England Train Tours 2022/2023
From wild moorland and floral meadows to ever-dramatic coastlines, the very best of England’s natural beauty is often framed by a train window. Step back in time and immerse yourself in a golden era of rail travel at its finest on one of its unmissable railways. Head to the Discovery Blog to find out more about three of our favourite English railways, and check out the holidays you can experience them on below.
England Rail Holidays
5 Days from £649 per person
With its dramatic coastline and idyllic fishing villages, discover just what makes Cornwall so captivating. Enjoy fascinating history, amazing natural landscapes and scenic rail journeys.
5 days from £409PP
Explore the meandering waterways and heritage railways of Norfolk. Based in historic Norwich, this rural getaway takes in the North Norfolk Coast, the royal residence of Sandringham and quaint market towns.
5 Days from £449 per person
Uncover some of the best of rural England as you visit pretty Buxton, admire the splendour of Chatsworth House and step back in time on the Peak Rail heritage line.
5 days from £395PP
Discover glorious Worcester and its host of nearby attractions on this superb holiday, enjoying wonderful journeys on heritage railways including the Warwickshire Railway.
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.
5 Days from £395 per person
From your base in Carlisle, travel on three incredible railway lines, and enjoy the breathtaking panorama of the spectacular north of England, including the world-famous and UNESCO-listed Lake District.
5 days from £665PP
Enjoy an immersive visit to 'God's Own County' as we explore Yorkshire. Discover the charms of the Yorkshire moors, enjoy local cuisine, and embark on two incredible heritage railway journeys on this exclusive tour of Yorkshire.
5 days from £770 per person
Spend 4 days getting under the skin of the English capital on this inclusive London city break. Enjoy 4-Star accommodation in the heart of the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, meet with a Yeoman from the Tower of London, and ride the Royal Windsor Steam Express Train whilst sipping a chilled glass of Champagne.
6 days from £550 per person
On this horticulture-themed tour, we spend a day at the fabulous Harrogate Flower Show, travel across the North York Moors to Whitby by heritage steam railway and visit RHS Garden Harlow Carr.
2 Days from just £129 pp
Departures: September - October
Return coach travel
Overnight stay at a selected 3-star hotel in the Midlands area with dinner & breakfast
Excursions to the Limestone Mines (with inclusive canal cruise) , Red House Glass Cone Heritage and Craft Centre & Bridgnorth
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.
3 Days from just £229 pp
2 nights at a selected 3 or 4-star hotel with dinner & breakfast
Train journey behind the Flying Scotsman on the heritage Mid-Norfolk Railway
Free time in Norwich
En-route visit to Cambridge
England Rail Tours
Step into a world of storybook beauty as you discover the charms of England’s nostalgic railways and fairytale castles. A treasure trove of spectacular scenery awaits as you discover the country in the best possible way – by rail – relaxing and soaking in the views that speed by your window. And with visits to the country’s most captivating castles included, you’ll uncover unique history and heritage along the way too.Experience Windswept Beauty
Bask in the verdant beauty of Yorkshire and Northumberland with a trip on the nostalgic North York Moors Railway and an unforgettable journey on the much-loved Settle-Carlisle Line.
Breathtaking scenery of blue-green waters and hidden sandy coves dotted with white-washed villages and bobbing sailing boats; Cornwall’s picture-perfect coastline is sure to delight. Add to that nostalgic heritage railways, Victorian promenades and grand stately homes, and you’ve got a recipe for an idyllic UK break. Fall in love with Cornwall for yourself.
Ancient cities brimming with history, timeless seaside destinations and rolling countryside as far as the eye can see, rediscover the joys of an English staycation by rail.
Dominated by a magnificent Anglo-Norman cathedral built in 1096, Norwich is a pleasing jumble of historic and modern architecture with attractions at every turn.
Crowned by its brooding Abbey found at the top of 199 steps on the east cliff, Whitby is famous as the inspiration for Bram Stoker's Dracula, as well as for its unique jet jewellery.