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Ravenglass & Eskdale Railway

Ravenglass & Eskdale Railway

Ravenglass & Eskdale Railway

Ravenglass & Eskdale Railway

  • VistEngland VAQAS
  • Self-assessed Accessibility Information

Conference non-residential venue

VAQAS

Details

The Ravenglass & Eskdale Railway is an ideal venue for private functions and corporate events. Located in the Western Lakes, it is accessible by good road and rail links. There is a wide array of amenities, including: catering facilities, private carriage hire and function rooms at both Ravenglass and Dalegarth stations.

For further details see ravenglass-railway.co.uk/

Capacity

  • Maximum number of people100 people
  • Number of event rooms4 event rooms
  • Number of bedrooms0 bedrooms

Room Layouts

  Theatre style room layout Boardroom style room layout Classroom style room layout UShape style room layout Cabaret style room layout Banquet style room layout Room area in metres squared Facilities
view further details of this roomThe Eskdale Room Free broadband internetPA systemProjection systemBoard/FlipchartBar areaNatural daylightAir conditioningFrench windowsTV/DVD/VCR
view further details of this roomFellbites Cafe Free broadband internetPA systemProjection systemBoard/FlipchartBar areaNatural daylightAir conditioningFrench windowsTV/DVD/VCR
view further details of this roomThe Turntable Cafe (lower level) PA systemProjection systemBoard/FlipchartBar areaNatural daylightAir conditioningFrench windows
view further details of this roomThe Turntable Cafe (upper level) Free broadband internetPA systemProjection systemBoard/FlipchartBar areaNatural daylightAir conditioningFrench windows

Location

Directions

Plan route to Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway using TransportDirect.infoPlan route using TransportDirect.info

Map reference: SD 085964  Lat: 54.35565 Long: -3.40807

Ravenglass Station is located just off the A595 (the main Cumbrian coast road), 18 miles south of Whitehaven and is easily accessible by car from the central lakes. Bus services are regularly available and Ravenglass Mainline Station is sited opposite our own Ravenglass Terminus - so visiting us by train is very easy.
Parking is available at both stations for a small charge.

Parking: with charge

Accessible by Public Transport: 0 miles from Ravenglass station

Facilities

  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Facilities for hearing impairedFacilities for hearing impaired
  • Facilities for visually impairedFacilities for visually impaired
  • Smoking not allowedSmoking not allowed

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details

Parking

  • YesDesignated parking for guests with disabilities
    • YesWithin 50 metres approx. of entrance
  • The surface of the car park and pathway leading to entrance:
    • Yesis solid
  • YesDrop-off point for guests outside entrance
  • The route from the parking area to the entrance:
    • YesIs flat (i.e. without steps)

Public Areas

  • Level access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift:
    • YesFrom the entrance to reception / ticket area
    • YesTo a specially adapted public toilet suitable for wheelchair users
    • YesTo the gift shop
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • YesContrast markings on clear surfaces such as glass doors
  • YesBaby changing facilities
  • YesVisitor information available in large print (14pt and over)
  • YesVisitor information available in audio format
  • YesHearing loop installed in public areas

General

  • YesHearing loop system
  • YesSeating available for visitors with limited mobility
  • YesClear signage
  • YesEffective lighting for visually impaired visitors
  • YesGood colour/tonal contrast for visually impaired visitors
  • YesRoutes/pathways suitable for wheelchair users or visitors with limited mobility
  • YesDisplays at suitable height for wheelchair users / children
  • YesAudible alarm system

Entrance

  • YesEntrance is well lit

Food

  • YesLevel access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift to cafeteria
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • YesMenus available in large print (14pt and over)
  • Restaurant / cafe provide meals for visitors with special dietary requirements:
    • YesSugar free (diabetic)
    • YesGluten free (coeliacs)
    • YesLactose free (dairy free)
    • YesLow potassium
    • YesLow sodium
    • YesNut free
    • YesAdditive free
    • YesOrganic
    • YesVegetarian
    • YesVegan
  • YesSeating suitable for wheelchair users, ie moveable and good height for person sitting in a wheelchair
  • YesHigh chairs for children
  • YesChildren's menu

Notes

  • See website for full details/policy.