A Selection of April Day Excursions
The Cotswolds is a rural area of south central England covering parts of 6 counties, notably Gloucestershire and Oxfordshire. Its rolling hills and grassland harbour thatched medieval villages, churches and stately homes built of distinctive local yellow limestone. The 102-mile Cotswold Way walking trail follows the Cotswold Edge escarpment from Bath in the south to Chipping Campden in the north.
Our northern terminus was opened in 1997 and is situated on the site of the ex-LMS and British Railway locomotive depot and is about one mile to the south of the former Rowsley Station.This extensive site set within 28 acres is the main base of all Peak Rail’s operating activities complete with a steam engine/restoration shed (not open to the public), 60ft fully operational turntable and is also the home to the various groups based at Peak Rail.