The Old Station Allerston

The Old Station Allerston

Three historic self-catering railway carriages on the edge of the North Yorkshire Moors

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Full Description

The Accommodation

Each carriage has central heating and an air extract system throughout; oven, hob, microwave and fridge; TV, DVD and radio; bath with shower attachment.

The carriages stand in train formation but are not interconnected. You book an entire self contained carriage providing kitchen/diner, lounge, 2 or 3 bedrooms and bathroom/wc.

All bed linen, towels and tea towels are provided. Clothes washing and drying facilities are freely available in the ‘Staff Tool Van’. Cots and high chairs can be provided on request at no extra charge.

There are two acres of grounds providing space for children to play, with open countryside beyond. Each carriage has a picnic table and BBQ’s are available. There is a selection of children’s toys, games and bicycles.

The proprietors are on hand in the station house if advice or information is required.

Carriage 1

Bedroom 1 = double (4′ 6″)

Bedroom 2 = single x 2 (2′ 6″)

Bedroom 3 = single (3′) and single bunk (2′ 6″)

Carriage 2

Bedroom 1 = double (4′ 6″)

Bedroom 3 = single (3′) and single bunk (3′)

Bedroom 3 = single (3′) and single bunk (3′)

Carriage 3

Bedroom 1 = double (4′ 6″) and single bunk (2′ 6″)

Bedroom 2 = double (4′ 6″) and single bunk (2′ 6″)

Where to find us

The village of Allerston is located off the A170, 5 miles east of the market town of Pickering. Leave Pickering and head towards Scarborough. Pass through Thornton le Dale then Wilton.

1 mile past Wilton, with the Cayley Arms on your left, turn right off the A170 into Allerston. Proceed for two thirds of a mile through the village. The Old Station is on the right.

Nearest railway stations are Malton and Scarborough. Allerston benefits from a regular bus service.


The 16¼ mile Forge Valley Line was opened by the North Eastern Railway Co. on the 1st May 1882.

Wilton Station (actually located in the nearby village of Allerston), was renamed Ebberston in 1903. The village of Ebberston is located one mile to the east of Allerston. The last passenger train on the line ran on 3rd June 1950.


Telephone Number

01723 859 024


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Within a short walk

Scenic Walks

Direct from the door

Unusual Building

Converted Railway Carriages