Peak Rail, Rowsley to Matlock railway, Derbyshire
The Peak District covers much of Derbyshire and parts of Staffordshire, Cheshire and Yorkshire. There are numerous interesting towns such as Ashbourne, Bakewell, Buxton, Leek, Matlock and Wirksworth, plus many enchanting villages
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How to get there
Rowsley South station lies just off the A6 road, about 2km south of Rowsley, between Bakewell and Matlock. Darley Dale station lies just off the A6 between Rowsley and Matlock, and Matlock Riverside station lies through Matlock Station near the centre of Matlock, just off the A6.
By Bus: The Trans-Peak bus (Nottingham to Buxton via Derby) goes along the A6, with an hourly service, stopping near Rowsley South station, at Darley Dale and at Matlock
By Train: there are regular trains from Derby to Matlock, from whence Matlock Riverside station is a short walk.
When is it open?
Trains usually run Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday & Sunday from April - end of September, and at weekends and holiday weeks the rest of the year. There are extra events in summer. In Spring/Summer there are 5 trains a day from Rowsley South to Matlock and 4 per day the rest of the year. For a timetable click here
What does it cost?
Check the Peak Rail web site for the wide range of service available including simple train rides, steam cab rides, steam and diesel driving courses and onboard dining.
Steam & Diesel All day Rover Tickets -
Adult £8.50/ Senior Citizens £7.00/ Children under 3 years (maximum of two per paying adult) Free/ Children 3 - 5 years £2.50/ Children 6 - 15 years £4.50/ Family Ticket (2 Adults and up to 3 Children) £26.50
Prices and opening times are shown as a guideline only and may vary. See this link for more information on prices and opening
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