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Rail Ale Trail: Pies and Pints

Does chugging through lush valleys and pretty villages, stopping at some of the finest drinking establishments en route to sample a pint of locally brewed ale sound like the ideal way to spend a day? Then embark on a Rail Ale Trail and explore the fascinating history, heritage and hops that the area is home to.

Board one of our steam trains and begin a journey of discovery … a journey to discover two of the most renowned exports to come out of Lancashire – pies and pints. Learn about the history and heritage of our beautiful region and sample first hand some of the produce that we are oh so proud of!


Pies & Pints Rail Ale Trail tour includes*;

-    A Freedom of the Line ticket on the East Lancashire Railway
-    4 – 5 hour tour of the area and its pubs with a qualified Blue or Green Badge Guide
-    Pie Lunch
-    3 x 1/3 pint beer samples

* Please see individual tour descriptions on the East Lancashire Railway website for any additional details.

* Meet in The Trackside Pub on Platform 2 of Bury Bolton Street Station

Please see Important Information on the Rail Ale Trail Guided Tours page for booking guidance.

The Rail Ale Trail is open to over 18′s only.


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