The Steam Dreams Rail Co

The Steam Dreams Rail Co. is renowned for memorable days out and holidays by steam across the UK, Ireland and Europe.

They are proud to offer day trips to more than 35 destinations and pick up passengers at over 60 stations across the UK every year.

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With over 20 years of experience, The Steam Dreams Rail Co day trips and holidays by steam are designed to combine the nostalgia of steam travel in atmospheric vintage carriages with beautiful countryside, fascinating destinations and great food and wine.

The holidays are designed to remove the pressure of planning an itinerary or worrying about driving. Specialists choose the most scenic routes, the best hotels and must-see excursions, and luggage porterage and transfers are organised so you can relax and savour every moment.

Why Travel with Steam Dreams Rail Co.?

Tours with Steam Dreams offer you the unique chance to discover spectacular scenery by steam train whilst being looked after by our delightful on-board team. 

Stay in hand-picked hotels along the way. Enjoy delicious food and a rare opportunity to see the countryside at its best – no other guided tour comes close.

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Speak to a Steam Dreams Rail Co advisor for advice on where to go, what to do and how to choose your perfect holiday.

Destinations & Tours

Key Destinations

ENGLAND: Bath, Bournemouth, Weymouth, Lincoln, York, Canterbury, Winchester, Portsmouth, Southampton, Windsor, Cornwall, the Lake District, the Peak District, Yorkshire Moors & Dales

WALES: Pembrokeshire, Snowdonia, Cardiff

SCOTLAND: Fort William, Scottish Highlands, Inverness, Edinburgh

IRELAND: Dublin, Killarney, Galway, the Ring of Kerry, Cork, Waterford, Kilkenny

EUROPE: Germany, Prague

THE ROYAL WINDSOR STEAM EXPRESS

Travel to one of the UK’s best loved destinations in style by steam train from as little as £39. Departs from London Victoria on Tuesdays during the summer.

DAY TRIPS

Our day trips offer you the chance to visit some of the UK’s most popular destinations by steam. You will have around 2-5 hours to explore your chosen destination or attraction before re-joining the train for the journey home.

HOLIDAYS BY STEAM

We offer 4 day and 8 day holidays by steam. Our specialists choose scenic routes, wonderful hotels and must-see excursions, and porterage and transfers are organised so you can relax and savour every moment.

FLYING SCOTSMAN

Travel with the world’s most famous locomotive! We offer a limited number of Flying Scotsman trips each year from London to some of the UK’s most popular destinations.

Special Offers

SAVE up to £50 off per couple

The Lakes Express Steam Train Holiday
Departs Tuesday 27th, returns Friday 30th September 2022

As the heat of summer gives way to balmier days, travel on a spectacular steam train trip to Cumbria where you can spend three nights in the glorious Lake District. 

Save £50 per couple or £25 per individual with any Lakes Express package.
Subject to availability

For more details on this offer, please call 01483 209 888 or

We regularly receive special offers and discounts from our travel partners.

For the latest offers and a bespoke quotation, speak to our Silver Travel Advisors on 0800 412 5678.

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Speak to a Steam Dreams Rail Co advisor for advice on where to go, what to do and how to choose your perfect holiday.

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