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 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”

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”

Explore the Emerald Isle by steam next Autumn

In September 2019, join us on this tour which takes in Killarney, in Ireland’s Lake District, and Galway Bay, with optional excursions to some of Ireland’s most popular attractions including Cork City, the Ring of Kerry, the Cliffs of Moher and the Aran Islands!  You can choose to experience the whole of the main routeContinue reading “Explore the Emerald Isle by steam next Autumn”

Journey by Steam to the Highlands and Islands of Scotland in 2019

In May 2019, Flying Scotsman is returning to some of the most beautiful lines in Northern Britain for the first time since its refurbishment on Steam Dreams’ Highlands & Islands Explorer!  The Highlands & Islands Explorer nine day holiday promises to be a magical tour, taking in some truly spectacular Highland scenery, with long daylightContinue reading “Journey by Steam to the Highlands and Islands of Scotland in 2019”

Steam Dreams announces first German Explorer Holiday

In April 2018, The Steam Dreams Rail Co. is embarking on an exciting new adventure as it whisks passengers off for a fabulous nine-day steam tour of Germany. The Harz Mountains Explorer, Steam Dreams’ first nine day steam tour of mainland Europe, sets out from London on Tuesday 17 April 2018, visiting some fabulous locationsContinue reading “Steam Dreams announces first German Explorer Holiday”

2017’s Top 5 Destinations: as chosen by the Booking Team

Here at Steam Dreams we handpick all our destinations, currently we run in five countries going North, East, South and West to some of the UK’s favourite places. The Chairman, Marcus, loved his university days, so naturally is a big fan of Durham where he studied Economics. But, to get a true reflection of the team’sContinue reading “2017’s Top 5 Destinations: as chosen by the Booking Team”

All Change Please: Princess Elizabeth Replaced on Steam Dreams Christmas Trips

Last weekend, we were told that unfortunately Princess Elizabeth has had to be withdrawn from its Steam Dreams Christmas trips with boiler problems. Our team has been working hard to replace the engine and, thanks to other loco owners, the Christmas roster looks very different but just as exciting! Thursday 1 December – London KingsContinue reading “All Change Please: Princess Elizabeth Replaced on Steam Dreams Christmas Trips”