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All aboard! Taking the Sleeper Train from London to Glasgow

by Sharon Whitley Larsen “Is this your first time on a sleeper train?” asked affable David, the ScotRail lounge car attendant, as he poured me a glass of wine, the lights of a small town passing fleetingly by in the dark window. I assured him that I had been on numerous overnight trains: from London...
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Scottish Train Surprise

by Sharon Whitley Larsen My husband Carl and I travel often to the U.K.–and we’re always thrilled to have our 4- or 8-day BritRail Flexi-Passes in hand!  Train journeys across England, Scotland, and Wales are some of our most memorable experiences–whether it’s a sleeper excursion, day-long trip, or simply short commuter travel. And one especially stands out in my...
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Day 6 – A First Class Experience: TransPennine Express & Castle Stay at Swinton Park

May 19, after a night pub hopping in Edinburgh we woke up and headed out for a morning tour aboard City Sightseeing Edinburgh, which once again highlighted interesting historical buildings and attractions en route, where we hopped off at Edinburgh Castle and the Royal Mile. With an exciting evening ahead of us, we opted to...
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Day 5 – The Stunning Windy Cities: Glasgow & Edinburgh

May 18, we woke up in Glasgow and headed straight for the City Sightseeing bus, which gives a tour of the city and makes 24 stops at points of interest where you can hop on and off to explore.  The people sitting across from us kept raving about the great value of this ticket and...
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Day 3 – Sleeper train to Scotland & Journey through the Highlands

May 16, we spent the night on ScotRail’s Caledonian Sleeper train where we each had a ‘berth’ and woke up to the green landscapes of Scotland. Here’s the deal on sleeping on the move and what to expect : • From London Euston we had the choice of arriving in either Glasgow or Edinburgh. There...
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BritRail’s Very Own UK Adventure

Follow our journey through England, Scotland & Wales By: Angela Guezen Yours truly was given two weeks, two BritRail Passes and free reign to create an awesome itinerary. Along with my travel buddy, who is also a great photographer, we plan on exploring the likes of London, Glasgow, Fort William, Mallaig, Isle of Skye, Edinburgh,...
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A Royal Gift From BritRail

Explore Even More of Britain with an Extra Travel Day On Sale April 1st – April 29th, 2011   As Britain is a-buzz with excitement leading up to William and Kate’s Royal Wedding to be held on April 29th, BritRail is pleased to join in the celebrations by giving away a “Royal Gift“, in the...
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Short UK Trips Worthy of a Rail Pass

If you plan on stopping in the UK for a quick visit, you may be surprised to know that BritRail offers rail passes with short validities, including just 2 or 3 days. Take two of BritRail’s regional passes for example: the London Plus Pass and the Central Scotland Pass.  The BritRail London Plus Pass begins...
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London to Edinburgh Route

Hop on board with your BritRail Pass London to Edinburgh is a popular route offering several departures a day from London’s King Cross station, rolling out at least every hour, and sometimes every 30 minutes.  This East Coast service arrives in Edinburgh approximately 4 hours and 20 minutes later. All the trains have both first...
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‘Tis the Holiday Season!

Holiday festivities not to miss in Europe If you’re heading to Europe this holiday season be sure to check out these authentic festivities.  Beyond this short list, there are Christmas markets galore throughout Europe, perfect for gift shopping and tasting local specialties. Santa’s Workshop in Finland: Rovaniemi is the capital of Lapland in Finland, located...
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