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Best places to go for Burns Night

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Best Burns Nights around Britian

Robert Burns is Scotland’s much-loved national bard, and what better way to spend Burns Night on 25 January than by attending a traditional Burns supper, complete with haggis, whisky, dancing and a rousing performance of his famous poetry.

If you can, head north for an authentic Scottish Burns Night experience: the scots go all- out to pay tribute to their ‘favourite son’. But don’t worry if you can’t make it that far: there are plenty Burns Night suppers in England worth attending. Dig out your finest tartan togs, polish your sporran, practice your most dramatic reading of Tam o’ Shanter and read our guide to the best Burns Night suppers in preparation…

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Guest Post: Train vs. Car – 5 Journeys where the train wins hands down

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Trains vs. cars: what's the best way to travel?

It’s not just cheaper to take the train than the car – it can be more fun too. Here, Confused.com’s Jamie Gibbs talks us through 5 train journeys where the train definitely trumps the competition.
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Wet Your Whistle on the Oktoberfest Rail Ale Trail

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There are few better times to be a beer fan than during Oktoberfest (22 September – 7 October 2012). But while our Bavarian cousins might be calling last orders on 7 October, you can still sample a huge range of fine ales and beers and take part in Oktoberfest celebrations all month-long in the UK, all while raising your glass to this traditional German beer festival.

Just check redspotedhanky.com for cheap train tickets before you hop on board the Oktoberfest Rail Ale Trail. And read on to find out more about our top 3 Oktoberfest celebrations for you to enjoy …
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Take the train … to Blighty’s best beaches

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Blue waters, white sands, cream teas, picnic hampers, fish suppers, deckchairs and donkey rides – the best of Blighty’s easily found by the seaside.

With temperatures soaring and Britain’s best beaches just a rail-ride away, why not use our journey planner to find cheap tickets to the coast and sun yourself, for less, this summer?

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Take the train … and go whale spotting

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You don’t need to go to Florida to frolic with Flipper. Just take the train to Scotland, Wales or the West Country and take the family whale, dolphin and porpoise spotting.

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Get set for summer with cheap trains across Scotland

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Scottish schools are out for summer. Keep the kids entertained with cheap trains to day trip and holiday destinations. Rad on and plan your trip at redspottedhanky.com.

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