Ramsbottom-Rawtenstall Short Trip by Steam Train

Posted: March 7, 2016 in EUROPE, UK (UNITED KINGDOM)
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January 2015

This is an extraordinary trip as I planned to visit Manchester, but my friend happened to live in Ramsbottom, about an hour away from Manchester station. It was a pleasant surprise because it’s countryside.

I rode steam train for the first time here to Rawtenstall, where we hung around the city, got a cup of coffee at Illy’s in Whitaker Museum. We couldn’t visit too many places because we only had 3 hours, but it was a very interesting and relaxing journey.

East Lancashire Railway (the link is to the timetables and fares)




Ramsbottom station


inside the train


arrived at Rawtenstall station


Rawtenstall station. Inside there’s a bar where you can try the local ale while waiting for your train or chatting with your friends


took a pic of my friend, somewhere along the way…


The Whitaker Museum


chilling at Illy coffee shop in Whitaker Museum


From Whitaker Museum window

  1. Hani Calista says:

    Jalan.. Jalan… *blog walking* Va, lol

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