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Take in the British countryside aboard a wonderful steam train.

Take a journey back in time and enjoy a fun-filled, nostalgic day out with this Steam Train Experience for Two.

Steam Train Experience for Two Gift Experience from Holiday Hamster

This majestic vehicle has been around for over 200 years and was a key part in the growth of the Industrial Revolution. Seeing these trains up close and in all their glory brings a real sense of history to your day.

Britain boasts more railway attractions per square mile than any other country in the world. And with 100 heritage railways, 60 steam museum centres and 700 operational engines, all supported by an legion of 23,000 enthusiastic volunteers, a day out on a steam train offers people the chance to savour a bygone age of riding aboard a lovingly preserved locomotive.

Unlike the usual trip on commuter trains, this is one train journey you will not want to hurry by quickly. Instead, sit back and relax and enjoy the ride as you meander through some of the most glorious and unspoiled parts of the English countryside.

This is a fantastic day out for everyone, and with a choice of scenic locations to choose from is a great way to see different parts of the country while travelling in style. Some locations offer a whole day rover ticket, enabling you to be able to stop off en route to enjoy some sightseeing or a picnic. At others, your ticket is valid for a return journey.

Please note: If the Steam train is unavailable for reasons beyond the control of the venue it will be replaced by a Diesel train.

  • Steam Train Experience for Two – Key Info

    Voucher Validation: You must validate, book and use your voucher within the voucher expiry date.

    Duration: The experience can last anything from 35 minutes to a full day, depending on your chosen location.

    Group Size: This voucher is valid for two people. There will be other people there on the day.

    Weather Dependent: No

    Spectators: You are more than welcome to bring friends and family, however they will be required to pay on the day.

    Requirements: Minimum age restrictions apply, under 17s must be accompanied by an adult.

    Availability: This experience is available on selected March to October dates, however some locations are available throughout the year. Excludes special event days.

  • Steam Train Experience for Two – Locations

    • Nene Valley Railway Ltd – Peterborough

    • Dean Forest Railway – Lydney

    • Llanberis Lake Railway – Llanberis

    • East Lancashire Railway – Bury

    • East Somerset Railway – Shepton Mallet

    • Kingsley and Froghall Station – Froghall

    • Foxfield Railway – Stoke on Trent