The Dales and Settle-Carlisle Railway and Blackpool Illuminations


Travel by Coach
3 Included Excursions
  • Ride the famous Settle-Carlisle Line taking in wonderful scenery along the way
  • Scenic trip into the pretty Yorkshire Dales
  • Call at Hawes
  • Evening trip by tram through Blackpool Illuminations
  • Relax in seaside Morecambe

Savour the scenic splendour of the Yorkshire Dales as well as experiencing the dramatic and inspiring landscapes of the Dales and Cumbrian Fells from the famous Settle-Carlisle Railway. Huge viaducts, long tunnels, remote stations the Settle-Carlisle Railway is world-famous for its Victorian architecture.

This Holiday is Great For

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Day One - Home to Morecambe
We’ll make our way from the interchange to Morecambe, where we’ll check in to the Bay Strathmore Hotel and will enjoy an evening meal. (D)

Days Two to Four – Morecambe
We’ll have a great time, with three included excursions to enjoy – enjoy a journey on the spectacular Settle-Carlisle Railway and venture into the Yorkshire Dales calling at pretty Hawes. We’ll also take an evening trip to Blackpool and enjoy a journey by tram through the Illuminations. (B,D)

Day Five – Morecambe to Home
Time to say goodbye today; we depart after breakfast and make our way to the interchange before returning home. (B)

Strathmore Hotel


Hotels in Morecambe are famous for extending a warm and friendly welcome to all travellers. Now you can experience this world-famous hospitality for yourself by staying with us at the Strathmore Hotel Morecambe. Our hotel offers fantastic views over Morecambe Bay and to the Lakeland fells beyond and is an ideal centre for discovering this marvellous area.

Just across the road from the beach and 15 minutes walk from the train station, the Strathmore allows you to do as much or as little as you see fit during your break.

Rooms at this hotel

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The Local Area

Included Excursions

Evening trip to Blackpool Illuminations

Evening trip to nearby Blackpool where we enjoy a tram tide through Blackpool’s famous Illuminations.


Full Day: Settle-Carlisle Railway

Excursion heading to Carlisle where we join the Settle-Carlisle Railway for our journey to Settle which take in some of the most dramatic scenery to be found in the British Isles. The 72 mile route takes us over the Ribblehead Viaduct and through the longest tunnel on the line at Blea Moor.


Full Day: Yorkshire Dales

Today we’ll be enjoying the spectacular scenery of the Yorkshire Dales.