The booked locomotive (subject to availability) is 70000 ‘Britannia’

Confirmed Passenger Timings

Boarding StationOutwardReturn
Crewedep 07.35arr 21.30
Hartforddep 07.55arr 20.55
Warrington Bank Quaydep 08.15arr 20:30
Wigan North Westerndep 08.30arr 20.05
Leylanddep 08.50arr 19.45
Blackburndep 09.10arr 19.20
Clitheroedep 09.35arr 18.50
Hellifielddep 10.40arr 17.35
Destination Station
Applebyarr 11.50dep 16.30
Carlislearr 13.05dep 15.35

Tickets and confirmed timings will be forwarded by post 7 days prior to departure

The popular ‘Fellsman’ runs again in summer 2019 for its 11th season offering a 300 mile return steam hauled journey from Crewe on the spectacular ‘Settle to Carlisle Railway’ as we travel through the Yorkshire Dales and climb high towards the roof of England. With its great limestone peaks and deep valleys, the legendary ‘Settle to Carlisle’ line is a masterpiece of Victorian engineering including the magnificent 24 arched viaduct at Ribblehead. Time will be available for sightseeing in the historic border city of Carlisle – or perhaps alight at Appleby and take an optional tour of the Lake District by vintage coach with a cruise on beautiful Ullswater.

The Settle & Carlisle line is known for its magnificent scenery and steep gradient, so our engine will be working hard as we climb to the magnificent Ribblehead Viaduct with stunning views of the three peaks. Passengers get a marvellous view down Dent Dale as the train emerges from Blea Moor tunnel and approaching Garsdale you will see sweeping views of Wensleydale – with our engine in full flight we climb at 1 in 100 towards the summit of the line at Ais Gill. Travelling on through the lush Eden Valley to the historic border city of Carlisle where we arrive about 13.10. You may choose to stroll between the castle and cathedral or perhaps visit the famous Tullie House Museum – all surrounded by great places to shop, eat or be entertained so creating the perfect way to spend an afternoon.

Returning from Carlisle about 15.45 and following a stop for water at Appleby we travel over the same spectacular route giving another opportunity to experience the beauty of the high Pennines and pretty Ribble Valley as our locomotive works hard up the steep and taxing climb of Wilpshire Bank being a fitting end to a perfect day.

The train is steam hauled from Crewe.

ULLSWATER CRUISE – FULLY BOOKED
We are pleased to offer an optional tour by leaving the train at Appleby and boarding a classic 1950’s bus for a memorable journey through the spectacular and tranquil Lake District to the pretty village of Glenridding followed with an hour’s cruise by historic steamer on England’s most beautiful lake, Ullswater. Nestling below Helvellyn offering panoramic vistas we sail over the full length of the lake to Pooley Bridge and return by coach to Appleby where you re-join the ‘Fellsman’. This tour is not suitable for anyone with severe mobility issues or using a wheelchair and must be pre-booked as seating is strictly limited.
Supplement: £30 per person

There are 3 different classes of travel available, but whichever you choose please book early to avoid disappointment:

Standard Class – £65 – FULLY BOOKED
Reserved seating is arranged around a table of four with bookings for two persons seated side by side with one window and one aisle seat whilst bookings for one person are allocated an aisle seat. Toilet facilities are available in each carriage and a buffet bar is available throughout most of the journey for the purchase of hot & cold beverages, snacks, sandwiches and alcoholic drinks.

First Class – £99
Reserved seating is arranged around a table of four or table of two offering additional legroom, wide cushioned seats, curtains and large picture windows. Toilet facilities are available in each carriage and a complimentary service of tea/coffee & biscuits are included in the price and a buffet bar is available throughout most of the journey for the purchase of hot & cold beverages, sandwiches, snacks and alcoholic drinks.

Premier Dining – £199
Includes the service of full English breakfast, morning tea/coffee & biscuits and three course dinner – due to timing constraints Premier dining is not available from Clitheroe or Hellifield. Seating is arranged the same as First Class around a table of four or table of two laid with crisp linen and dressed with the finest crockery and glassware. Meals are prepared on board by our chefs and silver served at your reserved seat by liveried stewards. A full wine & drinks list is available with an ‘at seat’ service during the meals.

Premier Dining is not suitable for children under the age of 12 years

Seats at a guaranteed window table for 2 are available at a supplement of £20 per person in First Class & Premier Dining


To make a booking just select the joining station from the drop-down menu and enter the number of seats required in the quantity box.

Type of SeatsJoining PointQuantityPrice
Premier Dining joining at
£199
Premier Dining (seated at a guaranteed window table for 2) joining at
FULLY BOOKED£219
First Class joining at
£99
First Class (seated at a guaranteed window table for 2) joining at
£119
Standard joining at
FULLY BOOKED£65
Ullswater Cruise joining at
FULLY BOOKED£30
Gift & Celebration Items to Pre-Order
*Celebration Cake - Fruit - Plain Iced - (4in / 10cm)£25
*Celebration Cake - Sponge - Plain Iced - (4in / 10cm)£18
**Seasonal Flower Bouquet£40
Single Red Rose - Boxed£8
Saphos House Champagne - 75cl Bottle£45

*The contents of the cakes may contain traces of the following allergens: Milk, Egg, Soya, Tree Nuts, Gluten, Sesame Seed, Sunflower Seed, Cracked Rye, Flax Seeds, Millet, Barley, Wheat, Sulphur Dioxide, Sulphites, Lupin and Mustard. WE ARE UNABLE TO OFFER ALTERNATIVE VARIETIES OF CELEBRATION CAKES TO PURCHASE.

** Hand tied arrangement. If you would prefer specific colours, please indicate this in the ‘Special Requests’ box at the Check Out stage. Our florists will endeavour to meet your colour requirements, but this cannot be guaranteed due to seasonal availability.