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A family firm with an ethos of honesty and integrity. Our passion for delivering quality escorted holidays by rail at great value fares along with consistently excellent customer service has stood us in good stead for over 40 years.

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Railtrail Heritage & Explorer Tours

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From Only £699.00

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, and superb scenery.

Duration: 5 Days
3 dates available
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From Only £650.00

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, valleys, reservoirs, and mountains from your window on the Vale of Rheidol Railway, the Heart of Wales Line, the Brecon Mountain Railway and, last but not least, the Talyllyn, the world’s first ever preserved railway.

Duration: 5 Days
4 dates available
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From Only £1,039.00

Explore dramatic landscapes, enjoy spectacular rail journeys over peaks and along stunning coastlines, and experience great history and nostalgic charm on this wonderful Lakes & Mountains rail tour.

Duration: 6 Days
11/05/2024 and
21/09/2024
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From Only £599.00

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.

Duration: 5 Days
3 dates available
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From Only £720.00

Explore Bristol's fascinating industrial and maritime past on a great Railtrail tour. Join us as we discover iconic modes of transport that have influenced global passenger travel over hundreds of years from Brunel's SS Great Britain, the ship that changed maritime voyaging, to the world's fastest passenger jet, supersonic Concorde. During our transport themed tour, we also enjoy a fascinating harbour boat trip and nostalgic steam train journey on the Avon Valley Railway.

Duration: 5 Days
16/05/2024 and
05/09/2024
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From Only £1,515.00

Rail holiday to explore the six wonders of the waterways Take a unique rail journey with Railtrail's Grand Tours. Explore Six Wonders of the Waterways including Pontcysyllte Aqueduct, Anderton boatlift, Ironbridge Gorge and more!

Duration: 10 Days
08/06/2024 and
14/09/2024
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From Only £1,049.00

Delve into the history of Wessex, once the capital of England, and go beyond the surface at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard stepping aboard iconic warships including HMS Victory, HMS Warrior, and Mary Rose. Explore the stunning Cathedrals of Winchester and Chichester, uncover the legendary Arthurian Round Table at Winchester Castle, stroll through the charming Queen Eleanor's Garden, visit the home of renowned author, Jane Austen, plus take a ride on the nearby heritage railway 'Watercress Line'.

Duration: 6 Days
3 dates available
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From Only £829.00

Explore Bristol's fascinating past and join us as we discover iconic modes of transport from Brunel's SS Great Britain, the ship that changed maritime voyaging, to the world's fastest passenger jet, supersonic Concorde. Enjoy a harbour boat trip and a nostalgic train journey on the Avon Valley Railway plus a visit to the pre-historic Cheddar Gorge caves tasting the world-famous Cheddar Cheese, a tour and tasting at Thatcher's Cider Farm, and discover the history of the Clifton Suspension Bridge.

Duration: 5 Days
4 dates available
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From Only £1,459.00

Experience nostalgic railway journeys through spectacular scenery and along stunning coastlines in the Lake District enjoying vintage train rides including the world-famous Settle & Carlisle line across the fabulous Ribblehead Viaduct. Visit fascinating railway museums, relax on leisurely cruises across beautiful lakes, indulge in afternoon tea at the stately Leighton Hall, enjoy a distillery tour and tasting plus free time to explore the beautiful market town of Kendal.

Duration: 8 Days
02/06/2025 and
15/09/2025

UK, Euro & Worldwide 2024

Award Winning rail holidays in the UK, Europe & Worldwide, departing in 2024

Amsterdam, Tulips, Cheese & Steam
From Price: £1,399.00
Duration: 6 Days
Departure Date: 10/04/2024
Bavarian Rail Roamer
From Price: £1,199.00
Duration: 6 Days
Departure Date: 08/08/2024
The Big Five versus The Stoosbahn
From Price: £2,089.00
Duration: 8 Days
2 dates available
The Cream of Cornish Coasts & Country
From Price: £795.00
Duration: 5 Days
3 dates available
Canals, Steam & Historic Chester
From Price: £599.00
Duration: 5 Days
3 dates available
Dorset Coast & Isle of Wight Steam
From Price: £780.00
Duration: 5 Days
2 dates available
Forest of Dean Steam & the Wye Valley
From Price: £689.00
Duration: 5 Days
2 dates available
Festive Highlands Tartan & Taster
From Price: £529.00
Duration: 5 Days
Departure Date: 03/12/2024
Floral Cheshire & Beyond
From Price: £605.00
Duration: 5 Days
2 dates available
Great German Rail Ale Trail
From Price: £2,049.00
Duration: 9 Days
Departure Date: 27/04/2024
Glorious Isles of Scilly
From Price: £2,529.00
Duration: 8 Days
Departure Date: 07/07/2024
Grand Tours - Coastal Nostalgia in the Sunny South
From Price: £1,879.00
Duration: 10 Days
Departure Date: 13/09/2024
The Grand Tour - Derry To Kerry
From Price: £2,219.00
Duration: 12 Days
Departure Date: 19/09/2024
The Grand Tour - Land's End to John O'Groats
From Price: £2,949.00
Duration: 12 Days
Departure Date: 05/09/2024
Six Wonders of the Waterways
From Price: £1,515.00
Duration: 10 Days
2 dates available
Grand Tour - The Transpyrenean
From Price: £2,905.00
Duration: 15 Days
2 dates available
Grand Tour by Rail - Wales Coast to Coast
From Price: £2,035.00
Duration: 12 Days
Departure Date: 26/09/2024
Harris & Lewis Island Discovery
From Price: £1,819.00
Duration: 8 Days
Departure Date: 01/05/2024
Heritage Bath & Ancient Wiltshire
From Price: £799.00
Duration: 5 Days
Departure Date: 22/07/2024
The Hebrides & the Kyle Line
From Price: £2,025.00
Duration: 8 Days
Departure Date: 22/08/2024
Hebridean Odyssey
From Price: £1,999.00
Duration: 8 Days
Departure Date: 06/06/2024
Highland Adventure
From Price: £519.00
Duration: 4 Days
4 dates available
Golden Highlander
From Price: £799.00
Duration: 5 Days
2 dates available
Springtime Highlander
From Price: £585.00
Duration: 5 Days
Departure Date: 19/03/2024
Summer Highlander
From Price: £889.00
Duration: 5 Days
Departure Date: 18/06/2024
Highland Rail Voyager
From Price: £470.00
Duration: 4 Days
Departure Date: 21/10/2024
Harrogate New Year Celebration
From Price: £609.00
Duration: 4 Days
Departure Date: 30/12/2024
Harrogate Christmas Celebration
From Price: £819.00
Duration: 5 Days
Departure Date: 23/12/2024
Heart of Wales Steam & the Brecon Beacons
From Price: £650.00
Duration: 5 Days
4 dates available
Harz Mountains Steam - the jewel of Germany
From Price: £1,475.00
Duration: 7 Days
3 dates available
Harz Mountains Winter Wonderland
From Price: £1,189.00
Duration: 7 Days
Departure Date: 10/03/2024
Isles of Scilly Discovery
From Price: £1,995.00
Duration: 7 Days
Departure Date: 22/04/2024
Isle of Man Explorer
From Price: £699.00
Duration: 5 Days
3 dates available
Jersey, Guernsey, Herm & Sark
From Price: £1,725.00
Duration: 9 Days
3 dates available
Lake District & Cumbrian Mountains Explorer
From Price: £1,039.00
Duration: 6 Days
2 dates available
Majorca's Hidden Trails & Treasures
From Price: £1,225.00
Duration: 6 Days
Departure Date: 29/09/2024
North Norfolk Coast, the Broads & Steam
From Price: £765.00
Duration: 5 Days
3 dates available
Nostalgic Lakeland Railways & Cumbria
From Price: £699.00
Duration: 5 Days
3 dates available
The Orkney & Shetland Explorer
From Price: £1,529.00
Duration: 7 Days
3 dates available
Picturesque Pitlochry & The Enchanted Forest
From Price: £869.00
Duration: 5 Days
Departure Date: 14/10/2024
Queen of Scots
From Price: £1,699.00
Duration: 8 Days
2 dates available
Queen of Scots & Edinburgh
From Price: £1,969.00
Duration: 9 Days
Departure Date: 06/06/2024
Royal Berkshire, Oxford & Christmas Castles
From Price: £975.00
Duration: 5 Days
Departure Date: 03/12/2024
Royal Deeside Explorer
From Price: £1,269.00
Duration: 8 Days
2 dates available
Romantic Highlander
From Price: £999.00
Duration: 5 Days
2 dates available
Rail & Ramble in Historic Derbyshire
From Price: £850.00
Duration: 5 Days
Departure Date: 30/05/2024
Shipshape & Bristol Fashion!
From Price: £720.00
Duration: 5 Days
2 dates available
Step Back in Tyne - Discover the North East
From Price: £599.00
Duration: 5 Days
3 dates available
Stirling Cities of Scotland by Rail
From Price: £639.00
Duration: 5 Days
Departure Date: 03/09/2024
Scottish Steam, Malt & Ale Trail
From Price: £699.00
Duration: 5 Days
5 dates available
Swiss Christmas Snow Train Adventure
From Price: £1,975.00
Duration: 8 Days
Departure Date: 22/12/2024
Scotland's Far North, Shetland & Orkney
From Price: £1,399.00
Duration: 6 Days
2 dates available
Springtime Gardens of Cornwall
From Price: £695.00
Duration: 5 Days
Departure Date: 25/04/2024
Spectacular Scotland at Christmas
From Price: £1,169.00
Duration: 8 Days
Departure Date: 20/12/2024
Steam & Sail in the Elegant English Riviera
From Price: £555.00
Duration: 5 Days
4 dates available
The Australian (Flight Inclusive)
From Price: £5,989.00
Duration: 20 Days
Departure Date: 23/05/2024
The Australian (Ground Only)
From Price: £4,599.00
Duration: 18 Days
Departure Date: 24/05/2024
Dutch Maximum Steam Weekend
From Price: £1,199.00
Duration: 5 Days
Departure Date: 05/09/2024
Eastern USA Fall Colours Steam (Flight Inclusive)
From Price: £4,289.00
Duration: 13 Days
Departure Date: 02/10/2024
Eastern USA Fall Colours Steam (Ground Only)
From Price: £3,399.00
Duration: 12 Days
Departure Date: 02/10/2024
Lake Geneva Spring Steam
From Price: £2,499.00
Duration: 8 Days
Departure Date: 15/05/2024
North East Steam
From Price: £849.00
Duration: 6 Days
Departure Date: 23/05/2024
Northern Germany by Steam
From Price: £2,399.00
Duration: 9 Days
Departure Date: 11/07/2024
Roses Battle By Steam-Settle & Carlisle Line
From Price: £1,099.00
Duration: 8 Days
3 dates available
Swiss Glacier Express and the Bernina
From Price: £2,499.00
Duration: 9 Days
3 dates available
Switzerland Steam-Powered Six
From Price: £2,345.00
Duration: 8 Days
2 dates available
White Pass Swiss Winter Snow Train Adventure
From Price: £1,799.00
Duration: 8 Days
Departure Date: 02/03/2024
Swiss Rail Roamer
From Price: £2,049.00
Duration: 8 Days
2 dates available
Swiss Mountain Steam
From Price: £2,939.00
Duration: 9 Days
3 dates available
Timeless Isle of Man Adventurer
From Price: £1,140.00
Duration: 8 Days
2 dates available
West Coast Arran & Skye Discovery
From Price: £1,619.00
Duration: 8 Days
Departure Date: 24/09/2024
Wonderful Wales
From Price: £1,085.00
Duration: 6 Days
2 dates available
Welsh Whisky, Mines, Mint & Steam
From Price: £895.00
Duration: 5 Days
2 dates available
Yorkshire Gold - Steam, Coast & Country
From Price: £1,339.00
Duration: 8 Days
Departure Date: 08/09/2024
Yuletide Yorkshire
From Price: £545.00
Duration: 4 Days
Departure Date: 21/11/2024

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Railtrail Tours Limited
21 The Smithfield Centre, Leek
Staffordshire Moorlands, ST13 5JW
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