Lakeside and Haverthwaite Railway
Average time spent – 1-2 hours.
Things to do at Lakeside and Haverthwaite Railway review
The Lakeside and Haverthwaite railway runs a steam service between Haverthwaite and Lakeside station in Cumbria. If you want to extend your day you could continue your journey by booking on a steamer and cruising up Windermere to Bowness or Ambleside. Or you could visit a family-friendly attraction such as the Lakes Aquarium, Lakeland motor museum or the World of Beatrix Potter. They sell combined tickets on their website.
Haverthwaite railway station has lots of facilities including a woodland walk, covered picnic area, a woodland play area, gift shop, tea room and station buildings. The woodland playground has a platform view with a tunnel slide, climbing frames, bucket swing, zip wire and more. In their large engine shed, you can see their collection of steam and diesel locomotives.
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Important Information Lakeside and Haverthwaite Railway
Eating – There is a tea room serving hot and cold food and drinks. There is a covered picnic area at the main station.
Facilities in brief – Steam train rides in Cumbria with the opportunity to extend your day visiting attractions and taking a boat ride. There are toilets, a play area and a tearoom.
Entry price – *Mid-range
*Prices are subject to change and/or discounts online. *Mid-range. An adult standard return costs £7.20, children £3.60, under 5s are free. There are lots of other pricing options including different journeys and adding on of attraction tickets. There is a pay and display car park.
Opening: They run a varied schedule throughout most of the year. For up to date opening times and dates please visit their website.
Dog friendly? Dogs are welcome but not on the seats.
Address: Haverthwaite Station Nr, Ulverston LA12 8AL, Cumbria, England. Phone: 015395 63027
Category – Train rides – Indoors and Outdoors – Suitable for all ages
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