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 ref fares in the additional information section on the access statement that the carer travels free with a fare paying disabled passenger on production of a PIP or DLA certificate. 

  • A collection of four steam locomotives in regular service with open and closed carriages 
  • The main station is at Ravenglass, with a terminus at Dalegarth & intermediate stations 
  • Easy accessible wide pathway leading from car park to the booking offices and other facilities 
  • Accessible toilet on the main platforms and on first floor of the Turntable cafe (lift available) 
  • Cafe and tearoom with movable seating and tables, plus high chairs and large print menus
  • Accessible outdoor seating areas with picnic benches 
  • Gift shop, information room with TV presentation and accessible museum and interactive exhibits 
  • Accessible grass area with seating outside main stations 
  • Children’s play area with seating 
  • No queue policy and table service can be provided in the cafes 
  • 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 – call us to book in advance
  • Quiet space areas 

Both main stations have all the main 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 Dalegarth/Ravenglass. Our staff are helpful, friendly, welcoming and are pleased to assist with any enquiries.

Please find our full access statement here 

Access site map for Dalegarth Station here 

Access site map for Ravenglass Station here 

Accessibility gallery to view here