All Aboard! Old Favourites by Rail with Grand UK


For 2018, Grand UK Holidays have added 6 new tours to their schedule – some of your old favourites now with the option to travel by rail! For those that love the extra scenic route, or have a passion for rail travel, these tours are perfect for you!

And for a limited time only, you can save a little extra on these new rail tours, if you book by Tuesday 30th January 2018.

Adventuring out on one of the rail holidays below, gives you the opportunity to enjoy the UK’s ever changing countryside, while getting you to your destination quicker, leaving you feeling relaxed and ready for your holiday. With choices like a trip to the Isle of Man, Scotland, Yorkshire, Cornwall and the Lake District, we’re sure you’ll find something you like! When booking any Grand UK holiday with, you’ll also save 5% off the operator’s price – this saving applies if the holiday is £150 or more per person.

Don’t forget, in order to book a Grand UK holiday, at least one of the passengers has to be aged 55 or over at the time of travel. These tours are not recommended for children, as holidays and facilities are tailored for adults only. Therefore Grand UK Holidays reserve the right to decline children on bookings.


Take a look below at the new tours by rail!

Isle of ManSecrets of the Manx Isle

29th July 2018 — 6 Days

With its own parliament, postage stamps and over 1,000 years of history, it’s a fascinating and unforgettable place to visit. This holiday combines the comfort of rail with the freedom of an Island Heritage Explorer Pass – making this a unique way to discover the many gems of the enchanting Isle of Man.


Edinburgh CastleNorthumbria, Edinburgh & Lakeland

1st September 2018 — 6 Days

It’s a wonderful holiday itinerary, heading by train to Newcastle, Edinburgh and Carlisle, and featuring lovely sightseeing excursions by coach taking in the award-winning Alnwick Castle, and the fabulous scenery of the Lake District.


Eden Project

Cornish Coastal Cruiser & the Eden Project

3rd September 2018 — 5 Days

Explore the land and seascapes of Cornwall on this tour based in the coastal resort of Newquay. Enjoy a journey by rail through the heart of Cornwall, a gentle cruise along the River Fal from Truro to Falmouth, and scenic journeys through the Cornish highways and byways.


Blair Castle

Highland Adventure

23rd September 2018 — 7 Days

Uncover the essence of Scotland on a magical seven day tour by road and rail. Visits include famous Blair Castle, the Royal Yacht Britannia, Edinburgh, a ride on the Jacobite Steam Railway and a whisky tasting experience too!


Lake DistrictLakeland Explorer

24th September 2018 — 5 Days

Explore by train, by lake steamer and by Mountain Goat minibus, the beautiful Lake District like you have never done so before… it’s a real trip of a lifetime for those of you who love boats, trains, and the great British countryside at its very best.


York & the North York Moors

8th October 2018 — 5 Days

While you’re out and about, you’ll be exploring North Yorkshire’s unrivalled moorland landscapes by steam train, a leisurely coach trip to Captain Cook’s Whitby, and a train journey to the elegant spa town of Harrogate.



If any of these tours interest you, send us a request via our website, or call us on 020 8686 2378 (local rate) and a member of our reservations team will be able check availability for you. If you want to find more tours from Grand UK, take a look at their latest list of late availability here

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