The World Famous Settle Carlisle Railway

A world of exploring and wonderful sights straight from our doorstep.

Take A Trip on The Staycation Express

This popular luxury, tourist train returns for 2021.

The Staycation Express, an exclusive tourist-centred charter train service, returns to the Settle and Carlisle railway this summer with a new, luxury offering.  From the 19th July to the 9th September, Rail Charter Services will provide two return journeys a day (except Fridays) operating between Skipton, Settle, Appleby, and- new to this year- Carlisle

This journey will take you through stunning scenery and makes for a fantastic day out.  So a great idea when enjoying one of our 2, 3 or 4 night packages.  Enjoy a delicious full Yorkshire Breakfast and then stroll across the road to Skipton's quaint railway station to board the Staycation Express.

Click the link to watch the video for a taste of this iconic journey.  

Take a look at the video here

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Combine with one of our great offers

Grand Days Out

Take the stress out of travelling and planning your trip along the Settle to Carlisle Railway with downloadable ‘Grand Days Out’ guides. These free guides contain a variety of short walks and suggestions of things to do and see at stations along the famous railway line. You can even find out about the latest Explore Vouchers for the best value offers.

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Of course regular trains are also available along this iconic, scenic railway line direct from Skipton station through to Appleby.  These trains run throughout the year - click the link for the latest timetable:

Regular Train Times