railway for schools, home school learning providers, young peoples’ groups and families to engage with. New for 2023: We are marking our 50th Anniversary (1973-2023) and to celebrate Pupils/Children up to the age of 16 travel free and Teachers/Adults travel for £15, 1:10 child ratio! There is no cost for workshops and activities, you just need to book; please complete our Booking Form and we will be in touch shortly
Our learning opportunities are immersive and interactive and have been developed in collaboration with schools and other groups (Brownies, Scouts, Guides etc), to ensure our offer is both relevant and accessible.
Our new Goathland Education Coach and workshops are part of the Yorkshire’s Magnificent Journey project, funded by Heritage Lottery Fund to develop our learning programme with local organisations and communities as part of the our charitable aims.
View our Suggested Visit Itineraries and Generic Risk Assessment, designed to help primary schools visiting Goathland Station; it contains all the information you are likely to need, helping you and your group make the most from your visit to the North Yorkshire Moors Railway.
Bring your school group and and explore this multisensory learning experience. New for 2023: Kids Go Free and Teachers pay £15!
During your visit why not try out our self-led activities. We now have Pickering Station Activities, Goathland to Grosmont Rail Trail Adventure and our Online Resources.
Brand new for 2023, we have introduced a range of learning activities in our new Learning Coach permanently sited at Goathland Station. These cross-curricular workshops give pupils the opportunity to handle artefacts from the NYMR’s accredited museum and are suitable for a maximum of 30 pupils per workshop.
Discover the many educational opportunities we have available for learning outside the classroom with a free familiarisation visit for your school or community group.