6, 10, 12 & 13 September

Take a short tour of our new carriage care facility at Trout Farm Carriage Stable in Pickering with one of our volunteers. See how this new £4 million facility enables us to care for our heritage carriages. From carrying out routine maintenance, to servicing and inspections.

Certain heritage rail vehicles will also be on display.

  • Suitability: Families (Children 10+ Years Old) & Adults 
  • Tour Times: 11:00 & 13:30 (45-60 minutes each tour)
  • Meeting Place: Trout Farm Carriage Stable Car Park, Newbridge Road, Pickering, YO18 8JJ
  • Access from Pickering: You can either park for free at the Carriage Care Facility or you can walk to the site, which is a 15 minute walk. At the entry of our visitor car park, take a left and walk along Undercliffe and Newbridge Road, Pickering
  • Booking: You must pre-book your FREE Ticket


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  • The Carriage Stable is a potentially hazardous working environment. Consequently, Participants must be reasonably fit, agile and over 10 years old.
  • Unfortunately, due to the working environment of the Carriage Stable wheelchair users cannot be accommodated.
  • No pets are allowed on the tour including guide dogs/assistance dogs due to safety reasons.
  • Participants will need to wear suitable clothing and footwear.

About Heritage Open Days

  • Heritage Open Days is England’s largest festival of history and culture. Running for ten days every September, the festival offers free access to heritage events and activities across England.
  • Heritage Open Days is brought to you by the National Trust with support from players of People’s Postcode Lottery, and delivered locally by a large range of organisations (including civic societies, heritage organisations and local councils, community champions and thousands of enthusiastic volunteers).
  • For further details about the festival, visit heritageopendays.org.uk

The NYMR's Trust is a not-for-profit charity, which focuses on both the education of all people of all backgrounds through the operation of a living museum demonstrating the impact of the coal-powered steam railway as a catalyst for the rapid expansion of the Industrial Revolution and a foundation of modern societies and economies. 

The advancement of heritage by the preservation and operation for the public benefit of the historical railway line across the North York Moors between Grosmont and Pickering, North Yorkshire including the upkeep of heritage locomotives and rolling stock and heritage railway buildings, bridges and other historic railway structures. Learn more: nymr.co.uk/charitable-aims

Photo Credit: Charlotte Graham