Days out

Whether you live here, come into our area for a day out or come for a longer stay, there are a host of days out ideas in the Western Lake District, from attractions and interesting places to shopping days or family activities. Take a look too at our events calendar for dates for your diary.

News

Eskdale Mill granted Heritage Lottery Fund award

Many congratulations to Eskdale Mill & Heritage Trust, which has secured a substantial grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund to secure the future of what is the Lake District's oldest working cornmill. The historic listed mill in the village of Boot in Eskdale has been...

Ravenglass celebrates unique double World Heritage Site status

As 2017 draws to a close the Lake District’s only coastal village celebrates its unique double World Heritage Site status. UNESCO has confirmed picture postcard Ravenglass is the only site in Europe to enjoy twin status in the coveted cultural landscape category and...

The Lake District becomes a UNESCO World Heritage Site

We're all very excited to hear that the Lake District has been added to the list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites in the category of cultural landscape of international significance. The campaign followed three key themes – world ranking examples...

Discover Eskdale Golf Course

Nestled in the beautiful Eskdale Valley lies a hidden jewel of a golf course; a  5100yd, par 68 standard, scratch 69. Originally developed to meet the golfing passion of one man, it started with just a few holes and developed over time into the superb course it is...

Lake District’s newest attraction to open this Summer

In June 2017, the Ravenglass Railway Museum will officially open to the public after undergoing a major, two year, Heritage Lottery-funded redevelopment. Built on the site of Ravenglass Station, in the West of Cumbria, the new train-shed extension will double the...

Days Out Offers

Ratty Kids Club members travel free Fridays this summer!

Ratty Kids Club members can catch a free ride on the Ravenglass & Eskdale Railway Railway, on all Fridays 27th July through to the 31st August. One club member free with every full entry paying adult. NB not valid for any special events falling within this period....

One ticket, two great attractions!

Explore the Dual Attraction ticket, giving you two days out at Ravenglass & Eskdale Railway and Muncaster Castle for one price - £24 for adults, £12 for children (5-15), under 5s free with no ticket required. Valid for one day visit to each...