Great Rail Journeys has introduced a ‘Steam Collection’ of UK days out and short breaks by classic locomotives.The Steam Collection offers four-day excursions, each of which includes classic scenic routes from heritage carriages hauled by vintage steam engines. Breakfast, lunch and a four-course dinner are included as part of the package, with free time to explore on foot at selected destinations with a tour manager.
As an example of prices, ‘The Easterling’ travels through Essex to the Norfolk Broads and the Suffolk coast, departing Liverpool Street on September 18 on the Oliver Cromwell. The day costs £174.
Other options are ‘The Swanage Belle’ along the south coast from London on September 20 for £179; ‘Lindum Fayre’ on the Sir Nigel Gresley, visiting Lincoln’s Christmas market on December 5 for £174; and ‘The Waverley’ from York along the Settle-Carlisle route for £159.
For more information call01904-521980 or see www.greatrail.com/steam