With the seasons festivities about to get under way, many of you will be making and planning journeys across Settle-Carlisle country with friends and family. We agree- organising to travel in large groups at this time of year is difficult and expensive. However, the Group Travel team are here to take the stress out of organising your travel plans this winter. Best of all, we can offer an exclusive discount when you book your groups (totaling 10 passengers or more) excursion with us.

Whether it’s a trip to a Christmas market or lunch and shopping with friends, if you’re planning to travel with a group of 10 (or more) you could save 30% off the total groups cost by simply making your booking with us. We’ll even keep you and your group warm with one free hot drink from our award-winning, on-board trolley service*.

With a whole host of events taking place at either ends of the iconic rail line, there’s plenty happening across Yorkshire and Cumbria to keep you and your group entertained this season. Best of all, the festive period sees the greatest (and biggest) Christmas markets grace Northern cities once again. See below for handful of traditional Christmas markets opening in the region soon:

Leeds Christkindelmarkt starting 08th November – 22nd December
Sparkle Day in Appleby on 30th November
Skipton Christmas Market on Sunday 01st and Sunday 08th December
Carlisle Christmas Market starting 23rd November
East Princes Street Gardens Christmas Market in Edinburgh starting 16th November – 4th January 2020
Traditional Christmas Market, St Enoch Square in Glasgow, starting 9th November – 23rd December
George Square Christmas Market in Glasgow, starting 24th November – 31st December

To view the latest events and happenings in the region, click here.

If the bright lights and crowded streets aren’t your groups thing, why not take a look at our downloadable Grand Days Out guides to provide some peace and quiet in the country. Explore local towns and villages along the line with ease thanks to our handy guides packed with great days out ideas for all ages. Click to view and download guides here.

About this Offer…

This offer is available to groups of 10 or more travelling the Leeds-Settle-Carlisle railway during November and December 2019. For more information and to book, please call our Group Travel team in Appleby on 017683 53200. For a quick browse, visit our Group Travel page here.

*One free hot drink per person available only to groups who have made their booking with us, The Settle-Carlisle Railway Development Company Ltd. The on-board refreshment trolley is not available on all train services. Please check with our Group Travel team for more information on which services the refreshment trolley operates on.

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