Welcome to Railtrail Tours
A family firm with an ethos of honesty and integrity. Our passion for delivering quality escorted holidays by rail at great value fares along with consistently excellent customer service has stood us in good stead for over 40 years.
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A selection of longer holidays, completely unique to Railtrail and often limited to one departure and a smaller group size, Grand Tours by Rail UK & Ireland aim to share with you many of our favourite experiences on one fabulous Railtrail tour.
A unique Grand Tour by Rail brimming with seaside charm, heritage steam railways, and stunning coastal vistas. Join us as we take a trip down memory lane and journey along the stunning south coast staying in Kent, Dorset, and Devon visiting many of our favourite nostalgic attractions.Duration: 10 Days
There are said to be 'Seven Wonders of the Waterways' and on this great railway holiday we visit six! Our Railtrail 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.Duration: 10 Days
Travel coast to coast from Land's End to John O'Groats, including many of Britain's great scenic rail journeys along the way. Explore England, Scotland & Wales on a one off, once in a lifetime, grand rail tour of mainland Britain!Duration: 12 Days
Here is our recreation of Palin's second "Great Railway Journey" from 'Derry to Kerry'! Experience the fabulous line from Coleraine to Londonderry and the scenic East Coast Line from Dublin to Wexford, enjoy the contrasts of Belfast, Dublin, Waterford, and Tralee, and wonder at the natural beauty of the Causeway Coast and the Ring of Kerry, all rounded off with a final shindig in Dublin. Cead Mile Failte!Duration: 12 Days
Another unique Grand Tour by Rail, visiting some of our best loved hotels, crossing Wales from coast to coast. From our bases in Carmarthen, Llandrindod, and Llandudno we tick off more steam and heritage railways than you could imagine, plus we bask in the wonderful scenery of the valleys, mountains, and coasts.Duration: 12 Days
Award Winning rail holidays in the UK, Europe & Worldwide, departing in 2024