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at Ravenglass & Eskdale Steam Railway

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Latest Press Releases


Lakes coastal village celebrates unique double World Heritage Status

Posted: 13th December 2017

Lakes coastal village celebrates unique double World Heritage Status As 2017 draws to a close the Lake District’s only coastal village celebrates its unique double World Heritage Site status. UNESCO has confirmed picture postcard...

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Railway To Give Passengers A Taste of Christmas

Posted: 17th November 2017

Cumbrian visitor attraction, Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway, is celebrating Christmas tradition and alluding to the Western Lake District’s strong culinary ties to the spice trade, by running ‘Mince Pie Trains’ on certain dates...

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It's Full Steam Ahead As Railway Appoints New General Manager

Posted: 17th November 2017

Lake District visitor attraction, Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway, has announced the appointment of a new general manager to succeed Trevor Stockton, who will be stepping down from his position in early December. Peter Brendling has been chosen...

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Enjoy Seven Miles Of Santa Excitement!

Posted: 17th November 2017

Families can enjoy seven miles of Santa excitement if they board a loco running on the Lake District’s longest and oldest steam railway line, operated by Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway. Santa Express trains will be running from Ravenglass,...

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Enjoy Twixmas On A Train!

Posted: 17th November 2017

Those looking for something fun, fabulous or family-focused to do during the Twixmas period can get outdoors and blow the Christmas cobwebs away, if they enjoy an idyllic day out with the Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway. The narrow gauge railway,...

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Oktoberfest Rail Extravaganza Billed As 'Narrow Gauge Event of the Year'

Posted: 17th August 2017

An event shaping up to be absolutely ‘wunderbar’ is taking over the Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway between October 21 and 29, as the 15-inch gauge railway lays on a glorious Oktoberfest of German locos, food and even musical...

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Oktoberfest Rail Extravaganza To Be 'Wunderbar' For Groups

Posted: 17th August 2017

Group tour operators and coach professionals are being prompted to take a look at a brand new ‘Oktoberfest’ event from Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway, which will tick the box of any narrow gauge rail enthusiast or club.   The...

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Experience 'The Curious Incident of the Stag and the Trainline' This September!

Posted: 17th August 2017

The advantages of journeying on a little steam train, being slowly pulled along, will never be better appreciated than between September 8 and 24, when passengers on the idyllic Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway will not only be able to spot fells,...

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Is Ravenglass England's most special village?

Posted: 27th July 2017

Hopes for tourism boost as Cumbrian village now boasts TWO World Heritage Sites Something special has just happened to the Lake District’s only coastal village… It’s now part of TWO World Heritage sites, and tourism businesses...

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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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