Our rail tours of England

As specialists in preparing customized rail tours of England, we have carefully put together a range of suggested tour itineraries; browse and choose from one of these tour outlines, customize it to your needs or work with your adeo Travel vacation expert to develop your own tour. Benefitting from England’s extensive rail network and our local knowledge, an adeo Travel rail vacation is the ideal choice for those looking to explore independently without driving overseas.

England is the ultimate destination to explore by rail; from the golden age of rail travel in the Victorian era, the rail network connects all of England’s major historic cities and many smaller towns and villages up and down the country. England is home to world-rated rail journeys from the renowned Settle to Carlisle line which crosses the stunning landscapes of the Yorkshire Dales to the coastal lines of Devon and Cornwall where waves crash over the tracks. The English rail service generally runs smoothly and promptly with frequent departures between major destinations and carriages offer high levels of comfort, even in standard class. The Britrail Pass and ticketing system is exclusively available to overseas visitors ensuring excellent value for money whilst a range of England-only and regional passes mean that we can provide the best passes to suit your specific itinerary and travel needs.

When purchasing an independent rail tour of England through adeo Travel you’ll enjoy a range of benefits; as official Britrail ticketing agents we’ll provide your daily rail travel between destinations, all overnight hotel accommodation with breakfast each morning and our comprehensive travel documents pack. All booked accommodation will be centrally located and convenient for local sightseeing and access to the train station, your selected pass-type will be chosen based on your individual travel needs and, whilst your daily travel remains fully flexible, your travel pack will contain lots of useful information including itinerary-specific rail schedules, departure options and our own hints and tips. A range of optional extras can be added including day-tours in selected destination, admission or upgrades to first-class travel.

The beauty of independent touring is that you can customize your trip and our England rail tours are no different; there may be some schedule or network limitations but working with your knowledgeable adeo Travel agent you can develop your itinerary as suits you, adding destinations, extending stays and choosing your level of hotel accommodation.

Ideal for the independent traveller who doesn’t want to drive overseas, an adeo Travel rail tour of England provides a convenient and stress-free way to explore England. Enjoy a flexible but structured itinerary and the support and advice of your adeo Travel Britain vacation expert but, most importantly, breath-taking rail journeys.

  Key features
  • Customizable itineraries
  • Fully flexible rail travel throughout England via the official Britrail system
  • All overnight accommodation to suit your preferences and budget
  • Full cooked regional breakfast each morning
  • Easy-to-understand rail schedules specific to your itinerary
  • Expert advice from your adeo Travel Britain Expert during the planning of your trip
  • A dedicated out-of-hours contact number for use during travel
  • Full travel documents pack including suggested sightseeing outline Britain map travel vouchers and our local rail hints and tips.
      Tour benefits
    • Excellent value rail travel with rates exclusively available to overseas visitors to Britain
    • Britrail rail England-only and regional passes selected to suit your specific tour itinerary
    • Relaxing travel – sit back and enjoy the views
    • Travel independently but with the support of adeo Travel’s local expertise
    • Travel at your own pace and choose how long you spend in each destination
    • Travel when you want
    • you’re not tied to set departure dates
    • Decide on your level of accommodation and we’ll propose the specifics
    • Hassle-free planning with your own dedicated expert.

      England Rail Tours

      Our rail tours of England
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      Chester, England

      An England Rail Tour – Make use of England’s extensive and far-reaching rail network to explore the corners of this great nation.  From the capital city of London your journey will take you to England’s farthest reaches in on the Cornish Peninsula and the Lake District. Along the way you’ll visit a host of heritage cites including Plymouth, Bath, Oxford, Chester and York. You’ll take in scenic rail rides along the Cornish Coast and over the Yorkshire Dales and enjoy small-group day tours to reach those less accessible spots including Stonehenge, the Cotswolds and the dramatic scenery of the Lake District.

      Tours of the Heart of England - Warwick Castle

      A Cotswolds Rail Tour – Use England’s rail network to explore the historic towns and quintessential countryside of the heart of England. From the Regency streets of Bath and the medieval colleges of Oxford to the Elizabethan streets of Stratford-upon-Avon, this region is brimming with English history and heritage. You’ll also enjoy day-tours to the rolling hills and chocolate-box cottages of the Cotswolds countryside and over the Wiltshire plains to Stonehenge.

      England Tours of Oxford

      A Rail Tour of England – Experience the highlights of England on this concise but attraction packed tour as you traverse the comprehensive English rail network. Enjoy overnight stays in some of England’s best-known heritage cities including Bath, Oxford and York to see iconic sites such as ancient Roman Baths, medieval university colleges and towering cathedrals.  You’ll also experience England’s quintessential countryside as included small-group tours take you in to the heart of the Cotswolds villages and Lake District National Park.

      Rail Tours of England

      A Northern England Rail Tour – Travel by train to explore the rustic landscapes and historic cities of the North of England. Your scenic rail journeys will take you over the Yorkshire Dales and through the rolling hills of Cheshire whilst overnight stays in Chester and York offer an insight into England’s medieval and Roman history. A true highlight will be a two night stay in Windermere with an included day-tour to explore the dramatic landscapes of the Lake District National Park.

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