Goathland Station, Goathland

Categories: Landmarks, Tourist Spots
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4.6/5 based on 440+ reviews on the web
Goathland railway station is a station on the North Yorkshire Moors Railway and serves the village of Goathland in the North York Moors National Park, North Yorkshire, England. It is famous for appearing in the television series Heartbeat, as Hogsmeade station the Hogwarts Express stop at in the Harry Potter films, as Mannerton in the TV series All Creatures Great and Small, and in the end of the video of Holding Back the Years, a Simply Red song released in 1985. Holiday accommodation is available in the form of a camping coach.HistoryThis station is on the deviation line opened by the North Eastern Railway in 1865 to avoid the cable-worked Beck Hole Incline, which was part of the original 1836 Whitby and Pickering Railway route.The original Goathland station was located at the head of the incline, where there are still some Y&NM cottages, together with a single W&P one.
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  • I personally think this is the nicest station in north Yorkshire. within a short walk of "heartbeat village" of Goathland, come down and have a look around. well worth it, especially if the steam trai...  read more »
  • Got to love the North Yorks Moors Railway and this station was used in the first Harry Potter film. Well worth a visit. 
  • A wonderful little village to visit, Goathland was the setting for the old t.v. series `Heartbeat` and as you drive in to the village you can instantly imagine `Greengrass` and his t.v. chums in and a...  read more »
  • love old steam railways and love the north york moors so its a win win for me
  • Enjoyable for train enthusiasts. In the same village where the tv series heartbeat was filmed
  • Lovely station and only a short walk into the village centre
  • Wonderfully quaint historic steam train station featured in the first Harry Potter film. Staff on the trains and in the station couldn't do enough for everyone. Either providing local information or vital train updates they were top class.
  • Good place to visit if you enjoy steam trains and old British television.
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