Discover one of Britain's most scenic railway lines, as it passes through the spectacular Three Peaks area of the Yorkshire Dales National Park.
Saturday We depart and travel to the market town of Settle with an included journey on the Settle to Carlisle Railway, the last great mainline railway to be built in the country. We depart later this afternoon for the journey to Gilsland and the Gilsland Hall Hotel. This evening enjoy a three course evening meal.
Sunday Following breakfast, we travel home via Durham. Durham captivates with its characterful streets and prominent peninsula crowned with the towering sight of Durham Castle and Durham Cathedral, described by author Bill Bryson as ‘the best cathedral on planet earth.’ As well as boasting one of the most stunning city skylines in Europe, the cathedral and castle form part of a UNESCO World Heritage Site. We depart later this afternoon to make our journey home.
Railway is operated by a diesel locomotive and not a steam train.
The Gilsland Hall Hotel sits proudly in 140 acres of manicured gardens in an idyllic countryside location with views over Cumbria. All bedrooms are en-suite with television and tea/coffee making facilities. Additional facilities include a restaurant, coffee shop, bar and ballroom. The Hotel has a lift to both the first and second floors. Lower Ground floor rooms are accessible by stairs only.