Local Pubs & RESTAURANTS
The Waggon Inn is a good food and real ale pub, located alongside the railway. The waggon is located in the village of Eighton Banks, our running line is directly behind the pub: www.thewaggoninnpub.co.uk.
The Guidepost Inn is located at the heart of Springwell village. The pub is open every day serving food and a wide range of beers. The pub also has a beer garden.
The Bowes Incline hotel bares the railways name,the hotel provides rooms, a restaurant and bar. For more details visit the hotels website: www.thebowesinclinehotel.co.uk
Nearby RAilway ATTRACTIONS
The Tanfield Railway is a 3 mile steam railway, using the worlds oldest operating engine shed (1854), passing alongside Causey gorge and running to the 1727 Causey Arch. Worth a visit solely to see its superbly restored coaches and locomotives - operating every Sunday.
Beamish Open Air Museum is the north of England open air museum, including aspects of life from 1820 through to 1950. Included within this are a NER station area, a 1820's waggonway and a recreated colliery.
To the North of Bowes in Newcastle is the North Tyneside steam railway, this line follows the course of an early wooden waggonway. Here as well as a ride on the train their is an extensive museum. Well worth a visit.
Heading into Northumberland the Aln Valley Railway is a recently opened heritage railway. Although still in its infancy the group here are making great strides towards re-opening the railway between Alnwick and Alnmouth.
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