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Take the train to Edinburgh … for Christmas and New Year

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Hop on a train to Edinburgh and experience a city that knows how to celebrate the festive season in style. From its outdoor ice rink to torchlight processions, visitors will be blown away by Christmas and New Year in the Scottish Capital.

Read on for our in-depth guide to Christmas and New Year in Edinburgh.

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6 Top Train Travel Tips for Winter

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A winter train journey can be a beautiful thing. Find some cheap train tickets, follow our top tips and have yourself a very merry, magical railway experience. Just read on for our top tips on how to make the most out of winter train travel.

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Take the train…to Britain’s best outdoor ice rinks

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Image Credit: Lee J Haywood, Creative Commons Licensed. Flickr.

With Christmas on the doorstep, why not get yourself truly into the festive spirit by visiting one of Blighty’s best outdoor ice rinks. Get your skates on and book some cheap train tickets to some of the coolest ice rink attractions up and down the country.

Read on and find out where the best outdoor ice rinks can be found, and don’t forget to check our journey planner for cheap train tickets before you step out onto the ice.

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

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Long before planes flew and cars were commonplace, taking the train was the most glamorous way to travel. Back then, artwork advertising cheap train tickets and well-railed routes could be found almost everywhere.

Read on and rail-ride into the past with our pick of Mad Men-inspired vintage train posters that could have come straight from Sterling Cooper’s art department. And don’t forget to check our journey planner for cheap tickets if you’re inspired to take the train.

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