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Britain's Coastal Railways

Actor Julie Walters is back on our screens in a fantastic new series: Coastal Railways with Julie Walters. Join the 'Calendar Girls' actor as she ventures the length of England, Scotland, and Wales, on board some of the most spectacular scenic lines that the countries have to offer. Along the way, meet the communities, towns, and cities that enliven the places through which the lines travel.

Start the journey in Scotland, where you discover the glorious West Highland and Kyle Lines. Travel over the incredible Glenfinnan Viaduct, famous for being a filming location in 'Harry Potter', which Julie Walters also starred in, and travel on to Skye, delighting in the stunning scenes that Scotland has to offer along the way.

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North Yorkshire Moors
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Isle of Man
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The Highlands by Steam
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The Outer Hebrides & The Highlands
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Duart Castle
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Scottish Highlands
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Lighthouse at the Needles
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Loch Lomond & The Scottish Highlands
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Philip M Heath
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Edinburgh & the Highlands by Steam
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G Flynn
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“Great trip the weather was brill. Tour manager fab all done with ease. Will definitely do another one.
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Isle of Wight
28/Jun
Graham Douglas
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“The Isle of Wight remains one of the UK’s unspoilt treasures and has remained so for many years. I first visited in the 1950’s. The only problem is Sandown sea front where there are a number of derelict buildings, but this is the fault of the local council rather than the island. Nevertheless it would be good if something was done about this sooner than later.
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The Outer Hebrides & The Highlands
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Mr Michael Edwards
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“This holiday was a delight. Covid 19 caused last minute changes but they managed to make them work so well that we saw more than originally promised. Worth every penny
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The Isle of Man
22 Oct 2019
Mr A Lawrence
5 stars
“Good supervision and organisation
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Oban, Isle of Skye & The Sound of Mull
2/Jul
Margaret Simpson
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“A very enjoyable holiday, an opportunity to see beautiful scenery, interesting places and meet lovely people. Well organised and guided.
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Yorkshire by Steam
1/Jul
Elly donachie
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“Good hotel lovely little trip
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In later weeks, Julie will explore England, including the magnificent East Coast Line that takes travellers from the industrial city of Newcastle all the way through the utterly magnificent Northumberland coastline, and on to ancient Edinburgh. Enjoy the sight of the wild and windy countryside on this episode, and watch out for the incredible Royal Border Bridge that utterly epitomises 19th century railway engineering.

In Devon and Cornwall, travel along the scenic St Erth to St Ives Line, looking for the magnificent Carbis Bay. This idyllic bay is famed for its pristine sand and almost Mediterranean looking azure sea, and the view from the train is excellent. The Royal National Lifeguard Institute is also on the agenda here, as Julie experiences the incredible service that these men and women do for their country every day.

Finally, discover Wales, and its myriad of railways, both steam and non, that take you through the verdant valleys and along its atmospheric coast. Thanks to the growth of Welsh economy during the Industrial age, the railways here are amongst some of the oldest in the world. In this episode, Julie also travels along the Talyllyn Railway, which inspired the beloved children's book, Thomas the Tank Engine.

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In episode 2 Julie travels from Newcastle to Edinburgh, via the coastal town of Alnmouth. Episode 3 covers Cornwall and Devon, and in episode 4, Julie travels from Cardigan Bay in Wales to Liverpool.

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