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Take the train to Blighty’s most beautiful cities

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Find cheap trains to York with and visit what’s officially Britain’s most beautiful city. Read on and find out where else in Blighty’s taken top honours as beauty spots…

It’s official – York‘s beaten Bath, Edinburgh, London and Oxford to be named Britain’s most beautiful city by Daily Mail readers.

And if you’re looking to take in Blighty’s bevvy of beauties, why not take the train?

With trains running direct to York, Bath, Edinburgh, London and Oxford, there’s no reason not to see the best-loved cities in Britain – especially when you can save money by booking cheap train fares using our journey planner at

Take the train to York (Britain’s most beautiful city) and …
• … tour York’s historic castle and cathedral
• … visit the grisly York Dungeons
• … take a boating tour round the city
• … learn how to plunder and live like a Viking at the Jorvik Viking Centre
• … lose yourself in the York Maze

Take the train to Bath (Britain’s second most beautiful city) and …
• … visit the Roman baths
• … shop along the Pulteney Bridge
• … take in Bath from atop Bath Abbey’s tower
• … nose for antiques along Bath’s bohemian Walcot Street
• … stroll past the Georgian townhouses that inspired Austen and visit the Austen Centre

Take the train to Edinburgh (Britain’s third most beautiful city) and…
• … see the city’s world-famous castle
• … sun yourself in Princes Street Gardens
• … sightsee along the historic Royal Mile
• … visit the coffee shop where J.K Rowling wrote Harry Potter
• … catch a show or a comedy giggle at the Fringe Festival

Take the train to London (Britain’s fourth most beautiful city) and …
• … stop by Buckingham Palace and Her Maj’s other royal residences
• … take in the city on a red bus tour or from atop the London Eye
• … catch a West End Show
• … shop along Oxford Street
• … have a nibble in Gordon Ramsay, Heston Blumenthal or Jamie Oliver’s restaurants

Take the train to Oxford (Britain’s fifth most beautiful city) and …
• … visit Oxford University and see the city’s dreaming spires
• … stroll across the city’s open greens and scenic waterfront
• … take in an event at the Sheldonian Theatre
• … stop by Christ Church Cathedral
• … watch a boat race

Where will cheap trains take you?

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