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Welcome to Bassenthwaite Lake Station

A Unique Experience and an Amazing Café!

Fabulous in all aspects from start to finish.

 

February 24

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Welcome

Situated opposite the scenic Dubwath Silver Meadows nature reserve, Bassenthwaite Lake Station is a Café in a restored railway station with a full size replica steam train on the former Cockermouth to Keswick line.

Enjoy breakfast, lunch or afternoon tea aboard the replica Orient Express train.

Our customers can enjoy a short level walk along the platform through the woodland and wild flower meadow or enjoy a peaceful few minutes in the bird hide overlooking the wildlife pond.

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Opening Times

Open 7 days a week until 5pm:

Breakfast: 9am - 10:30am

Lunch: 11am - 3pm

Afternoon Tea: 11am - 3pm

Booking strongly advised.

Our Mission Statement and Core Values

Our Mission is to create a successful, resilient business, secure stable, good quality employment and provide a memorable and special visitor experience with minimum environmental impact and maximum community contribution.

 

This commitment is driven by our Core Values which are:

  • Accessibility, inclusivity and a warm welcome for everyone.

  • Create special memories and experiences.

  • Provide delicious, fresh food and outstanding customer service.

  • Contribute positively to our community.

  • Reduce our environmental impact and enhance wildlife.

Upcoming Events

  • The Many Faces of Cabernet Sauvignon Wine Tasting 7.3.2024
    The Many Faces of Cabernet Sauvignon Wine Tasting 7.3.2024
    Thu, 07 Mar
    Bassenthwaite
    07 Mar 2024, 18:30 – 21:00
    Bassenthwaite, Bassenthwaite Lake Station, Bassenthwaite CA13 9YL, UK
    07 Mar 2024, 18:30 – 21:00
    Bassenthwaite, Bassenthwaite Lake Station, Bassenthwaite CA13 9YL, UK
    Those who love red wine will undoubtedly have a soft spot for Cabernet Sauvignon as it is so often used to add complexity and body to other complementary grapes. Explore this amazingly versatile grape as we taste 10 wines from around the world.
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  • Murder Mystery - The Spies the Limit 8.3.2024
    Murder Mystery - The Spies the Limit 8.3.2024
    Fri, 08 Mar
    Cockermouth
    08 Mar 2024, 18:30 – 22:00
    Cockermouth, Bassenthwaite Lake Station Bassenthwaite Lake, Cockermouth CA13 9YL, UK
    08 Mar 2024, 18:30 – 22:00
    Cockermouth, Bassenthwaite Lake Station Bassenthwaite Lake, Cockermouth CA13 9YL, UK
    James Blonde is tragically killed. At his funeral, a large collection of spies from around the globe gather to remember his life, or celebrate his death. But when the head of MI6 is found dead inside Blonde's coffin, with James' body nowhere to be seen. it seems the super spy may have escaped death.
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  • Murder Mystery - The Spies the Limit 9.3.24
    Murder Mystery - The Spies the Limit 9.3.24
    Sat, 09 Mar
    Cockermouth
    09 Mar 2024, 18:15 – 22:00
    Cockermouth, Bassenthwaite Lake Station Bassenthwaite Lake, Cockermouth CA13 9YL, UK
    09 Mar 2024, 18:15 – 22:00
    Cockermouth, Bassenthwaite Lake Station Bassenthwaite Lake, Cockermouth CA13 9YL, UK
    James Blonde is tragically killed. At his funeral, a large collection of spies from around the globe gather to remember his life, or celebrate his death. But when the head of MI6 is found dead inside Blonde's coffin, with James' body nowhere to be seen. it seems the super spy may have escaped death.
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  • Murder Mystery - Murder on the Disorient Express 15.3.2024
    Murder Mystery - Murder on the Disorient Express 15.3.2024
    Fri, 15 Mar
    Cockermouth
    15 Mar 2024, 18:30 – 22:00
    Cockermouth, Bassenthwaite Lake Station Bassenthwaite Lake, Cockermouth CA13 9YL, UK
    15 Mar 2024, 18:30 – 22:00
    Cockermouth, Bassenthwaite Lake Station Bassenthwaite Lake, Cockermouth CA13 9YL, UK
    Ten years on, Pinot rides the train once more to celebrate his retirement. But when the detective is found shot, stabbed, strangled, beaten and drowned inside his locked compartment, it seems history may have repeated itself.
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  • Murder Mystery - Murder on the Disorient Express 16.03.2024
    Murder Mystery - Murder on the Disorient Express 16.03.2024
    Sat, 16 Mar
    Cockermouth
    16 Mar 2024, 18:30 – 22:00
    Cockermouth, Bassenthwaite Lake Station Bassenthwaite Lake, Cockermouth CA13 9YL, UK
    16 Mar 2024, 18:30 – 22:00
    Cockermouth, Bassenthwaite Lake Station Bassenthwaite Lake, Cockermouth CA13 9YL, UK
    The Murder on the Orient Express The Murder on the Orient Express - the most famous mystery ever to be solved by renowned Belgian detective Hercules Pinot. Now, ten years on, Pinot rides the train once more to celebrate his retirement. But when the detective is found shot, stabbed, strangled, beaten
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  • Wine Tasting - A Focus on Chardonnay
    Wine Tasting - A Focus on Chardonnay
    Thu, 04 Apr
    Bassenthwaite
    04 Apr 2024, 18:30 – 21:10
    Bassenthwaite, Bassenthwaite Lake Station, Bassenthwaite CA13 9YL, UK
    04 Apr 2024, 18:30 – 21:10
    Bassenthwaite, Bassenthwaite Lake Station, Bassenthwaite CA13 9YL, UK
    Anything But Chardonnay?? Exploring this amazing grape!
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  • Wine Tasting - Burgundy and the Loire
    Wine Tasting - Burgundy and the Loire
    Thu, 02 May
    Bassenthwaite
    02 May 2024, 18:10 – 21:10
    Bassenthwaite, Bassenthwaite Lake Station, Bassenthwaite CA13 9YL, UK
    02 May 2024, 18:10 – 21:10
    Bassenthwaite, Bassenthwaite Lake Station, Bassenthwaite CA13 9YL, UK
    A more in-depth look at the wines each of these special regions has to offer
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Foraging Workshop with Forage Box

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