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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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01538 382323
Monday - Friday, 9am to 5pm

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Scotland

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From Only £439.00

Our great value winter and spring breaks based at the Alexandra Hotel in Fort William are packed with fantastic inclusions and stunning scenery! The popular tours explore the beautiful western Highlands and offer excellent excursions, great rail journeys on the West Highland Line and Kyle Line, full board at the hotel and three drinks vouchers each evening, along with entertainment on one night.

Duration: 5 Days
15/02/2022 and
15/03/2022
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From Only £475.00

A circular tour of the spectacular 'Great Railway Journeys of the Scottish Highlands'. You may have seen them on TV and now you too can experience some of the most stunningly beautiful scenery in Europe. A superb value Railtrail holiday.

Duration: 5 Days
15/03/2022 and
29/03/2022
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From Only £1,099.00

A truly magical circular tour of the Highlands of Scotland, also taking in the magnificent Isles of Mull and Iona, along with spectacular rail journeys, sensational scenery, and steam train nostalgia.

Duration: 8 Days
4 dates available
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From Only £519.00

Build up a head of steam, uncovering Scotland's heritage from a different angle. Enjoy the Bo'ness & Kinneil Steam Railway, soar above the canals by boat on the remarkable Falkirk Wheel, cruise Loch Katrine and steam through the Highlands on the Strathspey Railway, this great railway holiday also features The Kelpies, a distillery tour, and a brewery visit.

Duration: 5 Days
4 dates available
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From Only £459.00

The Highlands of Scotland are a joy to behold and our adventure filled short break combines the glorious West Highland rail route with the fabulous 'Harry Potter' Jacobite steam train, steaming over Glenfinnan Viaduct to Mallaig, plus a relaxing Loch Linnhe cruise, a scenic mountain gondola and a 'wee dram' at the Ben Nevis Distillery!

Duration: 4 Days
3 dates available
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From Only £769.00

A truly magical twin centre holiday staying in the bustling harbour town of Oban and the magnificent Mull, the second largest island of the Inner Hebrides. Our new tour is packed with spectacular coastal scenery and superb excursions including Oban Distillery, Tobermory, Duart Castle, and legendary Iona.

Duration: 5 Days
02/05/2022 and
10/10/2022
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From Only £869.00

Discover the delights of the Trossachs National Park and the serene Isle of Skye on our new Railtrail circular Scottish tour. Experience wonderful rail journeys including the West Highland line and Kyle Line and admire the contrasting vistas of tranquil lochs, idyllic isles, and spectacular mountains ranges.

Duration: 6 Days
05/05/2022 and
06/10/2022
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From Only £1,289.00

Discover the peace, tranquility and rich heritage of the beautiful islands of Orkney & Shetland on our mini-cruise to the northernmost reaches of the UK, part of a wider grand tour visiting John O'Groats, historic Stirling and Edinburgh, Scotland's proud capital.

Duration: 7 Days
01/06/2022 and
07/09/2022
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From Only £699.00

Enjoy a summer circular tour of the spectacular 'Great Railway Journeys of the Scottish Highlands'. You may have seen them on TV and now you too can experience some of the most stunningly beautiful scenery in Europe. This superb summer rail holiday offers a wealth of wonderful landscapes from the comfort of your seat and includes two of the world's greatest railway journeys - the Kyle Line and the West Highland Line with the fabulous Jacobite steam train.

Duration: 5 Days
14/06/2022
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From Only £1,229.00

Escape from it all as you island hop from Skye to Uist and from Harris to Lewis on this magical Railtrail tour of the Hebridean islands. Every day is different as each sublime, rugged and breathtaking landscape unfolds before you. Arrive in style on the stunning West Highland line and finish the tour by passing through the magnificent Cairngorms.

Duration: 7 Days
21/06/2022 and
13/10/2022
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From Only £849.00

A delightful Railtrail tour inspired by the original BBC "Great Railway Journeys of the World" TV series which saw Sir Michael Palin travelling through the spectacular Scottish Highlands to the Kyle of Lochalsh. Our popular Romantic Highlander tour is based at one of Railtrail's best loved hotels and includes the fabulous Jacobite steam train.

Duration: 5 Days
28/06/2022 and
27/09/2022
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From Only £2,359.00

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
08/09/2022
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From Only £1,729.00

Treat yourself to a new Railtrail tour offering the ultimate island-hopping experience in the Outer Hebrides and visiting an impressive eight islands. Discover an area of unspoilt natural beauty offering spectacular scenery, impressive mountain ranges and miles of golden beaches.

Duration: 8 Days
14/09/2022 and
21/09/2022
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From Only £639.00

Based in picture-postcard Pitlochry, in the beautiful Perthshire Highlands our new rail holiday includes a variety of wonderful attractions combined with outstanding Scottish scenery, painted in glorious golden colours. The tour includes visits to a royal retreat, iconic expedition ship, Britain's first military airfield, a wee dram at one of Scotland's oldest distilleries plus, steam on the Strathspey Railway, this nostalgic tour has something for everyone!

Duration: 5 Days
15/09/2022
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From Only £579.00

The Highlands of Scotland are arguably at their most glorious during the golden weeks of Autumn. This superb rail holiday offers a wealth of spectacular autumnal scenery out of your window, including two of the world's greatest railway journeys - the Kyle Line and the West Highland Line with the fabulous Jacobite steam train.

Duration: 5 Days
18/10/2022
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From Only £449.00

Our great value pre-Christmas Scottish tour stays at the Alexandra Hotel in Fort William and is packed with fantastic included attractions and stunning scenery! This winter warmer in the western Highlands includes excellent excursions, great rail journeys on the West Highland Line and Kyle Line, full board at the hotel and three drinks vouchers each evening, along with entertainment on two nights.

Duration: 5 Days
06/12/2022
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From Only £1,079.00

The West Highland Line, the Kyle Line & the Cairngorms Line - experience a truly magical pre-Christmas circular rail tour of the Scottish Highlands in all their wintry glory, followed by a relaxing and homely Christmas in Stirling with all the trimmings and an excursion to the Royal Yacht Britannia and Edinburgh.

Duration: 8 Days
20/12/2022
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From Only £379.00

A great value short break between Christmas and New Year staying in the heart of Fort William with entertainment each evening. Enjoy an excursion to Oban, including a visit to the Oban Distillery to sample a warming 'wee dram' and journey on the glorious West Highland rail route over the Glenfinnan Viaduct to explore the harbour town of Mallaig with views across to the Isle of Skye.

Duration: 4 Days
27/12/2022

UK & European Tours 2022

Award winning rail holidays in the UK and Europe, All departing in 2022

Canals, Steam & Historic Chester
From Price: £535.00
Duration: 5 Days
3 dates available
Amsterdam, Tulips, Cheese & Steam
From Price: £1,209.00
Duration: 6 Days
2 dates available
The Big Five versus the Stoosbahn
From Price: £1,709.00
Duration: 8 Days
2 dates available
The Cream of Cornish Coasts & Country
From Price: £685.00
Duration: 5 Days
3 dates available
Cotswolds & Swindon Steam Explorer
From Price: £479.00
Duration: 5 Days
3 dates available
Dorset Coast & Isle of Wight Steam
From Price: £625.00
Duration: 5 Days
2 dates available
Discover Dundee & Picturesque Pitlochry
From Price: £639.00
Duration: 5 Days
Departure Date: 15/09/2022
Forest of Dean Steam & the Wye Valley
From Price: £599.00
Duration: 5 Days
2 dates available
Festive Highlands More Inclusive
From Price: £449.00
Duration: 5 Days
Departure Date: 06/12/2022
Floral Cheshire & Beyond
From Price: £449.00
Duration: 5 Days
2 dates available
Germany's Hanseatic Heritage
From Price: £1,149.00
Duration: 6 Days
Departure Date: 14/07/2022
Grand Tours - Coastal Nostalgia in the Sunny South
From Price: £1,769.00
Duration: 10 Days
2 dates available
The Grand Tour - Derry To Kerry
From Price: £1,999.00
Duration: 12 Days
Departure Date: 22/09/2022
The Grand Tour - Land's End to John O'Groats
From Price: £2,359.00
Duration: 12 Days
Departure Date: 08/09/2022
Six Wonders of the Waterways
From Price: £1,375.00
Duration: 10 Days
2 dates available
Grand Tour - The Transpyrenean
From Price: £2,495.00
Duration: 14 Days
2 dates available
Grand Tour by Rail - Wales Coast to Coast
From Price: £1,725.00
Duration: 12 Days
Departure Date: 29/09/2022
Hebridean Islands Discovery
From Price: £1,229.00
Duration: 7 Days
2 dates available
Hebridean Odyssey
From Price: £1,729.00
Duration: 8 Days
2 dates available
Highland Adventure
From Price: £459.00
Duration: 4 Days
3 dates available
Golden Highlander
From Price: £579.00
Duration: 5 Days
Departure Date: 18/10/2022
Springtime Highlander
From Price: £475.00
Duration: 5 Days
2 dates available
Summer Highlander
From Price: £699.00
Duration: 5 Days
Departure Date: 14/06/2022
Harrogate Christmas Celebration
From Price: £709.00
Duration: 5 Days
Departure Date: 23/12/2022
Heart of Wales Steam & the Brecon Beacons
From Price: £585.00
Duration: 5 Days
4 dates available
Harz Mountains Steam - the jewel of Germany
From Price: £1,249.00
Duration: 7 Days
3 dates available
Harz Mountains Winter Wonderland
From Price: £1,085.00
Duration: 7 Days
Departure Date: 13/03/2022
Isle of Man Explorer
From Price: £679.00
Duration: 5 Days
4 dates available
Jersey, Guernsey, Herm & Sark
From Price: £1,399.00
Duration: 9 Days
4 dates available
Lake District & Cumbrian Mountains Explorer
From Price: £879.00
Duration: 6 Days
3 dates available
Little Trains of the Tyrol
From Price: £1,735.00
Duration: 8 Days
2 dates available
North Norfolk Coast, the Broads & Steam
From Price: £665.00
Duration: 5 Days
3 dates available
Nostalgic Lakeland Railways & Cumbria
From Price: £565.00
Duration: 5 Days
2 dates available
Oban & the Magical Isle of Mull
From Price: £769.00
Duration: 5 Days
2 dates available
The Orkney & Shetland Explorer
From Price: £1,289.00
Duration: 7 Days
2 dates available
Queen of Scots
From Price: £1,099.00
Duration: 8 Days
4 dates available
The Rhine in Flames
From Price: £795.00
Duration: 5 Days
Departure Date: 05/05/2022
Rhine Rail & Ale Trail
From Price: £1,059.00
Duration: 7 Days
Departure Date: 11/07/2022
Romantic Highlander
From Price: £849.00
Duration: 5 Days
2 dates available
Shipshape & Bristol Fashion!
From Price: £585.00
Duration: 5 Days
2 dates available
Step Back in Tyne - Discover the North East
From Price: £529.00
Duration: 5 Days
3 dates available
Scottish Highlands More Inclusive
From Price: £439.00
Duration: 5 Days
2 dates available
Scottish Steam, Malt & Ale Trail
From Price: £519.00
Duration: 5 Days
4 dates available
Swiss Christmas Snow Train Adventure
From Price: £1,729.00
Duration: 8 Days
Departure Date: 21/12/2022
Springtime Gardens of Cornwall
From Price: £675.00
Duration: 5 Days
2 dates available
Kent & Sussex Easter Steam Explorer
From Price: £669.00
Duration: 5 Days
Departure Date: 14/04/2022
Roses Battle By Steam Plus Settle & Carlisle Line
From Price: £975.00
Duration: 8 Days
3 dates available
Swiss Glacier Express and the Bernina
From Price: £1,899.00
Duration: 8 Days
2 dates available
Switzerland's Steam-powered Six
From Price: £1,979.00
Duration: 8 Days
2 dates available
White Pass Swiss Winter Snow Train Adventure
From Price: £1,529.00
Duration: 8 Days
Departure Date: 12/03/2022
Swiss Mountain Steam
From Price: £2,145.00
Duration: 8 Days
2 dates available
Treasures of the Peak District
From Price: £685.00
Duration: 5 Days
2 dates available
Tranquil Lochs & Serene Skye
From Price: £869.00
Duration: 6 Days
2 dates available
Treasures of Northern Tuscany
From Price: £1,595.00
Duration: 8 Days
Departure Date: 21/05/2022
Twixmas in Festive Fort William
From Price: £379.00
Duration: 4 Days
Departure Date: 27/12/2022
Wonderful Wales
From Price: £945.00
Duration: 6 Days
3 dates available
Yorkshire Moors by Steam
From Price: £599.00
Duration: 5 Days
2 dates available

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21 The Smithfield Centre, Leek
Staffordshire Moorlands, ST13 5JW
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