Find the Best Just Go Holidays Rail & Steam Train Holidays

Just Go Holidays Rail & Steam coach Holidays

Discover Just Go Holidays rail & steam coach holidays. Hundreds of pick up points throughout the UK offering return coach travel, accommodation, excursions, your meals and trips on rail & steam trains all over Britain and in Europe.

Enjoy a nostalgic railway trip or holiday in the UK or abroad. Travel through amazing scenic countryside and mountains locations on one of the heritage railways and famous trains. It's a great way to explore with a variety of level of comfort and luxury available depending on the journey you are taking. These rail holidays include accommodation and rail travel on a variety of trains and rail routes.

Fortunately, since the demise of steam trains in Britain there are many railway enthusiasts working hard to make sure many of these trains and routes survive.

In the United Kingdom there are over 100 lines or museums with stream trains. There are special “heritage lines” and some trains that operate on the national rail network. There are short journeys from a couple of miles to over 40 miles. Many of the trips only operate in the peak holiday months of July and August however there are still other routes available at other times of the year.

West Highland Line

One of the most popular routes is in Scotland on the West Highland line from Fort William to Mallaig. Made famous by the Harry Potter film as it travels over the Glenfinnan Viaduct. It is also the first bridge in the world to be built in concrete.

You can book a Just Go Holidays rail holiday for a 5 days that includes return coach transfers, 4 nights at the Caledonian Hotel in Fort William with dinner & breakfast. This holiday includes Heritage train journeys on the Kyle Railway Line, Strathspey Steam Railway & the West Highland Line aboard The Jacobite Steam Train. Plus time to explore Kyle of Lochalsh, Aviemore & Mallaig. Plus a photo stop at Loch Ness viewpoint. Look out for the Loch Ness Monster!

There is also an option to book with flights to Glasgow with coach and rail travel for a 7 day holiday with 6 nights stay in Fort William

West Somerset Railway

Another Just Go Holidays rail favourite is the West Somerset Railway, the longest privately run heritage railway in Britain. You can book a break that includes your return coach travel to Weston-super-Mare, accommodation, a journey on the West Somerset Railway plus an excursion to Minehead. You will also have free time in Weston-super-Mare. The holiday also includes your dinner & breakfast.

Keighley & Worth Valley Railway Breaks

Keighley & Worth Valley is a Scenic 8-kilometer rail journey through the core of the Pennine Moors. It was used for the famous 1970's film “the railway children” This is available as a coach holiday with overnight hotel accommodation and trips en-route to Leeds and Haworth. Plus a nostalgic 80 minute on the train from Oxenhope to Keighley

Austrian Tyrol All Inclusive Rail Holiday

This 9 day all inclusive holiday includes return coach travel and 6 nights all inclusive at the Gasthof Kirchenwirt Hotel, Zell am Ziller. It also includes excursions to Kitzbühel, Krimml Waterfalls, Kissling Glass Factory & Rattenberg. Plus a journey on the Ziller Valley Steam Train travelling between the towns of Mayrhofen and Jenbach. There is also a cruise on Lake Achensee included in the holiday.

All inclusive in the hotel in Zell am Ziller and includes a free bar between 10am and 10pm and your breakfast, evening meal and packed lunches. Other sections of the holiday include some meals but are not on an all inclusive basis.

Just Go Holidays Rail & Steam Train Coach Holidays

HolidayDurationDatesHoliday Info*Details
Weston-super-Mare & West Somerset Railway3 DaysMay - SeptemberReturn coach travel 2 nights at the Sandringham Hotel, Weston-super-Mare (JG2+ rating) with dinner & breakfast Excursion to Minehead Heritage train journey on the West Somerset Railway Free time in Weston-super-MareMore
Llandudno & the Snowdon Mountain Railway3 DaysApril - OctoberReturn coach travel 2 nights at Marine Hotel, Llandudno (JG3 rating) with dinner & breakfast Entertainment on one evening Excursion to Betws-y-Coed Train journey on the Snowdon Mountain Railway Free time in LlandudnoMore
Regal Aberdeenshire & Royal Deeside Railway4 DaysAugust - OctoberReturn coach travel 3 nights at the Britannia Hotel, Aberdeen (JG2 rating) with dinner & breakfast Heritage train journey on the Royal Deeside Railway Excursions to Royal Deeside (Braemar, Crathie & Ballater) & StonehavenMore
The Lakes & Dales - Narrowboat, Steam & Sail3 DaysJune - September 2 nights at a selected 3 or 4-star hotel in the North West area with dinner & breakfast Heritage train journey on the Lakeside & Haverthwaite Railway Cruise on Lake Windermere Narrowboat cruise on the Leeds & Liverpool CanalMore
Torquay Cruise & Devon Steam5 DaysApril - OctoberReturn coach travel 4 nights at a selected hotel in Torquay (JG2 rating) with dinner & breakfast Entertainment some evenings Heritage train journey on the South Devon Railway Cruise on the River Exe Excursion to Buckfast Abbey & Buckfast Butterfly Farm & Dartmoor Otter Sanctuary Free time in ExmouthMore
Isle of Wight - Royals & Rails5 DaysApril - OctoberReturn coach travel & ferry crossings 4 nights at a selected hotel on the Isle of Wight (JG2 or JG2+ rating) with dinner & breakfast Entertainment some evenings Excursions to Osborne House, Cowes & Ryde Heritage train journey on the Isle of Wight Steam RailwayMore
Steaming through the Cotswolds & Cruising the River Avon5 DaysApril - OctoberReturn coach travel 4 nights at a selected hotel in the West Midlands (JG3 rating) with dinner & breakfast Excursions to Stratford-upon-Avon, Worcester, Tewkesbury, Bourton-on-the-Water, Stow-on-the-Wold & Broadway Cruise on the River Avon Heritage train journey on the Gloucestershire Warwickshire RailwayMore
Little Trains of Norfolk & the Mississippi Paddle Steamer5 DaysApril - October4 nights at a selected hotel, Great Yarmouth with dinner & breakfast Entertainment some evenings (Waverley Hotel only) Excursion to Cromer & SheringhamHeritage train journeys on the North Norfolk Railway & Bure Valley RailwayMississippi paddle steamer cruise on the Norfolk BroadsOptional excursion to Norwich (£12pp)More
Scarborough & North Yorkshire Moors Railway5 DaysApril - OctoberReturn coach travel 4 nights at the Royal Hotel, Scarborough with dinner & breakfast Entertainment some evenings Excursions to Whitby, Bridlington & Filey Heritage train journey on the North Yorkshire Moors Railway Optional excursion to York (£14pp)More
Weymouth, the Jurassic Coast & Swanage Steam Railway5 DaysApril - OctoberReturn coach travel 4 nights at a selected hotel in Weymouth (JG2 rating) with dinner & breakfast Excursions to the Jurassic Coast (Lyme Regis, West Bay & Abbotsbury), Lulworth Cove & Corfe Castle (castle & village) Heritage train journey on the Swanage Steam RailwayMore
Gentleman Jack’s Charming Yorkshire5 DaysApril - OctoberReturn coach travel 4 nights at the Leonardo Bradford Hotel, Bradford (JG3+ rating) with dinner & breakfast Excursions to Halifax Piece Hall, Shibden Hall, Saltaire & Salts Mill Admission to Shibden Hall Heritage train journey on the Keighley & Worth Valley RailwayMore
Cambridge, Ely & Nene Valley Railway5 DaysMay - SeptemberReturn coach travel 4 nights at the Holiday Inn, Northampton (JG3 rating) with dinner & breakfast Excursions to Ely, Cambridge & Stamford Heritage train journey on the Nene Valley RailwayMore
Little Trains of the Ardennes4 DaysApril - OctoberReturn coach travel & ferry crossings 3 nights at a selected hotel in Belgium (JG3 rating) with breakfast Excursions to Namur & Brussels Journeys on the Valley of de Bocq Train & Three Valleys Train En-route visits to Lille & YpresMore
Eastbourne & the Bluebell Railway5 DaysApril - OctoberReturn coach travel 4 nights at a selected hotel in Eastbourne (JG2+ or JG3 rating) with dinner & breakfast Entertainment some evenings (at the Cumberland Hotel only) Excursions to Lewes & Alfriston (via Beachy Head) Heritage train journey on the Bluebell RailwayMore
Scenic Shropshire & Severn Valley Railway5 DaysApril - OctoberReturn coach travel 4 nights at the Holiday Inn, Birmingham - Bromsgrove (JG3 rating) with dinner & breakfast Excursions to Blists Hill Victorian Town, Ludlow Market & Shrewsbury Heritage train journey on the Severn Valley Railway Cruise on the River Severn with light refreshmentsMore
Great Little Trains of North Wales & Portmeirion5 DaysApril - OctoberReturn coach travel 4 nights at the Grand Hotel, Llandudno (JG2+ rating) with dinner & breakfast Entertainment some evenings Excursions to Caernarfon & Portmeirion Heritage journeys on the Welsh Highland Railway, Great Orme Tramway & Ffestiniog Railway Free time in LlandudnoMore
Yorkshire Railways & Historic York5 DaysApril - OctoberReturn coach travel 4 nights at the Leonardo Hotel, Bradford (JG3+ rating) with dinner & breakfast Excursions to York, National Railway Museum & Grassington Heritage train journeys on the Embsay & Bolton Abbey Steam Railway & the Settle-Carlisle RailwayMore
Scarborough & North Yorkshire Moors Railway - JG Explorer5 DaysMayReturn coach travel on a JG Explorer Coach (see Helpful Information below) 4 nights at the Royal Hotel, Scarborough with dinner & breakfast Excursions to Whitby, Bridlington & Filey Heritage train journey on the North Yorkshire Moors Railway Optional excursion to York (£13pp)More
The Lovely English Lake District5 DaysApril - OctoberReturn coach travel 4 nights at the County Hotel, Carlisle (JG3 rating) with dinner & breakfast Excursions to Bowness-on-Windermere, the World of Beatrix Potter Attraction, Hawkshead & Grasmere Heritage train journey on the Lakeside & Haverthwaite Railway Cruise on Lake WindermereMore
Little Railways of the Rhine4 DaysApril - OctoberReturn coach travel & ferry crossings 3 nights at the Rheinstein Hotel, Rüdesheim am Rhein (JG3 rating) with breakfast Excursions to Boppard & Cochem Rail journeys on the Hunsrück Mountain Railway & the Volcano Express Scenic drive through the Rhine ValleyMore
Little Trains of Norfolk & the Mississippi Paddle Steamer - JG Explorer5 DaysJuly - August4 nights at a selected hotel, Great Yarmouth with dinner & breakfast Entertainment some evenings (Waverley Hotel only) Excursion to Cromer & SheringhamHeritage train journeys on the North Norfolk Railway & Bure Valley RailwayMississippi paddle steamer cruise on the Norfolk BroadsOptional excursion to Norwich (£12pp)More
Isle of Wight - Royals & Rails - JG Explorer5 DaysJune - OctoberReturn coach travel on a JG Explorer Coach (see Helpful Information below) Ferry crossings 4 nights at a selected hotel on the Isle of Wight (JG2 or JG2+ rating) with dinner & breakfast Entertainment some evenings Excursions to Osborne House, Cowes & Ryde Heritage train journey on the Isle of Wight Steam RailwayMore
Cambridge, Ely & Nene Valley Railway - JG Explorer5 DaysJune - OctoberReturn coach travel on a JG Explorer Coach (see Helpful Information below) 4 nights at the Holiday Inn, Northampton (JG3 rating) with dinner & breakfast Excursions to Ely, Cambridge & Stamford Heritage train journey on the Nene Valley RailwayMore
West Wales Coastline, Tenby & the Vale of Rheidol Railway5 DaysMay - OctoberReturn coach travel 4 nights at the Ivy Bush Hotel, Carmarthen (JG3 rating) with dinner & breakfast Entertainment some evenings Excursions to Aberystwyth, Tenby & Saundersfoot Heritage train journey on the Vale of Rheidol Railway More
The Lovely English Lake District - JG Explorer5 DaysJuly - AugustReturn coach travel on a JG Explorer Coach (see Helpful Information below) 4 nights at the County Hotel, Carlisle (JG3 rating) with dinner & breakfast   Excursions to Bowness-on-Windermere, the World of Beatrix Potter Attraction, Hawkshead & Grasmere Heritage train journey on the Lakeside & Haverthwaite Railway Cruise on Lake WindermereMore
Great Little Trains of North Wales & Portmeirion - JG Explorer5 DaysOctoberReturn coach travel on a JG Explorer Coach (see Helpful Information below) 4 nights at the Grand Hotel, Llandudno (JG2+ rating) with dinner & breakfast Entertainment some evenings Excursions to Caernarfon & Portmeirion Heritage journeys on the Welsh Highland Railway, Great Orme Tramway & Ffestiniog Railway Free time in LlandudnoMore
Great Scottish Highland Railways5 DaysApril - OctoberReturn coach travel 4 nights at the Caledonian Hotel, Fort William (JG2 rating) with dinner & breakfast Heritage train journeys on the Kyle Railway Line, Strathspey Steam Railway & the West Highland Line aboard The Jacobite Steam Train Photo stop at Loch Ness viewpoint Free time in Kyle of Lochalsh, Aviemore & MallaigMore
Nostalgic Little Trains of the Isle of Man7 DaysMarch - OctoberReturn coach travel & ferry crossings 6 nights at the Hydro Hotel, Douglas (JG2 rating) with dinner & breakfast After-dinner tea & coffee Entertainment some evenings Excursions to Laxey Wheel, Ramsey, Peel, Castletown, Port Erin & Cregneash Folk Village Journey on the Douglas Bay Horse Tramway Heritage train journeys on the Manx Electric Railway, Snaefell Mountain Railway & Isle of Man Steam RailwayMore
Waterford, Wicklow Mountains & Suir Valley Rail6 DaysMay - SeptemberReturn coach travel & ferry crossings 4 nights at the Arklow Bay Hotel, Wicklow (JG4 rating) with dinner & breakfast Overnight stay at a selected hotel in the Dublin area (JG3 rating) with dinner 1 breakfast on the return ferry home Excursions to Wexford, the House of Waterford Crystal, Wicklow Mountains National Park, Powerscourt Gardens & Dublin Heritage train journey on the Waterford & Suir Valley Railway Guided tour of the House of Waterford Crystal Escorted by a tour manager in IrelandMore
Nostalgic Little Trains of the Isle of Man - JG Explorer7 DaysJulyReturn coach travel on a JG Explorer Coach (see Helpful Information below) Ferry crossings 6 nights at the Hydro Hotel, Douglas (JG2 rating) with dinner & breakfast After-dinner tea & coffee Entertainment some evenings Excursions to Laxey Wheel, Ramsey, Peel, Castletown, Port Erin & Cregneash Folk Village Journey on the Douglas Bay Horse Tramway Heritage train journeys on the Manx Electric Railway, Snaefell Mountain Railway & Isle of Man Steam RailwayMore
Waterford, Wicklow Mountains & Suir Valley Rail - JG Explorer6 DaysJuneReturn coach travel on a JG Explorer Coach (see Helpful Information below) Ferry crossings 4 nights at the Arklow Bay Hotel, Wicklow (JG4 rating) with dinner & breakfast Overnight stay at a selected hotel in the Dublin area (JG3 rating) with dinner 1 breakfast on the return ferry home Excursions to Wexford, the House of Waterford Crystal, Wicklow Mountains National Park, Powerscourt Gardens & Dublin Heritage train journey on the Waterford & Suir Valley Railway Guided tour of the House of Waterford Crystal Escorted by a tour manager in IrelandMore
The Rich Heritage & Beautiful Gardens of the Brecon Beacons5 DaysJune4 nights at the Parkway Hotel & Spa, Cwmbran (JG4 rating) with dinner & breakfast Porterage where available Welcome drink After-dinner tea & coffee at the hotel Coach transfers to & from excursions Visits to Craig Y Nos Castle, Newton House at Dinefwr, National Botanic Garden of Wales, The Royal Mint Experience & Rhondda Heritage Park  Heritage journey on the Brecon Mountain Railway  Guided tour & lunch at Craig Y Nos Castle  Guided tour & lunch at The Royal Mint Guided tour, male Welsh choir performance & refreshments at Rhondda Heritage Park Accompanied by a friendly tour manager throughoutMore
Great Scottish Highland Railways by Air7 DaysApril - OctoberReturn flights to Glasgow Airport taxes & luggage allowance (one piece of checked-in hold luggage per person) 6 nights at the Caledonian Hotel, Fort William (JG2 rating) with dinner & breakfast Heritage train journeys on the Kyle Railway Line, Strathspey Steam Railway & the West Highland Line aboard The Jacobite Steam Train Photo stop at Loch Ness viewpoint Free time in Kyle of Lochalsh, Aviemore & MallaigMore
Charming Houses of the Cotswolds5 DaysSeptember4 nights at the 4-star Leonardo Hotel, Cheltenham with dinner & breakfast Porterage where available Welcome drink After-dinner tea & coffee at the hotel Coach transfers to & from your excursions Visits to Sudeley Castle, Stanway House, Rodmarton Manor, Chavenage House, Broadway & Sezincote Introductory talk, refreshments & lunch at Sudeley Castle Guided tour of Stanway House Guided tour of Rodmarton Manor Guided tour & afternoon tea at Chavenage House Heritage train journey on the Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway Guided tour of Sezincote House Themed evening talk from a guest speaker Accompanied by a friendly tour manager throughoutMore
Little Trains of Austria9 DaysJune - SeptemberReturn coach travel & ferry crossings First & last night on a bed & breakfast basis in France (last night with a light evening meal) 6 nights at the Krone Hotel, Oberperfuss (JG3 rating) with dinner & breakfast Welcome drink Coffee & cake on one afternoon Bowling on one evening at the hotel Excursions to Rattenberg, Kissling Glass Factory, Krimml Waterfalls, Zell am See, Innsbruck & Swarovski Crystal Worlds Train journeys on the Achen Cog Railway, Ziller Valley Steam Train & Pinzgau Narrow-Gauge Railway Guided visit & tasting at a Ziller Valley Cheese Dairy Guided city tour of InnsbruckMore
The Austrian Tyrol All Inclusive9 DaysSeptemberReturn coach travel & ferry crossings First & last night on a bed & breakfast basis in France (last night with a light evening meal) 6 nights all inclusive at the Gasthof Kirchenwirt Hotel, Zell am Ziller (JG3 rating) Welcome drink Dinner & breakfast Packed lunches Free bar (10am-10pm) on house wine, beer, soft drinks, tea & coffee Excursions to Rattenberg, Kissling Glass Factory, Krimml Waterfalls & Kitzbühel Journey on the Ziller Valley Steam Train Guided visit & tasting at a Ziller Valley Cheese Farm Cruise on Lake AchenseeMore
The Austrian Tyrol All Inclusive - JG Explorer9 DaysSeptemberReturn coach travel on a JG Explorer coach (see Helpful Information below) Ferry crossings First & last night on a bed & breakfast basis in France (last night with a light evening meal) 6 nights all inclusive at the Gasthof Kirchenwirt Hotel, Zell am Ziller (JG3 rating) Welcome drink Dinner & breakfast Packed lunches Free bar (10am-10pm) on house wine, beer, soft drinks, tea & coffee Excursions to Rattenberg, Kissling Glass Factory, Krimml Waterfalls & Kitzbühel Journey on the Ziller Valley Steam Train Guided visit & tasting at a Ziller Valley Cheese Farm Cruise on Lake AchenseeMore

*Please make sure you click on the link of the rail holiday you are interested in for the latest information. Itineraries and trips are subject to chance for operational reasons. So check and make sure the holiday includes everything you require before making a reservation.

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