Real Ale Weekend

There’s something brewing!

We will have up to 16 different cask ales available, along with a choice of bottled ales and cask ale on the train bars.  Our Box Van Bar will also have a range of gins, ciders and perry available, whilst the beer tent will be selling a range of real ales, ciders and perry.

There will be hot food available from midday. Cheese burgers from 12 noon till 5pm, Pie and peas from 5pm until 9pm (Saturday only). Cheese burgers 12 noon till 4:30pm Sunday.

Fish & Chip Special: On the Saturday evening there is a Fish & Chip Special, leaving from Embsay Station.  This must be booked in advance (early booking essential as this WILL book up early).

We’ve got live music lined up on the Saturday night up until 10:00pm, with The Paul Mirfin Band and the rock band Jumpstart!

Friday 10th August 6pm- 11pm
Saturday 11th August 12:00 – 11pm
Sunday 12th August 12:00 – 5pm
Advance booking advised!
Day Rover Tickets (for the trains) : BUY ONLINE
Fish & Chip Special Tickets:
BEER FESTIVAL TICKETS: £5 charge on the day for the Beer Festival.  This will cover entry into the beer festival (wrist band), a programme and souvenir glass. SAVE 20% and buy your Beer Festival Entry tickets (£4) online in advance! Click here for tickets.


We’ve got a free bus to take you to and from Skipton, courtesy of our sponsors Bibby’s of Ingleton!

We’ll have a number of fine ales, lagers, wines, spirits and soft drinks available at our bar.



Our Box Van Bar is in Embsay car park, serving a range of cask ales, bottles of real ale from a local brewery, wine, cider and kids drinks from 11:00am at Embsay. There are also refreshments at Bolton Abbey station and hot food available at Embsay Station.


Cream Teas on a Steam Train through the Yorkshire Dales!
Strawberry Specials on a Steam Train through the Yorkshire Dales!
Fish & Chip Specials on a Steam Train through the Yorkshire Dales!
Wine & Cheese - Steam Train through the Yorkshire Dales!
The Curry Express - Steam Train through the Yorkshire Dales!
Afternoon Tea on a Steam Train through the Yorkshire Dales!


Our 'Dales Dining' trains are frequently fully booked - advance booking is essential.  The easiest way to book is to do so online through our ticketing facility.

For more information on any of our trains, contact us at Bolton Abbey Station on (01756) 710614.

For tickets, click through to our ticketing system and choose from the drop-down menu.



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