Day Eight: Ravenglass, Millom & Eskdale

Day Eight

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DAY EIGHT – HOVERA

 

SEA AND SAUSAGES

Wasdale YHA – Ravenglass – Waberthwaite

Silecroft – Millom – Broughton-in-Furness

Ulpha – Eskdale Green – Boot 

 

 

By a bridge over the road, a sign pointed towards Ravenglass Station. We had just missed a train, and the platforms were quiet, but it was still an atmospheric place, with the feel of an enthusiasm brought to life. I had expected the station to feel like a cross between a Thomas the Tank Engine book and Platform 9¾ at King’s Cross Station in the Harry Potter series, with pint-sized trains in red, green or black livery arriving at the platform with steam billowing from their funnels, while families with children waited cheerily by tubs of colourful flowers.

Day Eight
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What to see, where to stay

Looking back from the coast
Looking back from the coast

 

Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway:

http://ravenglass-railway.co.uk/

Waberthwaite sausages:

http://www.rbwoodall.com/

Millom:

http://www.visitcumbria.com/wc/millom/

Broughton-in-Furness:

http://www.lakedistrictinformation.com/

Eskdale:

http://www.eskdale.info/

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