Accessibility

at Ravenglass & Eskdale Steam Railway

Take a journey on one of the oldest, longest, narrow gauge railways in the world. The railway provides the perfect opportunity to combine a steam journey with plenty of trails and walks to discover this part of the Lake District National Park. We offer excellent accessible facilities for all. Please note that the carer travels free with a fare paying disabled passenger upon production of a PIP or DLA certificate. 

  • The main station is at Ravenglass, with a terminus at Dalegarth & intermediate stations 
  • Easy accessible wide pathway leading from the car park to the booking offices and other facilities 
  • Accessible toilet on both of the main platforms at Ravenglass & Dalegarth, as well as on the first floor of the Turntable Café (at Ravenglass station; lift available) 
  • Both cafés have movable seating and tables, plus high chairs and large print menus
  • Accessible outdoor seating areas with picnic benches 
  • Our gift shops, information room with TV presentation and Museum are all accessible
  • Accessible grass area with seating outside main stations 
  • Children’s outdoor play area with seating 
  • Table service is provided in both cafés
  • Large car park, with accessible parking spaces by the main entrances and free coach parking 
  • Wheelchair available if required at both stations - please ask at the ticket desks 
  • Motorised chairs and mobility scooters are allowed on the platforms 
  • Service and guide dogs are welcome in all areas 
  • Wheelchair adapted carriages - please call us to book in advance
  • Quiet space areas 

Both main stations at Ravenglass & Dalegarth have all the facilities but please note intermediate stations are very basic and have limited access. We would recommend that guests join and alight at each end of the line at our main stations. Our staff are helpful, friendly, welcoming and are pleased to assist with any enquiries.

View our Accessibility Statement Ravenglass Station Map Dalegarth Station Map

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