Journey by Steam to the Highlands and Islands of Scotland in 2021

In May 2021, Steam Dreams are returning to some of the most beautiful lines in Northern Britain with its popular Highlands & Islands Explorer!  Our popular Highlands & Islands Explorer returns to Scotland in 2021, providing a unique opportunity to traverse the spectacular Highlands landscape by steam. With delicious food on board, specially-selected hotels inContinue reading “Journey by Steam to the Highlands and Islands of Scotland 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”

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”

Kiwi Explorer Research: Part 4

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. I went to scope out the hotels that Judy had already booked, whilst Marcus and Marianne went to the airportContinue reading “Kiwi Explorer Research: Part 4”