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Enjoy ‘winter warmer’ trains on the Ravenglass & Eskdale Railway

Enjoy ‘winter warmer’ trains on the Ravenglass & Eskdale Railway

Passengers can extend the festive season with a trip to Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway to experience the wonder of winter...

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Get in the Halloween spirit with a monster line up of half-term family fun!

Get in the Halloween spirit with a monster line up of half-term family fun!

With autumn half-term quietly creeping up on mums and dads, Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway has a monster line-up of activities...

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Stay on track for autumn treats at the Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway

Stay on track for autumn treats at the Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway

Whether it’s raising a glass to one of the nation’s favourite tipples with a ‘Gin Train Evening’, tucking into a...

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Summer Fun at the Railway

Summer Fun at the Railway

It's time to break out the memory jar and start to add lots more La'al Ratty memories this summer. Get ready to join us for...

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Star employee scoops ‘Unsung Hero’ accolade at Cumbria Tourism Awards 2023

Star employee scoops ‘Unsung Hero’ accolade at Cumbria Tourism Awards 2023

21-year-old Ben McGregor from Lake District Estates beat off tough competition to win The Sheila Hensman Unsung Hero Award...

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World Gin Day: Local companies raise a glass to new business opportunities

World Gin Day: Local companies raise a glass to new business opportunities

Ahead of World Gin Day (Saturday 10 June), two Lake District tourism businesses say the popularity of the nation’s favourite...

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‘Steam Gala’ Weekend hailed as huge success

‘Steam Gala’ Weekend hailed as huge success

The Romney, Hythe & Dymchurch Railway pulled out all the stops to ensure the Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway’s recent ‘Steam...

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Rolling out the red carpet for  the King’s Coronation

Rolling out the red carpet for the King’s Coronation

Two of Cumbria’s most popular visitor attractions are preparing to celebrate the Coronation in style – with the new King...

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Ravenglass & Eskdale Railway nominated in Cumbria’s Tourism ‘Oscars’

Ravenglass & Eskdale Railway nominated in Cumbria’s Tourism ‘Oscars’

Staff at Ravenglass & Eskdale Railway are over the moon after it was nominated in the Cumbria Tourism Awards 2023 – widely...

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Ravenglass stalwart honoured for 50 years working on historic railway

Ravenglass stalwart honoured for 50 years working on historic railway

As Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway prepares to mark the 100th birthday of heritage loco ‘River Esk’ with a special Gala...

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Steam Gala Weekend  to mark 100th centenary for historic loco

Steam Gala Weekend to mark 100th centenary for historic loco

The historic steam locomotive engine River Esk turns one hundred this year, with the celebrations set to include visiting...

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Children’s events set to  inspire next generation of engineers

Children’s events set to inspire next generation of engineers

The man behind the popular Peter’s Railway series of children’s books, Christopher Vine, is hoping to keep the talent...

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