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

18th February, 2019

Sawmill Cottage Reviews

5 Star Review on Trip Advisor

“Excellent”

This venue was amazing for a relaxing tranquil weekend. Lazy mornings, long soak in the bath, walking, pub meals and real fires 🔥 – Catherine

28th January,

Charcoal House Reviews

5 out of 5 Review on Trip Advisor

“Beautiful house, warm, welcoming, modern but with so much character. A real corker of a property!”

Thanks Simon, my family and I had a wonderful weekend stay at Charcoal House.

My husband loved taking early morning walks to Coniston Water and it was a fantastic base for exploring the Lake District.

The only problem we had was the house was so great, we didn’t want to leave! – Liz & Family

25th January, 2019

Charcoal House Reviews

5 out of 5 Review on Trip Advisor

“Perfect for a family getaway!”

8 of us and our dog Harley stayed at Charcoal House for a week in January.

The house was super, very spacious with lovely furnishings, and everyone had a lovely break, even the Aga was a hit and produced an excellent Sunday lunch!

Even though the weather was snowy, we had no problem getting about, and took advantage of a number of Simon’s recommended walks which were right on the doorstep.

We also visited his recommended cafes and restaurants in Lowick Bridge, Greenodd and Ulverston, all of which were great.

All in all, the house is perfect for a family getaway and we will definitely look to book one of Simon’s properties for our January break next year – Peter Jones, Wrexham