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Historic Railways

A few Historic Railways in the Peak District for enthusiasts

Crich Tramway Village and Museum

This national tramway museum has so much to offer including over 60 trams built between 1873 and 1982. There’s also a park, woodland walk, a picnic point with stunning views, plus plenty of places to eat and drink.

Matlock Bath and the Heights of Abraham Cable Car where after ascending 554ft to the top station, you will enjoy views over Derwent Valley and the surrounding Peak District.

Ecclesbourne Valley Railway

A former terminus of the Midland Railway was reopened in 2002. Take a roundtrip train journey taking in the beautiful scenery of the Peak District. At Wirksworth station, you can visit the museum and quaint little shop

Peak Rail Heritage Railway at Matlock -

The line follows the River Derwent and passes through the spectacular Matlock Dale.

Foxfield Light Railway

A volunteer-led railway. A roundtrip takes in the Staffordshire countryside in lovely period carriages

Churnet Valley Railway

This heritage railway operates along part of the former North Staffordshire Railway’s Churnet Valley Line and takes you on a journey back to the classic days of railway travel as it passes through beautiful countryside.