Weardale Railway

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Stanhope Station
Station Road
Stanhope
County Durham
DL13 2YS

Tel: +44 01388 526203

Tel: 07719 757755

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Weardale Railway

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult single£9.00 per ticket type
Child single£6.00 per ticket type
Children 4 and underFree
Family (2+3) return£41.00 per ticket type
Senior single£8.00 per ticket type

Return Tickets: Adults £16, Child £9, Senior £14; Full Line Day Rover Tickets: Adults £24, Child £14, Senior £20, Family £48

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TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

3.5 of 5 stars
    • Excellent
      258
    • Very Good
      113
    • Average
      46
    • Poor
      40
    • Terrible
      93

    Recent Reviews:

    • wilky002
      Durham, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Family
      Amazing and well organised
      5 of 5 stars
      Tuesday, 21st January 2020
      Went on the train to Christmas town for the 3rd year running and it was amazing again. We love this train as it’s a great couple of hours out. You don’t get off the train which is personally great... Read full review
    • Mrs E
      Trip Type:
      Friends getaway
      A cheerful outing with Good food
      5 of 5 stars
      Thursday, 23rd January 2020
      My friends and I visited 22 January We have been a few times before. We go back for the lovely vegan food, although we are not Vegan. I like my toast and tea cakes well toasted which they do. The... Read full review
    • Ashish G
      Trip Type:
      Business
      Train is good for holiday purpose
      5 of 5 stars
      Wednesday, 12th February 2020
      Well the experienced is great. My business purpose point of view is good for travelling in local place. Train is very neat n also the environment is also very good.Staff were excellent. Read full review

    Facilities

    Accessibility

    • Access Statement - Please see below

    Catering

    • On-Site café/restaurant

    Group Travel

    • Out of Hours Visits

    Parking & Transport

    • Car parking
    • On site parking - Free parking at all 3 stations, but limited parking at Frosterley.

    Provider Facilities

    • Dogs Accepted - dogs accepted on trains

    Access Information

    Opening Times

    * Please check website for dates and times before travelling. Special Christmas services available. Additional services during school holidays.

    Map & Directions

    Road Directions

    Nearest major road is A68. Leave the A68 at Harperley roundabout, jct with the A689 Crook-Wolsingham road, by travelling west along the A689 and park at Wolsingham Station (4 miles) or Stanhope Station (10 miles) to catch a train.

    Public Transport Directions

    Nearest main line station is Darlington Bank Top Station, with connections via Darlington North Road Station, along the Bishop Auckland branch line to Bishop Auckland Station, the eventual eastern terminus of the Weardale Railway. Weardale Motors service 101 from Bishop Auckland bus station to Wolsingham or Stanhope.

    Highlights...

    Stanhope MoorStanhope, StanhopeStanhope - the green and tranquil market town at the heart of the Durham Dales and hub for outdoor activities.

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