Upcoming Events

at Ravenglass & Eskdale Steam Railway

Featured Event
25th March 2017 to 26th March 2017
Peppa Pig at the Railway - 25th & 26th March
Peppa Pig returns to the Railway for the first out of two visits in 2017! Purchase a Peppa Pig Ride All Day ticket and hop on one of our trains to the activity marquee at Dalegarth. Here you can meet Peppa Pig in person, have your photo taken and enjoy some entertainment. If you book your tickets in advance online you will also save. Online...
 
17th March 2017 to 17th March 2017
Fish and Chip Evenings
Join an evening diesel departure from Ravenglass at 6pm and enjoy a Fish and Chip Supper at Fellbites Cafe, Dalegarth for Boot Station. Ticket price £10.50 includes a Fish Supper at Dalegarth. Call Dalegarth to book on 019467 23192.
 
25th March 2017 to 26th March 2017
Peppa Pig at the Railway - 25th & 26th March
Peppa Pig returns to the Railway for the first out of two visits in 2017! Purchase a Peppa Pig Ride All Day ticket and hop on one of our trains to the activity marquee at Dalegarth. Here you can meet Peppa Pig in person, have your photo taken and enjoy some entertainment. If you book your tickets in advance online you will also save. Online...
 
6th April 2017 to 9th April 2017
Great North Steam Fair at Beamish
River Mite will be visiting Beamish museum in County Durham from 6th to 9th April 2017 for a re-enactment of its delivery from York to Ravenglass in December 1966 behind steam traction engine 'Providence'. 'Providence' will pull River Mite on a trailer around the museum road circuit throughout the 4 days. The team will also be there handing out goo...
 
8th April 2017 to 23rd April 2017
Teddies go FREE !
Join in the fun this Easter as we grab those teddies because #teddyfest is back! All children travelling with their teddy bear travel free on Ride all Day fares when accompanied by a full fare paying adult. Keep an eye out for our teddy trail clues around the railway too to win great prizes! There is also some colouring activities at Dalegarth ...
 
16th May 2017 to 16th May 2017
Photography Days
The team is back to take you on a behind the scenes photography treat. Meet at 8.30 Ravenglass Station for a tour around the workshops and a cup of tea in the Turntable Café, pick up your packed lunch, before embarking on the seven mile journey up the line to photograph passing engines en route. At Dalegarth enjoy some free time before heading ...
 
1st June 2017 to 1st June 2017
Steam to the Hills with an LDNP Ranger
Take the 'Ratty' steam train to Eskdale Green and walk back to the sea over Muncaster Fell with a National Park Ranger. Meet at 10.15 am to catch the 10.25 am train to The Green. Train fare applies, pay on arrival, reserve your place in advance as booking advised, £5 adult for the guided walk and children free. For full details, call 0845 272 0004 ...
 
17th June 2017 to 18th June 2017
Young Engineers Day Out with Peters Railway
This is an exclusive day out on the Railway for all young engine enthusiasts! Go behind the scenes and find out how an engine works with the author of Peters Railway as your guide, plus find out all about the history of the Railway in our Museum. Learn all about how our engines work and then travel up to Dalegarth, with a ride on a steam engine...
 
26th July 2017 to 27th July 2017
Adventure Picnic with Ratty and the National Trust
Join us for a very special adventure picnic with Ratty at Dalegarth station. Also joining us on the day we will have the National Trust with their 50 things to do activities. More details to follow. This event is part of our normal service and there will be a small charge for activities.
 
16th September 2017 to 16th September 2017
Statesman Rail The Lakelander
Enjoy a memorable day on board ‘The Statesman’ as it travels around the Cumbrian Coast. Probably the most stunningly beautiful scenic coastal line in England. Through an area steeped in maritime history with spectacular views of the Lake District Mountains and the wide panoramic expanse of Morecambe Bay on the journey to Ravenglass, where there is ...
 
7th October 2017 to 8th October 2017
Peppa Pig at the Railway - 7th & 8th October
Peppa Pig returns to the Railway for the second of two visits in 2017! Purchase a Peppa Pig Ride All Day ticket and hop on one of our trains to the activity marquee at Dalegarth. Here you can meet Peppa Pig in person, have your photo taken and enjoy some entertainment. If you book your tickets in advance online you will also save. Onlin...
 
21st October 2017 to 29th October 2017
Oktoberfest at the Railway
A full week jam packed with Oktoberfest fun! Experience German foods in our Cafes and view our visiting engines. More details to follow including which engines will be making an appearance!
 
27th October 2017 to 28th October 2017
Halloween Ghost Trains
Back with more spooky tricks than ever in 2017 with two extra dates! Feeling brave? Travel the line in darkness and keep those eyes peeled for some of our fiendish friends! This event is very popular and must be booked in advance. Ticket includes all day travel and a reserved seat on the Ghost Train from Dalegarth. The Ghost Train steam...
 
2nd December 2017 to 3rd December 2017
Santa Express 2017
All aboard! Our favourite 'Santa Express' event returns to the Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway. Come and enjoy a magical journey on-board the 'Santa Express' to meet Father Christmas and explore his Dalegarth grotto. Please note, dogs are not allowed on this event.