Add a little extra to your day out with us with our 'Cream Tea & Steam Experience for Two'. Enjoy a 14 mile return journey (as part of scheduled service) deep into the Eskdale Valley to the foothills of England's highest mountains. Top off your time with us with a delicious selection of sandwiches and a cream tea treat at either café. Cream tea includes a selection of sandwiches, home-baked scones, butter, jam, clotted cream and tea/coffee. Travel on scheduled services included.
'Cream Tea, Steam & Sparkle'.
Why not add a little sparkle and upgrade to add a mini bottle of Prosecco for just £9.00.
A great way to indulge yourself or a loved one!
Choose the Eskdale Belle Experience to enjoy a day out in the lap of the Railway's finest luxury. The experience allows you to enjoy a return journey on the Railway in the finest coach we have; the Eskdale Belle, a beautifully crafted coach with comfortable seating, a wood panelled interior and additional space. Choose whether to ride inside, enjoying the warmth and comfort or ride at either end of the coach in the outdoor veranda seating and snatch a breath of that wonderful Lakeland air. This coach is wheelchair accessible dependant on the size of the wheelchair with level access from the platform.
The day begins with a breakfast roll with tea or coffee at the Turntable Café in Ravenglass, 60 minutes before the train departure times listed below. You will be welcomed onto your private coach with a bottle of Prosecco for you to enjoy on your journey. When you reach Dalegarth you will be served lunch in Fellbites Café with a glass of wine before enjoying the trip back down the valley to complete your day. You also receive a free souvenir guide to remember your day by.
Please note that the departure times of the Eskdale Belle are:
|(Colour refers to timetable)||Ravenglass Departure||Dalegarth Departure|
New for 2019! Travel in true comfort in our brand new 1st Class Observation Carriage. Enjoy panoramic views of the Lake District National Park as you take in the mountains and coastline of the Eskdale valley. This new carriage will be running on specific time slots during the red, yellow and green timetables from mid September 2019 from both Ravenglass and Dalegarth Stations. Find out more on our Timetable Page
Brand new for 2019 we are introducing Footplate Experiences here at the Ravenglass & Eskdale Railway. Running every Wednesday and Thursday during our red timetable this year, we have 2 different Experience options available for you to choose from:
Taster Experience - 5 hours
This experience starts at 9:30am where you will meet your driver for a breakfast roll and hot drink in the Turntable Café. You will get ready and head out on the footplate on a short private run to Muncaster Mill, before heading back to Ravenglass. The second run sees you head out to Miteside and the back to Ravenglass. You will then enjoy a footplate ride on our regular timetabled service at 12:50 for a round trip to Dalegarth, before your experience concludes at 14:30. You will receive a certificate for completing the experience and tonnes of fantastic memories!
Full Day Experience - 10 hours
The Full Day Experience starts at 8:00am when you meet your driver and head to the engine shed to help prepare the engine for the day. You will then have breakfast with your driver at 9:30 in the Turntable Café before heading out on the same trips as the Taster Experience above. You will have lunch in the Turntable Café at 14:30 before heading out with the second service train of the day at 15:50, with your experience concluding at 18:00. You will also receive a certificate of completion.
Gift vouchers are now available for you to purchase online and can be exchanged for railway tickets, events, retail & café items.
Vouchers must be used in one transaction and cannot be exchanged for cash. No change will be given.