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The Lakes Express

The Lakes Express

Destination   The Lake District

The Lake District

The Lake District is Britain's most popular National Park.Ever since the Romantic poets arrived in the 19th century, its postcard panorama of craggy hilltops, mountain tarns and glittering lakes has been stirring the imaginations of visitors.


Fares from
Pullman Style Dining £899
Premier Dining £699
Premium Standard £299

Please note these fares do not include hotel accommodation. Hotel accommodation can be booked independently or through the Booking Office on 01483 209888.


Trip Specific Information

Payment Schedule

50% deposit payable upon booking
Final balance due 7 June 2022


  • Steam-hauled journey from London to Cumbria on Day 1, planned to feature the a sunset journey over the Settle & Carlisle Railway
  • 3 nights in South Lakes/Lake Windermere
  • A choice of optional excursions to discover The Lake District's finest attractions
  • Steam-hauled journey from Cumbria back to London on Day 4, planned to include a lunchtime stop at a beautiful Cathedral City (likely to be either Chester or Stratford-upon-Avon)

Hotels, transfers and luggage:

  • Book hotels and transfers independently or through Steam Dreams. All hotels booked through Steam Dreams are on a bed and breakfast basis.
  • Luggage porterage service between the platform and your hotel (if hotels booked through Steam Dreams)
  • Transfers between the train and your hotel when appropriate (if hotels booked through Steam Dreams)

  • Locomotive

    The steam locomotive for this trip is still to be confirmed.

    Rostered locomotives will be updated on the Steam Dreams website as they are confirmed throughout the year.

    Motive power is likely to be from a pool of steam locomotives including; 61306 Mayflower, 45596 Bahamas, 46233 Duchess of Sutherland, 35028 Clan Line, U Class 31806, 60163 Tornado and various Black Fives.

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    The following Pick-Up and Set-Down stations are available on this excursion

    Estimated Timings Outward Return
    London 0930 2030
    The Lake District 2100 0900


The Lakes Express


Tuesday 27th September 2022



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