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Union of South Africa - Steam Spectacular

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Union of South Africa - Steam Spectacular

A working example from the great era of steam trains, the Union of South Africa is as exciting today as it was when its coals were first stoked. A must see for anyone with an interest in trains and a great day out for all the family, while you might not spot any elephants on the scenic North Yorkshire Moors, this locomotive can fly like a cheetah and present you with views to make any giraffe jealous.   

Also included on the break, a visit to historic York to explore this fantastic city. Between the family attractions, the cultural sights and the shopping opportunities, York has something for everyone.

• Coach travel with reserved seating
• One night dinner, bed and breakfast at our select hotel
• Visit to North Yorkshire Moors Railway for a journey on the Union of South Africa Steam Train
• Visit to historic York.


Book your next trip to York one of Europe's most popular historic cities, renowned for its Roman, Viking and Medieval heritage with lots of attractions for visitors to enjoy as part of a coach holiday. The streets are full of historic buildings, traditional shops and cafes, and a number of museums and art galleries.

The city’s historic sites are impressive, contained within the city walls which date back to Roman times and are themselves an integral part of York’s unique character

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UK Holiday Insurance

At National Holidays, we always do everything we can to ensure your holiday runs as smoothly as possible from start to finish. For this reason, we strongly recommend you take out holiday insurance to ensure you’re prepared for the unexpected.

To provide you with a travel insurance policy designed with our customers in mind, we’ve teamed up with specialist insurance providers Towergate Travel. Some of the benefits of our insurance policy include:

• All ages are considered

• 24-hour English speaking emergency assistance