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 Bath & Cardiff Christmas Markets Prices from: £99

Tuesday 10th December 2019

Departure Date: 10-Dec-2019

Join us on this seasonal train that will leave London Paddington early on Tuesday morning for the scenic journey to Bath and Cardiff for their festive Christmas Markets.

The Christmas White Rose Prices from: £119

Saturday 14th December 2019

Departure Date: 14-Dec-2019

Why not join this very special steam hauled train using both A1 Pacific 60163 Tornado and A4 Pacific 60009 Union of South Africa in one day.

The Chester Christmas Express Prices from: £99

Thursday 19th December 2019

Departure Date: 19-Dec-2019

Join us on seasonal tour that provides an excellent opportunity to travel across the country from east to west, visiting the historic city of Chester.