Steam Train Tours 2022/2023

Steam Train Holidays

elive the bygone age of rail travel on one of our many tours within the UK and mainland Europe that incorporate wonderfully scenic journeys on historic steam railways. Our Steam Rail Tours Collection features journeys on a number of the UK's well-loved steam railways, including the North Yorkshire Moors Railway, the Severn Valley Railway and the Ffestiniog Railway.

Steam Train Tours

Edinburgh Highlands

Edinburgh, The Highlands & Islands

Explore the highlands of Scotland

9 Days from £1,495PP

Majestic lochs and glens lie in wait as you journey from Edinburgh to the Highlands. Enjoy local delicacies along the way, culminating in a celebratory 'Scottish Evening'.

Vintage isle of man

Vintage Railways of the Isle of Man

6 Days from £820

Experience the timeless charm of the Isle of Man with its fantastic range of railways, including steam, electric and tram journeys, idyllic landscapes and classic seaside towns.

Highland adventur

Highland Adventure

5 days from £745PP

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.

 

Railways Castles of Wales

Railways & Castles of Wales

6 days from £945PP

Experience the very best of North Wales from charming Llandudno, soaking up scenery from aboard historic steam railways and visiting castles dotted along beautiful coastline.

Lakes and Dales by steam

Lakes and Dales by Steam

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.

Royal Deeside and The Tornado Steam Train

Royal Deeside and The Tornado Steam Train

5 days from £945PP

We visit two of Scotland's most charismatic cities, immersing ourselves in the local culture of Edinburgh and Aberdeen. Taste local specialties - Arbroath smokies and whisky - explore the V&A Museum of Design, and embark on a First Class journey on the fantastic Aberdonian Tornado Steam Train.

 

Colditz, Meissen & Saxony by Steam

Colditz, Meissen & Saxony by Steam

8 days from £1,165 per person

Boasting winding valleys and rugged mountain ranges, Saxony is among Germany's most scenic regions. We discover its prettiest towns and its beautiful scenery on excursions by historic narrow-gauge railway.

London & The Royal Windsor Steam Express

London & The Royal Windsor Steam Express

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.

Edinburgh Highlands

A Castle on the Shores of Loch Fyne

7 Days from £1080PP

Set in idyllic, undiscovered surroundings overlooking picturesque Loch Fyne, a 19th century Baronial Castle awaits you on this magnificent tour. Cruise the open waters to the southernmost island of the Inner Hebrides, explore nearby Oban and Inveraray.

 

Yorkshire by Steam

Yorkshire by Steam

5 Days from £339PP

Discover glorious Yorkshire from Harrogate. Enjoy ancient York, delightful Brontë country, and take a rail journey through the stunning scenery of the North Yorkshire Moors.

Nowrich Norfolk

Norwich & Norfolk

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.

Highlands by Steam

The Highlands by Steam

6 Days from £595PP

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.

 

Limestone Mines, Canal Cruise & Steam Special

Limestone Mines, Canal Cruise & Steam Special

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

Christmas Carols on the 92. Squadron Steam Train

Christmas Carols on the 92. Squadron Steam Train

2 Days from just £139 pp
Departures: December

Overnight stay at a selected 3 or 4-star hotel with breakfast.
Exclusive steam train journey with 92. Squadron on the heritage Nene Valley Railway, including mulled wine, mince pies, brass band, carol singers and a visit & gift from Santa
En-route visit to a Christmas Market

Christmas Carols on the Union of South Africa Steam Train

Christmas Carols on the Union of South Africa Steam Train

2 Days from just £139 pp
Departures: December

Overnight stay at a selected 3 or 4-star hotel in the North West area with breakfast
Exclusive steam train journey behind the Union of South Africa including mulled wine, mince pies, brass band, carol singers and a visit & gift from Santa
En-route visit to Manchester Christmas Markets
Free time in Bury

 

Flying Scotsman Steam Train & Classic Cambridge

Flying Scotsman Steam Train & Classic Cambridge

3 Days from just £229 pp
Departures: October

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

Tenby, Royal Mint & Brecon Mountain Railway

Tenby, Royal Mint & Brecon Mountain Railway

5 Days from just £349 pp
Departures: October

4 nights at the Mercure Swansea Hotel with dinner & breakfast
Excursions to the Royal Mint Experience, Cardiff & Tenby
Heritage train journey on the Brecon Mountain Railway
Scenic drive through the Brecon Beacons National Park

The Welsh Marches & Severn Valley Railway

The Welsh Marches & Severn Valley Railway

5 Days from just £279 pp
Departures: September

4 nights at the Bromsgrove Hotel & Spa, Bromsgrove with dinner & breakfast
Excursions to Shrewsbury, Ludlow, Llandrindod Wells, Hay-on-Wye, Hereford & Worcester
Heritage train journey on the Severn Valley Railway
Cruise on the River Severn with light refreshments

 

Great Little Trains of North Wales & Portmeirion

Great Little Trains of North Wales & Portmeirion

5 Days from just £299 pp
Departures: October

4 nights at a selected hotel in Llandudno with dinner & breakfast
Entertainment some evenings
Excursions to Caernarfon & Portmeirion
Heritage journeys on the Welsh Highland Railway, Great Orme Tramway & Ffestiniog Railway
Free time in Llandudno

Great Little Trains of North Wales & Portmeirion

Picturebook Pembrokeshire, Tenby & the Vale of Rheidol Railway

5 Days from just £369 pp
Departures: April - October

4 nights at the Best Western Diplomat Hotel, Llanelli with dinner & breakfast
Excursions to Haverfordwest, St Davids, Aberystwyth & Tenby
Heritage train journey on the Vale of Rheidol Railway

 

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