Coach Holidays featuring train rides
Discover the Yorkshire-Lancashire border with a relaxing cruise on a traditional canal barge and a wonderful train journey. Staying in a fine hotel on the edge of the Pennines, this holiday features three journeys through the hills and moors of North Yorkshire and Cumbria. Sit back, relax and watch the dramatic landscape unfold.
Poole has one of the world’s finest natural harbours dotted with islands providing a haven for wildlife. Much of Poole's rich history still survives in the Old Town with an exciting mix of smugglers' passageways and elegant houses. The surrounding Purbeck hills and glorious Dorset countryside are in subtle contrast to the bustling harbour and quayside.
England’s Lake District needs little introduction - long famed for the spectacular views of Windermere and the fells, this stunning region has something new to delight at every turn. Our holiday also includes no less than 2 cruises and 2 steam train rides!
Step back in time to soak up the remarkable history and heritage of the Severn Valley. We stay at the 4-star Stourport Manor Hotel, set in 23 acres of grounds and once home of Prime Minister Sir Stanley Baldwin. We relive times gone by with a nostalgic steam-hauled train journey on one of the most famous heritage railways in the UK and not just one, but two river cruises as well as visiting Elgar’s Birthplace Museum.
The Gilsland Hall Hotel is situated near Hadrian’s Wall, 700 feet above sea level commanding spectacular views in all directions with the Aston Fells to the south, the heights of south Tynedale to the east, the moors to the north and the Pennines to the west. Our tour takes in the beauty of Cumbria and the Lake District as we enjoy 3 railway journeys, stunning scenery and iconic sites.
This new tour is based in the historic town of Tiverton where the lovely River Exe flows through the town. We include a ride on the West Somerset Railway, a visit to the intimate and intriguing Arlington Court, a cruise through the Devonshire countryside by horse drawn barge, as well as stunning scenery and picturesque towns and villages.
Enjoy the beautiful Lancashire countryside, its waterways, railway lines and historic houses with plenty of time for relaxation and enjoyment. Our tour also features a few added extras that you just can’t say no to including a 2-course lunch and a Cream Tea.
Join us for our Scottish Highlands and Islands tour based in the busy gateway port of Oban. We travel through stunning scenery as we explore the north west of Scotland. We include ferry trips to Mull and Iona as well as a cable car ride on the Nevis Range.
Nestling in the heart of Mid-Wales, the 4-star Metropole Hotel is renowned for its fabulous food and service and is an excellent base for this Autumn break. Llandrindod Wells grew in popularity during Victorian times when the benefits of its health-giving waters became widely appreciated.