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Things to do in Ravenglass, Cumbria

The fishing village of Ravenglass is spectacularly situated between the Lake District Mountains and the sea. Best known for being the home of the Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway, opened in 1875 and known locally as "L'aal Ratty". It was originally used to transport iron ore from Eskdale valley. England's oldest narrow gauge steam railway (with engines named after Lakeland rivers) transports you through some of the most beautiful landscape in the world; you will enjoy a magical ride between Ravenglass and Eskdale.

Muncaster Castle, dating from the 13th century is situated one mile south of Ravenglass. Set in beautiful wooded grounds it is home to the World Owl Trust, the finest Owl Centre in the world - housing over 180 birds of around 50 species.Visit Muncaster Water Mill, or the Railway Museum.

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