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All aboard! No longer a working railway, Alton Station provides a unique chance for guests to conduct their own adventures in a whimsical setting. Originally built in 1849, Alton Station differs from other stations along the North Staffordshire Railway (NSR) in its Italianate style (most were Tudor or Jacobean). Refurbished ...
Northern California is home to a rural bed and breakfast that combines the nostalgia of the old railway with modern luxury. The Featherbed Railroad Bed and Breakfast Resort is set in a park on the shores of upper Clear Lake and consists of 9 beautifully themed vintage train cabooses. If ...
*The heart of Snowdonia* Snowdonia is a majestic and ancient land. Riddled with myth, this is where the great magician Merlin is said to have been born. Explore the cliffs and crags of Wales. Check out the mountain Cader Idris where, according to legend, if you spend a night on ...
*Through the halfmoon's vegetable eye* There is something about the Welsh coast that is difficult to put into words… it is dramatic and gentle at once with myths and stories soaked into the soil like rain. Here is the land of ancient dragons, where Balyn struck the dolorous stroke and ...
*Draw your breaks* The Great Western Railway was founded in 1833 and would eventually link London to Wales and the South West of England. The Victorians soon dubbed it “God’s Wonderful Railway” as it opened up miles of coastline and new holiday destinations to Londoners. Cornwall, with hundreds of miles ...
*A Trainspotter’s Dream* You can stroll across from Amsterdam Central Station, cross the noisy thoroughfare of Prins Hendrikkade Street and find yourself in the A-train Hotel. It is a hotel decorated by a railway enthusiast. You could mistake the interior for being a railway museum such is the collection of ...
The multi-award winning Blue Train is a luxury train which takes you from Pretoria to Cape Town through Africa’s most delicious scenery. The journey is a long one, 27 hours, but it will feel way too short to you encapsulated as you are in a suite that is as luxurious ...
The Aurora Express is a bed and breakfast in Alaska where you stay in renovated railroad carriages. These vintage carriages were set to become a museum until the Wilson family decided to turn them into a Bed & Breakfast. Now, the old railroad cars sit high on a hill overlooking ...
This old English railway station was used by King Edward VII to visit the nearby Goodwood racecourse. You can stay in the station building or in one of four converted Pullman carriages which used to be the finest way to travel by train. Breakfast is served in the waiting room ...
For much of last century Woodlyn Park was a farm but today it is an educational centre and family fun park with some unique accommodation. Before we get onto that, it is worth mentioning Billy Black’s Kiwi Culture Show where you get a sheep-shearing, cow-riding, wood-chopping experience of Kiwi life. ...
Controversy is a delightful piece of insanity courtesy of a Dutch couple who love converting obsolete public transport into luxury accommodation. Their farm is a museum to reclaimed vehicles; everything from a 1958 Cadillac to a modern day MIG fighter jet. You can catch the MIG humorously placed on top ...