UK Tours by Steam Train
If you have not yet had the experience of touring by train then our UK tours provide an excellent introduction. There is nothing quite like discovering the beauty of the UK countryside from the comfort of a train. All the arrangements are made for you so that you can sit back, relax, and enjoy to the full the programme of the tour.
The Cock 'O The North, Western Isles, and Summer Highlander six, nine and five day tours of Scotland are increasingly popular. Travel to and from Scotland is in First Class seating on express trains. The tours explore interesting areas of great beauty in the far north combined with visits to historic and cultural locations.
Snowdonia and Northern Fells is a popular way to explore the most scenic parts of Wales combined with a trip by special steam train over the amazing Settle & Carlisle Railway. This delightful tour visits an interesting assortment of locations from the Cumbrian Fells to the summit of Mount Snowdon, the Border city of Carlisle to the slate town of Blaenau Ffestiniog, and many more.
The West Highlander Steam Express is a four day tour of Scotland by specially chartered steam train. The train visits Fort William, Mallaig and Oban providing an unrivalled opportunity to view the spectacular scenery of the West Highlands. Each passenger is allocated their own reserved seat that lines up with the carriage window and thus provides the maximum viewing area to add to the enjoyment of your journey.
Great Britain VI is a nine day all inclusive tour of Britain by special steam train. Travel by day, stay in comfortable hotels each night. This is the sixth consecutive year for this tour which is testimony to its success and popularity. It has attracted regular passengers who return each year.
The Golden Arrow appears in our Europe Tours section but begins and ends with travel by special steam train in the UK and a one-off opportunity to relive a unique experience from the past. This tour provides an excellent opportunity to bridge the gap between touring in the UK and on the Continent in one three day tour.
The Railway Touring Company
14a Tuesday Market Place