Yorkshire and North East

Boasting dramatic scenery, historic viaducts and some of the greatest rail journeys in the country, it’s no wonder Yorkshire and the north east is a popular place for day trips and longer stays.

Take the train to Whitby, explore the cobbles streets of this charming fishing town, discover the legendary stories of Dracular and walk the 199 steps up to the striking Gothic ruins of Whitby Abbey for impressive panoramic views across the North Sea.

Step back in time and discover what life was like in Roman Britain as you explore Vindolanda and the Roman Army Museum. Not far from here you can walk around Housesteads Roman Fort, part of the historic Hadrian's Wall dating back to 124 AD.

Get your camera fully charged as you journey along the famous Settle to Carlisle Line. This railway line is considered to be one of the most scenic rail journeys in the world, but we will let you decide for yourself.

Heritage Railways