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UK & European Tours 2020

Amsterdam, Tulips, Cheese & Steam
6 Days From Only £1,049.00

Railtrail's popular Holland tour features the incomparable bulbs in bloom at Keukenhof Gardens, plus the historic steam train from Hoorn to Medemblik. Not forgetting a day in Amsterdam with canal trip and we also stay in Alkmaar to coincide with their cheese market! We then sneak in some extra steam at Goes-Borsele, whilst staying at the oldest hotel in the Netherlands.

2 departures on 08/04/2020 and 22/04/2020
The Big Five versus the Stoosbahn
8 Days From Only £1,599.00

One of Railtrail's most popular Swiss rail holidays features five completely unique mountain railroad excursions - the Pilatus Railway, the Rigi Railway, the Stanserhorn, the Titlis cable car and the Hammetschwand Lift…plus the world's steepest funicular railway the new Stoosbahn! Experience six of the best Swiss rail journeys from our base overlooking stunning Lake Lucerne!

2 departures on 06/06/2020 and 26/09/2020
Canals, Steam & Historic Chester
5 Days From Only £535.00

Featuring two of the 'Seven Wonders of the Canals', this active tour based in historic Chester offers exciting heritage from Roman times to the golden industrial age of waterways and railways.

4 departures between 19/04/2020 and 20/09/2020
Dorset Coast & Isle of Wight Steam
5 Days From Only £525.00

Explore delightful Dorset by steam train and marvel at the Jurassic Coast from our boat trip along the shoreline. Enjoy Exbury Gardens, ride on the estate's 'Rhododendron Line' narrow-gauge steam railway and relax at our new hotel for 2020 on Bournemouth's East Cliff. Round off your holiday in great style with a day's adventure on the Isle of Wight.

2 departures on 18/05/2020 and 14/09/2020
Germany's Hanseatic Heritage
6 Days From Only £1,049.00

A Railtrail tour jam-packed with rail and heritage based in a lovely part of Germany. Steam on Germany's first ever heritage railway, trundle across 'Devil's Moor' on the Moor Express, steam on board Jan Harpstedt and get to know the beautiful Hanseatic city of Bremen on a vintage tram ride, before our final excursion to the port of Bremerhaven to visit the submarine 'Wilhelm Bauer'

2 departures on 16/07/2020 and 13/08/2020
The Grand Tour - Land's End to John O'Groats
12 Days From Only £2,289.00

Travel coast to coast from Land's End to John O'Groats, including many of Britain's great scenic rail journeys along the way. Explore England, Scotland & Wales on a one off, once in a lifetime, grand rail tour of mainland Britain!

Six Wonders of the Waterways
10 Days From Only £1,230.00

There are said to be 'Seven Wonders of the Waterways' and on this great railway holiday we visit six! Our Railtrail grand tour begins at the very heart of the industrial revolution at a hotel within the Ironbridge World Heritage site, then explores the masterpieces of Victorian engineering with boat trips and steam trains galore.

2 departures on 02/05/2020 and 12/09/2020
Highland Adventure
4 Days From Only £459.00

The Highlands of Scotland are a joy to behold and in this great Railtrail railway journey we combine the glorious West Highland rail route with the fabulous 'Harry Potter' Jacobite steam train, steaming over Glenfinnan Viaduct to Mallaig.

4 departures between 11/05/2020 and 21/09/2020
Springtime Highlander
5 Days From Only £445.00

A circular tour of the spectacular 'Great Railway Journeys of the Scottish Highlands'. You may have seen them on TV and now you too can experience some of the most stunningly beautiful scenery in Europe. A superb value Railtrail holiday.

2 departures on 17/03/2020 and 31/03/2020
Heart of Wales Steam & the Brecon Beacons
5 Days From Only £530.00

Introducing four great preserved steam railways and a scenic mainline on one great rail holiday based in the Heart of Wales spa town of Llandrindod Wells. View coastlines, vales, reservoirs and mountains from your window on the Vale of Rheidol Railway, the Heart of Wales Line, the Brecon Mountain Railway, the Pontypool & Blaenavon Railway and last but not least, the Talyllyn, the world's first ever preserved railway

4 departures between 18/06/2020 and 10/09/2020
Harz Mountains Steam - the jewel of Germany
7 Days From Only £1,095.00

A great Railtrail holiday to discover picturesque medieval towns and villages surrounded by a panoramic range of stunning mountains, romantic valleys and fairytale woods - full of folklore, fascinating history and superb steam trains.

3 departures between 06/06/2020 and 05/09/2020
Isle of Man Explorer
5 Days From Only £575.00

The fantastic Isle of Man at its very best! A wonderful sea-front hotel on a traditional promenade, horse drawn trams, steam railways, heritage electric trams, a mountain railway journey and superb scenery

4 departures between 14/05/2020 and 10/09/2020
Jersey, Guernsey, Herm & Sark
9 Days From Only £1,215.00

A unique and comprehensive tour of the Channel Islands, from Jersey's beautiful bays and traditional towns to Guernsey's lovely beaches, not forgetting Herm and Sark, where there are no cars. Explore, relax and unwind in the mild climates of the charming Channel Islands.

3 departures between 14/05/2020 and 14/09/2020
The Orkney & Shetland Explorer
7 Days From Only £1,139.00

Discover the peace, tranquility and rich heritage of the beautiful islands of Orkney & Shetland on our mini-cruise to the northernmost reaches of the UK, part of a wider grand tour visiting John O'Groats, historic Stirling and Edinburgh, Scotland's proud capital.

2 departures on 17/06/2020 and 09/09/2020
The Rhine in Flames
5 Days From Only £695.00

Great value and a great Railtrail railway holiday featuring the famous 'Rhine in Flames' fireworks event and a plethora of attractions varying from riding scenic branch lines through vineyards, Germany's oldest rack railway to a 'dragon's castle', plus a scenic, possibly steam, ride on the Vulkan Express train, a vineyard visit with wine tasting and of course, we've timed this trip to coincide with the sensational 'Rhine in Flames' celebration at Remagen

Roses Steam & Harrogate Flower Show
5 Days From Only £449.00

A great Railtrail holiday with a distinctly floral twist, as our visit to Harrogate coincides with the Harrogate Flower Show. After a day at the North's most famous flower show, we sample two great steam railways in the red rose and white rose counties, plus UNESCO World Heritage Saltaire. We hope you'll agree that we've coming up smelling of roses!

2 departures on 23/04/2020 and 17/09/2020
Scottish Steam, Malt & Ale Trail
5 Days From Only £465.00

Build up a head of steam, uncovering Scotland's heritage from a different angle. Enjoy the Bo'ness & Kinneil Steam Railway, soar above the canals by boat on the remarkable Falkirk Wheel, cruise Loch Katrine by steamship and steam through the Highlands on the Strathspey Railway, this great Railtrail holiday that also features a distillery and a brewery tour.

4 departures between 16/04/2020 and 24/09/2020
Steam & Sail in the Elegant English Riviera
5 Days From Only £479.00

A wonderful rail holiday along one of Britain's iconic routes to the English Riviera to explore the beauty and charm of Devon's magnificent coast by boat and two of Devon's finest steam railways.

4 departures between 12/05/2020 and 22/09/2020
Australia - Steam on Five Gauges (Ground Only)
15 Days From Only £3,250.00

New for 2020 and a trip of a life time for any dedicated steam train and rail enthusiasts! Railtrail's escorted rail holiday to Australia boasts seven steam railways including four exclusive charters, three railway museums, a major steam festival featuring parallel running, a journey on the XPT train between Melbourne and Sydney, plus free time in both amazing cities!

Roses Battle By Steam
8 Days From Only £975.00

Railtrail thought we would celebrate the steam and rail heritage of the north country with our own 'battle of the roses' rail tour, including Yorkshire and Lancashire steam and heritage railways every day from our base at an iconic railway hotel. With Railtrail escorting this great railway holiday you are sure to come up smelling of roses!

Switzerland's Steam-powered Six
8 Days From Only £1,779.00

See stunning Switzerland in style on Railtrail's great steam powered railway holiday, based on the lakeshore of lovely Lake Lucerne. Cruise across three Swiss lakes the nostalgic way by paddle-steamer and experience three exhilarating steam train excursions in the Swiss mountains, plus take a trip on the world's steepest cogwheel railway!

2 departures on 04/07/2020 and 29/08/2020
Australia - Steam on Five Gauges Flight Inclusive
17 Days From Only £4,425.00

New for 2020 and a trip of a life time for any dedicated steam train and rail enthusiasts! Railtrail's escorted rail holiday to Australia boasts seven steam railways including four exclusive charters, three railway museums, a major steam festival featuring parallel running, a journey on the XPT train between Melbourne and Sydney, plus free time in both amazing cities!

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Black Forest New Year Steam & More

From Price: £1,295.00
Duration: 6 Days
Departure Date: 28/12/2019

Festive Steam & Christmas Markets in Thuringia

From Price: £1,295.00
Duration: 7 Days
Departure Date: 05/12/2019

Australia - Steam on Five Gauges (Ground Only)

From Price: £3,250.00
Duration: 15 Days
Departure Date: 06/04/2020

Australia - Steam on Five Gauges Flight Inclusive

From Price: £4,425.00
Duration: 17 Days
Departure Date: 05/04/2020

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