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Our May Bank Holiday Top Ten

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Why not try punting in Cambridge?


It’s May already! With snow stretching right into April, you could be forgiven for thinking that summer is still ages away. But we’ve got some good news – it’s right on your doorstep, with the help of great value train tickets to take you there. And after the Easter chills, we’ve got plenty of ideas to perk you up now that May Day Bank Holiday is just around the corner.

Who knows – we might even get some sun!
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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 autumn’s culture hotspots

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Now the mercury’s dropping, it’s tempting to stay indoors and cosy-up. But there’s no need to stay-in and stay-bored. Not when you can take cheap trains to Britian’s best museum, music and grub-loving cities.

Just read on for some travel ideas and don’t forget to check our journey planner for cheap train tickets before you wrap-up and head-off.

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Take the train … to Glasgow for the Brad Pitt effect

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Just a few weeks ago, Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie hopped on board a train (yes – really!) … to Glasgow … to shoot zombie flick ‘World War Z’. And now more people than ever are heading to Scotland’s second-city as a result of the ‘Brad Pitt’ effect.

Read on and find out why you should be taking the train to Glasgow too. But, don’t forget to check our journey planner for cheap train tickets and cheap first class tickets, if you can’t match Brad’s stellar spends.

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Take the train … to Blighty’s best fireworks displays

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Make this November 5th one to remember by taking the train to some of the UK’s best firework displays and bonfire night celebrations. Just be sure to check our journey planner for cheap tickets before you get set for gunpowder, treason and nefarious plotting …

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Take the train to Cornwall…

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The Eden Project

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Take the train to Cornwall and celebrate the Eden Project’s 10th birthday. Read on and find out why it pays to go green when you’re travelling to Eden…

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All change for rail signalling?

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Rail signalling’s set for a reform, meaning train travel could become quicker, safer and cheaper. Read on for more and don’t forget to check our journey planner for cheap tickets…

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