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 Chester Christmas Express Prices from: £99

Thursday 19th December 2019

Departure Date: 19-Dec-2019

FULL IN PREMIER CLASS AND FIRST CLASS LIMITED SPACES STILL AVAILABLE IN STANDARD CLASS
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.


The Edinburgh Christmas Market Prices from: £99

Saturday 21st December 2019

Departure Date: 21-Dec-2019

FULL IN FIRST CLASS AND STANDARD CLASS - LIMITED SPACES STILL AVAILABLE IN PREMIER CLASS
A rare opportunity is on offer with this special steam hauled train using an A4 Pacific No.60009 Union of South Africa running at speed both ways over its former territory from York to Edinburgh and return.


The Winter Cumbrian Mountain Express Prices from: £99

Saturday 25th January 2020

Departure Date: 25-Jan-2020

Our first main line steam hauled train of 2020 starts the year off with a winter scenic day out from the north-west to the Cumbria Fells.