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Enchanting Peak District and Historic Railways

From your base in north Derbyshire, you will experience the breath-taking scenery of the Peak District and Derbyshire Dales as you experience four fantastic rail journeys. We’ll also visit the fascinating Crich Tramway Village before enjoying a ride on the Heights of Abraham cable car, for more spectacular views of the Derwent Valley.

5 days from £575pp Departure Dates

Your Tour Includes

  • 4 nights’ half-board accommodation at the Breadsall Priory Marriott Hotel & Country Club
  • Coach transfers for our excursions
  • Entrance and free time at Crich Tramway Village
  • Enjoy a steam train journey on the Ecclesbourne Valley Railway
  • Services of our experienced Tour Manager

Itinerary

Overview

Make your own way to our hotel in north Derbyshire where you meet our Tour Manager and enjoy a relaxing evening with dinner.

Includes Dinner

Overview

After breakfast at we board our coach and travel to the fascinating Crich Tramway Village. This national tramway museum has so much to offer including over 60 trams built between 1873 and 1982. There’s also a park, woodland walk, a picnic point with stunning views, plus plenty of places to eat and drink. After some free time to explore we’ll depart the village and journey to Matlock Bath for an included ride on the Heights of Abraham cable car, where after ascending 554ft to the top station, we’ll enjoy views over Derwent Valley and the surrounding Peak District. *Image credit: (c) Heights of Abraham*

Includes Breakfast

Includes Dinner

Included Highlights

Matlock Bath Cable Cars

Overview

This morning our coach transfers us to Wirksworth station where we’ll join the Ecclesbourne Valley Railway, a former terminus of the Midland Railway which was reopened in 2002. We’ll enjoy a fantastic roundtrip train journey taking in the beautiful scenery of the Peak District. After some free time at Wirksworth station where you can visit the museum and quaint little shop, we’ll continue on to Matlock where we will join the Peak Rail Heritage Railway. The line follows the River Derwent and passes through the spectacular Matlock Dale. We’ll rejoin our coach at Matlock and return to our hotel for dinner.

Includes Breakfast

Includes Dinner

Included Highlights

Matlock Bath

Overview

After a leisurely breakfast we journey by coach to Caverswall Road Station where we join the Foxfield Light Railway; a volunteer-led railway. We’ll enjoy a roundtrip taking in the Staffordshire countryside in lovely period carriages. After our journey our coach takes us to Froghall station where we’ll join the Churnet Valley Railway. This heritage railway operates along part of the former North Staffordshire Railway’s Churnet Valley Line and takes you on a journey back to the classic days of railway travel as it passes through beautiful countryside. We’ll experience a roundtrip journey from Froghall and return to our hotel after. We’ll enjoy our final evening with a relaxing dinner.

Includes Breakfast

Includes Dinner

Overview

After breakfast, you’re free to check out of the hotel and make your way home at leisure. *Please note: We cannot guarantee that all our rail journeys will be steam hauled and the running order of the itinerary may change depending on availability. The final itinerary will be confirmed in your final Travel Documents.*

Includes Breakfast

Accommodation

You will stay for four nights at the Breadsall Priory Marriott Hotel & Country Club.

Travel Options

When it comes to getting you to your destination. Leger Holidays make it easy, with a selection of travel options for you to choose from

Meet us at the ship

Meet us at the ship

For complete flexibility, make your own transport arrangements to and from the ship. We will provide you with times and locations as well as some useful information for you to make your own arrangements to join your cruise.

If you require any further information to assist with your travel plans, please contact our Holiday Advisors who will be happy to help.

Meet your Coach at Dover

Meet your Coach at Dover

Travel down to Dover and jump onboard your coach for your ferry crossing.

Alternatively, travel the day before your departure and enjoy an overnight stay, with complimentary parking for the duration of your cruise, before being collected after breakfast the following morning.

Travel by Eurostar

Travel by Eurostar

Step aboard Eurostar at London St Pancras for a fast and comfortable journey to mainland Europe. You can even upgrade your reserved seat to Standard Premier – speak to our Holiday Advisors for more information. On arrival in Paris, Lille or Brussels, you will then join connecting services for your onward journey.

Travel by Air

Travel by Air

Return flights from London Heathrow with transfers to and from the ship are included in our package on our specific arrival and departure dates. We also include one item of checked in luggage per person.

If our included flights are not suitable, alternative flights may also be available from other airports on our arrival and departure dates. These may have an additional supplement and are subject to availability at the time of booking.

More flexible travel options

Travelling by Eurostar?

Travelling by Eurostar?

Why not stay overnight in London?

For those travelling from further afield, you can also book overnight accommodation in London, before and after your holiday. Speak to our Holiday Advisors for more information.

Travelling by Eurostar?

Stay overnight near the port

For an even more relaxed start to your European holiday, why not stay overnight in Dover or nearby Ashford the night before your cruise from only £65pp? All our quoted prices include car parking for one vehicle for the duration of your cruise and cooked breakfast the following morning. Our coach will collect you and return you to the hotel on its way to/from the port of Dover. And if you don’t want that holiday feeling to end, why not do the same on your return journey?

Departure Dates