Upcoming Events

at Ravenglass & Eskdale Steam Railway

Featured Event
25th October 2017 to 25th October 2017
Join us on 25th October and ride the La'al Ratty like you would have in 1917. Step 100 years back in time with the Ravenglass Railway Museum on this exclusive special round trip to Dalegarth; double-headed by their 1912 Bassett-Lowke Class 30 locomotive, Synolda and visiting brother Count Louis. The train will depart from Ravenglass at 10:50 and will return back down the valley from Dalegarth at 13:10. Ticket prices are £18 adult, £11 child (aged 5 - 15), children under 5 travel for free, £1.50 dogs. This is a special service so numbers are limited and event tickets are required.
Featured Event
2nd December 2017 to 3rd December 2017
FREE mince pie with every ride all day ticket. Collect your mince pie token at the ticket desks and exchange for a FREE mince pie at The Turntable Café, Ravenglass Station. Offer applies to Brown and Blue timetabled services in December. Terms apply.
 
Limited Availability
20th October 2017
We have some last minute availability! 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.
 
22nd October 2017
Join us for a very special photography charter in partnership with the Ravenglass Railway Museum. Get the opportunity to get some fantastic and rare photos from the tracks of Synolda and Count Louis as this double headed train heads to Dalegarth. We have two trips planned: a 07:00 departure from Ravenglass and a 13:10 departure from Ravenglass. The train will stop and perform run pasts in various locations along the line, in both directions, where access is not normally available to the public. You are welcome to photograph the engines being prepared in the morning too. Both cafes at Ravenglass and Dalegarth will be open for you to purchase food and refreshments. This event is outdoors so please ensure that you wear appropriate clothing and footwear. Tickets are £40 per person and there is a small limited number available. Please note dogs are not allowed at this event.
 
25th October 2017
Join us on 25th October and ride the La'al Ratty like you would have in 1917. Step 100 years back in time with the Ravenglass Railway Museum on this exclusive special round trip to Dalegarth; double-headed by their 1912 Bassett-Lowke Class 30 locomotive, Synolda and visiting brother Count Louis. The train will depart from Ravenglass at 10:50 and will return back down the valley from Dalegarth at 13:10. Ticket prices are £18 adult, £11 child (aged 5 - 15), children under 5 travel for free, £1.50 dogs. This is a special service so numbers are limited and event tickets are required.
 
27th October 2017 to 28th October 2017, 30th October 2017 to 31st October 2017
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 steams out of Dalegarth Hollow at 6pm but please note that this is a one way journey only. Make sure you park in Ravenglass and allow time to catch the train up the valley. Activities at Dalegarth include facepainting and spooky arts & crafts. Plus, have the chance to get up close and learn more about some amazing owls at both main stations. You may even spot an owl out and about on a train! Tickets are £16 adult, £8 child (3-15), children under 3 are free. Ticket includes all day travel on the railway, a reserved seat on the Ghost Train from Dalegarth, activities at Dalegarth station and a spooky sweet goody bag when, or if, you return! Please note: dogs are not allowed at this event. This event is very popular and tickets must be booked in advance.
 
2nd December 2017 to 3rd December 2017, 9th December 2017 to 10th December 2017, 16th December 2017 to 17th December 2017, 18th December 2017 to 23rd December 2017
All aboard! Our favourite 'Santa Express' event returns to the Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway. Come and enjoy a magical journey onboard the 'Santa Express' to meet Father Christmas and explore his Dalegarth grotto. All children will receive an age-appropriate gift and parents get a mince pie and a glass of mulled wine/tea/coffee! Train times are as follows: 10:00 12:50 15:40 Christmas lunches are also available to book to make your day even more special. Lunch timeslots are specific for the train you are booked onto. If you are travelling on the 10:00 train lunch is after your return at 12:50, for the 12:50 train lunch is before departure at 11:30 and for the 15:40 train lunch is also before your departure at 14:30. Prices for the Santa Express 2017: £19.95 adult and child (aged 1-11) £12.65 child (aged 12-15), free for children under 1 year. £13.00 adult lunch, £7.00 child lunch. *Please note, dogs are not allowed on this event *
 
2nd December 2017 to 3rd December 2017, 9th December 2017 to 10th December 2017, 16th December 2017 to 23rd December 2017
FREE mince pie with every ride all day ticket. Collect your mince pie token at the ticket desks and exchange for a FREE mince pie at The Turntable Café, Ravenglass Station. Offer applies to Brown and Blue timetabled services in December. Terms apply.