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Tag Archives: trains to Glasgow

Take the train to Scotland … to celebrate the Royal Mail’s locomotive stamp launch

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The Royal Mail issues its new ‘Classic Locomotives of Scotland’ miniature sheet this month. And you can celebrate the launch in style by taking to the rails for a city break in Scotland.

Read on to find out more about Scotland’s cities and Royal Mail’s new locomotive-themed stamps. But don’t forget to check our journey planner for cheap train tickets, hotel deals and car hire before you set off on your journey to the land of lochs and tartan.

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Take the train … and celebrate St. Patrick’s Day

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It’s time to dress up in green and get drinking Guinness. March 17 is St. Patrick’s Day – and you don’t need to go to Ireland to join the celebrations.

There are St. Patrick’s Day events going on throughout the UK, so jump on a train and enjoy the craic. But before you start the party, check our website for cheap train tickets and great hotel deals, so you can celebrate for less.

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Take the train … to see the contenders for ‘Museum of the Year’

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This month, the long list for the Art Fund Prize 2012 was announced. Take the train and visit the ten contenders to see which one you think deserves the accolade of ‘Museum of the Year’ and the £100,000 prize.

And make sure you’re a winner when it comes to saving money by checking our journey planner for cheap train tickets too.

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Journey into space … by taking the train to a Planetarium

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Did you watch the BBC’s Stargazing Live series? If Professor Brian Cox and the gang have got you all starry-eyed, head off to one of the UK’s planetariums for an experience that’s out of this world.

Read on to find out which of them make our five-star selection – and checking our journey planner for cheap rail tickets is a great way to avoid astronomical petrol prices.

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Take the train … to Scotland for Robert Burns Day.

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Every year on 25th January, celebrations take place across the world in celebration of the life and poetry of Robert Burns. Why not head to Scotland with cheap train tickets and enjoy Burns Night in the Bard’s very own birthplace?

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Take the train… to the Christmas Sales

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Savvy UK shoppers have always known the best time to grab a bargain is in the post-Christmas sales. But this year, stores have started discounting before December 25 and there are Christmas Sales everywhere. Book cheap train tickets on Redspottedhanky.com in advance and hit the shops – you could get some great bargains.

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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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Take the train … to Scotland for St. Andrews’ Day

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St. Andrews’ Day means free entry across many of bonny Scotland’s best attractions. And you can catch them all with cheap train tickets to Alba’s top destinations. Just read on for our guide to Scotland’s top spots and take the train to Edinburgh, Glasgow or Aberdeen this St. Andrews’ Day.

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Take the train … and go Christmas Shopping

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Christmas is right around the corner and now is the perfect time to get ready for the holiday season ahead of the rush. Beat the crowds and head out with your wish-list to Blighty’s best shopping spots.

Check our journey planner for cheap tickets to all your favourite shopping spots and get this year’s holiday shop out of the way hassle-free and well ahead of schedule.

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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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