Great Railway Journey Ideas

Great Railway Journey Ideas

Take an unforgettable railway journey and experience your holiday from a different perspective by train. Here are three incredible railway journeys to ignite your engines. Full steam ahead!!!

Scottish Highland Railways

Acclaimed by Michael Palin as one of the ‘Great Railways of the World’, the breath-taking run from Inverness across to the Kyle of Lochalsh is simply amazing. A train journey around Scotland can be one of the best ways of admiring the stunning landscapes the country has to offer. The dramatic 42 miles of the famous West Highland line from Fort William to Mallaig, and the nostalgic trip on the steam-hauled Strathspey Railway would complete an unforgettable scenic few days in one of Scotland’s most beautiful regions.

Steam Railways of Austria

Austria is an incredible destination with a unique landscape, which includes a combination of beautiful lakes, charming mountains and imperial architecture.

Enjoy a stunning holiday to the scenic Austrian Tyrol, a land of green pastures, towering mountains and flower-decked villages. In addition to a stay in a wonderful Alpine paradise, you’ll enjoy journeys on delightful vintage railways through incredible countryside, and a visit to the Imperial Innsbruck, the glorious Tyrolean capital. Take a journey on the nostalgic Zillertal Steam Railway, visit glorious Innsbruck the Imperial Tyrolean capital.

Historic Railways of the Isle of Man

Take a marvellous short break to a corner of our land where it seems life is lived at a slower pace (TT races aside). Against a background of rolling hills and wonderful beaches, the island is blessed by clean air and unpolluted skies.

The Isle of Man, is an independent Crown dependency governed by the world’s longest established parliament. The island is full of fascination, with its unique heritage railways offering a marvellous way to discover and explore this very special place.

Book a holiday to this striking island and you will have the opportunity to see the ‘Seven Kingdoms’ from the summit station and discover many of the island’s attractions. Journey on the narrow-gauge Isle of Man Steam Railway, visit the historic Laxey, where Lady Isabella is the world’s largest working waterwheel and take the opportunity to visit the classic resort Port Erin.

Explore the whole of the island and its fascinating history on a ‘Historic Railways of the Isle of Man holiday’, which offers you the opportunity to experience so many additional excursions.

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