Trip Overview…

Stay two nights in each city on this wonderful weeklong holiday by rail. Start by exploring the historic walled city of Chester before heading to York and discovering its ancient history. Enjoy a scenic journey to Edinburgh for some Scottish hospitality and a visit to Edinburgh Castle, all toasted with a wee dram or two before returning home.

Package Includes

Highlights:

  • Explore the ancient Roman ampitheatre in Chester
  • Wander the city walls and discover the ancient history of York
  • Climb Arthurs Chair for a scenic view across Edinburgh

Rail & Hotel Included:

  • Rail Travel between Chester-York-Edinburgh*
  • 2 nights hotel accommodation with breakfast in Chester
  • 2 nights hotel accommodation with breakfast in York
  • 2 nights hotel accommodation with breakfast in Edinburgh

Tours & Inclusions:

  • 48 hour Chester Hop-on, Hop-off pass
  • 2-Day York Pass including over 25 attractions such as:
    • 24hr Hop-on-Hop-off pass
    • 45min river cruise
    • JORVIK Viking centre entrance
    • York Minster entrance
  • Royal Edinburgh ticket offering entrance to:
    • Edinburgh Castle
    • Palace of Holyrood House
    • Royal Yacht Britannia

At a glance

7 days
Departing Jun 22 – Aug 23
From AUD$
1888
pp
Code RB

Your Itinerary

Day 1 – Your journey begins in Chester

After checking in to your hotel begin exploring this historic city.  Make sure to visit St Werburgh Street where you can get the best views of the glorious Chester cathedral.  (Overnight Chester)

Day 2 – Chester

Spend the full day sightseeing with your hop on hop off pass.  Discover the site of the ancient Roman ampitheatre, wander along the River Dee and stroll through Grosvenor Park on a day mixing relaxation with rich heritage and culture. (Overnight Chester) B

Day 3 – York

York England

Today make your way to the historic city of York, after checking in at your hotel take a stroll through the city and make use of your sightseeing pass with a visit to the imperious York Minster.  (Overnight York) 

Day 4 – York

Following breakfast at your hotel continue to enjoy this great city.  Head down to the river for a fun 45min cruise along the river, then make your way to the fascinating JORVIK Viking centre to get a real taste of what York was like in the time of the Vikings.  (Overnight York) 

Day 5 – Edinburgh

edinburgh

Head north today on the direct train to Edinburgh.  Enjoy the wonderful coastal scenery as the train passes through Berwick-upon-Tweed, and on arrival make your way to your hotel for a two-night stay.  In the evening, take a stroll down the Royal Mile for a great selection of bars and restaurants to enjoy.  (Overnight Edinburgh) 

Day 6 – Edinburgh

Explore the city today with your Royal Edinburgh ticket and be sure to head to Edinburgh Castle to learn the history of this great city. Visit the Palace of Holyrood House, the Queens official residence in Edinburgh and step aboard the Royal Yacht Britannia to cap off an unforgettable day. (Overnight Edinburgh) B

Day 7 – Your journey ends in Edinburgh

Enjoy breakfast at your hotel before making your way to the station for your train back to your local station. B

MEAL GUIDE: B – BREAKFAST, BR – BRUNCH, L – LUNCH, D -DINNER

Disclaimer:
Prices are per person and subject to availability, based on two people sharing a standard twin or double room. Prices are subject to change. Single occupancy supplements will apply for solo travellers. Hotel and room facilities vary and may be subject to additional fees. Some hotels require payment of local city taxes on arrival. Please call for pricing. We accept all major credit and debit cards.
*Please ask us if you wish us to include travel to and from your local station.
Price based on departure Nov & Dec 2022 – selected dates UK
Maximum Flexibility
With Maximum Flexibility, we give travellers who book new reservations through 30 September 2021, the option to change their travel dates or cancel their rail holiday up to 5 days prior to departure without incurring any change or cancellation fees. Any existing reservations can be rescheduled up to 5 days prior to departure without incurring any change or cancellation fees.
Customers will be issued a future travel credit, which is valid for 24 months and can be used toward a new reservation with any of our brands, destinations, and itineraries for any travel date and length of trip without penalty*.
*Additional restrictions may apply for any rail vacations that include Cruises, Belmond, Rocky Mountaineer, Golden Eagle Luxury Trains, Journey Beyond Rail Expeditions, The Blue Train, El Transcantábrico, Tsars Gold, or other luxury trains. Please be aware that certain arrangements, may not be amended after they have been confirmed and any alteration could incur a cancellation charge of up to 100% of that portion of the travel arrangements.
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