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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, Highlands & IslandsEdinburgh, Highlands & Islands

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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9 days from £1,295 pp

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Highland AdventureHighland Adventure

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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5 days from £675 pp

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Vintage Railways of the Isle of ManVintage Railways of the Isle of Man

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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6 days from £695 pp

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Railways & Castles of WalesRailways & Castles of Wales

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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6 days from £695 pp

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A Castle On The Shore Of Loch FyneA Castle On The Shore Of Loch Fyne

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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7 days from £980 pp

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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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2019Dec

7 days from £1,175 pp

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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 holiday 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 £795 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 £545 pp

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Grand Tour of the UKGrand Tour of the UK

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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14 days from £2,695 pp

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The Outer HebridesThe Outer Hebrides

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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8 days from £1,395 pp

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Edinburgh TattooEdinburgh Tattoo

Edinburgh Tattoo & Stirling Castle

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. Uncover fascinating history at Stirling Castle, one of Scotland's most important castles.

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4 days from £595 pp

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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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2019Dec

5 days from £795 pp

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From London's famous sights, to the stark landscapes of the Scottish Highlands, the UK offers a wealth of fascinating experiences, whilst Ireland's Ring of Kerry and west coast enchant with verdant countryside, welcoming villages and hearty food and drink.

Discover the tiny Isle of Man, that bursts with scenery and wonderful heritage railways, or venture to the North of England, and journey around picturesque Yorkshire & Northumberland.

And a visit to the Isles of Scilly is tantalizingly sensible. With coastlines drenched in swathes of pristine beaches, and a fascinating indigenous wildlife population, it feels a million miles away from much of Britain.

 

Cairngorm Mountains

UK & Ireland Trains

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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