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Santa Specials return to the Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway for 2018

The Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway will be welcoming back Santa in 2018 as the railway is transformed into a winter wonderland. Santa's Grotto will be based at Dalegarth, with Christmas lunches at the Turntable Cafe,...
Whillan Beck

Christmas Stalls at 2018’s Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway Santa Specials

The Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway have announced that they will be running a Christmas Market alongside their Santa Specials for 2018. The Christmas Market will be taking place on the same days that the Santa...
Peppa Pig to visit the Great Central Railway

Peppa Pig set to return to the Ravenglass & Eskdale Railway

The Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway have announced that Peppa Pig will be returning to the line for her second visit of the year. Making appearances throughout the two days of her visit (6th and 7th...
Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway prepare to welcome back steam locomotive Katie

Drive a steam locomotive for FREE if your called Katie at the Ravenglass and...

The Ravenglass & Eskdale Railway will be running driver for a fiver this summer, which allows you to fulfil your childhood dream and drive a steam train. Every Tuesday from the 24th July 2018 until 28th...
Whillan Beck

Magical Station Gardens this Half Term at the Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway

Visiting the Lake District this Half Term? The Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway has the perfect way to entertain the little ones. Pick up a free unicorn trail and take part in craft activities. This event...
Whillan Beck

Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway prepare to launch steam locomotive Whillan Beck

This weekend, the Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway Preservation Society will be officially launching their newest addition to their fleet on the West Coast of Cumbria. The new Krauss steam locomotive, which was formerly known as...
Whillan Beck

Steam locomotive ‘Whillan Beck’ Photo Charter on the Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway

The Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway are holding a special photo charter on the 6th May 2018 to name steam locomotive 'Whillan Beck'. The photography charter will depart Ravenglass at 7 am on the 6th May...
Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway prepare to welcome back steam locomotive Katie

Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway prepares to welcome back 122 year old steam locomotive

The Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway are preparing to welcome back steam locomotive 'Katie', a 122-year-old steam locomotive, after an extensive restoration programme. From Sunday 6th May 2018, the RESR will be celebrating the return of...
Paddington 2 Offical Picture

February Half Term Events at Preserved Railways – North East and West

Looking for something to do this February Half Term? Whether with your family, friends or yourself, here are a few preserved railways in the North East and North West England open this February Half...
Wroxham Broad arrives at Beckfoot on the Ravenglass & Eskdale Railway

Pawsome! Paw Patrol set for Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway visit

Paw Patrol is set to visit the Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway in the Lake District this March. This new for 2018 event is fun for all the family. You can either book online to secure...