Rudyard Lake and Steam Railway

Distance from site: 4.1

Post Code: ST13 8XB

Phone: 01538 306280

Rudyard Lake Website

Steam Train Days Out Website

This is the local reservoir and it was constructed in the late 1700’s to feed the Caldon Canal. In the 1800s it was a popular destination for daytrippers using the North Staffordshire Railway. The lake is still used for water activities such as boating, canoeing, fishing and also for walks, and for its recreational steam train. Rudyard Kipling was name after the lake.

In 2006 Top Gear visited the Lake for one of their challenges:

There is also a recreational steam train:


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Hi, I’m Chris, I along with my father Robert operate and maintain the caravan/camping site. Any questions you have please send us and email or post a comment on the site.