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Latest Press Releases


Cumbrian attractions get the double at global award ceremony

Posted: 9th June 2017

Two award-winning Cumbrian visitor attractions - Ullswater ‘Steamers’ and the Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway are celebrating after receiving their latest accolades to add to their ever-growing collection. The popular heritage...

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Free Travel To Earn Teddy An Extra Bear Hug

Posted: 3rd April 2017

Teddies from around Britain will be earning an extra bear hug this Easter, thanks to being the passport to free travel for their young owner.

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Lake District's newest attraction to open this Summer

Posted: 10th March 2017

In June 2017, the Ravenglass Railway Museum will officially open to the public after undergoing a major, two year, Heritage Lottery-funded redevelopment.

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Young Engineers Day Out at the Railway!

Posted: 14th July 2016

Calling all engine enthusiasts! Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway, based in the idyllic Lake District, is offering an exclusive opportunity for those with a passion and love for engines to learn all about the way they work.

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Can you name the Train from Spain?

Posted: 14th July 2016

The Ravenglass & Eskdale Railway Preservation Society’s Train From Spain Appeal is seeking your help in an innovative fundraising experience – could you name the Train From Spain?

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Railway To Help Visitors 'Potter Off' And Walk Back To Happiness This Summer

Posted: 14th July 2016

Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway is kicking off a fabulous summer of events over the Whitsun Bank Holiday weekend and starting this by celebrating Beatrix Potter’s 150th birthday in style, with a Beatrix Potter themed walk.

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Railway set for another Jam-Packed Weekend of Family Fun

Posted: 14th July 2016

A fun family weekend awaits visitors to Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway between April 30 and May 2, with the Railway offering a wide range of activities and things to see and do on a jam-packed weekend that sees one loco, Northern Rock,...

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New Beatrix Potter Exhibition to open at Ravenglass and Eskdale Station

Posted: 14th July 2016

Western Lake District visitor attraction, the Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway, has added a lovely new family-friendly feature at its Dalegarth Station, having worked with the National Trust to create a beautiful Beatrix Potter exhibition, in the...

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Enjoy a #Teddyfest day out in Cumbria this Easter

Posted: 14th July 2016

An atmospheric steam travel day out can be enjoyed by both children and their teddy bears this Easter, if families head to Cumbria’s idyllic Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway (known as La’al Ratty) and brandish their bear!

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RER Offers Behind-the-Scenes Insights to Enthusiasts Young And Old

Posted: 14th July 2016

Rail enthusiasts young and old can take advantage of an enticing programme of 21 events laid on by Western Lake District visitor attraction, Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway, this year, with two sure to catch the eye.

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