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2019 is an extraordinary landmark for the Skills Group as we celebrate our Centenary year! Step back in time on this nostalgic trip on the enchanting Settle to Carlisle Railway and toast to our 100 years with a complimentary glass of fizz.


  • Return coach travel
  • Complimentary celebration breakfast bag on board our coach
  • 2 nights dinner, bed & breakfast
  • Journey on the Settle to Carlisle Railway with a guide
  • Glass of fizz served on board
  • Settle ‘goody’ bags with cake and a gift inside
  • Free time in York & Harrogate


Day 1 – Enjoy your complimentary breakfast bag on board our comfortable coach as we travel to the Medieval city of York for free time. Home to thirty world-class museums you’ll be spoilt for choice with fun things to do today. One of our favourite’s is the National Railway Museum, this nostalgic museum re-creates the atmosphere of working life in a station. After some free time, we continue to our hotel.

Day 2 – This morning we will arrive at Settle for a very special journey on the Settle to Carlisle Railway. On our arrival at the station you will be handed your goody bag (containing a slice of cake and an exclusive gift), before boarding the train. During our spectacular journey – where we will be joined by volunteer guides who will be on-hand to point out significant places of interest – we will enjoy a sparkling glass of fizz. So, sit back relax and prepare for this incredible 73-mile journey as we travel through tunnels, viaducts and along enchanting landscapes. 

Day 2 – After breakfast we take you to Harrogate. Set in the heart of Yorkshire this Victorian spa town is one of England’s most elegant destinations, home to handsome buildings and verdant gardens. After a little free time, we retrace our footsteps back home.

Departure DateTitleHotelDays(from) 
17 May 2019Settle to Carlisle Railway Centenary SpecialGretna Hall Hotel 3 days £239.00 Please Call

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