There are no trains running today - The next service will be on Saturday 28th March 2015 using the Ramsbottom Chocolate Festival Timetable - Saturday
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    Day Out with Thomas

Coming Up…

  • Photographing Trains
    Caption: Photographing Trains
    • 28th March 2015,
    • 8th April 2015,
    • 11th April 2015,
    • 22nd April 2015,
    • 25th April 2015,
    • 6th May 2015,
    • 9th May 2015,
    • 20th May 2015,
    • 23rd May 2015,
    • 10th June 2015,
    • 13th June 2015,
    • 24th June 2015,
    • 27th June 2015,
    • 11th July 2015,
    • 22nd July 2015,
    • 25th July 2015,
    • 8th August 2015,
    • 12th August 2015,
    • 22nd August 2015,
    • 26th August 2015,
    • 5th September 2015,
    • 19th September 2015,
    • 23rd September 2015,
    • 10th October 2015,
    • 24th October 2015

    Photography Courses

    Capture memories to treasure forever!

    The thrill of capturing the perfect photograph, from the opportunistic lucky snap to the carefully composed shot that took hours, or even days of preparation, is something that we have all experienced

  • Does chugging through lush valleys and pretty villages, stopping at some of the finest drinking establishments en route to sample a pint of locally brewed ale sound like the ideal way to spend a day? Then embark on a Rail Ale Trail and

  • Girl eating a chocolate covered apple
    Caption: A deliciously good event!
    • 28th March 2015,
    • 29th March 2015

    Local Event - Ramsbottom Chocolate Festival

    The popular Ramsbottom Chocolate Festival returns on the 28 and 29 March with an array of chocolate themed activities, including a chocolate street market, children's games at Church Gardens, face painting, bouncy castle and hot food.


Our visitors say…

  • We planned our trip so that we would go on a diesel train one way and a steam train back and both were just so lovely. The old fashioned tickets, stations, train carriages all added to our enjoyment. We are already planning our next trip!

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