England

2018 Six Wonders of the Waterways
10 Days From Only £1,195.00

There are said to be 'Seven Wonders of the Waterways' and on this tour we visit six! Our grand tour begins at the very heart of the industrial revolution at a hotel within the Ironbridge World Heritage site, then explores the masterpieces of Victorian engineering with boat trips and steam trains galore.

2018 Great Central & More - Steam, Rail & Ale
5 Days From Only £459.00

A brilliant Steam, Rail & Ale tour timed to coincide with the huge Great Central Model Railway event, the 150 anniversary celebrations on the Ecclesbourne Valley line, plus Peak Rail Steam & Vintage bus rides. Add in a visit and tour of Marston's Heritage brewery and a Victorian ale house and we can drink to that!

Roses Battle by Steam & the Worth Valley at 50
8 Days From Only £895.00

At the end of June the Keighley & Worth Valley Railway celebrates its 50th anniversary with a once-in-a-generation week of festivities of steam and diesel, with locos of all sizes, plus a recreation of the line's inaugural running in 1967. We thought we would celebrate with our own 'battle of the roses' tour, picking off Yorkshire and Lancashire steam and heritage railways from our base at an iconic railway hotel. With Railtrail opening the batting you are sure to come up smelling of roses!

2018 Canals, Steam & Historic Chester
5 Days From Only £525.00

Featuring two of the ‘Seven Wonders of the Canals’, this active tour based in historic Chester offers exciting heritage from Roman times to the golden industrial age of waterways and railways.

3 departures between 15/07/2018 and 07/10/2018
2018 Spitfire, Titanic & Staffordshire by Steam
5 Days From Only £415.00

Spitfire and Titanic? Okay, we've got your attention! Yes, we see Spitfire RW388 at the Potteries Museum and visit the Titanic Brewery for a tour and tasting, but this superb value tour features so much more - the Churnet Valley, Rudyard Lake Railways plus the unique Apedale Railway and the annual Steam Gala at Foxfield. All excursions are aboard a vintage coach with more than a taste of real ale.

2018 Shakespeare's Severn
5 Days From Only £495.00

This delightful tour features a day at the popular Severn Valley Steam Railway, the Shakespeare Express vintage steam train to Stratford upon Avon and a canal cruise - all from our base at a 4* hotel with leisure facilities.

2 departures on 02/08/2018 and 23/08/2018
Norfolk Steam Explorer
5 Days From Only £479.00

A superb variety of steam, from garden railways to a steam gala, as we visit SEVEN steam venues and journey through spectacular scenery on this amazing short break based in medieval Norwich.

2018 Devon Riviera by Steam
4 Days From Only £379.00

A wonderful short break on the English Riviera to explore the beauty and charm of Devon's magnificent coast by boat and two of Devon's finest steam railways.

2018 Yorkshire Dales Steam, Rail & Ale Trail
5 Days From Only £455.00

Enjoy a day at the Keighley & Worth Valley Steam Railway, pop into a Timothy Taylor inn, visit two other great Yorkshire heritage railways, one a steam ride through the foothills and one a diesel journey through Wensleydale. We also feature two great breweries from our base in Ilkley just below the famous Ilkley Moor. Don't forget your hat!

Swanage Gala & Isle of Wight Steam Beer & Buses
5 Days From Only £495.00

Imagine a short break that combines the Swanage Autumn Steam Gala in delightful Dorset plus the amazing Isle of Wight 'Beer & Buses Festival', with 80 vintage buses shuttling between a similar number of real ale pubs on the island, plus Isle of Wight Steam, and a tour and tasting at the Ringwood Brewery. We hope this tour is as appealing to you as it is to us!

Festive & Winter Tours

Festive & Winter Tours 2018 - 2019

 

The Roses Christmas Markets & Steam

From Price: £395.00
Duration: 5 Days
Departure Date: 15/11/2018
 

Harz Mountains & Rübeland Festive Steam

From Price: £899.00
Duration: 5 Days
Departure Date: 29/11/2018
 

2018 Swiss St Nicholas Snow Train Adventure

From Price: £1,395.00
Duration: 8 Days
Departure Date: 30/11/2018
 

Festive Jacobite More Inclusive

From Price: £425.00
Duration: 5 Days
2 departure(s) between 04/12/2018 and 11/12/2018
 

Dresden, Ore Mountains & Prague Festive Steam

From Price: £1,399.00
Duration: 8 Days
Departure Date: 05/12/2018
 

2018 Frankfurt, Rudesheim & Cologne Christmas Mkts

From Price: £645.00
Duration: 5 Days
Departure Date: 06/12/2018
 

2018 Bruges & Gent Festive Cheers

From Price: £675.00
Duration: 5 Days
Departure Date: 09/12/2018
 

2018 Winchester, Salisbury & Bournemouth Markets

From Price: £295.00
Duration: 4 Days
Departure Date: 10/12/2018
 

2018 Rhine Valley Christmas Markets & Steam

From Price: £499.00
Duration: 5 Days
Departure Date: 13/12/2018
 

A Grand Tour of Scotland at Christmas

From Price: £975.00
Duration: 8 Days
Departure Date: 20/12/2018
 

Harz Mountains & Rhine Valley Christmas Cracker

From Price: £1,295.00
Duration: 9 Days
Departure Date: 20/12/2018
 

Swiss Christmas Snow Train Adventure

From Price: £1,475.00
Duration: 8 Days
Departure Date: 22/12/2018
 

Black Forest New Year Steam & More

From Price: £1,295.00
Duration: 6 Days
Departure Date: 28/12/2018
 

New Year Celebrations by the Romantic Rhine

From Price: £849.00
Duration: 6 Days
Departure Date: 29/12/2018
 

2019 Harz Mountains Winter Wonderland

From Price: £849.00
Duration: 6 Days
Departure Date: 17/02/2019

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