James Cook, the world's most famous navigator
and explorer, was born at Marton in 1728. Although his cottage no longer
exists here, a monumental granite vase marks its site at his birthplace museum in Stewart Park, a short walk from the station.
There are now 18 services Monday to Saturday between Nunthorpe and Middlesbrough via Marton and 10 each way on Sundays, all year round. Six services (Monday - Saturday) continue beyond Nunthorpe along the Esk Valley to Whitby. There are also two extended services that go beyond Nunthorpe; the 13:06 calls at Great Ayton and Battersby ONLY as does the 17:07.
live train times are below:-
All Northern Timetables
Route 2: Nunthorpe & Middlesbrough to Newcastle & Metrocentre
Route 5: Middlesbrough to Whitby
Esk Valley Railway Forget-me-not Dementia-friendly Train
Due to coronavirus, we have had to cancel until further notice.
This service was running on the first Wednesday of
the Month with
live music from the Dave Clegg Duo, sing alongs and bring your own
picnic. We will get this back as soon as we are able. For a flavour of
last year's trains, see here.
Stewart Park - short walk from the station
Hosting the Cleveland Show each year in July. It's a short walk from Marton Station to the Park.
Formerly the grounds of Marton Hall, this is Middlesbrough's largest
informal park, with large areas of open space, lakes, ponds, animal
enclosures, woodland glades, a children's play area and a café;
and it is here that you will find the Captain Cook Birthplace Museum.
Read more about Stewart Park
Captain Cook Birthplace Museum
Stewart Park, Marton, Middlesbrough, TS7 8AT
This museum offers insights into James Cook's early life, his seafaring career, the legacy of his voyages, and the experience of 18th-century sailors. Exhibits include charts from Cook's voyages and his descriptions of Australian flora and fauna, as well as audio-visual presentations, hands-on interactive displays and original objects. There is also a temporary exhibition gallery with a regular programme of events.
Find out more about the Captain Cook Birthplace Museum
Ormesby Hall - Short walk from the Station
Church Lane, Ormesby, nr Middlesbrough, TS7 9AS
An 18th-century Palladian mansion with exquisite interior decoration, paintings and furnishings, Ormesby Hall is a grade-1 listed building now owned by the National Trust. Its Old Wing contains a large permanent model railway exhibition. The Georgian stable block is home to the horses of the Cleveland Mounted Police. Refreshments are available in the tea-room.
Find out more about Ormesby Hall
Marton Hotel & Country Club
Stokesley Road, Marton,
Middlesbrough, TS7 8DS
Tel: 01642 317141 www.martonhotel.co.uk
Come and explore the Land of Iron Walks in the North York Moors
There are ten circular walks from stations with close connections to the Ironstone mining era of the late 1800s. Try the train down the Esk Valley and from Great Ayton to Grosmont, each station tells a story and shows a map with a circular walk. The information boards were funded by the North York Moors National Park's Land of Iron Team and you can find out more about this amazing project here. There is also a permanent exhibition at the Moors Centre, Danby, which is a 20 minute walk from the station.
|Off-Peak fares from Marton||With EVR Railcard discount|
|Day Return to Whitby||£7.90||
|Day Return to Middlesbrough||£2.60||
|Journey times from Marton|
|To Whitby||82 minutes|
|To Middlesbrough||8 minutes|
There is ramped access to the platforms; however, there is a kerb from the car park onto the platforms.
There is a shelter on platform 1.
There is a bicycle store.
Marton is an unstaffed station.
Replacement bus pick-up point: the bus stops on Ladgate Lane, same side of the road as the station for Nunthorpe, and the opposite side for Middlesbrough.
Taxis: advance booking is essential. Here is the telephone number of a local taxi firm:
Marton Taxis 01642 591000
Local buses: this bus stops near Marton station
63 Middlesbrough - Marton - Redcar
These buses stop half-a-mile or so away (see map) at Marton North Cross-roads.
28 Middlesbrough - Saltburn
28A Guisborough - Middlesbrough
29 Middlesbrough - Stokesley
322R Brookfields, Blue Bell - Marton - Stokesley
Traveline: 0871 200 22 33
Grid reference: NZ519168
Lat/Long: 54°32'39.6"N / 1°11'54.8"W