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Monthly Archives: December 2011

Take the train to London for a festive break in the capital

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Image Credit: Flickr. Creative Commons Licensed. Peter Kaminski

There’s always something going on in London and never more so than at Christmas and New Year. Whether you want to do some last-minute shopping, enjoy some spectacular entertainment or simply soak up the magical festive atmosphere, you can save on your travel costs by checking our journey planner for cheap train tickets.

Just read on for our top picks for what to do in the capital before you jump on a train bound for London, this Christmas.

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Rail-ride into the past … with our pick of vintage festive train posters

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Take a train-ride into the past with our pick of ever-so-jolly vintage train posters advertising Christmas train travel. Just read on for some of the best nostalgic festive prints. And don’t forget to save on your festive travel costs by using our journey planner to find cheap train tickets too.

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Take the train … to the UK’s top 5 gastro destinations

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Continental Europe might scoff at British grub, but the past few years have seen some UK cities undergo a bit of a culinary renaissance. If you’d like to sample some of the best food the country has to offer why not find some cheap train tickets, and visit one of Britain’s top 5 gastro destinations? Just read on for our guide to the UK’s top 5 food hotspots before you hop on board.

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5 top train reading picks for your Christmas list

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Train Reading. Image Credit: Caitlinator. Flickr. Creative Commons.

Been an awfully good boy or girl this year? Making do with The Metro during your commute? The make sure to ask your Santa baby to add our top train reading picks to your Christmas stocking. Just read on and find out what paperbacks or e-books will take you from platform to end-point. And make sure to save for any sequels or bookmarks by checking our journey planner for cheap train tickets too.

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Take the train … and treat yourself to a pampering spa break

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Pampering Spa Pool. Image Credit: Dennis Wong. Flickr. Creative Common Licensed.

Christmas may be the season to be jolly, but it wouldn’t be surprising if you feel a little rundown ahead of the festivities, especially with present and food shopping weighing down your arms and putting pressure on feet. So, there’s every reason to take the train and head to our pick of Blighty’s best spas. Just make sure to check our journey planner for cheap train tickets before you set off, so you’ll have more to spend on treating yourself.

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#RSH Tips: this week’s winning money-saving train tips

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Every week, 10 train travellers win £10 worth of redspottedhanky.com loyalty points to put towards cheap tickets by tweeting their money-saving and travel-savvy tips to us at RSH Tips. Read on to find out which tips have won this week. And don’t forget to share your tips with us on Twitter too.

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