The Emerald Isle Explorer 2023

Wednesday 3 May – Thursday 11 May We are delighted to confirm that our 10th ‘Explorer’ tour will be to the stunning Emerald Isle in Spring 2023. With high class hotels, lovely scenery and world-famous tourist attractions, a journey to Ireland is the perfect way to escape to another world without venturing far from home.Continue reading “The Emerald Isle Explorer 2023”

The Kiwi Explorer

Dates TBC – 2024 A Holiday by Steam, exploring the length and breadth of New Zealand, brought to you by The Steam Dreams Rail Co – a trip of a lifetime. The inaugural Kiwi Explorer will be an amazing 3 week tour of New Zealand with over a thousand miles of steam-hauled train travel inContinue reading “The Kiwi Explorer”

Full steam ahead to Edinburgh in 2022

Thursday 16 – Sunday 19 June 2022 This incredible weekend tour traces the historic route from London Kings Cross along the East Coast Main Line to Edinburgh. On the outward journey, passengers are offered a different view as we travel via the world-famous Settle & Carlisle Railway. Passengers will have three nights in one ofContinue reading “Full steam ahead to Edinburgh in 2022”

Journey by Steam to The Lakes in 2022

Tuesday 27 September – Friday 30 September 2022 As the heat of summer gives way to balmier days, join us on this spectacular trip to Cumbria where you can spend three nights in the glorious Lake District. We have booked some fabulous hotels with lake-view rooms on the shores of Lake Windermere where you’ll haveContinue reading “Journey by Steam to The Lakes in 2022”

Journey by Steam to Cornwall in 2021

Tuesday 28 September – Friday 1 October 2021  As the heat of summer gives way to balmier days, join us on this spectacular trip to Devon and Cornwall as our very own steam locomotive B1 Mayflower hauls us double-headed along this picturesque route with spectacular views all the way west. We will traverse the iconicContinue reading “Journey by Steam to Cornwall in 2021”

A New Tour for 2021: The Welsh Dragon

In September 2021, join us on this new tour which takes in the most beautiful railway lines in Wales. You will have three nights and two whole days exploring Snowdonia and North Wales to enjoy time at the internationally famous Italianate village of Portmeirion, visit beautiful houses and gardens or indulge your passion for steamContinue reading “A New Tour for 2021: The Welsh Dragon”

Tour Britain by steam train on the Moors & Mountains Explorer

-Please note that due to COVID-19 this tour has been cancelled- In May 2020, join us on this tour which takes in some of the most remote parts of England and Wales. We’ll travel through some of the most unspoilt countryside in Britain visiting the West Country Moors, Cambrian Mountains, Snowdonia, the Lakeland Fells, andContinue reading “Tour Britain by steam train on the Moors & Mountains Explorer”

Explore the Emerald Isle by steam next Autumn

In September 2019, join us on this tour which takes in Killarney, in Ireland’s Lake District, and Galway Bay, with optional excursions to some of Ireland’s most popular attractions including Cork City, the Ring of Kerry, the Cliffs of Moher and the Aran Islands!  You can choose to experience the whole of the main routeContinue reading “Explore the Emerald Isle by steam next Autumn”

Journey by Steam to the Highlands and Islands of Scotland in 2019

In May 2019, Flying Scotsman is returning to some of the most beautiful lines in Northern Britain for the first time since its refurbishment on Steam Dreams’ Highlands & Islands Explorer!  The Highlands & Islands Explorer nine day holiday promises to be a magical tour, taking in some truly spectacular Highland scenery, with long daylightContinue reading “Journey by Steam to the Highlands and Islands of Scotland in 2019”

Steam Dreams announces first German Explorer Holiday

In April 2018, The Steam Dreams Rail Co. is embarking on an exciting new adventure as it whisks passengers off for a fabulous nine-day steam tour of Germany. The Harz Mountains Explorer, Steam Dreams’ first nine day steam tour of mainland Europe, sets out from London on Tuesday 17 April 2018, visiting some fabulous locationsContinue reading “Steam Dreams announces first German Explorer Holiday”