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 > Goathland > Whitby > Pickering

Ticket Required: 1200 Seaside Special Ticket

Book your tickets for the 1200 Seaside Special but hop on board the 0955 Moors Explorer departure to Goathland, arriving at 1045.

This will give you 2 hours to explore the stunning 1920s themed station with a souvenir shop and tea room in the 1922 goods shed or head into the heart of Goathland Village. 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.

Then be back on the platform to catch the 1250 Seaside Special service, in your pre-booked seats, to the seaside town of Whitby, arriving at 1340. You will have 4 hours and 20 minutes to explore the town of Whitby.

Your return journey will depart from Whitby at 1800, in your pre-booked seats, getting back to Pickering for 1935.

 

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Pickering > Levisham > Whitby > Pickering

Ticket Required: 1200 Seaside Special Ticket

Book your tickets for the 1200 Seaside Special but hop on board the 0955 Moors Explorer departure to Levshiam, arriving at 1013.

This will give you 2 hours to explore the stunning Levisham station 

Then be back on platform 1 to catch the 1220 Seaside Special service, in your pre-booked seats, to the seaside town of Whitby, arriving at 1340. You will have 4 hours and 20 minutes to explore the town of Whitby.

Your return journey will depart from Whitby at 1800, in your pre-booked seats, getting back to Pickering for 1935.

 

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Pickering > Whitby > Goathland > Pickering

Ticket Required: 0920 Seaside Special Ticket

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

You will have 2 hours and 50 minutes to explore the Seaside town of Whitby before departing from Whitby at 1400. Arriving at Goathland at 1445.

This will give you 2 hours 35 minutes to explore the stunning 1920s themed station with a souvenir shop and tea room in the 1922 goods shed or head into the heart of Goathland Village. 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.

Your return journey will depart from Goathland at 1725 and you will have your reserved seats, arriving back to Pickering at 1810.

 

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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 and Ride to Whitby.

Park at Grosmont Station in the NYMR Car Park (parking for the day £5) or the National Park Car Park. Take the 0920 from Grosmont Station to Whitby, arriving at 0945. 

Return from Whitby at 1400 and arrive back in Grosmont at 1425.

Tickets can be purchased at the booking office only.


Rail Trail Walk

Grosmont > Goathland > Rail Trail Walk

Ticket Required: Grosmont to Gothland Single. 

Catch the 1130 Moors Explorer from Grosmont to Goathland, arriving at 1145. 

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.

Tickets can be purchased at the booking office only.


Goathland Departures

Goathland > Whitby > Goathland (Seaside Special Service)

Ticket Required: Goathland Whitby Return.

Book tickets for the 1245 Seaside Special service departing from Goathland, arriving at Whitby 1344.

Return From Whitby on the 1800 Seaside Special back to Goathland, arriving there at 1850.

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


Goathland > Levisham > Pickering > Grosmont > Goathland (Monday to Wednesday only)

Ticket Required: Any Moors Explorer ticket for Pickering to Grosmont/Grosmont to Pickering.

Catch the 1150 Moors Explorer service from Goathland to Levisham, arriving at 1220. This will give you an hour to explore Levisham Station. 

Then catch the 1320 Moors Explorer Service from Levisham to Pickering, arriving at 13:40. Where you will have 20 minutes to see the station at Pickering. 

Then depart Pickering on the 1400 Moors Explorer Service to Grosmont, arriving at 1505. You will have an hour and 25 minutes to visit the engine shed at Grosmont. 

At 1630 catch the Moors Explorer service from Grosmont back to Goathland, arriving at 1650. 

 

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Whitby Departures

Whitby > Goathland

Ticket Required: Whitby to Goathland (Yorkshire Express)

Catch the 1000 Yorkshire Express service from Whitby to Goathland, arriving at 1050.

This will give you three hours to explore our celebrity station which has appeared as Hogsmeade Station in the first Harry Potter film. The stunning 1920s themed station also has its very own souvenir shop and a tea room in the 1922 goods shed.

Alternatively, you can head up to the Goathland village which featured as Aidensfield in the ITV programme Heartbeat.

Then be back on the platform to catch the 1350 Yorkshire Express service in your pre-booked seats, arriving back to Whitby for 1500.

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