See the best of British on a railway tour

Friday, 25 February 2011 12:24 PM

Great Rail Journeys has expanded its range of British tours for 2011, with 14 different short breaks and long tours to choose from, including trips to Edinburgh, Torquay and Norwich for an in-depth guide to some of the best parts of the UK.

Head north to see the Edinburgh Military Tattoo this year as part of a five-day tour of Southern Scotland and the West Highlands.

Other stop-offs on this trip include a visit to a local whisky distillery, and a trip to Fort William for great views of Ben Nevis, the UK’s highest mountain. Prices start at £395 per person.

Alternatively, choose the English Riviera and Torquay on a five-day tour that includes a trip to the Eden Project and a river cruise to Totnes. Prices start at £295 per head.

Finally, the little-known pleasures of East Anglia on a tour of Norwich and the Norfolk Broads by train. Highlights on this five-day trip include a visit to Sandringham and a cruise on the Broads, and the cost is just £398 per person.

Every tour is fully escorted by a Great Rail Journeys tour manager and accommodation is on a half board basis.

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