6 Best Railway Carriage Holidays UK

Fancy a first class break in a converted railway carriage? Check out these lovingly restored train carriages, which are cool, cosy and quirky.

On this page I have handpicked the best railway carriage holidays for couples, families and groups.

Railway Carriage Holiday Lake District

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Step into first class luxury at this restored 1950’s Pullman railway carriage. Set on tracks where the original train line ran through Ullock on the fringe of the Lake District National Park.

Couples can enjoy stepping out onto the platform for some sunbathing or breakfast and relax in style in the antique king sized bed with dressing room and ensuite.

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Sleeps 2 | 1 bedroom | 1.5 bathrooms

Available from: Airbnb


Railway Carriage Holiday Wales

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This lovingly restored Victorian railway carriage with star gazing clear roof above the bed makes a romantic retreat for two.

The authentic railway carriage is set in a secluded orchard with stunning panoramic views down the Bryn Awr valley to the Brecon Beacons.

With plenty of walks on your doorstep and a good local pub this makes an idyllic and quirky stay for a couple.

Guests rate this railway carriage holiday excellent 4.95/5 stars based on 115 reviews.

Sleeps 2 | 1 bedroom | 1 bathroom

Available from: Airbnb


Railway Carriage Holiday Kent

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Step back in time and stay at this cosily converted, 1940s ammunition wagon with private garden, which sleeps a family of 4.

Kids and adults will love watching steam trains pass from only 20ft away!

The Ammunition wagon is a great base to explore the local area and is located within the Northiam Steam Railway Station on the Kent and East Sussex line.

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Sleeps 4 | 1 bedroom | 1 bathroom

Available from: VRBO


Railway Carriage Holiday Herefordshire

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A vintage railway carriage which has been beautifully restored for a delightful holiday in the Herefordshire countryside.

In a private and secluded setting, you’ll have the whole train to yourself! But you are still within easy reach of the historic City of Hereford.

Ideal for a family holiday with a difference.

Guests rate this railway carriage holiday excellent 4.99/5 stars based on 70 reviews.

Sleeps 4 | 2 bedrooms | 1.5 bathrooms

Available from: Airbnb


Railway Carriage Holiday York

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This unique 1887-built, 3rd class Victorian railway carriage has been converted into a luxury B&B with self catering option. (All rates include bespoke breakfast for 2 people).

Helmsley Railway Carriage is a great base for exploring North Yorkshire.

Great option for couples or families.

Guests rate this railway carriage holiday excellent 4.90/5 stars based on 95 reviews.

Sleeps 4 | 2 bedrooms | 1.5 bathrooms

Available from: Airbnb


Railway Carriage Holiday Cornwall

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Eco-friendly railway carriage holiday for up to 6 people! Solar power provides electricity and there is a ‘green’ waterless toilet.

Unique holiday experience with outside space for barbecuing and play. Perfect for large families and near to The Eden Project!

Home comforts include a wood burning stove and fire pit.

Guests love this unique railway carriage holiday and rate it 4.84/5 based on 142 reviews.

Sleeps 6 | 3 bedrooms | 1 bathroom

Available from: Airbnb


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