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Golakes Travel Inspiration

Let the train take the strain

Why not make the journey part of your holiday experience with a break to the Lake District, Cumbria?

Whether you want to enjoy our stunning coastal and heritage routes or prefer speeding through Cumbria’s world-famous landscapes on mainline services, our rail network gives you plenty of opportunities to change the way you get around in 2019.

What’s more, there are regular connections to Stagecoach bus services and car hire from train stations for your onward journey, as well as regular scheduled boat services on Windermere, Coniston and Ullswater.

We have all the practical ideas and inspiration you need to book your break away and now is the time to benefit from new 25% discount off all off-peak Northern rail services across Cumbria (terms and conditions apply).

Take a look our itineraries here and see where the journey takes you…


St Bees Coast
Cark & Cartmel
Arnside Knott
Windermere Lake Cruises

Book Your Stay

Wherever you choose to explore around the Lake District, Cumbria there is a wealth of high-quality accommodation to choose from, including Hotels, B&Bs, Self-Catering Cottages, Camping, Caravanning and Glamping.

Search for your ideal accommodation using the search facility below and book using Golakes.


Train Offer

Northern are offering 25% off off-peak train travel across a number of routes in Cumbria. This discount is automatically applied to all off-peak day return fares and is valid from Monday 4 March until Saturday 6 April.
Railcard and child discounts can be used in conjunction with this offer, representing great savings for all.

Where is this offer valid?

This offer is valid on the below lines of route and is inclusive of all intermediary stations:

Oxenholme to Windermere (Lakes Line)
Barrow-in-Furness to Carlisle (Cumbria Coast Line)
Lancaster to Barrow-in-Furness (Furness Line)

Journeys can be taken on these lines of route only. This offer is only available on the above journeys and cannot be used on multiple lines of route (i.e. Lancaster to Carlisle, Oxenholme to Lancaster).

Terms and conditions
25% saving is already applied to the Promo Off-peak day return fare.

Offer dates: Monday 4 March - Saturday 6 April 2019 inclusive.

Time: Valid on trains timed to depart after 0900 weekdays and at any time at the weekend.

Discounts: Normal Railcard and Child discounts apply.

Refund: Normal refund conditions apply.

Train Offer
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