Book an UK Autumn tour with Railtrail and let the train take the strain.
A seven day hop around the Highlands and Inner Hebrides, see Arran or 'Scotland in Miniature', the Mull of Kintyre, Islay, Mull, Iona and Skye on this tour to the unspoilt isles off the Scottish coast. That's not all though, as we also feature the West Highland Railway.
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!
Arrive at your first hotel in charming Dunster by steam, explore England's longest heritage railway, visit beautiful Lynton and Lynmouth, connected by their Cliff Railway, explore Devon from coast to coast from the branch line at Barnstaple to the iconic sea wall at Dawlish Warren, culminating in South Devon steam from seaside Torquay.
The Highlands of Scotland are arguably at their most glorious during the golden weeks of Autumn. This grand tour of Scotland in miniature 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.
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 and steam through the Highlands on the Strathspey Railway on a tour that also features the best of Scottish brewing.