-Competition now closed – WIN a family ticket in First Class for our new Santa Steam Express service from London

Families can get into the Christmas spirit on a magical steam journey with The Steam Dreams Rail Co. departing from London Victoria station this December! To celebrate these brand new Santa Steam Express trips, the first from London in over 30 years, we are offering one lucky winner a First Class family ticket for thisContinue reading “-Competition now closed – WIN a family ticket in First Class for our new Santa Steam Express service from London”

Full steam ahead to Edinburgh in 2022

Thursday 16 – Sunday 19 June 2022 This incredible weekend tour traces the historic route from London Kings Cross along the East Coast Main Line to Edinburgh. On the return journey, passengers are offered a different view as we travel via the world-famous Settle & Carlisle Railway. Passengers will have three nights in one ofContinue reading “Full steam ahead to Edinburgh in 2022”

Journey by Steam to The Lakes in 2022

Tuesday 27 September – Friday 30 September 2022 As the heat of summer gives way to balmier days, join us on this spectacular trip to Cumbria where you can spend three nights in the glorious Lake District. We have booked some fabulous hotels with lake-view rooms on the shores of Lake Windermere where you’ll haveContinue reading “Journey by Steam to The Lakes in 2022”

Journey by Steam to Cornwall in 2021

Tuesday 28 September – Friday 1 October 2021  As the heat of summer gives way to balmier days, join us on this spectacular trip to Devon and Cornwall as our very own steam locomotive B1 Mayflower hauls us double-headed along this picturesque route with spectacular views all the way west. We will traverse the iconicContinue reading “Journey by Steam to Cornwall in 2021”

A New Tour for 2021: The Welsh Dragon

In September 2021, join us on this new tour which takes in the most beautiful railway lines in Wales. You will have three nights and two whole days exploring Snowdonia and North Wales to enjoy time at the internationally famous Italianate village of Portmeirion, visit beautiful houses and gardens or indulge your passion for steamContinue reading “A New Tour for 2021: The Welsh Dragon”

Steam Dreams Celebrates 20th Anniversary in Style

On Thursday, 16th December 1999, over 150 passengers waited excitedly at Waterloo station for their train to arrive. At 11am that day, the first ever Steam Dreams trip departed for Salisbury, hauled by BR Class 5MT 4-6-0 73096. At that time, the journey to Salisbury took just under two hours and fares started from £39!Continue reading “Steam Dreams Celebrates 20th Anniversary in Style”

10 things to do in Canterbury

As the first Steam Dreams destination 20 years ago, Canterbury holds a special place in all our hearts. The city is lined with old buildings that date back to the Tudor times, the highlight of which is the beautiful Cathedral. There is plenty to see and do here and we have compiled our 10 favouritesContinue reading “10 things to do in Canterbury”

Tour Britain by steam train on the Moors & Mountains Explorer

-Please note that due to COVID-19 this tour has been cancelled- In May 2020, join us on this tour which takes in some of the most remote parts of England and Wales. We’ll travel through some of the most unspoilt countryside in Britain visiting the West Country Moors, Cambrian Mountains, Snowdonia, the Lakeland Fells, andContinue reading “Tour Britain by steam train on the Moors & Mountains Explorer”