5 unmissable sights in York
By Sukie Chapman
1 July 2015
York is an ancient city brimming with history and beauty, we’ve selected the 5 unmissable sights of the city. Experience them for yourself on UK rail tours.Read more
From the medieval towns of Yorkshire to the enchanting countryside of southern England. England has a wealth of fantastic culture, there is no excuse to not explore a little closer to home.
Appreciate the beauty of England with new eyes on a sophisticated rail tour that explores the history and culture of the country that you thought you knew. Our rail holidays in England feature journeys on renowned heritage railways which travel through breath-taking scenery, offering you the chance to witness parts of England that are normally only accessible to the most avid walkers.
A superb tour to the charming Isle of Man, with three full days of varied excursions to the island's old fashioned towns, pretty fishing ports and breathtakingly picturesque coastline on the different historic railways.… see more
6 days from £659 ppView tour details >
From your base in Carlisle, travel on three incredible railway lines, and enjoy the breathtaking panorama of the spectacular north of England, including the world-famous and UNESCO-listed Lake District.… see more
Journey to a hidden treasure of the British Isles, an archipelago off the Cornish coast boasting azure seas and almost tropical climes. Travel by overnight sleeper train from London to discover the glorious Islands of Scilly.… see more
6 days from £1,199 ppView tour details >
Soak up the festive atmosphere in 'God's own county' on this superb pre-Christmas break. In addition to the Christmas Markets in historic York, you will enjoy a vintage steam journey and a festive rural village festival.… see more
5 days from £395 ppView tour details >
Uncover some of the best landscapes that rural England has to offer in Derbyshire and the Peak District. Visit pretty Buxton, admire the splendour of Chatsworth House and gardens, and step back in time on a nostalgic rail journey.… see more
Our comprehensive programme of excursions will also introduce you to some of the jewels of England which range from royal residences to world famous museums and art galleries. Discover the advantages of train travel in England by joining us on a journey that combines stays in some of the country's most famous cities with the chance to explore unspoilt rural landscapes.
Our rail holidays in England are just a selection of the range of tours that we offer in the UK. Discover the wild beauty of Scotland on a tour that showcases its lochs and Highlands or experience the special charm of Ireland, the choice is yours. All of our UK tours can be viewed on this website along with details of the accommodation, transport and excursions that are included. Please call for more information if you have any questions about our rail holidays in England, Scotland, Wales or Ireland.
One of the best ways to admire England's unspoilt scenery is from the unique vantage point of a train. As you journey past an inspirational backdrop of rolling hills, majestic rivers and awe-inspiring moors you will be able to relax in comfort. We offer the option to upgrade to First Class train travel in England whenever we can so you can make your journey even more enjoyable. All of our rail holidays in England are also escorted by an enthusiastic and courteous Tour Manager, who will ensure that you get the most out of your short break with us, whether that is by making sure that you reach the platform on time or recommending sights for your free time.
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