Featuring panoramic windows, the beautiful Ryedale Saloon is perfect for that special day. The saloon is available on selected dates for private hire. It features a lounge at one end with panoramic views of the valley, a board room style layout in the middle and a smaller lounge at the other end. Coupled to it is a first class restaurant car which also has an on board bar.
The Rydale Saloon is perfect for making your big day extra special! We can tailor your big day to suit your needs. An example wedding reception includes:
- Enjoy welcome refreshments on the platform on arrival at Wirksworth at 12:30
- Board the Rydale Saloon at 13:20 for champagne and canapés on the return journey to Duffield and back
- Stay on board for a luxury afternoon tea or three course meal during a second return trip at 15:15 until 16:50.
Got a big birthday coming up? Hire the Rydale Saloon for your own private function. We can tailor your meal to your tastes for your journey and the Rydale Bar is available for a selection of alcoholic and soft drinks.
Fancy a meeting with a difference? Looking for a corporate team building day? The Rydale Saloon features a board-room style area perfect for meetings and other functions. Our team can look after your catering needs during the journey.
Call our friendly team on 01629 823076 to discuss your hire of the Ryedale Saloon and we can tailor your visit to your needs.
Did you know...?
The Ryedale Saloon was built in 1910 by the Great Northern Railway. The body is constructed entirely of teak wood and it features large panoramic windows at one end which give stunning views of the valley as you chuff along.