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Muncaster & Ravenglass

One of the most popular group visits, Muncaster Castle near Ravenglass, satisfies on all levels. History, the natural world and gardens and even a ghost (or two) blend together, providing a lovely day out in beautiful surroundings

 

Morning

10.00am (2 hours duration) – visit Muncaster Castle. With 800 years of history, beautiful gardens, an owl sanctuary, maze, and even a resident ghost. Add to this its enviable setting high on the hills and you have the makings of a perfect visit.

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Dominating the Lake District Coast where the mountains tumble into the sea and bursting with treasures and tales, haunted Muncaster oozes history from every rough stone which fashion the castle walls.

 
 

Lunch

12pm (1 hour duration) – Lunch in Muncaster’s Creeping Kate's Café, serving a full selection of food from light snacks to main meals plus delicious homemade cakes.

(10 minutes duration) - Re-join coach to travel along A595 to Ravenglass.
 

Afternoon

1.50pm (journey 25 minutes duration) – Hop aboard the Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway, affectionately known as La’l Ratty. Seven miles of heritage railway running through beautiful landscape, to Dalegarth, with views of the wild fells beyond, providing a rail experience to savour.

Coffee/tea in Fellbites café at Dalegarth-for-Boot terminus.

4.40pm – Return train to Ravenglass.

5.05pm Depart for home or hotel.

Please note that it advisable that all group visits should pre-book with individual attractions.

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Welcome to Lakeland's oldest, longest and most scenic railway!

 

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Cafes and gift shops at both ends of the line, exclusive 'Walks from Ratty' with Wainwright, cycle trails and cycle hire. Children's adventure play area at Dalegarth and free Wi-Fi on site.

 
 

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