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“Great views, fun ride”

Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway
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Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway: Ride All Day Ticket
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: Reputedly the most beautiful train journey in England, this 15-inch, narrow gauge railway carries passengers along seven miles of scenic track, from the old Roman Port of Ravenglass (the only coastal village in the Lake District National Park) along the Eskdale Valley to Eskdale during a 40 minute ride. Experience the heritage steam engines on a stunning scenic day out.
Useful Information: Bathroom facilities, Activities for young children, Food available for purchase, Stairs / elevator, Activities for older children, Wheelchair access
Reviewed July 30, 2013

We took our visiting grandchildren for a ride on La'al Ratty and they loved it. The ride is pleasant with beautiful views and nice facilities on both ends. Good value for a pleasant afternoon out.

Thank Janice W
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Reviewed July 29, 2013

Real steam trains (minature), wonderful scenery and a great ride up Eskdale on a historic narrow guage railway. ne of our favorite things to do on a free afternoon. Friendly staff and volunteers and great tea-rooms at both ends of the line, especially at the Dalegarth end. Also a great way to travel up the valley if you fancy a stroll in upper Eskdale.

Thank BritRockdoctor
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Reviewed July 29, 2013 via mobile

This is a good day out for a day ticket you can get on and off the trains all day long, for the older children you can do a good pub crawl up & down the valley the cafe in Ravenglass is good value for money

Thank agwesty
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Reviewed July 17, 2013

Excellent reception by staff. Took time to answer all questions about the engines etc. Took Grandad to the shed to see a specific engine he'd asked about. Good weather made the journey very enjoyable - could be problematical in bad weather. Jan's home made pies in the cafe very good and good value.

1  Thank Benyvraki3
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Reviewed July 16, 2013

Not much else to say but a worthwhile detour. would be busier if a little cheaper e.g £10 max return

Thank Larry M
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