What better way to explore some of the most scenic spots in Yorkshire than via steam train?

The real steam railways you can still ride in Yorkshire right now

What better way to explore some of the most scenic spots in Yorkshire than via steam train?

Yorkshire boasts a wealth of charming steam railways, where you can take to the rails and experience a little taste of a bygone era.

More than 30 locomotives are based at this heritage railway in Haworth, and there are a number of steam and diesel railcar services which run every weekend in winter, making for a fun day out.

1. Keighley and Worth Valley Railway

More than 30 locomotives are based at this heritage railway in Haworth, and there are a number of steam and diesel railcar services which run every weekend in winter, making for a fun day out.
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Stretching for 18 miles through the heart of the North York Moors National Park, visitors can travel to the likes of Pickering, Goathland, Levisham and Whitby, at the UK's largest preserved heritage railway.

2. North Yorkshire Moors Railway

Stretching for 18 miles through the heart of the North York Moors National Park, visitors can travel to the likes of Pickering, Goathland, Levisham and Whitby, at the UK's largest preserved heritage railway.
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This popular attraction in Scarborough has been operating trains since 1931, travelling from Peasholm Park to Scalby Mills Station, with steam locomotives running on selected days throughout the summer.

3. North Bay Railway

This popular attraction in Scarborough has been operating trains since 1931, travelling from Peasholm Park to Scalby Mills Station, with steam locomotives running on selected days throughout the summer.
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Ideal for a family day out, visitors can enjoy travelling in a beautifully hand-painted carriage aboard one of five steam locomotives, running for three and a half miles through the South Pennine Foothills.

4. Kirklees Light Railway

Ideal for a family day out, visitors can enjoy travelling in a beautifully hand-painted carriage aboard one of five steam locomotives, running for three and a half miles through the South Pennine Foothills.
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