Route of the Esk Valley Railway

Grosmont

Grosmont developed mainly as a centre of ironstone mining, which flourished during the nineteenth century. From here the rock was taken to the Teesside blast furnaces. Grosmont also produced the 'Grosmont brick' from 1870 until 1957, a particularly dense brick which defies being drilled.

Steam Trains

Today, the village is dominated by the heritage steam and diesel services operated by the North Yorkshire Moors Railway which runs from Pickering to Grosmont, with an extra service along the Esk Valley Railway line from Grosmont to Whitby on some days during the summer season. See the timetables page or North Yorkshire Moors Railway website.

Change train and platforms at Grosmont to connect with heritage steam services. The Esk Valley Railway shares the station with the North Yorkshire Moors Railway. Here the heritage and the service trains meet on opposite platforms. Visit the engine shed a short walk from the station to view the maintenance carried out on the steam engines.

The Old School Coffee Shop

On the left hand side on the way to the Engine Shed
Home made cakes and fairtrade tea and coffee
Tel: 01947 895754  www.grosmontcoffeeshop.co.uk

Grosmont Gallery & Jazz Cafe

Close to the station, and visible from the platform.
Paintings, pottery, crafts and sculptures from local artists.
Tel: 01947 895007 www.grosmontgallery.com

The Station Tavern

Close to the station
Tel: 01947 895060 www.stationtavern-grosmont.co.uk

Walks

The Rail Trail

This walk links Grosmont to Goathland (3½ miles). It runs along the route of George Stephenson's original railway line of 1836.

Industrial Past walk

A 4½-mile circular walk from Grosmont station. This gentle stroll passes by tumbling water and through fields and woodland.

Esk Valley Walk

Esk Valley Walk waymarkThe Esk Valley Walk passes through Grosmont. More about the Esk Valley Walk.

Sample fares from Grosmont  
With EVR Railcard discount
Day Return to Whitby £4.50
£3.00
Day Return to Middlesbrough £7.60
£5.00

Journey times from Grosmont  
To Whitby 21 minutes
To Middlesbrough 69 minutes

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Train times from Grosmont (11.12.16 to 20.05.17)


 
Monday to Saturday
Sundays from 02.04.17
M'brough dep 0704 1028 1404 1740 0905 1121 1356 1617
Grosmont dep 0817 1139 1517 1851 1017 1233 1515 1736
Whitby arr 0837 1159 1536 1911 1036 1252 1534 1756
           
Whitby dep 0845 1215 1559 1918 1044 1301 1547 1804
Grosmont dep 0902 1232 1617 1935 1101 1318 1604 1821
M'brough arr 1015 1345 1729 2047
1223 1433 1717 1933

Train times from Grosmont (15.05.16 to 10.12.16)


 
Monday to Saturday
*
Sundays until 06.11.16
M'brough dep 0704 1028 1403 1740 2049 0905 1121 1356 1616
Grosmont dep 0817 1139 1517 1851 2158 1017 1233 1515 1736
Whitby arr 0837 1159 1536 1911 2220 1036 1252 1534 1756
             
Whitby dep 0845 1215 1600 1918 2225 1044 1301 1547 1804
Grosmont dep 0902 1232 1618 1935 2242 1101 1318 1604 1821
M'brough arr 1015 1345 1730 2047 2351 1223 1433 1717 1933
* Only runs Fridays 17 June to 12 August, also Monday 22 August for Whitby Regatta, Friday 28 October for hallowe’en and Friday 4th November for Goth weekend.

 

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