Cameras focus on a railway journey that weaves in and out of England and Wales aboard the Grand Dame of luxury heritage trains, The Northern Belle. This historic adventure charts the story of two ancient nations from Norman times to the industrial revolution.
Viewers meet the Fron Choir by Cefn Mawr viaduct and swap wheels for water to travel across the Pontcysyllte aqueduct, a huge stream in the sky. Narrated by Hollywood actor Bill Nighy.Explore Journeys
Follow the footsteps of this TV show to the Welsh Capital of Cardiff. “Croeso i gymru” – a warm Welsh welcome awaits when the train arrives into Cardiff. Enjoy a day at leisure exploring all the sights and attractions of this vibrant portal city.
Step back in time as you discover the many layers of history at Cardiff Castle with over 2000 years of history from the Romans, the Norman keep built by William the Conquerer up to the Marquess of Bute in the Victorian era who converted the castle to incorporate a Gothic Mansion built with his enormous wealth.
Alternatively, you can explore Cardiff at your own leisure.
Visit the Welsh Rugby Stadium at the heart of the city, wander the victorian shopping arcades with unique boutiques and shops or the Capital St Davids Shopping Centre or take a boat trip around the bay or simply soak up the soul of the city in one of its many cafés, bars or museums. This is a wonderful and welcoming place in which to spend the afternoon.Explore Journeys
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Thursday 28th April | Leeds, Huddersfield & Manchester
Tuesday 10th May | Preston, Manchester & Chester
Wednesday 18th May | Liverpool, Warrington & Crewe
Tuesday 21st June | Sheffield, Chester & Derby
Tuesday 12th July | Leeds, Huddersfield & Manchester
Tuesday 19th July | Doncaster, Sheffield & Chesterfield
Wednesday 20th July | Nottingham, Derby & Stoke
Wednesday 21st September | Preston, Chester & Crewe
Saturday 19th November | Leeds, Huddersfield & Manchester
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