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”

Highlands Explorer postponed to 2022

It is with great disappointment that due to the current continued uncertainty we have taken the difficult decision to postpone our Highlands Explorer holiday. We are delighted to announce however that we have a new date for our Highlands Explorer next year and this will be Thursday 5th – Friday 13th May 2022. The itineraryContinue reading “Highlands Explorer postponed to 2022”

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”

Kiwi Explorer Research: Part 9

The Steam Dreams Rail Co is running a 3 week tour of New Zealand in October 2022. See http://www.steamdreams.co.uk for more info. This blog reveals how the research trip scoping out the tour panned out. Day 9 of the research trip was another “important” one – we were meeting Dunedin Railways to discuss using theirContinue reading “Kiwi Explorer Research: Part 9”

Kiwi Explorer Research: Part 8

The Steam Dreams Rail Co is running a 3 week tour of New Zealand in October 2022. See http://www.steamdreams.co.uk for more info. This blog reveals how the research trip scoping out the tour panned out. Day 8 – 225 miles to cover, so we were off after a quick breakfast. The mood in the NissanContinue reading “Kiwi Explorer Research: Part 8”

Kiwi Explorer Research: Part 6

The Steam Dreams Rail Co is running a 3 week tour of New Zealand in October 2022. See http://www.steamdreams.co.uk for more info. This blog reveals how the research trip scoping out the tour panned out. Day 6 – I was up early for the promise of ticking something off my bucket list – swimming withContinue reading “Kiwi Explorer Research: Part 6”

Kiwi Explorer Research: Part 5

The Steam Dreams Rail Co is running a 3 week tour of New Zealand in October 2022. See http://www.steamdreams.co.uk for more info. This blog reveals how the research trip scoping out the tour panned out. Day 5 – up early and bleary-eyed for the 8am ferry to Picton. It was miserable day, weather-wise, so weContinue reading “Kiwi Explorer Research: Part 5”