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Lakeside & Haverthwaite Railway

Lakeside & Haverthwaite Railway Lakeside & Haverthwaite Railway


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Nr Ulverston, Cumbria LA12 8AL

3½ miles



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4ft 8½in



Located in the scenic Leven Valley at the southern end of Windermere, the railway runs for 3½ miles from Haverthwaite Station, along the banks of the River Leven, to Lakeside Station where passengers can alight and board one of the 'steamer' services cruising to Bowness and Ambleside or visit the Lakes Aquarium.

Why not take a break from your travels and relax in the comfortable and friendly surroundings of our licensed ‘Station Restaurant’, just off the platform at Haverthwaite Station. Or, cross over the foot-bridge from the platform to reach our Picnic area, with a raised view of the whole station you can relax in these scenic surroundings and watch the trains go by.

Visit the Jubilee Woodland Adventure Playground at Haverthwaite. In the beautiful woodland surroundings and with a platform view, children of all ages can enjoy this fantastic new park & picnic area, while adults can relax under the leafy canopy.

Take a walk around our large engine shed, where we keep and maintain our collection of steam and diesel locomotives.