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,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

BritRail Low Season Discount

Sale starts November 1, 2015

Travel with a BritRail Pass and enjoy unlimited train trips on each travel day throughout England, Scotland and Wales. Plus, if you’re heading to Britain this low season you can save up to 20% on a BritRail Pass, more>

Oct 30th
Posted by Angela in United Kingdom

Sand, Surf and Steam Trains in Newquay, Cornwall

By Helen Earley

About 5 hours by rail from London, the harbour town of Newquay (pronounced New-Key), is a British budget holiday paradise. During the months of July and August, Newquay’s population explodes with tourists from all over England who flock to the stunning beaches along… more>

Oct 19th
Posted by Angela in United Kingdom

BritRail Free Day Promotion

On select BritRail Passes purchased between August 1st and September 18th, 2015

BritRail’s Free Day Promotion adds even more value to BritRail Passes, BritRail England Passes and BritRail South West Passes purchased between August 1 and September 18,… more>

Jul 29th
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
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