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  • 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

Misty mountain glens in the heart of the Scottish Highlands, mythology that lives on in the ancient castles and charming railways of Wales, the rich culture of Ireland that soaks into its traditional music and dance and of course, the lush counties, market towns and energising cities of England. Much of what makes the Great British Isles great is already familiar to us, but little can compare with exploring our diverse landscapes and history first hand.

And the best part? Many sights are easily accessible by rail!

From ancient Stonehenge and Viking York, to the wild, desolate beauty of the Yorkshire Moors and the colourful houses and sandy beaches of the Cornish coast, there is a lot to see and do, much of it accessible from the comfort of England's fantastic railway network.

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Yorkshire at Christmas

Enjoy all the Christmas cheer that Yorkshire has to offer based in the beautiful spa town of Harrogate. This festive tour includes fantastic rail journeys, historic Ripley Castle, picturesque Fountains Abbey and the medieval city of York, adorned with seasonal decorations.

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2019Dec

7 days from $1,495 pp

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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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2019NovDec

5 days from $1,035 pp

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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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2019Dec

6 days from $1,495 pp

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Enchanting Autumn Colours of the Highlands

Become bewitched by the sparkling beauty of Scotland, on a trip that will enthrall the eyes in the wilds of this wonderful country. From your base in Pitlochry, discover some of the Highland's most wonderful scenes and castles, on a delightful adventure that showcases the best of the country in the autumn season.

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2019Oct

6 days from $1,705 pp

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The Harrogate Flower Show

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.

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2020Apr

6 days from $1,085 pp

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Yorkshire at New Year

Enjoy all the New Year cheer that Yorkshire has to offer based in the Spa town of Harrogate. Our tour includes festive rail journeys on the North Yorkshire Moors and Keighley & Worth Valley Railways, a visit to Howarth's Bronte Parsonage, picturesque Fountains Abbey and the medieval city of York, adorned with seasonal decorations.

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2019Dec

7 days from $1,365 pp

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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 your Highland adventure.

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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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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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Railways & Castles of Wales

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.

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The Enchanting Emerald Isle

Rugged coastline, beautiful rolling hills and dramatic castles are all within reach on this tour of the Emerald Isle. Our highlights include the Ring of Kerry, Cork and Killarney, the legendary Blarney Stone, the Cliffs of Moher and Ireland's wonderful capital, Dublin.

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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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