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Yorkshire Steam and the Staycation Express

5 days - from only £399pp


Yorkshire Steam and the Staycation Express

Join us for a nostalgic train ride in Brontë Country with a visit to Haworth, then cross the Pennine Moors on the regular charter train, the 'Staycation Express'. Trundle across the iconic Ribblehead Viaduct on the Settle & Carlisle Railway, even staying in a landmark Victorian railway hotel to complete our rail theme.


  • Local joining points
  • 4 nights hotel with English breakfast
  • 4 evening meals
  • Porterage included

5 Day Itinerary

  • Day 1:

    Local departure by coach or Home Connect service, then to the Midland Hotel, Bradford for four nights. The Midland Hotel was built between 1885 and 1890 by the Midland Railway Company and is one of the few remaining authentic railway hotels.

    Included meals: Dinner

  • Day 2: Steaming through Bronte Country

    We make our way to Keighley for a ride on the Keighley and Worth Valley Steam Railway. It's nostalgia all the way through landscapes familiar from the Railway Children movie. In Haworth there is time to explore a town with Bronte connections and charming cobbled main street.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner



    Included Highlights

    • Haworth
    • Keighley and Worth Valley Steam Railway
  • Day 3: Day at leisure or York

    Explore your local surroundings or perhaps join our optional excursion to York, one of the great railway cities and home of the National Railway Museum, the greatest collection of trains and railway memorabilia in the world.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner



    Optional Excursions

    Our optional excursions are a great addition to enhance your holiday experience and are highly recommended.

    • York

    The optional excursions will be available to book during your tour.

    Prices are per person and are subject to change. Payment will be in cash in Euros (for tours to Europe) or Sterling (for UK tours).

  • Day 4: The Staycation Express

    The Staycation Express* pulls former first class Inter City carriages from Skipton northwards to Appleby across the stunning Settle & Carlisle line. Sit back and enjoy a little bit of nostalgia and escapism amidst the moorland heather, then trundle slowly above the 24 arches of the Ribblehead Viaduct, over 100 feet above the valley, the line crossing between Whernside, Ingleborough and Pen-y-ghent, Yorkshire’s ‘Three Peaks’. At Appleby we enjoy an excursion into the nearby Lake District, before our return journey back to Yorkshire.

    *We have chosen the most likely dates that the Staycation Express will operate, however, firm dates will be confirmed in 2022. In the unlikely event that the Staycation Express doesn't operate we will make the same journey by Northern Rail instead.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Ribblehead Viaduct

    The Staycation Express
    More Photos

    Included Highlights

    • The Lake District
    • The Staycation Express
  • Day 5:

    Return home.

    Included meals: Breakfast

Single Room Supplement from £89.00 (5 days).


You will stay for three nights at the 3-star Midland Hotel in Bradford.

Joining points

Travel from most joining points is included within your coach holiday price.

See our full list of our joining points.