Category Archives: British Isles

Newmarket Holidays / Scenic UK Coach and Rail Tours

Newmarket Holidays has spent thirty years building up one of the largest portfolios of escorted tours for UK travellers both throughout the British Isles and overseas. By establishing long-lasting relationships with hoteliers, restaurateurs, airlines, railways and coach companies, Newmarket Holidays is able to offer their customers some of the best value for money holidays on the market. Each Newmarket Holidays trip successfully combines great experiences with affordable prices, whether customers are seeking a short break not too far from home or a trip abroad. Within the UK, Newmarket Holidays specialises in coach and rail trips through some of the most scenic areas of the British countryside.

Newmarket Holidays

The Rails, Peaks and Fells tour from Newmarket Holidays takes in the historic Settle to Carlisle railway and the Severn Valley railway, some of the only steam railways left in the whole of the UK. This three-day trip also includes a tour of the picturesque Lake District and two night’s half-board accommodation, and is fully guided by an experienced Newmarket Holidays representative.

For those who wish to explore the rugged, dramatic coastlines of the Eastern shores and perhaps soak up a bit of history alongside visiting picturesque countryside, the Whitby, Beamish and Yorkshire Dales Newmarket Holidays four-day trip is ideal. Travellers are invited to spend a day investigating the ancient coastal resort of Whitby, famous for being where the ship carry Bram Stoker’s Dracula ran aground and the place where Captain Cook began his maritime career, after a trip on the North Yorkshire Moors Railway, one of the oldest and best preserved lines in the country. Next on the Newmarket holidays’ itinerary is a trip back in time at the outdoor Beamish Museum, where visitors are able to partake in a stunning recreation of Northern life in the nineteenth and early twentieth century, followed, on the final day, by a sojourn in the historic market town of Richmond, where bustling modern life continues along the traditional cobbled streets and amid the Georgian architecture.

Outside of England, Newmarket Holidays offers a wide variety of rail and coach trips throughout Scotland, Wales and Ireland, each exploring some of the most breathtaking scenery the UK has to offer. Each of these Newmarket Holidays trips is fully escorted, and includes free time to wander at will throughout the picturesque villages, market towns and other attractions along the way.