Pickering

This is what many people come to Pickering to see…steam trains.

 Pickering is located on the southern edge of the North Yorks. Moors National Park,approx. 18 miles west of Scarborough and 20 miles south of Whitby at the point where the A169 and the A170 roads cross. It’s approx. 15 minutes drive from Flamingo Land at Kirby Misperton on the A169 and Eden Camp also on the A169 near Malton.

A monument in memory of
Edward 7th and George 5th
The main shopping street
The church of St. Peter & St. Paul has
some fantastic wall paintings inside.
The Garden of Peace in the church grounds. 

 

The church entrance with sun
dial over the door.
A gargoil mounted
over
a drain pipe.
A plaque in the
Garden of Peace.

Pickering station… one end of the North Yorks. Moors Railway line.
This is the line featured in the Heartbeat series on ITV.

The garden at the “end of the line” The memorial plaque in the garden 
A station bench…note the serpents. Lost luggage ? It’s been here a long time.
Waiting  for a train and here it is…right on time
A logo on a carriage… and another logo
The Opal dining car.
Red carpet and flowers treatment.
The station is now deserted, the train
has gone to…
Grosmont, the other end of the
North Yorks. Moors Railway line.  

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