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Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway

Main St, Ravenglass CA18 1SW, England
+44 1229 717171
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Reputedly the most beautiful train journey in England, this 15-inch, narrow gauge railway carries passengers along seven miles of scenic track, from the old Roman Port of Ravenglass (the only coastal village in the Lake District National Park) along the Eskdale Valley to Eskdale during a 40 minute ride. Experience the heritage steam engines on a stunning scenic day out.
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  • Very good24%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“open carriage” (52 reviews)
“narrow gauge” (28 reviews)
“la'al ratty” (29 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Main St, Ravenglass CA18 1SW, England
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+44 1229 717171
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Thank Kelly C
Reviewed 2 days ago

Visited here today and was stunned with how good it was. Going all the way along the track is 17miles and for 3 people it was only £34.

Thank tmboni
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We had such a nice time on the train! It's a miniature train so we took our own drinks and snacks for our children. You're on the train for around 40 minutes if you go to Dalegarth. The inside carriages are a squeeze for 2...More

Thank SarahandSte
Reviewed 1 week ago

A Fantastic day spent in beautiful scenic lake district,this narrow-gauge steam train is one of the gems in the Lakes. The railway is not expensive and very well run by the staff. The journey from Ravenglass to Eskdale is very pleasant as it climbs through...More

Thank Anthony W
Steve R, Commercial Manager at Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thanks for your review, glad you had a pleasant day.

Reviewed 1 week ago

This working narrow gauge railway is a credit to all involved. We found the museum (free admission) as interesting as the railway itself. For walkers, Ravenglass is a great base and this railway can take you to several start points.

Thank horrible91
Steve R, Commercial Manager at Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Sounds like you made the most of your day, thanks for the review and I'm sure we will see you again.

Reviewed 1 week ago

I've been on quite a few narrow-gauge steam train railways in my time but this has to be the smallest. Very difficult getting in and out of the tiny carriages unless you want to get frozen stiff sitting in one of the open carriages. But...More

Thank JuneBug1939
Steve R, Commercial Manager at Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thanks for the review, 'Laal' Ratty it is for sure, please do visit again.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We decided to take a trip on this little railway some 27 years after our first trip , To say it was raining would be an understatement, our train 12:45 was the last one of the day due to flooding on the track and a...More

Thank APH0363
Steve R, Commercial Manager at Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi Your day was the wettest of the year so far but at least not a washout for you. Dogs are allowed in the downstairs cafe at Dalegarth and on the outside tables at Ravenglass, unfortunately you were unable to take advantage of the Dalegarth...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A fascinating and well run railway which makes for a lovely day out. The Story of the line is told extremely well in the museum, whilst the stations and stock are well preserved. A good day out

Thank James H
Steve R, Commercial Manager at Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thanks for your review so glad you enjoyed your day.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is getting to be an annual trip when we are in the Lake District. Every time the scenery is different. I believe this is a very affordable day out and good value for money. We normally travel from Ravensglass to Boot, 5en wander up...More

Thank Glyn S
Steve R, Commercial Manager at Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thanks for the review, your plan for the day is a very good one, keep it up.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I visited the Ravenglass and Eskdale Steam Railway with my sister on Saturday 7th October 2017. I found this on the accessible activity leaflet. I must say the wheelchair facilities here are fantastic. (You do need to call ahead if you can) The carriage that...More

Thank Dan-Barnes87
Steve R, Commercial Manager at Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks so much for a wonderful review and we are so glad you enjoyed your day.

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Denise G
6 August 2017|
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Response from Cambridgeblue65to67 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Denise, You have had plenty of good answers. It depends on who is driving and what they like to do!! From Bowness is the more scenic route overall and it is best to go down to Newby Bridge to start the traverse across to... More
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sorry I have no experience with Tesco vouchers I paid by card on the day
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Sorry I don't know. The booking staff were friendly and knowledgable - give them a call!
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