Lakeside & Haverthwaite Railway

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Address: Haverthwaite Station
Town: Nr. Ulverston
County: Cumbria
Postcode: LA12 8AL
Telephone: 015395 31594
Website: Click to Visit Website
Open: Mon to Sun: 9:00am - 5:00pm
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The Lakeside & Haverthwaite Railway runs steam trains along the scenic Leven Valley, from Haverthwaite Station to Lakeside Pier at the southern end of Windermere in the Lake District. A regular steam train service is operated between April and October of each year, with seasonal and special events held all year long. Diesel train services operate on weekends in November and Santa Specials are held during December.

At Haverthwaite station you can look round the engine shed, find a gift or two in the station's new Gift Shop or enjoy their picnic area. You can also visit the Lakeside & Haverthwaite Railway's restaurant just off the platform, the ideal place to take a break from your travels and relax with a drink or home-cooked meal.

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The 2016 Steam Season Begins March 24th Until October 30th

View Lakeside & Haverthwaite Railway 2016 Timetable


Combine Your Trip On The Railway With Local Attractions

There's loads of great attractions just minutes from Lakeside & Haverthwaite Railway and combined tickets can be bought online for a great day out. Many of the combined tickets offer great savings and the one ticket gets you access to the one or two attractions of your choice. Combining a trip on the railway with a cruise on Windermere, or a visit to Lakes Aquarium, Lakeland Motor Museum or The World of Beatrix Potter Attraction, makes for an ideal day out for all the family.

Lakeland Motor Museum – 30,000 cars, motorbikes, cycles and automobilia under one roof
 Windermere Lake Cruises – Enjoy spectacular Lakeland views from England's largest lake
Lakes Aquarium – Fish, otters, monkeys, frogs, lizards, snakes, tortoises, ducks and much more

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Haverthwaite Station Licensed Restautant

Why not take a break from your travels and visit Lakeside & Haverthwaite Railway's licensed Station Restaurant, where you can relax in its warm, welcoming and nostalgic surroundings? Situated just off the platform at Haverthwaite Station, their home cooked food includes your choice from a hearty Railwayman’s breakfast menu for both large and smaller appetites. There’s also freshly-made vegetarian soup, along with a selection of lighter bites, including the restaurant’s famous platters. Afternoon tea is also a firm favourite at Haverthwaite, with their renowned huge scones, which are freshly-baked throughout the day.

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The Station Restaurant serves Fairburn Ale, locally brewed by Ulverston Brewing Company. As a bottled beer this is a great accompaniment to your meal, or to take home in a souvenir gift pack along with a special design pint glass. The restaurant can also cater for your group or party bookings by prior arrangement - tel. 015395 31594.

Open 7 days a Week in Season, 9am – 5pm With Last Food Orders at 4pm


Events at Lakeside & Haverthwaite Railway

 Lakeside & Haverthwaite Railway Events

Lakeside & Haverthwaite Railway hosts many events during the year including the Day Out With Thomas Weekend, Easter Egg Weekend, Family Fun Weekend, Teddy Bear Weekend, Witches and Wizards Week and Santa Specials Weekends. You can view full details here of all events.

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Lakeside & Haverthwaite Railway

Haverthwaite Station, Nr. Ulverston, LA12 8AL

Telephone: 015395 31594  Email   View Tickets   Timetable

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