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2018 Fellsman Steam Trains on
the Settle to Carlisle Railway
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PORTSMOUTH HARBOUR STATESMAN
SATURDAY 5 MAY 2018
DEPARTING FROM: Sheffield, Chesterfield, Alfreton, Ilkeston, East Midlands Parkway, Loughborough, Leicester, Market Harborough, Kettering, Wellingborough, Bedford

Enjoy an exciting day trip to the dynamic and vibrant waterfront city of Portsmouth. From the pomp and ceremony of our proud naval and maritime heritage, to towering world-class visitor attractions, museums and miles of beautiful waterfront, Portsmouth offers something for absolutely everyone. Ideally situated on the south coast of England, the UK’s only island city is ideal for a short break by the sea. There are lots of things to do during the three hour afternoon break.

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PORTSMOUTH HARBOUR STATESMAN
SATURDAY 5 MAY 2018
DEPARTING FROM: Sheffield, Chesterfield, Alfreton, Ilkeston, East Midlands Parkway, Loughborough, Leicester, Market Harborough, Kettering, Wellingborough, Bedford



SETTLE & CARLISLE STATESMAN
SATURDAY 19 MAY 2018

SETTLE & CARLISLE STATESMAN
SATURDAY 19 MAY 2018
DEPARTING FROM: Nottingham, Beeston, Long Eaton, Derby, Tutbury & Hatton, Uttoxeter, Stoke-on-Trent, Kidsgrove, Congleton, Macclesfield, Stockport, Manchester Victoria, Bolton

This very special tour includes a journey over the entire majestic route of the famous Settle to Carlisle railway, with its great limestone peaks and deep valleys we travel over no fewer than 19 viaducts and through 12 tunnels on this masterpiece of Victorian engineering - including the famous Ribblehead Viaduct.  Following an afternoon break in the historic border city of Carlisle our memorable journey continues over the little used but highly scenic Cumbrian coastal line through Ravenglass and around Morecambe Bay with a backdrop of the Lakeland Mountains and Irish Sea.

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FELLSMAN
TUESDAY 29 MAY 2018
DEPARTING FROM: Lancaster, Preston, Blackburn , Clitheroe, Long Preston near Settle

The popular ‘Fellsman’ runs again on selected Tuesday’s in summer 2018 for its 10th season offering a return steam hauled journey from Lancaster of over 270 miles on the spectacular ‘Settle to Carlisle Railway’ as we travel through the Yorkshire Dales and climb high towards the roof of England. With its great limestone peaks and deep valleys the legendary ‘Settle to Carlisle’ line is a masterpiece of Victorian engineering including the magnificent 24 arched viaduct at Ribblehead. Time will be available for sightseeing in the historic border city of Carlisle – or perhaps alight at Appleby and take an optional tour of the Lake District by vintage coach with a cruise on beautiful Ullswater.

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Fellsman steam trains on the Settle to Carlisle Railway



LOCHS AND GLENS STATESMAN
SATURDAY 2 to MONDAY 4 JUNE 2018

LOCHS AND GLENS STATESMAN
SATURDAY 2 to MONDAY 4 JUNE 2018

DEPARTING FROM: Swindon, Kemble, Stroud, Stonehouse, Cheltenham Spa, Worcester Shrub Hill, Droitwich Spa, Kidderminster, Stourbridge Jct, Tame Bridge Parkway, Stafford, Crewe , Warrington Bank Quay, Preston

Welcome aboard the celebrated ‘Statesman’ train for a fabulous early summer weekend tour to the Scottish Highlands with off train excursions through the beautiful Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park offering some of the most stunning scenery in the world. From breathtaking mountains and glens, to the vast tranquil beauty of Loch Katrine with an awe inspiring private cruise on the restored steamship ‘Sir Walter Scott’, or visit the Famous Grouse distillery and historic Scone Palace - Accommodation for two nights is at the magnificent 4 star Crieff Hydro Resort, built in 1868 and set in 900 acres of beautiful Perthshire countryside.

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FELLSMAN
TUESDAY 12 JUNE 2018
DEPARTING FROM: Lancaster, Preston, Blackburn , Clitheroe, Long Preston near Settle

The popular ‘Fellsman’ runs again on selected Tuesday’s in summer 2018 for its 10th season offering a return steam hauled journey from Lancaster of over 270 miles on the spectacular ‘Settle to Carlisle Railway’ as we travel through the Yorkshire Dales and climb high towards the roof of England. With its great limestone peaks and deep valleys the legendary ‘Settle to Carlisle’ line is a masterpiece of Victorian engineering including the magnificent 24 arched viaduct at Ribblehead. Time will be available for sightseeing in the historic border city of Carlisle – or perhaps alight at Appleby and take an optional tour of the Lake District by vintage coach with a cruise on beautiful Ullswater.

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Fellsman steam trains on the Settle to Carlisle Railway



SNOWDONIA STATESMAN
SATURDAY 16 JUNE 2018

SNOWDONIA STATESMAN
SATURDAY 16 JUNE 2018
DEPARTING FROM: Stevenage, Hitchin, St Neots, Huntingdon, Peterborough, Stamford, Oakham, Melton Mowbray, Leicester, Hinckley, Nuneaton

This is truly a day out to remember as ‘The Statesman’ celebrated train heads into North Wales for a journey along the spectacular coastal route with its sweeping sea views and climbing high into the Snowdonia National Park and up the stunningly beautiful Conwy Valley passing through a region of haunting beauty and grandeur, of wild rocky mountains, hidden valleys, cascading rivers, still glacial lakes and deep forests. There is the option of spending time at either the popular Victorian tourist centre of Betws-y-Coed, or Blaenau Ffestiniog. We also have an optional excursion available offering a steam hauled journey on the famous Ffestiniog Railway.

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FELLSMAN
TUESDAY 26 JUNE 2018
DEPARTING FROM: Lancaster, Preston, Blackburn , Clitheroe, Long Preston near Settle

The popular ‘Fellsman’ runs again on selected Tuesday’s in summer 2018 for its 10th season offering a return steam hauled journey from Lancaster of over 270 miles on the spectacular ‘Settle to Carlisle Railway’ as we travel through the Yorkshire Dales and climb high towards the roof of England. With its great limestone peaks and deep valleys the legendary ‘Settle to Carlisle’ line is a masterpiece of Victorian engineering including the magnificent 24 arched viaduct at Ribblehead. Time will be available for sightseeing in the historic border city of Carlisle – or perhaps alight at Appleby and take an optional tour of the Lake District by vintage coach with a cruise on beautiful Ullswater.

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Fellsman steam trains on the Settle to Carlisle Railway



EXMOOR COAST STATESMAN
SATURDAY 30 JUNE 2018

EXMOOR COAST STATESMAN
SATURDAY 30 JUNE 2018
DEPARTING FROM: Crewe, Whitchurch, Shrewsbury, Church Stretton, Craven Arms, Ludlow, Leominster, Hereford, Abergavenny, Pontypool, Cwmbran

This is a day tour to the beautiful West Country as our train travels through Bristol and the Somerset Levels and onto the preserved West Somerset Railway – the longest heritage line in Britain, for a journey through the beautiful rolling Quantock Hills and along the Exmoor coast offering stunning views across the Bristol Channel to South Wales. There will be an afternoon sightseeing break in either historic Dunster or the popular seaside resort of Minehead.

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FELLSMAN
TUESDAY 10 JULY 2018
DEPARTING FROM: Lancaster, Preston, Blackburn , Clitheroe, Long Preston near Settle

The popular ‘Fellsman’ runs again on selected Tuesday’s in summer 2018 for its 10th season offering a return steam hauled journey from Lancaster of over 270 miles on the spectacular ‘Settle to Carlisle Railway’ as we travel through the Yorkshire Dales and climb high towards the roof of England. With its great limestone peaks and deep valleys the legendary ‘Settle to Carlisle’ line is a masterpiece of Victorian engineering including the magnificent 24 arched viaduct at Ribblehead. Time will be available for sightseeing in the historic border city of Carlisle – or perhaps alight at Appleby and take an optional tour of the Lake District by vintage coach with a cruise on beautiful Ullswater.

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Fellsman steam trains on the Settle to Carlisle Railway




SETTLE & CARLISLE STATESMAN
SATURDAY 14 JULY 2018

SETTLE & CARLISLE STATESMAN
SATURDAY 14 JULY 2018
DEPARTING FROM: High Wycombe, Princes Risborough, Haddenham & Thame Parkway, Bicester North, Banbury, Leamington Spa, Warwick Parkway, Dorridge, Solihull, Birmingham New Street, Wolverhampton

This very special tour includes a journey over the entire majestic route of the famous Settle to Carlisle railway, with its great limestone peaks and deep valleys we travel over no fewer than 19 viaducts and through 12 tunnels on this masterpiece of Victorian engineering - including the famous Ribblehead Viaduct.  Following an afternoon break in the historic border city of Carlisle our memorable journey continues over the little used but highly scenic Cumbrian coastal line through Ravenglass and around Morecambe Bay with a backdrop of the Lakeland Mountains and Irish Sea.

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FELLSMAN
TUESDAY 24 JULY 2018
DEPARTING FROM: Lancaster, Preston, Blackburn , Clitheroe, Long Preston near Settle

The popular ‘Fellsman’ runs again on selected Tuesday’s in summer 2018 for its 10th season offering a return steam hauled journey from Lancaster of over 270 miles on the spectacular ‘Settle to Carlisle Railway’ as we travel through the Yorkshire Dales and climb high towards the roof of England. With its great limestone peaks and deep valleys the legendary ‘Settle to Carlisle’ line is a masterpiece of Victorian engineering including the magnificent 24 arched viaduct at Ribblehead. Time will be available for sightseeing in the historic border city of Carlisle – or perhaps alight at Appleby and take an optional tour of the Lake District by vintage coach with a cruise on beautiful Ullswater.

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Fellsman steam trains on the Settle to Carlisle Railway




Fellsman steam trains on the Settle to Carlisle Railway

FELLSMAN
TUESDAY 7 AUGUST 2018
DEPARTING FROM: Lancaster, Preston, Blackburn , Clitheroe, Long Preston near Settle

The popular ‘Fellsman’ runs again on selected Tuesday’s in summer 2018 for its 10th season offering a return steam hauled journey from Lancaster of over 270 miles on the spectacular ‘Settle to Carlisle Railway’ as we travel through the Yorkshire Dales and climb high towards the roof of England. With its great limestone peaks and deep valleys the legendary ‘Settle to Carlisle’ line is a masterpiece of Victorian engineering including the magnificent 24 arched viaduct at Ribblehead. Time will be available for sightseeing in the historic border city of Carlisle – or perhaps alight at Appleby and take an optional tour of the Lake District by vintage coach with a cruise on beautiful Ullswater.

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SUSSEX COAST STATESMAN
SATURDAY 18 AUGUST 2018
DEPARTING FROM: Doncaster, Retford, Newark Northgate, Grantham, Peterborough, March, Ely , Cambridge, Royston, Letchworth, Stevenage

This is a day out not to be missed as we travel to Eastbourne on the sunny Sussex coast where the biggest annual ‘free’ airshow in Britain is staged on the promenade and seashore. Aerial displays could possibly include the ‘Red Arrows’, ‘Battle of Britain Memorial flight’, the ‘Falcon freefall parachute team’ and many, many more international aircraft offering acrobatic and land displays.

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SUSSEX COAST STATESMAN
SATURDAY 18 AUGUST 2018




Fellsman steam trains on the Settle to Carlisle Railway

FELLSMAN
TUESDAY 21 AUGUST 2018
DEPARTING FROM: Lancaster, Preston, Blackburn , Clitheroe, Long Preston near Settle

The popular ‘Fellsman’ runs again on selected Tuesday’s in summer 2018 for its 10th season offering a return steam hauled journey from Lancaster of over 270 miles on the spectacular ‘Settle to Carlisle Railway’ as we travel through the Yorkshire Dales and climb high towards the roof of England. With its great limestone peaks and deep valleys the legendary ‘Settle to Carlisle’ line is a masterpiece of Victorian engineering including the magnificent 24 arched viaduct at Ribblehead. Time will be available for sightseeing in the historic border city of Carlisle – or perhaps alight at Appleby and take an optional tour of the Lake District by vintage coach with a cruise on beautiful Ullswater.

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DARTMOUTH REGATTA STATESMAN
SATURDAY 1 SEPTEMBER 2018
DEPARTING FROM: Wolverhampton, Codsall, Telford , Wellington, Shrewsbury, Church Stretton, Craven Arms, Ludlow, Leominster, Hereford, Abergavenny, Pontypool, Cwmbran

We recreate one of the great holiday trains of the golden age of railway travel with a journey around the beautiful Devon coast with time available to discover the many charms of the ‘English Riviera’ - the famous annual Royal Regatta at Dartmouth will be in full swing with over 200 yachts, steam ships and various events on land, sea and in the air.

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DARTMOUTH REGATTA STATESMAN
SATURDAY 1 SEPTEMBER 2018




BEAMISH & DURHAM STATESMAN
SATURDAY 15 SEPTEMBER 2018

BEAMISH & DURHAM STATESMAN
SATURDAY 15 SEPTEMBER 2018
DEPARTING FROM: Ely, March, Peterborough, Stamford, Oakham, Melton Mowbray, Loughborough, East Midlands Parkway, Ilkeston, Alfreton, Chesterfield

We present a scenic journey to the spectacular and beautiful North East with its landscape of iconic landmarks as we travel through the Vale of York with views of the Yorkshire Moors to the historic city of Durham or onward to Newcastle for an afternoon sightseeing break. This tour offers a choice of leisure time in Durham, Newcastle - or an optional visit to the award winning Beamish Open Air Museum.

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BEAMISH & DURHAM STATESMAN
SATURDAY 29 SEPTEMBER 2018
DEPARTING FROM: Gloucester, Cheltenham Spa, Ashchurch for Tewkesbury, Worcester Shrub Hill, Droitwich Spa, Kidderminster, Stourbridge Jct, Rowley Regis, Birmingham New Street, Water Orton, Tamworth, Burton-on-Trent

We present a scenic journey to the spectacular and beautiful North East with its landscape of iconic landmarks as we travel through the Vale of York with views of the Yorkshire Moors to the historic city of Durham or onward to Newcastle for an afternoon sightseeing break. This tour offers a choice of leisure time in Durham, Newcastle - or an optional visit to the award winning Beamish Open Air Museum.

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BEAMISH & DURHAM STATESMAN
SATURDAY 29 SEPTEMBER 2018




WEST HIGHLAND & JACOBITE STATESMAN
SATURDAY 13 to MONDAY 15 OCTOBER 2018

WEST HIGHLAND & JACOBITE STATESMAN
SATURDAY 13 to MONDAY 15 OCTOBER 2018
DEPARTING FROM: Bristol Temple Meads, Bristol Parkway, Yate, Cheltenham Spa, Worcester Shrub Hill, Droitwich Spa, Barnt Green, Birmingham New Street, Wolverhampton, Stafford, Crewe, Warrington Bank Quay, Preston

We are delighted to present a three day tour to the Highlands of Scotland at this most beautiful time of year with the Autumnal colours on full display – Travel will be on board the celebrated ‘Statesman’ diesel hauled train over the world famous award winning West Highland line, featuring some of the most dramatic and spectacular scenery Scotland has to offer with magnificent waterfalls, rippling burns & peaceful lochs - A memorable return journey to Mallaig on the steam hauled ‘Jacobite’ train is included and accommodation for two nights will be at quality 3 star hotels in the Fort William area.

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LORD OF THE ISLES
SATURDAY 27 to MONDAY 29 OCTOBER 2018
DEPARTING FROM: Milton Keynes, Northampton, Rugby, Coventry, Birmingham International, Birmingham New Street, Tamworth, Burton-on-Trent, Derby, Chesterfield, Sheffield, Doncaster

Enjoy a superb three day weekend break to the Highlands of Scotland at this most beautiful time of year with purple heather carpeting the mountains and autumn leaves turning to a burnished gold – Travel is over the scenic Highland line to Inverness as we cross impressive bridges with views of cascading waterfalls and tranquil lochs on this memorable tour plus a return journey over the spectacular and remote route to Kyle of Lochalsh with an off train excursion included to the magnificent Eilean Donan Castle. Overnight accommodation will be in quality 4 star hotels in Inverness.

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LORD OF THE ISLES
SATURDAY 27 to MONDAY 29 OCTOBER 2018