Departing From

  • Solihull,
  • Dorridge,
  • Warwick Parkway,
  • Leamington Spa,
  • Banbury,
  • Bicester North,
  • Haddenham and Thame Parkway,
  • Princes Risborough,
  • High Wycombe,
  • Gerrards Cross,
  • West Ruislip

This is a unique steam hauled tour offering a journey through the heart of England and through the rolling hills and gentle scenery of beautiful Wiltshire with a choice of destinations for an afternoon break. You may choose to spend around four hours in the elegant Georgian city of Bath Spa, or around three hours to discover the unique charms of maritime Bristol.

Bath Spa: At Christmas the beautiful Somerset city comes alive with its unique Christmas market where over 150 chalet style stalls offer quality products and brilliant gift ideas. The famous Abbey and Roman Baths provide an amazing backdrop to the city’s festive event offering seasonal shopping, fine foods with stalls showcasing the talents of retailers from Britain and the Continent. Bath Minster also provide regular carol concerts throughout the day


Bristol: The famous seafaring town with its ancient Dockyard including the S.S Great Britain launched by Isambard Kingdom Brunel in 1843 and now restored as a proud memorial to its great designer. Perhaps take a walk over the Clifton Suspension Bridge or wander through the antique shops on the quaintly named Christmas steps.


The train is steam hauled from West London by one of our immaculately restored pool of engines including: the world famous LMS Royal Scot Class, No.46100 ‘Royal Scot’ – West Country Class, No. 34046 ‘Braunton’ – Britannia Pacific Class, No 70000 ‘Britannia’.


Solihull 05.25 23.15
Dorridge 05.35 23.10
Warwick Parkway N/A 22.55
Leamington Spa 05.50 22.45
Banbury 06.15 22.05
Bicester North 06.35 21.45
Haddenham and Thame Parkway 06.50 21.30
Princes Risborough 07.10 21.10
High Wycombe N/A 20.55
Gerrards Cross N/A 20.40
West Ruislip 08.00 20.30

Destination Timings

Bristol Temple Meads 12.30 16.35
Bath Spa 12.05 16.55

Classes of Travel

Pullman Dining

Seating at a guaranteed window table for two available at a supplement of £40 per person.

Seating is in our beautifully restored wood panelled vintage carriages at tables of 4 or 2 laid with crisp linen and fully dressed in fine crockery, fresh flowers, and glassware. The day starts as you settle into your seat with a glass of chilled bucks’ fizz, followed by a full English breakfast and late morning tea/coffee service with pastries prior to the arrival at our destination. Following an afternoon sightseeing break you will be welcomed aboard by your attentive liveried steward and offered a refreshing glass of chilled champagne and selection of canapes as you relax in anticipation of the gastronomic journey ahead. A sumptuous five course seasonal dinner, created by our Executive Chef, will be served including the Great British cheese board, biscuits, and chutneys – all accompanied by our Sommelier’s choice of a half-bottle of wine per person. The memorable journey concludes with a service of coffee and homemade petits fours.


First Class (non-dining)

Seating at a guaranteed window table for two available at a supplement of £40 per person.

Seating is at tables of 4 or 2 with additional legroom, wide seats, and panoramic windows. Includes complimentary tea/coffee and light snacks, accompanied with a morning glass of Bucks Fizz and afternoon glass of sparkling wine. There is a buffet bar available for the purchase of light refreshments and you may bring on board your own picnic hamper for consumption during the journey.


Standard Class (non-dining)

Seating is around a table of four with bookings for two persons seated side by side with one window and one aisle seat, whilst bookings for one person are normally allocated an aisle seat. Enjoy complimentary tea and coffee throughout your journey as well as additional items that may be purchased from our buffet bar offering a choice of refreshments, light snack items, wines, beers and spirits.