Steam Dreams Earns Best Rail Holiday Provider Nomination

Steam Dreams
The Steam Train company has been short-listed for Best Rail Holiday Provider in the inaugural Silver Travel Awards to recognise excellence in travel and tourism for the over 50s.

Steam Dreams, which operates an eight or nine day Cathedrals Explorer holiday around the British Isles each year, as well as a shorter three or four day tour to the English Riviera, Edinburgh or the Lake District, are delighted to be nominated for the award.

Founder, Marcus Robertson, said: “We have just marked 15 years of Steam Dreams and are thrilled to have been given another reason to celebrate. The concept of Steam Dreams holidays, such as The Cathedrals Explorer and The Atlantic Coast Express, has always been to combine the charm of steam train travel with attractive destinations, good food and excellent service. We continue to strive to offer new itineraries and improve our service wherever possible, whilst keeping the essential friendly and personal touches that make Steam Dreams so special. This nomination is a testament to our achievements as a small family business and the loyalty of our customers.”

Pictured above: Steam Dreams passengers at Crianlarich on The Cathedrals Explorer tour in 2014
 Silver Travel Advisor’s MD Debbie Marshall said: “The over 50s are going further, travelling more frequently, investing more in their leisure time and enjoying life more than probably any other generation before them. The Awards have been voted by the over 50s and for the over 50s. They are a tribute to the companies, individuals and destinations who have recognised needs and wishes of the older traveller and who have taken steps to make their travels and holidays even more enjoyable.”

The first Silver Travel Awards includes categories such as; Best Cruise Line, Best Tour Operator, Best Hotel Group, Best B&B and Best Airline. In the category of Best Rail Holiday Provider, Steam Dreams is up against operators such as Rail Discovery, Great Rail Journeys and Eurostar. An additional award, for Exceptional Achievement in the over 50s Sector of The Travel Industry, is also currently being decided by a panel of travel industry judges.

For travel reviews and advice for the over 50s and to join the UK’s voice of the mature market visit

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