Grand Tours by Rail UK & Ireland

2018 The Grand Tour - Derry To Kerry
12 Days From Only £1,675.00

38 years ago Michael Palin's first 'Great Railway Journey' to Kyle of Lochalsh prompted Dave to organize his first tour. We thought now would be a great time to recreate 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!

2018 The Grand Tour - Land's End to John O'Groats
12 Days From Only £1,775.00

Travel coast to coast from Land's End to John O'Groats. Explore England, Scotland & Wales on one tour. Stay in two castle hotels, the original Railtrail hotel and a hideaway in the western Highlands. All on a one-off, once in a lifetime grand tour of mainland Britain!

Grand Tour - Golden Galloway & Glorious Grampians
10 Days From Only £1,495.00

A new Grand Tour designed to experience the golden glow from Galloway to the Grampians in all their autumnal glory. Travel from Scotland's most southerly point to its most northerly point! Imagine the Nith Valley Line, the West Highland Line, the Far North Line, the Kyle Line, the Highland Line, the Strathspey Steam Railway, plus the Tay and Forth Bridges all on one tour! And just to be completist we've chosen three 'Palace Hotels'!

2019 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.

2 departures on 17/06/2019 and 16/09/2019
2019 The Grand Tour - Land's End to John O'Groats
12 Days From Only £1,895.00

Travel coast to coast from Land's End to John O'Groats. Explore England, Scotland & Wales on one tour. Stay in two castle hotels, the original Railtrail hotel and a hideaway in the western Highlands. All on a one-off, once in a lifetime grand tour of mainland Britain!

2019 The Grand Tour - Derry To Kerry
12 Days From Only £1,775.00

39 years ago Michael Palin's first 'Great Railway Journey' to Kyle of Lochalsh prompted Dave to organize his first tour. We thought now would be a great time to recreate 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!

Grand Tour by Rail - Wales Coast to Coast
12 Days From Only £1,595.00

Another unique Grand Tour by Rail, visiting some of our best loved hotels, crossing Wales from coast to coast. From our bases in Tenby, 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.

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
 

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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