Things to Do

at Ravenglass & Eskdale Steam Railway

The area is packed full of activities and things to see so whether you enjoy heritage and historic attractions, walking with romans, steam train journeys, river valleys, coastal walks, waterfalls  or mountain hikes.  Our journey links you to some incredible and unique walking and historical points of interest up the line so join us for the duration and discover more about our history and those that live here!

Discover the Railway Museum 

Download our Discovery Trail

Find the Roman Bathhouse

Walking and Cycling 

Explore the Waterfalls at Stanley Ghyll

Step back in time at Englands oldest cornmill 

Discover the pretty little Church of St Catherines

 

Cafes

Cafes

Both our main stations have cafés for both passengers and local residents to use. With locally produced food and parties, there is something for everyone.

Museums

Museums

Our on site museum is free to enter and full of Railway memorabilia from the beginning of the Railway all the way until now.

Walking

Walking

Bring your walking boots, a map and get out to explore the local area on foot.

Cycling

Cycling

As well as walking there are a large variety of cycling trails in the area. Don't forget that bikes are welcome on board!

Local Attractions

Local Attractions

The Western Lake District has plenty of fabulous local attractions for you to visit.