By Katie Shaw
23 August 2019
To celebrate experiences that bring Italy to life, here are a few of our favourite unique activities that truly take you to the heart of this beguiling country.Read more
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.
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.
Majestic lochs and glens lie in wait as we cross Edinburgh and the Highlands, making visits to historic castles and the Isle of Mull. We travel through the West Highlands and Cairngorms on a fabulous holiday which climaxes with a 'Scottish Evening' on Edinburgh's stately Royal Mile.… see more
9 days from £1,295 ppView tour details >
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.… see more
6 days from £695 ppView tour details >
Enjoy a fantastic tour of North Wales from our base in charming Llandudno. Ride aboard historic steam railways and visit the impressive castles found along the coastline of this beautiful and mountainous region of Wales.… see more
6 days from £695 ppView tour details >
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.… see more
7 days from £980 ppView tour details >
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.… see more
7 days from £795 ppView tour details >
Imbued with centuries of history and culture, the UK is one of the most rewarding nations to explore by train. Discover the length and breadth of Britain on this outstanding tour and experience ancient attractions, modern cities, and wild landscapes from Inverness - the 'Capital of the Highlands' - to mind boggling Stonehenge.… see more
14 days from £2,695 ppView tour details >
Experience the spectacle of the Edinburgh Tattoo, with pipes and drums resonating from the castle's elevated setting. Complimenting the trip, travel by heritage railway and rotating boat lift as we explore the River Forth and Stirling Castle.… see more
4 days from £595 ppView tour details >
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.… see more
6 days from £795 ppView tour details >
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.
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.