Upcoming Events

at Ravenglass & Eskdale Steam Railway

Featured Event
30th June 2018 to 30th June 2018
It’s almost closing time at Ravenglass Railway Museum when you happen across a strange person, dressed in period clothing and appearing terribly confused. It seems a person from Ravenglass’ past has stumbled into our own time! The objects on display seem to trigger this person’s memory – can you unravel the clues and identify our mysterious visitor?

Enjoy this 60-minute interactive show in the Ravenglass Railway Museum at one of the following timeslots:
10:00am
12:00pm
2:00pm
4:00pm
Each timeslot only has 20 tickets available. Tickets cost £12.50 if booked in advance online or £15.00 on the day. Your ticket will also give you 50% off a Calling all Stations ticket on the Railway (to be redeemed on site in the booking office).
Tickets will be available to book online soon!
 
26th May 2018
Join us for an evening to celebrate 40 years since the opening of the Ravenglass Railway Museum in May 1978. Our Curator and Archivist will give talks about the fascinating history of our award-winning Museum and highlight some of the gems in our collections, and there'll also be opportunities to explore the Museum out-of-hours.

Light refreshments will be provided. Event runs from 7:00pm - 10:00pm.

Tickets £5 available on the door or by emailing museum@ravenglass-railway.co.uk or calling 01229 717171
 
26th May 2018 to 3rd June 2018
Explore our magical station gardens and become part of the fairytale. Pick up a free unicorn trail and take part in some magical crafts! Free child entry when dressed up and accompanied by a full paying adult. Whether it be a unicorn, fairy, elf or something else we can’t wait to see your outfits! #findthefairies.
 
7th June 2018, 2nd August 2018, 30th August 2018
Take a steam train to Eskdale Green and then walk back to the sea over Muncaster Fell with your Lake District National Park Ranger guide.

Meet at Ravenglass at 10:15am.
£5.00 per adult for the guided walk (train fare is payable upon arrival).

To book please go to lakedistrict.gov.uk/events or call 0845 272 0004.
 
9th June 2018 to 10th June 2018
An exclusive day out on the Railway for all young engine enthusiasts!
Go behind the scenes at Ravenglass and find out how engines work with the author of Peter’s Railway as your guide. Then travel up to Dalegarth on a steam engine, where you will then be read a Peter’s Railway story.
Each child will receive a book signed by the author himself!

The event starts at either 10:00am or 12:30pm.
£15.00 per adult, £7.50 per child.
Dogs not permitted.

Please note: this event is not suitable for children under 5 years old due to the engineers workshop part of the event.
 
30th June 2018
It’s almost closing time at Ravenglass Railway Museum when you happen across a strange person, dressed in period clothing and appearing terribly confused. It seems a person from Ravenglass’ past has stumbled into our own time! The objects on display seem to trigger this person’s memory – can you unravel the clues and identify our mysterious visitor?

Enjoy this 60-minute interactive show in the Ravenglass Railway Museum at one of the following timeslots:
10:00am
12:00pm
2:00pm
4:00pm
Each timeslot only has 20 tickets available. Tickets cost £12.50 if booked in advance online or £15.00 on the day. Your ticket will also give you 50% off a Calling all Stations ticket on the Railway (to be redeemed on site in the booking office).
Tickets will be available to book online soon!
 
25th July 2018 to 26th July 2018
The National Trust returns to Dalegarth Station for hands on fun; find out how to build a den, create a dry stone wall, learn about species and their habitats plus lots more! This event is free and part of our scheduled service.
 
27th July 2018, 3rd August 2018, 10th August 2018, 17th August 2018, 24th August 2018, 31st August 2018
It is Summer and that means Kids Free Fridays are back! Kids travel for free every Friday during the July & August School holidays. Just bring along an adult with a valid Calling All Stations ticket and get FREE child entry!
 
11th August 2018, 11th August 2018
We are joined by local Cumbrian arts & crafts designers with goodies ranging from art to handcrafted handbags.
 
21st September 2018
Take an evening steam journey from Ravenglass to Dalegarth and enjoy the views of Eskdale Valley at dusk. Upon arrival at Dalegarth Station you will be served a fish and chip supper, made freshly in our café, before returning down the valley to Ravenglass. The train departs from Ravenglass at 6pm and returns from Dalegarth at 8pm.

£18.00 per person.
Dogs not permitted.
 
28th September 2018
Head to Turntable Café at Ravenglass for our fundraising coffee morning. Help raise monies for a great cause with all proceeds going to MacMillan Cancer Care.
 
6th October 2018 to 7th October 2018
She is back in 2018 making another appearance!
Join us as we welcome Peppa Pig again and visit her in the marquee as well as taking in a fabulous magic show with Stu-Di-Doo.

Book your “RIDE ALL DAY” ticket online and save* or just turn up on the day and purchase at the Ravenglass ticket office.
Outward journey is from Ravenglass on an allocated time slot, please choose on booking. Return seating from Dalegarth Station on a first come first serve basis.
Your ticket includes all day travel on the Railway, meet & greet and a voucher to return to the Railway in the 2019 season. Enhanced event train service will be running this weekend.

Time slots for tickets from Ravenglass are: 9:25, 10:25, 10:45, 11:25, 11:45, 12:25, 12:45 or 13:25.
£16.50 per adult, £9.90 per child.
Dogs not permitted.

(*Online saving £1 on the adult fare and 50p on the child fare [under three years FREE]).
 
26th October 2018 to 27th October 2018
Back with more spooky tricks than ever in 2018.
Are you feeling brave? Travel the line in darkness and brave our Ghost Train!
Your ticket includes a return train trip (ghost train is one way only), family-friendly activities at Dalegarth Station, sweet bag on departure and of course lots of scares and spooks on the way back to Ravenglass.

£16.00 per adult, £8.00 per child. Dogs not permitted.
 
24th November 2018 to 25th November 2018, 1st December 2018 to 2nd December 2018, 8th December 2018 to 9th December 2018, 15th December 2018 to 16th December 2018, 22nd December 2018 to 23rd December 2018
All aboard! Our favourite Santa Express is back!
Enjoy a magical train journey and keep your eyes peeled for Santa! At Dalegarth meet Santa in his grotto and receive your own gift.
Your ticket includes return train journey, gift for the children, 50% voucher for the 2019 season for adults, complimentary drink and a mince pie.

£21.50 per adult and child aged 1-11, £13.95 per child aged 12-15.
Dogs not permitted.
Train times are 10:00am, 12:50pm or 3:40pm

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 10:00am train lunch is after your return at 12:50pm, for the 12:50pm train lunch is before departure at 11:30am and for the 3:40pm train lunch is also before your departure at 2:30pm.
£13.00 adult lunch, £7.00 child lunch.