Rail Holidays UK

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Rail Holidays UK

2020 & 2021 Train Holidays UK

Beautiful landscapes, VIP access to stately homes & first class service all the way, a rail holiday in the UK is an exceptional experience that everyone really must try. Imagine a luxurious cruise but on land where your every need is met and luxury is everywhere you look, that is exactly what a rail holiday UK is.

Taking a train holiday is a truly once-in-a-lifetime experience and one that guarantees lasting memories and stories to tell. With beautiful carriages, stewards available 24 hours a day and everything included in he price of your ticket, many are skipping the sea and staying on dry land for their next cruise.

If you have ever dreamed of riding the Orient Express, a rail holiday in the UK is the next best thing. It will give you a taste of what life was like on the Golden Age of travel all for a fraction of the cost. However if you really wish to take in the sights of Europe, take a look at our train holidays Europe.

What is a train holiday?

A train holiday is more than just a destination, it’s about the journey. Much like a cruise at sea, a rail holiday takes you across vast distances in unrivalled levels of comfort. Every ticket guarantees you a seat; a big, plush armchair to be more precise. Should you choose a sleeper journey then you’ll be treated to a surprisingly roomy and comfortable cabin.

Most cabins even include an en-suite and a generous amount of space. Less cupboard and more like a five star hotel room. All these trains also include a dining car and usually a bar car or some sort of lounge as well. During your journey on board, you are free to roam and explore the train as you wish. If you train offers it, you could always treat yourself to a massage in the spa car.

The best thing about a train holiday is the price. Everything in your itinerary is included in the price of your ticket, including the meals that are prepared fresh on board by chefs. Many trips include visits to places of interest such as stately homes, gardens or distilleries, usually with VIP access.

Rail Holidays UK

Rail Holidays UK

The best way to experience luxury travel at its finest while taking in the glorious British countryside is a rail holiday in the UK. With a generous range of journeys on offer with four exceptional trains to choose from, there’s plenty of choice without travelling too far.

A rail holiday in the UK gives you the choice of a day trip or a sleeper holiday. Day trips are perfect for tasting what luxury life is like on the rails and includes everything you would expect just without the cabin and sleeping arrangements.

A sleeper train holiday usually lasts between three and seven nights and usually tours vast distances. While you’re enjoying the luxurious on board you’ll be travelling to your next destination and seeing much more of the country than you would by any other means.

UK Rail Tours

All UK train holidays are day trips only, but don’t let that discourage you. With a wide range of journeys on offer running frequently throughout almost every month of the year, there is plenty to choose from and all at a very low price per ticket.

Whether you are looking to explore the United Kingdom, visit a place of interest or perhaps wanting to visit a Christmas market in style, a UK train holiday is still a memorable day.

You have two choices of train; the Belmond British Pullman, sister train to the famous Venice Simplon Orient Express or the Northern Belle, with beautifully restored 1920’s carriages. Both offer a taste of luxury and no matter what journey you choose, all include a multiple course meal during your trip.

Both trains depart and return from the same station and each journey usually lasts a good portion of the day. The Belmond British Pullman only departs from London Victoria where as the Northern Belle departs from stations all over the country.

When booking, you have the choice of tables; either sharing or private. A sharing table would mean you potentially would be sharing with another couple, where as a private table guarantees a table to yourself.

Belmond British Pullman UK Train Holidays

Orient Express Style Dinner Experience
The Dinner Hosted by Michel Roux JR
Enjoy a luxury, gourmet experience aboard the British Pullman luxury train, hosted by celebrity chef Michel Roux Junior, discounts available on group bookings.
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Murder Mystery Lunch
Murder Mystery Lunch
There's been a murder on the train! The Murder on the Orient Express is re-created in this murder mystery luxury train experience.
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Belmond British Pullman Winchester Christmas Market
Winchester Christmas Market
Winchester Christmas Market by British Pullman luxury train on offer, buy now for extra discounts, limited availability.
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Belmond British Pullman Warwick Castle by Steam
Warwick Castle by Steam
All aboard the British Pullman luxury steam train to visit Warwick Castle. Book now discounts available.
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The Golden Age of Travel by Steam
The Golden Age of Travel by Steam
Experience the Golden Age of Travel with our luxury train steam journeys, discounts available, buy now - limited availability
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British Pullman in Kent
The Golden Age of Travel
Experience The Golden Age of Travel aboard the Belmond British Pullman. A truly exquisite journey taking you back to the 1920's
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The Dinner in association with Tanqueray No. Ten
The Dinner in association with Tanqueray No. Ten
The Dinner in association with Tanqueray No. Ten luxury train journey on the British Pullman, book now, limited availability.
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Belmond British Pullman The Dinner
The Dinner
The Dinner, an exquisite & exclusive meal aboard the Belmond British Pullman luxury train. Book early for a discount
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Belmond British Pullman Sissinghurst Castle Garden
Sissinghurst Castle Garden
Visit Sissinghurst Castle with a luxury train journey by LuxuryTrainTickets.com. Limited availability, discounted rates.
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Belmond British Pullman to Sandringham
Belmond British Pullman to Sandringham
Visit Her Majesty's retreat on a luxury train with LuxuryTrainTickets.com. Tickets are limited, discounts available.
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Belmond British Pullman Salisbury Carols
Salisbury Carols
LuxuryTrainTickets.com have a limited amount of tickets for Salisbury Carols, book now to avoid disappointment.
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RHS Chatsworth House Flower Show
RHS Chatsworth House Flower Show
Visit RHS Chatsworth House Flower Show in style onboard the British Pullman luxury train, limited availability book now to avoid disappointment.
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Train Holidays Scotland

A train holiday in Scotland is something very special. Riding the Belmond Royal Scotsman, you’ll be treated to one of the most luxurious trains in the world. Boasting luxurious carriages, a choice of cabins, a well-stocked bar car and even its own spa, journeys are nothing short of exceptional.

The Royal Scotsman offers rail holidays across Scotland, with the occasional journey heading south into England. With a range of journeys available heading in all directions and visiting a wide number of sights, there is plenty of choice when it comes to finding your perfect train holiday.

As a sleeper train, you’ll be given your own private cabin for the duration of the journey. Offering a surprising amount of room, you can use you cabin as you wish or wonder the train and converse with fellow travellers in the lounge.

All journeys visit a number of locations, including stately homes, beautiful gardens and even a distillery. During your time, you are often treated to a private tour and usually VIP access to areas most members of the public are unable to see.

A Scottish rail holiday is one of relaxation and exceptional views. As you travel through the highlands to your next destination, you are invited to relax and unwind as you wish. Much like a cruise, the time is yours to do whatever you wish.

Including in your rail holiday ticket price is everything you could need. Gourmet food for every meal prepared on board by talented chefs. Entry to everything including on your itinerary and of course access to the bar.

Western Scenic Wonders
Western Scenic Wonders
Luxury Train Journeys through the Western Scenic Wonders of Scotland. Step aboard the famous Royal Scotsman for a journey like no other. Discounts available.
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Taste of the Highlands
Taste of the Highlands
Explore the Scottish Highlands onboard the Royal Scotsman luxury sleeper train. An exceptional two-night luxury holiday including all meals & destination entry
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Scotland's Classic Splendours
Scotland's Classic Splendours
An incredible 7 night luxury train journey aboard the Royal Scotsman sleeper train. Explore Scotland’s majestic homes, gardens, distilleries & so much more
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Scotch Malt Whisky Tour
Scotch Malt Whisky Tour
A must for any true whisky lover, discover Scotland’s famous distilleries on a four-night tour aboard the Royal Scotsman luxury train
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Heritage Homes and Gardens
Heritage Homes and Gardens
Discover Scotland's Heritage Homes & Gardens with a luxury train journey aboard the Royal Scotsman sleeper train. Explore this truly exceptional journey
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Grand Western Scenic Wonders - Westbound
Grand Western Scenic Wonders - Westbound
Explore Scotland in pure luxury with a Luxury Train Journey. Step aboard the famous Royal Scotsman for an exquisite tour of the North. Discounts available
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Grand Western Scenic Wonders - Northbound
Grand Western Scenic Wonders - Northbound
Indulge in beautiful Scottish Scenery aboard the Royal Scotsman Luxury Locomotive. This Luxury Train Journey takes you through some of the most breath-taking land in the world. Discounts available
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Grand Tour of Great Britain
Grand Tour of Great Britain
Luxury Train Travel across Great Britain aboard the famous Royal Scotsman. Enjoy the epitome of luxury & exceptional cuisine. Book early for a discount
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Grand Taste of the Highlands - Northbound
Grand Taste of the Highlands - Northbound
Luxury train journeys in Scotland on board the elegant Royal Scotsman sleeper train. An exceptional way to discover Scotland in luxury
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Grand Taste of the Highlands
Grand Taste of the Highlands
A 5 night luxury train journey across the Scottish Highlands onboard the Royal Scotsman. Visit sights of natural beauty with tours & VIP access along the way
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Glorious and Grand - A Private Garden Tour
Glorious and Grand - A Private Garden Tour
Luxury Train Journey in Scotland. Step aboard the Royal Scotsman for a truly unforgettable journey. Exceptional cuisine & breath-taking scenery. Discounts available
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Clans Castles and Isles
Clans Castles & Isles
Embark on a memorable 5 night luxury train journey & discover the best Scotland has to offer. Ticket price includes all meals everything else on the itinerary
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Train Holidays Ireland

Choose a train holiday in Ireland and you’ll be treated to a journey aboard the Belmond Grand Hibernian. A modern-take on the luxury Orient Express style train, the Grand Hibernian is equally as luxurious as every other train mentioned, just much newer.

Taking you across Ireland in unrivalled levels of comfort, the Grand Hibernian is the ideal method of transport for taking in the beautiful sights of the Emerald Isle. Like the Royal Scotsman, the Grand Hibernian offers a range of rail holiday options that take you across different routes of Ireland.

Departing and returning to Dublin, journeys last between three and seven nights and including everything in the ticket price. Three gourmet meals a day served fresh on board by talented chefs, entry to all sights outlined in the itinerary including VIP access and of course a bar on board.

The pace of a train holiday in Ireland is very slow and relaxed. Guests take in the beautiful surroundings and relax on the train while you are transported to your next destination. On arrival you spend a morning, afternoon or the day at the place of interest, before boarding the train once more.

With beautifully plush cabins, sleeping on board is just like sleeping in a five star hotel. With plenty of space and your own en-suite, you’ll find life on board a luxury train very comfortable indeed. Plus there’s always the 24 hour steward service should you require anything.

Gardens & Gallops of Unseen Ireland
Gardens & Gallops of Unseen Ireland
A four-night luxury sleeper train holiday on the Grand Hibernian, where you'll journey across the Emerald Isle to visit wonderful private homes and gardens.
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Legends & Loughs
Legends & Loughs
Departing from Dublin, this four-night adventure aboard the Grand Hibernian luxury sleeper train, sends you on a journey to discover the charming Emerald Isle.
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Grand Tour of Ireland - Southbound
Grand Tour of Ireland - Southbound
This six-night luxury sleeper train holiday in Ireland, takes you on an extraordinary journey to discover the best that the Emerald Isle has to offer.
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A Taste of Ireland with Clodagh McKenna
A Taste of Ireland with Clodagh McKenna
The Grand Hibernian luxury sleeper train welcomes you aboard for a culinary journey across Ireland hosted by celebrity TV chef, Clodagh Mckenna.
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Should I go on a rail holiday?

Without hesitation, absolutely. While cruises of the traditional sense are grand and may take you to more countries, you have so little time to really explore that you never see that country in detail. A train holiday even in the UK offers convenience, relaxation and exceptional sights, most you may never have otherwise seen.

In the early 1900s, a ride on the Orient Express what a grand occasion with many of those returning with stories to tell. No wonder why it’s the most famous train ever to exist. A train holiday offers the same levels of luxury just more attainable than it was.

For something truly unique that requires minimal effort and offers a memorable occasion, a rail holiday is truly unbeatable. Pay the price of the ticket and you’ll enjoy a truly exquisite trip, whether it be just for a day or seven.

Here at LuxuryTrainTickets.com, we’re seeing more and more interest in rail holidays, which is why we’ve been adding more and more journeys. Travellers wish to explore countries at a slower pace and really take in the sights that many will never have the opportunity to see.

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