See the World by Rail

A rail journey evokes travel in a bygone era. Even with today’s modern luxury never far away there’s something about the slow winding melodic journey of a train that’s automatically soothing and exciting at the same time.


As travel experts we’ve been organising rail itineraries for our guests for over 20 years. Some of them short hops over to Europe others crossing many continents over several weeks. More recently perhaps inspired by the Michael Portillo programmes following the routes of Bradshaw many travellers now opt to choose rail over flying.  We are delighted to offer over 150 varied itineraries offering memorable experiences and value for money. 


This month's special feature - what's it like to cook onboard the Orient Express   - read more here


Here's our special selection of some of the most popular routes 


Belmond (Orient Express) UK & Royal Scotsman

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Venice Simplon Orient Express Europe

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Eastern & Oriental Express: Asia & Road to Mandalay

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Rovos Rail - Africa

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bluetrain.jpgThe Blue Train - Africa

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indianpacific.jpgIndian Pacific - Australia

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theghan.jpgThe Ghan - Australia

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transiberian.jpgTrans Siberian Express 

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rocky_mountaineer.jpgRocky Mountaineer - Canada

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Other memorable rail journeys we can provide, many of which we have personally travelled on include:

The Australia Overland, Amtrak, Reunification Express, Al Andalus Express, Bullet Train, Royal Canadian Pacific, Maharajah's Express, The New Zealand Overlander, Darjeeling Himalayan Railway & Lhasa Express, Swiss Alpine railways Jung Frau Joch & Bernina Express 

Special interest – We can pair your rail journey with another experience such as Chelsea Flower Show, a day at the races, Glorious Goodwood, Edinburgh Military Tattoo, War Remembrance and visiting friends and relatives.

Whether a rail break is the crux of your trip or part of your overall holiday experience we believe we can find a holiday that suits you.