Coastal Railway Journeys
Explore Beautiful Coastal Railways
Julie Walters has sprung onto our screens with her fabulous ‘Coastal Railways’ series, taking us the length of Great Britain on board some of the most spectacular scenic lines that Scotland, England, and Wales have to offer. Why not enjoy your own coastal railway adeventure, on a fantastic Great Rail Journeys holiday?
Railways & Castles of Wales
6 days from £675PP
Enjoy a fantastic tour of North Wales, based in charming Llandudno. From here we explore the historic steam railways and impressive castles found along the coastline of this beautiful and mountainous region of Wales.
Coastal Cornwall & its Captivating Gardens
6 days from £895PP
Discover the very best of Cornwall as we explore this beguiling county. From our base in picturesque Falmouth, we encounter Cornwall's charming harbours and fabled Land's End, we discover the enthralling Eden Project and Lost Gardens of Heligan.
Yorkshire & Northumberland
Explore Yorkshire & Northumberland by rail
8 Days from £895PP
Scenic rail journeys bring to life the history and wild, natural beauty of Yorkshire and Northumbria on this wonderful eight day tour. Follow in Viking and Roman footsteps, visiting historic York, Chester's Roman Fort, Bamburgh Castle, Lindisfarne and the glorious Alnwick Gardens.
5 days from £595PP
Take in a stunning, unspoilt region by rail. Breathtaking scenery and fantastic journeys by mainline and steam railways; this tour takes in the very best of northern Scotland from our base in Inverness - the gateway to your Highland adventure.
5 days from £595PP
Experience the spectacle of marching bands when you visit the Edinburgh Tattoo by train, with pipes and drums resonating from the castle's elevated setting. Complimenting the trip, witness incredible lochs, glens and mountains as we explore the West Highlands.
Edinburgh, The Highlands & Islands
Explore the highlands of Scotland
9 Days from £1,145PP
Majestic lochs and glens lie in wait as we cross Edinburgh and the Highlands and visit historic castles and the Isle of Mull. We travel through the West Highlands and Cairngorms on this fabulous round trip climaxing with a 'Scottish Evening' on Edinburgh's stately Royal Mile.
Julie Walters’ excellent ‘Coastal Railways’ series has seen her travel on some of the most spectacular railway journeys across England, Wales and Scotland. From the misty Scottish Highlands to the beautiful colours of the Welsh Coast and more, follow in Julie’s footprints with Rail Discoveries superb collection of coastal tours.
South Devon & The Dawlish Coast
5 days from £495PP
Experience the English Riviera at its very best aboard two heritage railways, a river cruise and a journey along the Dawlish Coast by rail. Torquay provides the perfect base, set among seven green hills and famous for its grand Victorian villas and terraces gazing out to sea.
Railways of Wales
6 Days from £495PP
Enjoy the natural beauty of the Scottish Highlands and the Outer Hebrides on a tour that takes in Stornoway and the Jacobite steam train.
Yorkshire by steam
5 Days from £375PP
Discover glorious Yorkshire, from the edge of the rugged Dales to its spectacular coastline, via the majestic North York Moors. Enjoy ancient York, delightful Brontë country and scenic railway journeys.
7 Days from £645PP
Travel to the heart of the Scottish Highlands and take in the marvellous lochs and glens as you travel by train on the superb West Highland Line and cruise Loch Lomond.
The Highlands by Steam
6 Days from £575PP
Experience Edinburgh before exploring the lochs, mountains and glens of Perthshire and the Cairngorms on spectacular mainline and steam railways from the pretty Perthshire village of Blair Atholl.
Jersey & The Dorset Coast
8 Days from £895PP
Begin your holiday with a trip on a heritage railway line before crossing the Channel to the beautiful island of Jersey. Explore its heritage and enjoy plenty of time to explore, on this wonderful Channel Island tour.