30 April-16 May: North Yorkshire Moors Railway Spring Steam Gala

NYMR spring steam gala
See Sir Nigel Gresley and many other steam locomotives at the North Yorkshire Moors Railway spring steam gala

Dubbed ‘The Giant Gala of Giants’, this triple celebration is set to be the largest NYMR gala to date. Spread over 3 weekends (30th April-3rd May , 7-9th May and 15-16th May), North Yorkshire Moors Railway will be staging a variety of theme days and special events.

Highlights include demonstrations of bridge load testing on the newly opened Bridge 30, working freight trains and shunting demonstrations, and recreations of the holiday trains of the 1950s and 60s.

A great day out for all the family. Take a ride on a steam locomotive, enjoy the stunning scenery of the National Park, and explore the pretty villages and towns of the North Yorkshire Moors en route. There will be plenty of opportunities to get some great photos and see these fantistic machines in action.

Visiting engines will include King Edward I (6024), Bittern (60019), 1744, 44871, The Lancashire Fusilier (45407), and resident engines Eric Treacy (45428), 76079, 53809, 49395, 63395, 825, Repton (30926) and the famous Sir Nigel Gresley (60007).

Prices from Pickering:

Adult Child Concession Family (2 adults + up to 4 children)
To Grosmont £20 £10 £16 £41
To Whitby £25 £12.50 £20 £54
To Battersby £30 £15 £25 £64

£5 discount per ticket available for second visits during the Gala (excludes multi day rovers)

Why not rent a North Yorkshire Moors cottage and explore this beautiful part of Yorkshire, or take a short break in a North Yorkshire Moors B&B. You’ll find a wide range of accommodation in the North Yorkshire Moors for a weekend breaks, or longer stays.