Travelling by train to The Rum Story is super-simple. The nearest railway station to The Rum Story is Whitehaven, which is served by Northern services throughout the day. It's 8 minutes to The Rum Story on foot. Walk south of the station and turn right onto Bransty Row, then turn right onto Duke Street. Turn left onto Strand Street and turn left again onto Lowther Street - the museum will be on your right.

Set in the original 1785 shop, courtyards, cellars and bonded warehouses of the Jefferson family, The Rum Story presents the story of the rum trade and the creation of rum.

Visit The Rum Story website for opening information.

Station details & facilities

Ticket Office opening hours:
DayOpening Hours
Weekdays06:15 - 18:30
Saturday 06:15 - 17:00
Sunday Closed
Ticket MachineAvailable
Staff helpAvailable
Staffing levelPart time
Oyster PrepayUnavailable
Oyster topupUnavailable
Oyster validatorUnavailable
Pre-purchase collectionAvailable
Left LuggageUnavailable
Telephone typesCoins and cards
Station BuffetUnavailable
Bureau de ChangeUnavailable
Tourist Information OfficeUnavailable
Baby changeUnavailable
WiFi notes
Web kioskUnavailable
Customer help pointsUnavailable
Carpark opening hours:
DayOpening Hours
WeekdaysOpen 24 hours
Saturday Open 24 hours
Sunday Open 24 hours
Carpark nameStation Car Park
Carpark operatorNorthern Rail
Car parking spaces30
Carpark charges
Cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage spaces6
Sheltered cycle storageUnavailable
Cycle storage CCTVAvailable
Cycle storage notes<p>6 hoops</p>
Step-free accessWhole station
Step-free access notes

Whitehaven is accessible as the station is flat. 

Ramps for train accessAvailable
Induction LoopAvailable
Accessible ticket machinesUnavailable
Accessible Booking Office counterUnavailable

Departures and arrivals from Whitehaven

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Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to Barrow-in-FurnessNorthern06:18On time
to CarlisleNorthern06:30Scheduled
to Barrow-in-FurnessNorthern07:04On time
to CarlisleNorthern07:23On time
to Barrow-in-FurnessNorthern07:30Scheduled
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from MaryportNorthern06:16On time
from CarlisleNorthern07:02On time
from Barrow-in-FurnessNorthern07:22On time
from CarlisleNorthern07:29Scheduled
from Barrow-in-FurnessNorthern08:14Scheduled

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