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Discover our wealth of interesting holidays in the UK and Ireland. From the bright lights of London to the stark landscapes of the Scottish Highlands.

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Local food and home grown beauty in the Great British Isles & Ireland

From the Mediterranean atmosphere of the Channel Islands to the wilds of the Scottish Highlands, the Great British Isles and Ireland are filled with a natural beauty that has inspired artists for generations. See the Brontë's moorlands, Wordsworth's golden daffodils, and the Gothic splendour of Whitby Abbey - the inspiration for Bram Stoker's 'Dracula'.

Experience these familiar counties in a whole new light as we introduce you to a wealth of hidden gems. There is so much to uncover here, and the best part? It's all right on our doorsteps.

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Highlights

  • The Tornado & Arbroath 'smokies'.
    Step back in time with an unforgettable First Class journey on the Aberdonian Tornado Steam Train, with brunch served on board.
    Royal Deeside & The Tornado Steam Train
  • Exclusive Small Group Tour
    Enjoy accommodation at 2 bespoke hotels, step back in time to the golden age of rail travel with an overnight journey on the Caledonian Sleeper Train, and meet the local wildlife.
    Castles & Wildlife of Scotland
  • The North York Moors and Lindisfarne coast
    Journey on the much-loved Settle & Carlisle Line & visit glorious Alnwick Gardens and Bamburgh Castle.
    Yorkshire & Northumberland
  • The Isle of Man
    Enjoy captivating rail experiences, taking in the vintage charms of the Manx Electric Railway and the Isle of Man Steam Railway.
    Vintage Railways of the Isle of Man

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Edinburgh, the Highlands & Islands

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.

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Highland Adventure

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 our Highland adventure.

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Vintage Railways of the Isle of Man

The Isle of Man is famous for its stunning coastline, superb sandy beaches, spectacular scenery and gentle pace of life. This charming island also boasts some of the most impressive heritage railways found anywhere in the British Isles, not to mention the historic horse-drawn trams.

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A Castle On The Shores Of Loch Fyne

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.

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A Scottish Christmas

Spend Christmas in Inverness, with hearty food, warming drinks, entertainment and festive cheer. Enjoy the proud cities of Edinburgh and Inverness and travel through the yuletide scenery on beautiful rail trips.

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Yorkshire Christmas Markets

Based in the spa town of Harrogate, experience the Christmas Market in York, enjoy a vintage steam rail journey with a festive theme and visit the historic house of Castle Howard in its full Christmas glory.

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Grand Tour of the UK

Imbued with centuries of history and culture, the UK is one of the most rewarding nations to travel around. Explore the length and breadth of Britain on this outstanding tour of the island. Discover ancient attractions, modern cities and wild landscapes from the rugged Rannoch Moor to the inspiring Stonehenge.

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The Outer Hebrides & The Highlands

Enjoy an adventure to Scotland's idyllic Outer Hebrides and The Highlands on a tour that takes in the UK's most famous train line, the West Highland Line, as well as time in Stornoway.

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Edinburgh Tattoo

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.

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Grand Tour of Scotland

Immerse yourself in the culture and majesty of the Scottish Highlands. You take in the rugged landscapes on two of the UK's most famous train lines; the West Highland Line and the Jacobite. You also visit Loch Ness and castles that transport you through the history of this region.

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Christmas in Cheshire

Historic Cheshire is beautiful at all times of the year, but at Christmas, it takes on a particular magical glow. Enjoy exploring this gorgeously quaint town as it fills with the festivities and delights of the Christmas season.

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Christmas in the Highlands

Experience the wild and wonderful Highlands at the height of the festive season. Experience the incomparable West Highland Line, discover the amazing Nevis Mountain range, and warm up with a wee dram of whisky, all on a trip that showcases the best of Scotland at Christmas.

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Discover the fantastic railways of UK & Ireland. It should come as no surprise that we love railways and we know many of you do too! That's why our tours feature some of the most iconic railways and trains on the continent.

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