The Duddon Estuary

Train Journey Along the Cumbrian Coast

 

Start your journey at the Edwardian seaside town of Grange-over-Sands or either of the picturesque villages of Arnside or Cark-in-Cartmel and travel along the spectacular Cumbrian coast with the sea on 1 side and the Lake District mountains and fells on the other side of the train.

You’ll see far more from the train than you can see by road as the train goes over several stunning estuaries and hugs the coast all the way up the west coast of Cumbria to Carlisle. The last part of the journey has the Lake District mountains on 1 side of the train and looking across the Cumbrian coast to the Scottish mountains of Galloway on the other side.

For your return journey either travel back along the Cumbrian coast and sit on the other side of the train so you can see the scenary you missed earlier, or if you get your timetables out (or use the National Rail Website) you can travel from Carlisle down the amazing Settle to Carlisle railway to Skipton in the Yorkshire Dales. Change trains here after your journey through the gorgeous Eden Valley and Yorkshire Dales and then experience more of the Western Yorkshire Dales as you travel to Carnforth where you finally change once more for 1 or 2 stops back to where you started from-unless of course you decide to start your epic journey from Carnforth.

An incredible train journey brought to you by the friendly people at Holiday Cottages Cumbria.com

 


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Reviews

24th May, 2019

Weavers Cottages Reviews

5 out of 5 Review on Trip Advisor

“Lovely cottage in a lovely village”

Lovely 4 bed cottage in pretty Cartmel.  Well equipped and spotless.

Comfy beds, modern bathrooms and plenty of parking space. A great base for Cartmel and the south lakes.

A short walk into Cartmel with its amazing Priory and charming racecourse. Plenty of places to eat and drink in the village. We enjoyed the Priory Hotel for simple quality food and The Cavendish for something a bit more adventurous. We will be back РCharles 

17th May, 2019

Bridgelands Cottage Reviews

5 out of 5 Review on Trip Advisor

“Excellent Property”

Very well appointed cottage.

Very clean, great location, everything you could want. Good communication with manager/agent.

Celia H.

3rd May, 2019

Sawmill Cottage Reviews

5 Star Review on Trip Advisor

“Lovely Cottage in a Perfect Location”

Stayed at Sawmill Cottage last week for a family reunion and we all loved it.

Great having the four en-suite bedrooms which are all a good size and nice big showers too, not to mention the beds which were soooo comfy.

The cottage is nice and spacious so eight of us didn’t feel crowded at all. It has recently been refurbished so has nice modern appliances and fittings yet manages to keep its old cottage feeling Lovely patio/garden area with a bench perfect for relaxing and looking out for the dippers and wagtails sitting on the rocks in the river.

Simon was extremely helpful, always quickly responding to any queries that we had.

We would definitely stay here again but my only concern about giving it a glowing review is that it’s going to be fully booked up and we may not be able to get in ? – John Mason, Lichfield Staffordshire