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Steam train will run to Inch Abbey between 1pm and 4pm, Downpatrick & County Down Railway Runs until 15 September 2019

Step back to the Edwardian era at the Downpatrick & County Down Railway this European Heritage Open Day weekend as the last summer train pulls out of the station.

The railway is running its last trips to Inch Abbey this weekend, Saturday 14th and Sunday 15th September, as part of the European Heritage Open Days, and in the spirit of Province-wide scheme there will be guided tours on request of the lesser seen parts of the railway site not normally accessible to the public, as well as the chance to sample the atmosphere of rail travel at its most traditional.
 
On Saturday 14th, living history monks will meet visitors. The Brothers of the abbey daily walk in silence, but they will tell you about their peaceful lives and long history on these islands is a guided walk of the ruins with Cistercian Brother Robert as he marks the Hours in the tranquil beauty of this serene Medieval abbey.

Cost: Train fares cost £7.50 adults, children £5.50, and £6.50 senior citizens, family ticket £22 and children under 3 go free

Contact: Tickets can be purchased on the day, or online at www.downrail.co.uk/tickets Telephone Number: N/a