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Fantastic Train

If you like trains you will love this wonderful day. Journey fab, staff fab, only improvement is... read more

Reviewed 7 September 2018
Dianna W
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Wales
Spirit of the Lakes. Our Christmas day out

What a grand day out. In the company of friends Cleethorpes to Edinburgh return Travelled in... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
73piper
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Cleethorpes, United Kingdom
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“return journey”(28 reviews)
“premier dining”(25 reviews)
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All reviews return journey premier dining steam engine full english breakfast course meal an early start ribblehead viaduct silver service tea coffee standard class main course both ways network rail buffet car enjoy the scenery four hours toast
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

What a grand day out. In the company of friends Cleethorpes to Edinburgh return Travelled in luxury. Food was first class. Jack and colleagues never stopped all day with service and their banter. By the end of our journey many folks in our carraige were...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I booked this trip as a 60th birthday present for my husband. We enjoyed it so much that we hope to go again next year even though it is very expensive. The attentiveness and friendliness of all the staff is exceptional and the food is...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank traceyem43
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was a special birthday treat so we had invited two friends along. Unfortunately they are not very mobile so it would have been helpful if when booking our attention had been been drawn to (1) narrowness and difficulty of getting in and out of...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Douglas B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Another day out for my sister, a friend & myself.We had not visited Bournemouth for many years,it was an early start ,a very hot day in August there was a delay on the return journey but we did not mind.We traveled Standard class took a...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank alison s
Reviewed 26 October 2018 via mobile

We did the full fine dining trip and weren't disappointed. Excellent food and service. Lots of room and very comfortable. Relaxed journey and spectacular scenery. Highly recommended.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Mervyn B
Reviewed 26 September 2018

Booked and paid well in advance for the Spa express , boarded at 7am , an early start but worth it for the superb 3 course breakfast , served perfectly considering we are on a moving locomotive , everything was cooked superbly , plenty of...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank andrewdavid6
Reviewed 14 September 2018

Took a trip with my best friend on the Scarborough Spa Express on 13th September. I opted for the Premier Dining, and it didn't disappoint. As a strict vegetarian, my needs were very well catered for. The carriages were comfortable, the staff were superb, nothing...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank David W
Reviewed 7 September 2018

Went on Wednesday 4th. Of September on the settle to Carlisle steam train. First of all we were picked up at Warrington by diesel and had a full English breakfast on the way, then at Settle the steam engine was coupled for the rest of...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Christine C
Reviewed 7 September 2018

If you like trains you will love this wonderful day. Journey fab, staff fab, only improvement is the food and loos. Its a very very long day and when you dont feel you can use the loo that makes it difficult. The food...breakfast was good...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Dianna W
Reviewed 5 September 2018

8.30am depart Chester with 2 vintage diesel locomotives pulling the train. Booked premier dining and on first coach behind the loco. With full English breakfast loads of tea on way out lots of staff and very friendly perfect start. We changed to a steam loco...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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