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Steam Railway, £3-£7.20

Lakeside & Haverthwaite Railway

Lakeside & Haverthwaite Railway


Steam into Central Lakeland on the Original 'Park and Ride'!

Since 1869 this unique train/boat connection has provided the most spectacular of gateways to the Lake District. Why not come and enjoy the historic experience today?

Journeying in nostalgic 1950's carriages hauled by one of our fleet of passionately restored and maintained steam locomotives. Enjoy the 3.5 mile journey on this former Furness Railway branch line to the foot of Windermere, then onwards to Bowness or Ambleside on one of Windermere Lake Cruises elegant steamers.

At Haverthwaite we have a well-stocked engine shed, where our own engineers work tirelessly and proudly alongside a team of dedicated volunteers to restore and maintain our rolling stock, tours can be arranged with prior notice.

Our licenced Platform Tea Room offers generous portions of home cooked food, for breakfast and lunch, along with homemade fruit scones freshly baked daily.

Step into our Gift Shop to find the perfect souvenir of your day or the ideal gift for someone…

A dynamic woodland play area for younger visitors along with track side picnic areas, completes our attractions and amenities.

Opening details

2020 Season 28th March-1st November


Haverthwaite To Lakeside Pier.

Child Single (Under 5's travel for free)
£ 3.00

Child Return (Under 5's travel for free)
£ 3.60

Adult Single
£ 4.50

Adult Return
£ 7.20

Family Ticket (2 adults and 3 children)
£ 21.00


  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Regional Tourist Board MemberRegional Tourist Board Member
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Dogs acceptedDogs accepted


Haverthwaite Station,
LA12 8AL


Plan route to Lakeside and Haverthwaite Railway using Google mapsPlan route using Google maps

Map reference: SD 349842  Lat: 54.24933 Long: -3.00059

From M6 jct 36 take A590 follow brown and white visitor signs. Situated on the A590 near Newby Bridge.

Parking: with charge

Accessible by Public Transport: 7 miles from Ulverston station

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