Accessibility

at Ravenglass & Eskdale Steam Railway

One of the Lakeland’s hidden treasures. 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.Accessibility

  • 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 booking office and other facilities 
  • Disabled toilet on main platform and on first floor of the cafe (lift available) 
  • Cafe and tearoom with movable seating and tables, plus high chairs 
  • Accessible outdoor seating area with picnic benches 
  • Gift shop, information room with TV presentation and a museum 
  • Accessible grass area with seating 
  • Children’s play area with seating 
  • Large car park, with disabled parking spaces by main entrance + coach parking 
  • Wheelchair available if required 
  • Motorised chairs and mobility scooters are allowed onto the platforms 
  • Service and guide dogs welcome all areas 
  • Wheelchair adapted carriages – call to book in advance

The terminus station at Dalegarth has all the main facilities, featured later, but intermediate stations are basic and limited. We would recommend that guests join and alight at each end of the line.
The staff are helpful, friendly, welcoming and are pleased to assist with any enquiries.