Touring Scotland by Train

By Dan Rubinstein

After flying across the Atlantic Ocean, one of the best ways to get settled in the UK is to take a seat on a train. My wife, twin daughters and I recently travelled to Scotland from Canada, and after landing in Edinburgh, we went… more>

Aug 23rd
Posted by sara vanhandenhove in Contributors,United Kingdom

BritRail Free Day Promo

By Kara Bembridge

With a drop in the pound and a free day of train travel, you can stretch your U.K. travel budget this summer with BritRail. Buying a BritRail Pass, a BritRail England Pass or a BritRail South West Pass entitles you to an additional day… more>

Aug 18th
Posted by sara vanhandenhove in Discounts,Europe,United Kingdom

Aberdeen: Dreamy spires and splendid coasts

By Laura Orange, travelocafe.com 

It was actually the fairy-tale like turrets and dreamy spires of Aberdeen that called our attention in the very first place. But Aberdeen is not called the Silver City with the Golden Sands for nothing. Its coastline is… more>

Aug 7th
Posted by Ruben in Contributors,United Kingdom

BritRail’s Free Day Promotion and the Oyster Card Giveaway

Receive an additional day of rail travel when you book a BritRail Pass

The BritRail Free Day Promotion gives you one additional day of rail travel for free on BritRail’s most popular passes. With a BritRail Pass, you can hop on and off trains at will… more>

Jul 16th
Posted by Ruben in Discounts,United Kingdom

Scotland’s Whisky Month

Raising a toast for Scotland’s national drink

This month is Whisky Month in Scotland and the country’s national drink becomes the highlight of festivals, events and tours that feature behind-the-scenes secrets of whisky creations.

As you travel across the region of Speyside, you’ll discover the Whisky… more>

May 2nd
Posted by Ruben in United Kingdom

Glasgow, the London of the north

By Patti Nickell

GLASGOW, Scotland.  Eight of us sat around a table – flasks, tubes and bottles filled with liquids lined up before us.  Under the watchful eye of “Professor” Alastair, we mixed and mingled the liquids, adding a dollop of one… more>

Mar 31st
Posted by Ruben in Contributors,United Kingdom

Solo by train? Oh yes!

By Janice Waugh,  solotravelerblog.com

In the 19th century the train changed travel. It shortened the time it took to travel between places. It sped travel up.  Today, in the 21st century, trains do the opposite. They slow things down. And in my books, slowing things… more>

Mar 4th
Posted by Ruben in Contributors,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

Hogmanay in Scotland

Celebrating the New Year with Scottish dances, burning fireballs, chilling rivers and more

Scotland is world renowned for its end of year celebrations called Hogmanay, where you can enjoy the transition to the New Year with thousands of merrymakers who make the trip annually. It’s where… more>

Nov 26th
Posted by Ruben in Discounts,United Kingdom

5 Spooky ghost tours in Britain : just in time for Halloween

Victims of a tragic fate, souls that cannot rest in peace, spirits roaming around in towns and castles… learn the stories of Britain’s notorious ghosts. This Halloween season, we look at 5 walks and tours that will have you shaking in your boots, so grab your more>

Oct 29th
Posted by Ruben in United Kingdom
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