How to get toEmbsay & Bolton Abbey Steam Railwaycar-free

Visit Embsay & Bolton Abbey Steam Railway car-free

Visit by bus for just £2 each way. Most buses in England are offering £2 Single Fares until 31st December 2024. Our journey planner will show you if your route is included, or you can find a full list of participating operators and routes here.

The nearest train station is Skipton, with direct trains from Leeds (about 45 mins) and Bradford (40 mins). It’s about a 10-minute stroll through Skipton from the train station to the bus station.

Hop on bus 14 (Stand 1) toward Embsay. It’s an about 10-minute ride to Embsay (Dalacres Drive stop) and then about a 5-minute walk to the railway.

Use our journey planner to get the best route from where you are. 

Cyclists welcome - plan your route here

Here’s some information on accessibility on buses and trains.

About Embsay & Bolton Abbey Steam Railway

Breathe in the evocative smell of steam and smoke and the puffing and hissing the engine. Ride in restored Victorian and Edwardian carriages and watch the Yorkshire’s countryside pass by.

For any queries about visiting contact Embsay & Bolton Abbey Steam Railway on 01756 710614 or

Address: Bolton Abbey, Skipton, North Yorkshire, BD23 6AF. Visit Website