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Wensleydale Railway

Trains run between Northallerton West and Aysgarth, via Bedale, Leeming Bar and Leyburn through the lowland Vale of Mowbray to the upland splendour of the famous Yorkshire Dales.


  • Parking
  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop
  • Part disabled access


Leeming Bar Station, Leases Road Leeming Bar Northallerton Yorkshire DL7 9AR

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Open days

Sat-Sun Mar (not 30). Fri-Sun & BHol Apr-Jul, Sep-13 Oct. Also Tue 16-23 Apr, May-Sep. Sat-Sun 19 Oct-24 Nov. 28-29, 31 Dec & 1 Jan 2020. Santas in Dec.


By Bus: 73, 144, 155

By Rail: Northallerton / 8 miles

The railway is a tourist and heritage line starting at the county town of Northallerton to Redmire on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales National Park, passing through the Georgian market town of Bedale and the Dales market town of Leyburn, with constantly changing scenery, from the arable lands of the Vale of Mowbray in the east to hills of the Yorkshire Dales in the west.

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