When you purchase a Seaside Special or Yorkshire Express ticket, you have reserved seating on the booked outbound and return trains to and from Pickering/Whitby. With these tickets you can also board any of the Moors Explorer services running that day, however you won’t have reserved seating on those services. With this in mind, we have compiled a selection of available Travel Itineraries that you may take advantage of to help you make the most of your visit to the North Yorkshire Moors Railway. 

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Pickering Departures

Pickering > Whitby > Goathland > Pickering

Ticket Required: Seaside Special Ticket

Book your tickets for the 0920 Seaside Special departure from Pickering to Whitby, arriving at 1110.

Return from Whitby on the 1235 to Goathland Station, arriving at 1345. This will give you one hour to explore the stunning 1920s themed station. Goathland has its very own souvenir shop and a tea room in the 1922 goods shed.

Goathland is our celebrity station and has appeared as Hogsmeade Station in the first Harry Potter film and featured as Aidensfield in the ITV programme Heartbeat.

You can then return to Pickering in your reserved seats on the 1450 Seaside Special which arrives back at Pickering at 1540.

 

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Pickering > Whitby > Goathland > Pickering

Ticket Required: Seaside Special Ticket

Book your tickets for the 0920 Seaside Special departure from Pickering to Whitby, arriving at 1110.

Return from Whitby on the 1235 to Goathland Station, arriving at 1345. Take a short walk into the charming village of Goathland, just a few minutes up the bank from the station, with a great range of shops and pubs. Perfect to stop for a bite to eat in one of the traditional tea rooms.

Goathland village featured as Aidensfield in the ITV programme Heartbeat where you can still see the iconic Scripps Garage or Aidensfield Arms public house.

You can then return to Pickering onboard the 1650 Moors Explorer which arrives back in Pickering at 1735.

 

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Pickering > Grosmont > Whitby > Pickering

Ticket Required: Seaside Special Ticket

Book tickets for the 1200 Seaside Special but hop on board the 1055 Moors Explorer Pickering departure to Grosmont, arriving at 1205.

This will give you one hour to explore Grosmont Station or head through the George Stephenson tunnel, built-in 1835, to the NYMR’s engine sheds, where our steam and diesel locomotives are maintained and restored.

Then catch the 1315 Seaside Special departure in your pre-booked seats to the seaside town of Whitby, arriving at 1345. You will find your allocated carriage and seat number in your confirmation email.

Steeped in history you will be able to explore this charming coastal town and enjoy delicious fish and chips before catching your return journey on board the Seaside Special from Whitby, in your pre-booked seats at 1710, arriving back in Pickering at 1840.

 

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Pickering > Goathland > Whitby > Pickering

Ticket Required: Seaside Special Ticket

Book your tickets for the 1200 Seaside Special but hop on board the 1055 Moors Explorer departure to Goathland, arriving at 1150.

This will give you one hour to explore the stunning 1920s themed station. Goathland has its very own souvenir shop and a tea room in the 1922 goods shed.

Then be back on the platform at Goathland to catch the 1250 Seaside Special in your pre-booked seats to the seaside town of Whitby, arriving at 1345. You will find your allocated carriage and seat number in your confirmation email.

Steeped in history you will be able to explore this charming coastal town and enjoy delicious fish and chips before catching your return journey on board the Seaside Special from Whitby, in your pre-booked seats at 1710 arriving back in Pickering at 1840.

 

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Pickering > Goathland > Rail Trail Walk > Grosmont > Pickering

Ticket Required: Moors Explorer Tickets - Northbound - Pickering to Grosmont

Catch the 1055 Moors Explorer service from Pickering to Goathland, arriving at 1150.

Head into the village of Goathland and pick up the Rail Trail walk from Goathland to Grosmont which combines a signposted three-and-a-half mile walk down the old railway line with a ride back up on the North Yorkshire Moors Railway to Grosmont Station. There's a guidebook available in Station Shops and online.

The 70ft (21m) high Mallyan Spout waterfall can be reached by a footpath close to the Mallyan Spout Hotel.

Return from Grosmont either the 1330 or 1630 Moors Explorer Service to Pickering.

 

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Goathland Departures

Goathland > Whitby > Goathland (Seaside Special Service)

Ticket Required: Goathland Whitby Return. 

Book tickets for the 1010 Seaside Special service departing from Goathland, arriving at Whitby 1110.

Return From Whitby on the 1400 Seaside Special back to Goathland, arriving there at 1445.

Tickets can be purchased at the booking office only. This service is seat allocated for both outward and return journeys.  


Grosmont Departures

Grosmont > Whitby > Grosmont

'Whitby Hopper' - Park at Grosmont and let the train take the strain to Whitby.

Ticket Required: Whitby Hopper - Grosmont to Whitby

Park at Grosmont Station in the NYMR Car Park (£5 all day) or the National Park Car Park. Take the 0915 Whitby Hopper from Grosmont Station to Whitby, arriving at 0945.  

Return from Whitby at 1235 getting back to Grosmont at 1300.

Tickets can be purchased at the booking office only. This service is seat allocated for both outward and return journeys.


Grosmont > Goathland > Rail Trail Walk > Grosmont

Ticket Required: Moors Explorer - Single Grosmont to Goathland

Tickets are booked on the day only at the booking office.

Catch the 1330 Moors Explorer service from Grosmont to Goathland, arriving at 1345

Head into the village of Goathland and pick up the Rail Trail walk from Goathland to Grosmont which is a signposted three-and-a-half mile walk down the old railway line. There's a guidebook available in Station Shops and online.

The 70ft (21m) high Mallyan Spout waterfall can be reached by a footpath close to the Mallyan Spout Hotel.