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A family firm with an ethos of honesty and integrity. Our passion for delivering quality escorted holidays by rail at great value fares along with consistently excellent customer service has stood us in good stead for over 40 years.
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From a short break in the stunning landscapes of the English Countryside and the quaint towns and villages. Explore festive Christmas Markets and take great steam railway journeys through stunning scenery.
Our Harrogate winter break visits Castle Howard to see the wonderful festive decorations and iconic 25 foot Christmas tree in the Great Hall adorned with over 3000 baubles. We explore York's famous St Nicholas Fayre with over one hundred traditional stalls scattered throughout the atmospheric streets. We enjoy festive afternoon tea as we steam through the Dales on the Embsay & Bolton Abbey Railway and visit the RHS Harlow Carr Gardens as dusk falls to view the beautifully illuminated trees.Duration: 4 Days
Magnificent Chatsworth House is even more glorious at Christmas time with an array of lavish festive decorations adorning the house, our popular Derbyshire tour will be a truly festive experience! Our short break to the beautiful Peak District also includes visits to the pretty market town of Bakewell, home of the famous Bakewell pudding, a guided tour of the spa town of Buxton and a journey beneath the earth to explore the two million year old vast limestone chambers of Poole's Cavern!Duration: 4 Days
Enjoy a relaxing Christmas in beautiful surroundings at the 4-star Crowne Plaza Hotel Harrogate. This Christmas you can unwind and let someone else do the cooking!… our half board tour includes welcome tea/coffee & mince pies on arrival, a traditional Christmas Day lunch with all the trimmings, a light Boxing Day lunch plus, a visit to historic York on Christmas Eve and Boxing Day steam journey on the Keighley & Worth Valley Railway.Duration: 5 Days
Award winning rail holidays in the UK and Europe, All departing in 2022