Things to do

There is so much to do at the North Bay Railway, you’ll not know where to start!

Please Note:On Open Air Theatre show days attractions will close at 4:30pm, last entry to the attractions will be 4pm. Please call 01723 368791 or email for further information.

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Water Chute

Listed as one of the top 10 Vintage Seaside Attraction by The Guardian

The historic chute is now operated by the North Bay Railway Company and we have re-vitalised it for operation, for many years to come. It is one of only three left in the Country, the others being the original one in Wicksteed Park, Kettering and Hull’s East Park.

A ride is £2.50 per person.(two rides)

Closed until Easter 2017


Boating Lake

Set in the middle of Northstead Manor Gardens, we have pedal boats on the lake to enjoy a turn in, fun for adults and children alike, with views of Scarboroughs Open Air Theatre.

£4 per boat

Open  10:30am – 4pm 22nd – 30th October


Water Walkers

Our water balls are a unique attraction in which riders get the opportunity to walk on water inside a air sealed hamster ball! Suitable for over 5 years old

£4.40 per person

Open 10:30am – 4pm 22nd – 30th October



The Railway

Our oldest and main attraction, our 20 inch gauge railway, is one of the oldest seaside miniature railways in the country.

Your ride begins in picturesque Peasholm Park, where one of our four Hudswell Clarke locomotives takes you through parkland, past the Scarborough Open Air Theatre, and out on to the Scarborough coastline.


Driver Experience Courses

Definetly an opportunity of a lifetime, which makes a great surprise, present or treat!

Drive one of our historic miniature locomotives yourself with immediate family members only on the train. Drive the train on a memorable round trip from Peasholm Park Station to Scalby Mills.

North Bay Railway August 2015

Sky Trail

Experience the high-level thrills of the North Bay Railway’s Sky Trial Adventure, one of only a few in the country.

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Charter a Train at North Bay Railway

Take your party on the historic miniatuture train for a memorable return trip between Peasholm Park and Scalby Mills Stations, without the option to drive – just as fun!

Cost: £120.00 for a private party (outside of normal running hours) – maximum 65 people.


Boatman’s Tavern

The Smallest real Ale Pub in Yorkshire!

Now CLOSED until Easter 2017



Glass House Café

The Glass House Café/Bar is situated next to Peasholm Park Station, serving the quality food, tea and coffee on the East Coast.

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The Scampi Shack

Now CLOSED until Easter 2017

Sky Trail Adventure, Historic Water Chute, Water Walking Balls Tickets & Pedalos Tickets