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UK Autumn

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From Only £1,099.00

A truly magical circular tour of the Highlands of Scotland, also taking in the magnificent Isles of Mull and Iona, along with spectacular rail journeys, sensational scenery, and steam train nostalgia.

Duration: 8 Days
4 dates available
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From Only £459.00

The Highlands of Scotland are a joy to behold and our adventure filled short break combines the glorious West Highland rail route with the fabulous 'Harry Potter' Jacobite steam train, steaming over Glenfinnan Viaduct to Mallaig, plus a relaxing Loch Linnhe cruise, a scenic mountain gondola and a 'wee dram' at the Ben Nevis Distillery!

Duration: 4 Days
3 dates available
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From Only £879.00

Explore dramatic landscapes; enjoy great rail journeys over peaks and along stunning coastlines and experience a plethora of attractions with fascinating history and nostalgic charm on this wonderful Lakes & Mountains rail tour.

Duration: 6 Days
3 dates available
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From Only £599.00

Explore the delightful spa town of Harrogate, steam across brooding moors to charming Whitby and visit Brontë Country by train. Discover Moors, Dales, Coast and Steam in England's most diverse county!

Duration: 5 Days
03/05/2022 and
09/08/2022
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From Only £869.00

Discover the delights of the Trossachs National Park and the serene Isle of Skye on our new Railtrail circular Scottish tour. Experience wonderful rail journeys including the West Highland line and Kyle Line and admire the contrasting vistas of tranquil lochs, idyllic isles, and spectacular mountains ranges.

Duration: 6 Days
05/05/2022 and
06/10/2022
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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.

Duration: 5 Days
3 dates available
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From Only £679.00

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
4 dates available
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From Only £945.00

Steaming through Snowdonia on the new 'wonder of the world' - the Welsh Highland line is just one of many great rail journeys taking you from glorious sea at Llandudno to the peak of Mount Snowdon.

Duration: 6 Days
3 dates available
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From Only £449.00

Our new summertime tour based in historic Chester includes visits to some of the finest gardens in Cheshire, The Wirral and the Welsh Borders. Bursting with an abundance of colourful floral displays and impressive historic houses plus, a relaxing river cruise and nostalgic steam train journey.

Duration: 5 Days
05/06/2022 and
14/08/2022
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From Only £699.00

Enjoy a summer 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. This superb summer rail holiday offers a wealth of wonderful landscapes from the comfort of your seat and includes two of the world's greatest railway journeys - the Kyle Line and the West Highland Line with the fabulous Jacobite steam train.

Duration: 5 Days
14/06/2022
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From Only £1,229.00

Escape from it all as you island hop from Skye to Uist and from Harris to Lewis on this magical Railtrail tour of the Hebridean islands. Every day is different as each sublime, rugged and breathtaking landscape unfolds before you. Arrive in style on the stunning West Highland line and finish the tour by passing through the magnificent Cairngorms.

Duration: 7 Days
21/06/2022 and
13/10/2022
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From Only £685.00

Experience a delightful Cornish rail holiday as we meander along scenic branch lines, capturing the cream of the coastal and countryside views, to visit charming ports and seaside resorts, an award winning vineyard and the world renowned Eden Project.

Duration: 5 Days
3 dates available
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From Only £565.00

Our new leisurely Lake District tour stays on the Cumbrian Coast in a picturesque setting overlooking Morecambe Bay and includes nostalgic steam railway journeys through spectacular scenery, a relaxing cruise on Windermere, plus a visit to the Lakeland Motor Museum and afternoon tea at stately Leighton Hall.

Duration: 5 Days
30/06/2022 and
29/09/2022
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From Only £1,729.00

Treat yourself to a new Railtrail tour offering the ultimate island-hopping experience in the Outer Hebrides and visiting an impressive eight islands. Discover an area of unspoilt natural beauty offering spectacular scenery, impressive mountain ranges and miles of golden beaches.

Duration: 8 Days
14/09/2022 and
21/09/2022
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From Only £639.00

Based in picture-postcard Pitlochry, in the beautiful Perthshire Highlands our new rail holiday includes a variety of wonderful attractions combined with outstanding Scottish scenery, painted in glorious golden colours. The tour includes visits to a royal retreat, iconic expedition ship, Britain's first military airfield, a wee dram at one of Scotland's oldest distilleries plus, steam on the Strathspey Railway, this nostalgic tour has something for everyone!

Duration: 5 Days
15/09/2022
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From Only £1,725.00

Another unique Grand Tour by Rail, visiting some of our best loved hotels, crossing Wales from coast to coast. From our bases in Carmarthen, Llandrindod, and Llandudno we tick off more steam and heritage railways than you could imagine, plus we bask in the wonderful scenery of the valleys, mountains, and coasts.

Duration: 12 Days
29/09/2022
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From Only £579.00

The Highlands of Scotland are arguably at their most glorious during the golden weeks of Autumn. This superb rail holiday offers a wealth of spectacular autumnal scenery out of your window, including two of the world's greatest railway journeys - the Kyle Line and the West Highland Line with the fabulous Jacobite steam train.

Duration: 5 Days
18/10/2022 and
20/10/2022

UK & European Tours 2022

Award winning rail holidays in the UK and Europe, All departing in 2022

Canals, Steam & Historic Chester
From Price: £535.00
Duration: 5 Days
3 dates available
Amsterdam, Tulips, Cheese & Steam
From Price: £1,209.00
Duration: 6 Days
2 dates available
The Big Five versus the Stoosbahn
From Price: £1,709.00
Duration: 8 Days
2 dates available
The Cream of Cornish Coasts & Country
From Price: £685.00
Duration: 5 Days
3 dates available
Cotswolds & Swindon Steam Explorer
From Price: £479.00
Duration: 5 Days
3 dates available
Dorset Coast & Isle of Wight Steam
From Price: £625.00
Duration: 5 Days
2 dates available
Discover Dundee & Picturesque Pitlochry
From Price: £639.00
Duration: 5 Days
Departure Date: 15/09/2022
Forest of Dean Steam & the Wye Valley
From Price: £599.00
Duration: 5 Days
2 dates available
Festive Highlands More Inclusive
From Price: £449.00
Duration: 5 Days
Departure Date: 06/12/2022
Floral Cheshire & Beyond
From Price: £449.00
Duration: 5 Days
2 dates available
Germany's Hanseatic Heritage
From Price: £1,149.00
Duration: 6 Days
Departure Date: 14/07/2022
Grand Tours - Coastal Nostalgia in the Sunny South
From Price: £1,769.00
Duration: 10 Days
2 dates available
The Grand Tour - Derry To Kerry
From Price: £1,999.00
Duration: 12 Days
Departure Date: 22/09/2022
The Grand Tour - Land's End to John O'Groats
From Price: £2,359.00
Duration: 12 Days
Departure Date: 08/09/2022
Six Wonders of the Waterways
From Price: £1,375.00
Duration: 10 Days
2 dates available
Grand Tour - The Transpyrenean
From Price: £2,495.00
Duration: 14 Days
2 dates available
Grand Tour by Rail - Wales Coast to Coast
From Price: £1,725.00
Duration: 12 Days
Departure Date: 29/09/2022
Hebridean Islands Discovery
From Price: £1,229.00
Duration: 7 Days
2 dates available
Hebridean Odyssey
From Price: £1,729.00
Duration: 8 Days
2 dates available
Highland Adventure
From Price: £459.00
Duration: 4 Days
3 dates available
Golden Highlander
From Price: £579.00
Duration: 5 Days
2 dates available
Springtime Highlander
From Price: £475.00
Duration: 5 Days
2 dates available
Summer Highlander
From Price: £699.00
Duration: 5 Days
Departure Date: 14/06/2022
Harrogate Christmas Celebration
From Price: £709.00
Duration: 5 Days
Departure Date: 23/12/2022
Heart of Wales Steam & the Brecon Beacons
From Price: £585.00
Duration: 5 Days
4 dates available
Harz Mountains Steam - the jewel of Germany
From Price: £1,249.00
Duration: 7 Days
3 dates available
Harz Mountains Winter Wonderland
From Price: £1,085.00
Duration: 7 Days
Departure Date: 13/03/2022
Isle of Man Explorer
From Price: £679.00
Duration: 5 Days
4 dates available
Jersey, Guernsey, Herm & Sark
From Price: £1,399.00
Duration: 9 Days
4 dates available
Lake District & Cumbrian Mountains Explorer
From Price: £879.00
Duration: 6 Days
3 dates available
Little Trains of the Tyrol
From Price: £1,735.00
Duration: 8 Days
2 dates available
North Norfolk Coast, the Broads & Steam
From Price: £665.00
Duration: 5 Days
3 dates available
Nostalgic Lakeland Railways & Cumbria
From Price: £565.00
Duration: 5 Days
2 dates available
Oban & the Magical Isle of Mull
From Price: £769.00
Duration: 5 Days
2 dates available
The Orkney & Shetland Explorer
From Price: £1,289.00
Duration: 7 Days
2 dates available
Queen of Scots
From Price: £1,099.00
Duration: 8 Days
4 dates available
The Rhine in Flames
From Price: £795.00
Duration: 5 Days
Departure Date: 05/05/2022
Rhine Rail & Ale Trail
From Price: £1,059.00
Duration: 7 Days
Departure Date: 11/07/2022
Romantic Highlander
From Price: £849.00
Duration: 5 Days
2 dates available
Shipshape & Bristol Fashion!
From Price: £585.00
Duration: 5 Days
2 dates available
Step Back in Tyne - Discover the North East
From Price: £529.00
Duration: 5 Days
3 dates available
Scottish Highlands More Inclusive
From Price: £439.00
Duration: 5 Days
2 dates available
Scottish Steam, Malt & Ale Trail
From Price: £519.00
Duration: 5 Days
4 dates available
Swiss Christmas Snow Train Adventure
From Price: £1,729.00
Duration: 8 Days
Departure Date: 21/12/2022
Springtime Gardens of Cornwall
From Price: £675.00
Duration: 5 Days
2 dates available
Kent & Sussex Easter Steam Explorer
From Price: £669.00
Duration: 5 Days
Departure Date: 14/04/2022
Roses Battle By Steam Plus Settle & Carlisle Line
From Price: £975.00
Duration: 8 Days
3 dates available
Swiss Glacier Express and the Bernina
From Price: £1,899.00
Duration: 8 Days
2 dates available
Switzerland's Steam-powered Six
From Price: £1,979.00
Duration: 8 Days
2 dates available
White Pass Swiss Winter Snow Train Adventure
From Price: £1,529.00
Duration: 8 Days
Departure Date: 12/03/2022
Swiss Mountain Steam
From Price: £2,145.00
Duration: 8 Days
2 dates available
Treasures of the Peak District
From Price: £685.00
Duration: 5 Days
2 dates available
Tranquil Lochs & Serene Skye
From Price: £869.00
Duration: 6 Days
2 dates available
Treasures of Northern Tuscany
From Price: £1,595.00
Duration: 8 Days
Departure Date: 21/05/2022
Twixmas in Festive Fort William
From Price: £379.00
Duration: 4 Days
Departure Date: 27/12/2022
Wonderful Wales
From Price: £945.00
Duration: 6 Days
3 dates available
Yorkshire Moors by Steam
From Price: £599.00
Duration: 5 Days
2 dates available

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21 The Smithfield Centre, Leek
Staffordshire Moorlands, ST13 5JW
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