Lancashire DalesRail is simply the best way to spend a Sunday! The service links Lancashire with the scenic Ribble Valley, Yorkshire Dales and Eden Valley. Starting from the coastal resort of Blackpool, DalesRail passes through Poulton-le-Fylde, Preston, Bamber Bridge, Blackburn, Whalley and Clitheroe before travelling along the famous Settle to Carlisle line and terminating in the historic border city of Carlisle.
Dent Station is the highest mainline station in England at 1,150 feet above sea level. Located on the famous Settle to Carlisle line, it is reknowned as one the best known properties on one of the world’s most scenic railway journeys. Now in private ownership and following a comprehensive restoration and refurbishment in the autumn of 2006, Dent Station and the more recently renovated Snow Hut / Bunk Barn is available for hire as holiday accommodation on a weekly basis or longer by arrangement.
A predominantly rural county, Cumbria is considered one of the most beautiful regions of the UK and includes the whole of the Lake District, also known as The Lakes or Lakeland, the Eden Valley, the North Pennines, the Furness Peninsula, and part of the Yorkshire Dales.
Settle - Carlisle Partnership
Celebrating the diverse and varied attractions of the Settle-Carlisle Railway – a line steeped in history but with a regular scheduled service, forming part of the National Rail Network, allowing access to the area and views of some of the finest scenery in Britain.
Settle Carlisle Railway Development Company
The Settle-Carlisle Railway Development Company was formed in 1992 as limited by guarantee, not for profit partnership to encourage sustainable commercial development.