Luxury Steam Rail, Chatsworth and Yorkshire Yuletide

All aboard! Indulge yourself in the luxury travel of a bygone era with the truly fabulous White Rose to York journey, a fantastic, festive steam train. Enjoy the sumptuous feel of Pullman Class and relax into the plush, comfortable seating, with a hot breakfast included on board. Arrive into York in style, with an afternoon at York Christmas Markets, before tucking in to a delicious 4-course evening meal on the return journey. We also include a visit to Bakewell and time to discover the magic of Christmas at Chatsworth House. This remarkable Yuletide break with a very special steam train experience is surely on everyone's Christmas list!

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Your Tour Includes

  • 3 nights hotel with 2 English breakfasts
  • 2 evening meals with a drink included
  • Return journey from Derby to York in Pullman Class seating
  • Cooked breakfast and a 4-course dinner on board the train
  • Entrance fees and coaching for excursions
  • Services of an experienced Tour Manager


Make your own way to the hotel. Enjoy dinner with a drink this evening.

Included Meals

  • Dinner

This morning, we visit the market town of Bakewell. Set in the Peak District and known for its Bakewell pudding, the town sits along the banks of the River Wye. You can explore this quaint town and do a spot of Christmas shopping before we continue to Chatsworth House.

On arrival, there is plenty of time to explore the stunning house itself, before heading to the 105-acre garden to enjoy the light trail. Every festive season Chatsworth House never fails to impress with it’s wonderful, Christmas-themed display. You will be mesmerised as you walk through beautifully decorated rooms, each one, a sight to behold. You truly feel the magic of Christmas here at Chatsworth!

We return to our hotel for dinner this evening.

Included Meals

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Included Highlights

  • Bakewell
  • Chatsworth House

We travel to Derby station by coach, where we board our steam train to York. On this wonderful 3-hour journey, sit back and relax in the comfort of your Pullman Class seat as you are served a tasty hot breakfast to your table.

There is free time to explore the ever-popular York Christmas Markets along with all the delicious sights and smells from the various stalls. At the end of the afternoon, we return to the station to re-board the train.

On the 3-hour return journey, you will enjoy a 4-course meal served to your table whilst relaxing in style. On arrival into Derby station, our coach transfers us back to our hotel this evening.

Included Meals

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Included Highlights

  • York Christmas Market
  • The White Rose to York Steam Journey

After a leisurely breakfast, it is time to check out and depart the hotel for home.

Included Meals

  • Breakfast


You will stay for 3 nights at the 4-star Makeney Hall Hotel.

Makeney Hall Hotel

Makeney Hall Hotel

Originally built as a Victorian country mansion, Makeney Hall has many charming original period features, remaining intact. The impressive conservatory restaurant is situated in the picturesque rear gardens. Set in six acres of landscaped gardens, this Victorian three-star hotel has striking countryside views and a conservatory restaurant. Makeney Hall Hotel is just 15 minutes' drive from the city of Derby, and close to the village of Belper.

Location: Makeney Road Milford, Belper, DE56 0RS

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  • TV
  • Tea and Coffee Making Facilities
  • Hairdryer
  • Free Wifi
  • Iron or Trouser Press
  • Ensuite Facilities
  • WiFi Available
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