4 days

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Summary

The star of Channel 5’s The Yorkshire Steam Railway, the North Yorkshire Moors Railway is one of the most popular heritage railways in the country and also one of the longest, traveling through some glorious scenery in a truly authentic recreation of the golden age of steam. We take the train as far as Grosmont and continue to Whitby, where we visit the town’s newest attraction, a full-sized replica of Captain James Cook’s bark Endeavor.

Our other two steam train experiences are on the Wensleydale Railway, which takes us from Leeming Bar to the terminus at Redmire and back, a round trip of about two and a half hours, full of the evocative sights and sounds of the steam age, and on the Keighley & Worth Valley Railway, which packs a lot into its relatively short length and is in constant demand as a film and TV location thanks to its wealth of period detail. We conclude with a pilgrimage to the National Railway Museum in York, a mecca for all rail enthusiasts with its unrivaled collection of locomotives, coaches and countless other pieces of railway memorabilia.

Tour highlights:

  • Evocative steam-hauled trip on the Wensleydale Railway
  • Steaming across the North Yorkshire Moors
  • Visit to Whitby and the replica ship Endeavor
  • Chuffing loudly up the gradient out of Keighley, bound for the Brontë Parsonage
  • Close encounters of the locomotive kind at the National Railway Museum

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Today's Price
$940

Deposit: $140 Single supplement: $265

Keeping you safe on your next tour

  • FREE 'Travel Safe' kits for every traveller
  • Self-drive options
  • Enhanced Health and Safety audits
  • Distanced seating on coaches
  • 'Get me home' service and private airport transfers
  • COVID protocols at our hotels, and aboard our cruise ships
  • Packed lunches and flexible dining options
  • Flexible balance payment date and COVID-friendly refund conditions
  • COVID-testing and medical training for tour staff
  • Constant monitoring and post-tour tracing

 

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Included in your cost:

  • Accommodation
  • Services of a professional tour manager
  • Comfortable coach travel throughout
  • Meals - as per the itinerary
  • Train travel
Tour Departure Tour ID Departure date Return Date Guided by Price Deposit Single supplement Availability
October 3 2021 BSTY211003 October 3 2021 (Sunday) October 6 2021 (Wednesday) $940
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