Ecclesbourne Railway & cream tea day excursion

Join us for a delightful day excursion to the heart of Derbyshire, promising a blend of scenic beauty, historic charm, and leisurely indulgence, making it an unforgettable experience

What to Expect:

Journey on the Ecclesbourne Valley Railway

Step back in time and relive the golden age of rail travel with a picturesque journey on the Ecclesbourne Valley Railway. Our day begins with a serene ride through the stunning Derbyshire countryside, aboard a lovingly restored heritage train

Indulge in a quintessentially British treat with our onboard cream tea. Savour freshly baked scones, topped with clotted cream and jam as you relax in the charming setting of the heritage train, providing a delightful backdrop as you enjoy the journey through the heart of Derbyshire.

Explore Matlock Bath

After our delightful train journey, you'll have ample free time to explore the picturesque village of Matlock Bath. Known for its charming riverside promenade, historic attractions, and vibrant atmosphere, Matlock Bath offers something for everyone. Stroll along the scenic River Derwent, visit the unique shops, or simply relax in one of the local cafes. Whether you're interested in history, shopping, or just soaking in the natural beauty, Matlock Bath provides the perfect setting for a leisurely afternoon.

Your excursion includes: 

horse-drawn barge trip on Kennet & Avon canal


buffet lunch onboard


free time in Newbury


executive coach travel

  • DEPARTURE POINTS

Departure Points from Leicestershire & Northamptonshire

This holiday departs from our Day Excursions Pick Up Points:


Desborough, Kettering, Market Harborough, Rothwell, Wellingborough

Ready to book?

Don't miss out on this opportunity to experience a piece of Derbyshire for youself. Secure your spot today and look forward to a day filled with charm, nostalgia, and delightful experiences

Join us on our Ecclesbourne Railway day excursion

17th July 2025

  • return journey on Ecclesbourne Railway with cream tea
  • free time in Matlock Bath
  • executive coach travel

Book now: call 01858 469137 or email info@exclusiveholidaysuk.com