Great Steam Journeys of England, Scotland & Wales

Great Steam Journeys of England, Scotland & Wales

Enjoy the sights and scenery of some of the most beautiful areas of the UK by rail and coach all in one seamless package with plenty of time to relax, enjoy and appreciate linked with the experience of a lifetime.

Holiday Highlights

 

• North Yorkshire Moors Railway

• Visit Whitby and York

• National Railway Museum

• Strathspey Steam Railway

• Cairngorm Mountain Railway

• Llangollen Railway

• Ffestiniog & Welsh Mountain Railway

• Severn Valley Railway

Sunday

We depart and make our way to
Harrogate, where we enjoy the next 3 nights
stay with dinner bed and breakfast.

Monday

After breakfast we travel to Pickering
where we have some free time before joining the
North Yorkshire Moor Railway to Whitby. We
enjoy a scenic rail journey over the North York
Moors, where we have time to wander the little
alleyways and narrow streets and maybe climb
the famous steps to the ruins of Whitby Abbey.
Perhaps enjoy the famous Whitby Fish & Chips
for lunch!

Tuesday

Today we travel to the beautiful city of
York. Where we first visit the National Railway
Museum which is home to an amazing array of
steam engines, carriages and exhibitions
perhaps the finest in the world. After you visit
the museum, the day is yours to explore the
beautiful, historic city of York.

Wednesday

After breakfast we head for
Scotland arriving late afternoon at the Hilton
Colyumbridge Hotel for the next 3 nights stay
with dinner, bed & breakfast.

Thursday

Today we first enjoy a trip on the
Strathspey Steam Railway from Aviemore to
Broomhill through the Cairngorm National Park
and next we travel to the Glenmore Visitor Centre
where you can obtain lunch at the café. In the
afternoon we have a short drive to the Cairngorm
Mountain Railway where this unique experience
allows you to reach the top where you can enjoy
panoramic views from over 3,500ft.

Friday

Enjoy a day at leisure

Saturday

After breakfast we head for Wales to
arrive late afternoon at our hotel for the next 3
nights stay with dinner, bed & breakfast.

Sunday.

This morning we travel deep into the
North Wales countryside, arriving at Llangollen
on the banks of the River Dee where you can
explore its independent shops. Later we join the
Llangollen Steam Railway for a breath-taking
steam journey through beautiful Welsh
countryside to Corwen. After disembarking the
steam train we travel to Betwys-y-coed, located
in the centre of Snowdonia National Park where
you can obtain lunch.

Monday.

This morning we join the Ffestiniog
Railway from Blaenau Ffestiniog to Porthmadog
a bustling town, full of individual shops and
places to obtain lunch and enjoy the mixture
of mountainous and coastal scenery. In the
afternoon, we travel from Porthmadog to
Beddgelert on board the Welsh Mountain Railway
through forest and mountainous landscapes as
we follow the stream inland to our destination.

Tuesday.

After breakfast we go to the Severn
Valley Railway (Bridgnorth) where we travel by
steam to Kidderminster where you can obtain
lunch and explore before re-joining our coach
for the journey home.

Your Hotels

 

England - The Crown Hotel, Harrogate

is centrally located to allow access to the Historic Spa Town

with short walks to local shops and attractions.

Hotel facilities include a bar/lounge and all bedrooms are en-suite

with television, telephone and tea/coffee making facilities. The hotel has a lift.

 

 

Scotland - The Hilton Colyumbridge

is located in the centre of Aviemore.

Hotel facilities include 5 bars, lounges & restaurants

as well as impressive leisure facilities including indoor pool,

 spa, tennis court and gentle walks through the surrounding forests.

All bedrooms are en-suite and have television, telephone and tea/coffee making facilities.

The hotel has a lift.

 

 

Wales - The Celtic Royal Hotel stands in the centre of Caernarfon.

Hotel facilities include bar, lounges, split-level restaurant

and impressive leisure facilities including indoor pool.

All bedrooms are en-suite and have television, telephone and tea/coffee making facilities.

The hotel has a lift.

 

 

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Name Address Contact Details
Bath Bath
Avon Street / Riverside Coach Car Park
Bridgwater Bridgwater Mount Street Bus Stop
Rear of Angel Place Shopping centre
Chippenham Chippenham The Bridge
In Front of Johnsons Dry Cleaners
Cirencester Cirencester Little Chef/Burger King
Hare Bushes Services, A429 Burford Road, GL7 5DS
Clevedon Clevedon
Tui Travel Agency
Exeter Services Exeter Services - M5 - Pickups from here may be
fed to Gordano Services M5-J19 to meet coach
Frome Frome
Market Place
Gloucester Gloucester outside the British Heart Foundation
Shop, Northgate Street, Gloucester, GL1 1SL
Gloucester Sainsburys Gloucester Sainsburys Layby, Barnett Way, Barnwood
GL4 3RT South East bound Bus Stop
Gordano Gordano M5 Services CAR PARK
Highbridge Highbridge, Church Street Bus Stop
Near to Church
Ivybridge Ivybridge Leisure Centre Car Park - Pickups may be
fed to Gordano Services M5-J19 to meet coach
Junction 27 M5 J27 M5 - Burger King/ Travelodge
Pick ups maybe fed to Gordano Services
M5 Junction 13 M5 Junction 13, Starbucks Formerly Little Chef
Melksham Melksham
Town Hall.
Michael Wood Services Michael Wood Services - Outward - Northbound side
Return - Southbound side
Midsomer Norton Midsomer Norton
Town Hall
Minehead Minehead Railway Station
Newton Abbot Newton Abbot Railway Station Lay By
Pickups may be fed to Gordano Services M5-J19
Plymouth Plymouth Railway Station SE Bound Bus Stop
Pennycomequick Hill/ Saltash Road
Shepton Mallet Shepton Mallet Station Road Car Park
Bus Stop near Monument
Somerton Somerton The Cross - Pickups from here may be
fed to Gordano Services M5-J19 to meet coach
Street Street
Bayliss Centre
Stroud Stroud
Merrywalks Bus Station
Taunton Herons Taunton - Hankeridge Farm Bus Stop,
Herons Gate by Halfords Superstore.
Thornbury Thornbury
Aldi Lay-by
Torquay Torquay Coach Station
Trowbridge Trowbridge
Town Hall
Wells Wells
Princes Road Car Park
Westbury Westbury
Haynes Road bus stop
Weston-super-Mare Weston-super-Mare
Locking Road Car Park
Yeovil Yeovil Bus Station - Pickups may be
fed to Gordano Services M5-J19 to meet coach
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