5 Day Trips an Hour from London

 

So you’ve started planning your UK trip and want to make the best out of your days. As most people start with London, it’s easy to plan a couple of days downtown and add some day trips to the mix. The best part is that you don’t… more>

Apr 6th
Posted by sara vanhandenhove in Europe,Tips,United Kingdom

Brighton & Hove: Seaside Retro

By: Dacia Popescu

Seaside Retro is the description that comes to mind when I think of Brighton, now Brighton and Hove; a coastal town in southern England, and only about 1 hour by train from London. Its close proximity to the city makes Brighton an enjoyable… more>

Jul 15th
Posted by Angela in Contributors,United Kingdom

A Traveler in Theatreland

By: Dacia Popescu

One thing that is a ‘must-do’ while visiting London is seeing British culture come to life by going to a musical or a play in one of the West End Theatres.  My favorites are:

The Phantom of the Opera, a Gothic-romantic tragedy musical composed… more>

Jul 15th
Posted by Angela in Contributors,United Kingdom

Shop ‘Till You Drop in the West End

By: Dacia Popescu

The West End is comprised of some of the most upscale and finest retail streets in the world! This is where Regent St., Bond St., Oxford St., and St Christopher’s Place are the popular shopping destinations and extravagant abodes to top of the line… more>

Jul 15th
Posted by Angela in Contributors,United Kingdom

The Edge of Culture & Music in Camden

By: Dacia Popescu

Camden, is located in North London (Camden Town tube station), and like many of London’s inner cities, is a world on its own. Famous for its enticing markets, varied fringe and international shops and vibrant nightlife, Camden hits you with raw originality and shows… more>

Jul 15th
Posted by Angela in Contributors,United Kingdom

BritRail’s London Plus Pass – more ways to save!

New Family, Youth and Senior Savings!

The BritRail London Pass is great for visitors to London and surrounding destinations, perfect for day trips.

Beyond London, pass holders can take the train to popular stops such as: Brighton, Oxford, Cambridge, Bristol, Bath, Salisbury, Stratford-upon-Avon and many more…. more>

Jan 12th
Posted by Angela in United Kingdom

Go South! To England’s Southern Coast

Hop on Southern trains to beautiful destinations along England’s Southern coast including Brighton,  Eastbourne, Hastings, Worthing, Chichester and Hove.

Departing from Gatwick Airport, you can easily access England’s Southern coast in as little as 30 minutes en route to the pebble-beach seaside town of Brighton. Or you… more>

May 22nd
Posted by Angela in United Kingdom

New! BritRail Bonus Offers from ACP Rail

Over 100 bonus offers at attractions in England, Scotland and Wales

There are now over 100 more great reasons to bring a BritRail Pass or Ticket on your next trip as you can take advantage of BritRail Bonus Offers, including special benefits… more>

Feb 17th
Posted by Ruben in Discounts,United Kingdom

BritRail Celebrates The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee with a Royal Promotion

Get an extra travel day on the BritRail London Plus Pass From June 1st to June 30th, 2012

In honor of The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee, BritRail is offering up a promotion that transports visitors beyond the City of London and allows them to experience more of England’s… more>

May 25th
Posted by Angela in United Kingdom

Brighton on BritRail

By Patti Nickell

I’ve enjoyed a life-long love affair with trains.   As a child, my favorite bedtime lullaby was the nearby mournful whistle of a train, bound for somewhere unknown, taking those lucky enough to be aboard on a fascinating adventure.

Sadly, I live in a country… more>

Feb 9th
Posted by Angela in Contributors,United Kingdom
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