UK Day Trips.

What’s the connection? London, Cardiff, Bristol, Worcester, Three Bridges, Poole, Leicester, Crewe, Liverpool, Manchester, Preston, Cleethorpes, York, and Newcastle-upon-Tyne are all starting points for our UK Day Trips by Steam Train. Add to that list the numerous other pick up and set down stations for our trains and you will see that we cover a vast area of the country.

Where do they go? Destinations include historic towns and cities such as York, Chester, Bath, Plymouth, Worcester and Carlisle. There are trains to the seaside at Swanage, Weymouth, Lowestoft, Scarborough, and Skegness. Most of our trains allow time to visit the destination and discover its attractions.

What is there to see? Some of the most outstanding scenery in the country including the Peak District, the Cotswolds, the Cumbrian Fells via Shap and the famous Settle & Carlisle Railway, central Wales, Devon & Cornwall. A booklet that describes the route and what there is to see is distributed to passengers on our trains. A day trip by steam train is second to none for making the most of and enjoying the ‘views from the window’.

Our Day Trips by Steam Train recreate the nostalgia of a former era and provide an opportunity to relax and enjoy a day out with a difference. They are ideal for a group outing or celebrating special occasions such as anniversaries and birthdays. The Premier Dining option offers superb food prepared and cooked on the train and silver served at your reserved seat. Come and join us for a memorable experience on our Day Trips by Steam Train.

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The West Somerset Steam Express Prices from: £99

Saturday 19th August 2017

Departure Date: 19-Aug-2017

This series of trains from London Paddington to Minehead features haulage by two steam locomotives in one day.


The Waverley Prices from: £115

Sunday 20th August 2017

Departure Date: 20-Aug-2017

** NOW FULLY BOOKED IN ALL THREE CLASSES **


This summer series of steam hauled trains provides an opportunity for passengers from York, Leeds and the Aire Valley to travel over the spectacular Settle & Carlisle Railway Line, probably the most famous railway route in Britain.


The Dorset Coast Express Prices from: £99

Wednesday 23rd August 2017

Departure Date: 23-Aug-2017

We are offering a number of attractive summer day trips from London to Weymouth by steam train.