Rail and sail the British Isles

Explore the British Isles by train and cruise ship

Rail tours
MAKE TRACKS: Historic train trips form part of a tour of the beautiful British Isles.

MAKE TRACKS: Historic train trips form part of a tour of the beautiful British Isles.

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A tour of the British Isles will take in some of Britain's most beautiful countryside.

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AN in-depth exploration of the British Isles by luxury heritage trains and a cruise ship has been put together by Cruise Express.

The 26-night British Isles Rail and Sail tour in May 2020 will take travellers through some of the most remote and beautiful countryside in Britain.

Guest will travel on historic steam and diesel locomotives before they board Regal Princess for a circumnavigation of the Isles.

After flying to London on May 5, guests will spend a night in London and then embark on an eight-night heritage rail tour of England and Wales.

They will travel in luxury Pullman Class carriages and stay in character-filled accommodation each night.

The circular route will take in Salisbury, Dartmouth and Gloucester in western England, the heart of Wales including Snowdonia National Park, before heading back to London through northern England via Carlisle and Skipton.

The itinerary showcases some of the UK's most spectacular railway lines.

Passengers will enjoy panoramic views of classic moors and dales, mountains, streams, coastlines, quaint villages and travelling over historic and majestic viaducts.

After a night back in London, guests will board the 3600-passenger Regal Princess in Southampton for a 12-night circumnavigation of the British Isles.

The circumnavigation will include visits to the Channel Islands, Ireland, Northern Ireland, Scotland and France.

Two nights in London after the cruise and a flight back to Australia will bring the journey to an end.

Including return flights from Australia, the cruise tour is available from $13,990 per person twin-share.

Guests will stay in an Inside Cabin, including US$100 onboard spending credit per cabin.

Fares in a Mini Suite start at $15,990 per person twin-share, including US$200 onboard spending credit per cabin.

For more information call 1300-766-537 or click here.

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