Sarah Ware

Royal Scot print raises funds for the NYMR

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The season got off to a good start, with sales of Chris’s latest print Royal Scot at Goathland raising £500 for the railway during the loco’s visit in March. The print will soon be available in the online shop, but in the meantime you can order direct from Chris for £50 (small), £75 (medium) and £115 … Continue reading

Royal Scot painting nears completion

Chris painting Royal Scot

Chris is busy putting the finishing touches to his latest painting, ready for the arrival of 46100 Royal Scot at the NYMR on Saturday 25 March. As for Flying Scotsman last year, Chris will be selling prints and taking orders from the marquee at Grosmont Station throughout the loco’s visit (25, 26, 28, 29, 30 … Continue reading

Studio Timetable 2017

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Chris’s studio opens fully for the 2017 season on Saturday 8th April – check out the studio timetable here if you’re planning to visit Levisham. In the meantime, he’s working on a new painting and print for the Royal Scot visit from 25 March. Watch this space for more details!  

Happy New Year!


Levisham looked particularly lovely this festive season, some days shrouded in fog and other days sparkling with frost. Photo courtesy of our Christmas holiday guests at Station House, and more on the website Bookings for 2017 have been coming in since Boxing Day, so if you’re planning a 2017 holiday then check the calendar and contact Chris … Continue reading

Autumn Steam Gala at Levisham


Chris will be working on a commissioned painting of visiting Great Western 2807 during the gala, which starts on Friday 30th September for 3 days. Do come to the studio to see how the painting progresses. Chris will be taking orders for Limited Edition prints in small, medium and large format.

Heritage Railway article


Chris has again been attracting publicity! Readers of Heritage Railway magazine will find an article about Chris, Levisham and the Station House project on pages 28-9 of the latest edition, no. 220 published in print on 22 September. 

Levisham Station House nearing completion


Chris is using the break between holiday bookings at Levisham Station House to renovate the old ticket office and add finishing touches to existing rooms – such as the sitting room, which now sports a fine mantlepiece, clock and working wind-up gramophone. For more photos and information about booking a holiday, see

Media boost for Levisham Station

Alan Tomlinson and Anna Wallace

Two upcoming media moments for Levisham, following the recent article about Station House in the Yorkshire Post… Heritage Railway magazine will soon be running an article about Chris’s new heritage-holiday-home venture. Then yesterday Chris was interviewed at his Levisham Studio by BBC Radio York’s Alan Tomlinson and Anna Wallace, for a September focus on the NYMR. … Continue reading

Yorkshire Post features Levisham Station House

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Amazing news – literally! The Yorkshire Post came to have a look at Station House and have featured it on page 3 of today’s paper, with photos and stories about the holiday let. If you fancy stepping into the boots of the 1930s Station Master, Walter Artley, for a week then find out more here. … Continue reading

Forever Levisham

The latest limited edition print is now available in the online shop here. ‘Forever Levisham’ captures the timeless peace of the station as Sir Nigel Gresley drifts past the camping coach with an elegant rake of teak coaches. A limited edition of 200 high quality prints available in 3 sizes.

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