Bowes railway is the only standard-gauge rope hauled railway in the world which is in preservation. The extensive site has workshops, blacksmiths, steam and diesel locomotives and a huge collection of wagons and artefacts from the history of the Durham Coalfield - a must for train fans! Please be aware that some parts of the site are difficult to access for people with mobility issues.
Opening times: Contact venue for times.
Entry price: Adult £7, concessions £6, Under 16s, disabled carers, coach drivers free. Other discounts apply.
Great if you like... history, trains, Durham, stuff for kids