Railway Conservation. Run by Volunteers. Not for Profit.
Brand new for 2023, we have introduced a range of learning activities delivered by our Staff and Volunteers 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.
Running on Time Workshop - available to book from 1 May 2023
King Coal Workshop - available to book from 1 June 2023
The Signaller’s Challenge - available to book from 1 June 2023
Just The Ticket (Goathland Station Trail) - available to book from 1 May 2023
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.
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.
An interactive school trail suitable for KS1/2, Just the Ticket, is available to help you explore the station.
This is a design challenge against the clock, promoting team working, as pupils are tasked to build their own working model of a fixed signal.
This session explores the importance of coal and steam in the development of the railways and the importance of the railway to the local economy in transporting and selling mined natural resources.
The workshop challenges pupil to examine a range of primary sources and think critically to discover as much as they can about a photograph of station staff from the late nineteenth century.