A school trip to the NYMR offers a unique environment for learning outside the classroom that will challenge your pupils, and fill them with enthusiasm! Let your pupils see, smell and experience the steam era in the heart of the inspiring North York Moors National Park.

Pickering Station 

Station Trail

Visit Pickering Station and undertake the Pickering Station Trail - an ideal way to learn about the history and operation of this heritage station and it’s trains. You can undertake the Station Trail with the Education Officer or alternatively undertake a self led visit by requesting the Station Trail pack.

Peter's Railway Young Engineer's Interactive Exhibition (self-led)

Our popular Young Engineer's interactive exhibition on Platform 2 looks at forces, pulleys, springs, air pressure and more! Lots of engineering exhibits for school groups to experiment with alongside an accompanying worksheet, and all on a railway theme! Brilliant for KS2! Contact our Education Officer to book your worksheets.

Hogsmeade Tribute/Goathland Station Tour

This ten minute tour will explore Goathland Station through the eyes of a film company - what made Goathland an ideal location for Hogsmeade Station?

Goathland to Grosmont Rail Trail

This outdoor activity can be self-led by teachers or accompanied by a guide from the Learning Dept.

A walking history trail following the original railway between Goathland and Grosmont Stations, looking at the changing landscape, and industrial history of the North York Moors. See the tunnel designed by the world famous engineer, George Stephenson, at Grosmont.

Take a train to Goathland Station, then walk this historic trail along the original railway line to Grosmont Station, where you can catch a train back!

The Trail is 5.5km long, and from Goathland is downhill through the leafy surroundings of the North York Moors National Park. Appropriate footwear and waterproof coats should be worn.

A guide book to the trail is available to buy for self-led visits.