Plan your Day out to Windsor with The Royal Windsor Steam Express

If you fancy stepping in the footsteps of royalty, join us this summer on Tuesdays for a nostalgic steam train journey from London Victoria to Windsor. With trips twice a day between 10 May and 23 August, you can choose a time to suit you. Whether you choose to travel from London Victoria in theContinue reading “Plan your Day out to Windsor with The Royal Windsor Steam Express”

The Emerald Isle Explorer 2023

Wednesday 3 May – Thursday 11 May We are delighted to confirm that our 10th ‘Explorer’ tour will be to the stunning Emerald Isle in Spring 2023. With high class hotels, lovely scenery and world-famous tourist attractions, a journey to Ireland is the perfect way to escape to another world without venturing far from home.Continue reading “The Emerald Isle Explorer 2023”

The Kiwi Explorer

Dates TBC – 2024 A Holiday by Steam, exploring the length and breadth of New Zealand, brought to you by The Steam Dreams Rail Co – a trip of a lifetime. The inaugural Kiwi Explorer will be an amazing 3 week tour of New Zealand with over a thousand miles of steam-hauled train travel inContinue reading “The Kiwi Explorer”

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 outward 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”

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. Day 4 – Wellington, the capital of New Zealand, is like most of my favourite places in the world; onContinue reading “Kiwi Explorer Research: Part 4”

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”