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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Charming seaside and rugged beauty, scenic branch and heritage lines, slate hills, lakes and majestic Mount Snowdon - all possible by train thanks to the Welsh pioneers of railway preservation.
Introducing four great preserved steam railways and a scenic mainline on one great rail holiday based in the Heart of Wales spa town of Llandrindod Wells. View coastlines, valleys, reservoirs, and mountains from your window on the Vale of Rheidol Railway, the Heart of Wales Line, the Brecon Mountain Railway and, last but not least, the Talyllyn, the world’s first ever preserved railway.Duration: 5 Days
South Wales is a beautiful part of the UK awaiting exploration. With our great value tour, based in the heart of the Welsh capital, visitors can experience every unique feature it has to offer from rides on the Brecon Mountain Railway and Forest of Dean Railways, to sightseeing at the Royal Mint and Rhondda Heritage Park, or even a visit to an award-winning Welsh distillery.Duration: 5 Days
Our summertime tour based in historic Chester includes visits to some of the finest gardens in Cheshire, The Wirral, and the Welsh Borders. Bursting with an abundance of colourful floral displays and impressive historic houses plus a relaxing river cruise and nostalgic steam train journey.Duration: 5 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
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