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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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Monday - Friday, 9am to 5pm

Steam Tours 2022

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From Only £549.00

A popular steam tour commencing with an evening social and light snacks at the Bekonscot Model Village Steam Railway. A steam charter at the Leighton Buzzard Railway, visit to Didcot Railway Centre, private steam charter at Cholsey & Wallingford Railway, and the rare model railway collection at Pendon Museum, plus a pint of real ale & meal at Fancott pub with its miniature railway. Add in the Chinnor & Princes Risborough Railway and a first time visit to Ruislip Lido Railway.. A wonderful break.

Duration: 5 Days
21/07/2022
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From Only £669.00

We stay beside the River Medway in the historic county town of Maidstone on this fascinating Autumn break featuring the wonderful 'Giants of Steam' event and visits to SEVEN steam venues including THREE private steam charters.

Duration: 5 Days
13/10/2022
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From Only £579.00

Take a trip down memory lane and discover a plethora of vintage vehicles on our Lancashire steam and heritage transport tour including the East Lancs steam gala, four transport museums, vintage bus travel, steam on the West Lancs Railway, vintage trams at Heaton Park Tramway plus, two real ale breweries.

Duration: 5 Days
13/10/2022
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From Only £599.00

This superb tour takes us over the beautiful Salisbury Plain by vintage London Bus to the lost village of Imber. Begin your holiday in great style with a tour and tasting at the award winning Corinium Ales Brewery in the beautiful Cotswold Town of Cirencester. Steam on three standard gauge heritage railways, two narrow gauge lines plus a miniature line. We conclude by visiting STEAM - Museum of the Great Western Railway.

Duration: 5 Days
18/08/2022
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From Only £619.00

Heading to the fabled sunny south for a lovely tour of nostalgia combining a steam gala at one of the UK's best heritage lines with a short ferry crossing to the beautiful Isle of Wight and a journey along the IOW steam line aboard beautifully restored heritage coaches. Add a visit to a popular brewery with a couple of narrow-gauge lines for a relaxing early autumn tour.

Duration: 5 Days
06/10/2022
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From Only £559.00

A superb variety of steam, from garden railways to a major steam gala, as we visit SEVEN steam venues and journey through spectacular scenery on this amazing short break based in medieval Norwich.

Duration: 5 Days
26/08/2022
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From Only £975.00

We thought we would celebrate the steam and rail heritage of the north country with our own 'battle of the roses' tour, including Yorkshire and Lancashire steam and heritage railways every day from our base at an iconic railway hotel. With Railtrail escorting this great railway holiday you are sure to come up smelling of roses!

Duration: 8 Days
12/09/2022
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From Only £529.00

This superb value steam tour features the Churnet Valley Railway, Rudyard Lake Railway, Foxfield Railway and the unique WW1 day at Apedale Railway. Plus, a private steam photo charter at Amerton Railway, visit to Crewe Heritage Centre, more than a taste of real ale as we tour the Titanic Brewery, dinner at a truly unique famous old pub and a local delicacy Staffordshire Oatcakes.

Duration: 5 Days
07/07/2022
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From Only £1,979.00

See stunning Switzerland in style on our great steam powered railway holiday, based on the lakeshore of lovely Lake Lucerne. Cruise across three Swiss lakes the nostalgic way by paddle-steamer and experience three exhilarating steam train excursions in the Swiss mountains, plus take a trip on the world's steepest cogwheel railway!

Duration: 8 Days
02/07/2022 and
03/09/2022
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From Only £2,145.00

Switzerland and steam trains - a delightful combination as Railtrail Tours take you to the heart of this beautiful country to experience some amazing mountain rail journeys and glorious lake steamer cruises.

Duration: 8 Days
21/09/2022
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From Only £1,995.00

Enjoy a superbly relaxing summer steam tour as we meander across Northern Germany on a sojourn of discovery to enjoy the very best of the steam railways from town, countryside to seaside!

Duration: 9 Days
31/07/2022
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From Only £1,779.00

The superb Dresden Steam festival, 4 mainline steam excursions, 3 fabulous Saxon Narrow-Gauge lines including a private steam photo charter, plus the unique Schwebebahn overhead railway in Wuppertal.

Duration: 8 Days
20/09/2022
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From Only £2,079.00

The superb Dresden Steam festival, 4 mainline steam excursions, 5 fabulous Saxon Narrow-Gauge lines, Parkeisenbahn steam, Funicular & Suspension railways, River Elbe cruise. Plus the unique Schwebebahn.

Duration: 11 Days
20/09/2022
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From Only £1,629.00

Enjoy the festive season with a Saxony Steam escorted rail holiday combining two fabulous mainline steam excursions, a steam hauled excursion from Dresden to the historic Polish city of Breslau (Wroclaw), three wonderful Saxon narrow-gauge steam lines and tours of Dresden Alstadt steam depot and the Transport Museum, as well as a visiting both Dresden and Leipzig traditional Christmas Markets where only local products manufactured in the region are sold.

Duration: 7 Days
30/11/2022
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From Only £1,599.00

Enjoy a special New Year tour as we steam through glorious Black Forest scenery in its magical winter setting on three included steam excursions! We also spend New Year's Eve in beautiful Freiburg and tour the city at the 'Gateway to the Black Forest' by vintage tram.

Duration: 7 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
2 dates available
The Big Five versus the Stoosbahn
From Price: £1,709.00
Duration: 8 Days
Departure Date: 17/09/2022
The Cream of Cornish Coasts & Country
From Price: £685.00
Duration: 5 Days
2 dates available
Cotswolds & Swindon Steam Explorer
From Price: £479.00
Duration: 5 Days
2 dates available
Dorset Coast & Isle of Wight Steam
From Price: £625.00
Duration: 5 Days
Departure Date: 12/09/2022
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: £649.00
Duration: 5 Days
Departure Date: 18/07/2022
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
Departure Date: 14/08/2022
Grand Tours - Coastal Nostalgia in the Sunny South
From Price: £1,769.00
Duration: 10 Days
Departure Date: 16/09/2022
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
Departure Date: 17/09/2022
Grand Tour - The Transpyrenean
From Price: £2,495.00
Duration: 14 Days
Departure Date: 17/09/2022
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
Departure Date: 13/10/2022
Hebridean Odyssey
From Price: £1,729.00
Duration: 8 Days
2 dates available
Highland Adventure
From Price: £559.00
Duration: 4 Days
Departure Date: 19/09/2022
Golden Highlander
From Price: £579.00
Duration: 5 Days
2 dates available
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
2 dates available
Harz Mountains Steam - the jewel of Germany
From Price: £1,249.00
Duration: 7 Days
2 dates available
Isle of Man Explorer
From Price: £679.00
Duration: 5 Days
2 dates available
Lake District & Cumbrian Mountains Explorer
From Price: £879.00
Duration: 6 Days
Departure Date: 19/09/2022
Little Trains of the Tyrol
From Price: £1,735.00
Duration: 8 Days
Departure Date: 27/08/2022
North Norfolk Coast, the Broads & Steam
From Price: £725.00
Duration: 5 Days
2 dates available
Nostalgic Lakeland Railways & Cumbria
From Price: £565.00
Duration: 5 Days
Departure Date: 29/09/2022
Oban & the Magical Isle of Mull
From Price: £769.00
Duration: 5 Days
Departure Date: 10/10/2022
The Orkney & Shetland Explorer
From Price: £1,289.00
Duration: 7 Days
Departure Date: 07/09/2022
Queen of Scots
From Price: £1,329.00
Duration: 8 Days
2 dates available
Rhine Rail & Ale Trail
From Price: £1,059.00
Duration: 7 Days
Departure Date: 11/07/2022
Romantic Highlander
From Price: £899.00
Duration: 5 Days
Departure Date: 27/09/2022
Shipshape & Bristol Fashion!
From Price: £585.00
Duration: 5 Days
Departure Date: 01/09/2022
Step Back in Tyne - Discover the North East
From Price: £529.00
Duration: 5 Days
2 dates available
Scottish Steam, Malt & Ale Trail
From Price: £609.00
Duration: 5 Days
Departure Date: 22/09/2022
Swiss Christmas Snow Train Adventure
From Price: £1,729.00
Duration: 8 Days
Departure Date: 21/12/2022
Roses Battle By Steam Plus Settle & Carlisle Line
From Price: £975.00
Duration: 8 Days
Departure Date: 12/09/2022
Swiss Glacier Express and the Bernina
From Price: £1,899.00
Duration: 8 Days
Departure Date: 15/09/2022
Switzerland's Steam-powered Six
From Price: £1,979.00
Duration: 8 Days
2 dates available
Swiss Mountain Steam
From Price: £2,145.00
Duration: 8 Days
Departure Date: 21/09/2022
Treasures of the Peak District
From Price: £685.00
Duration: 5 Days
Departure Date: 08/09/2022
Tranquil Lochs & Serene Skye
From Price: £869.00
Duration: 6 Days
Departure Date: 06/10/2022
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
2 dates available
Yorkshire Moors by Steam
From Price: £599.00
Duration: 5 Days
Departure Date: 09/08/2022

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Railtrail Tours Limited
21 The Smithfield Centre, Leek
Staffordshire Moorlands, ST13 5JW
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