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

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

Scotland declares 2015 to be the year of Food and Drinks

Scotland is getting ready to welcome visitors with attractions and events that celebrate its gastronomy. From Scottish Whisky to fresh sea plates, the mouth-watering offerings of Scotland will take center stage all year.

While on visit, one must try a plate of Haggis, Scotland’s national dish…. more>

Oct 6th
Posted by Ruben in United Kingdom

BritRail’s low season savings

BritRail’s most popular passes now on sale with up to 20% off!

Starting October 1st, you’ll be able to save up to 20% off the purchase of a classic BritRail Pass, BritRail England Pass and BritRail South West Pass. The… more>

Oct 1st
Posted by Ruben in Discounts,United Kingdom

Monuments and History on the streets of Chester

By Laura Orange, travelocafe.com

Chester is the perfect mix of old and new. It features incredible treasures that came together throughout its 2,000 years of history. From the 2-mile long Roman red-brick wall, the medieval cathedral, the galleried rows, the Elizabethan half-timbered houses to… more>

Aug 27th
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
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