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Secrets of the UK’s most scenic rail journeys

Want to know the secrets of the UK’s most scenic rail journeys? Read our guide and get on board… North Yorkshire Moors Railway The North Yorkshire Moors Railway is one of the UK’s most scenic railway routes. As it travels, 24 miles through some of North Yorkshire’s most picturesque spots, guests on board can enjoy […]

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Scotland UK & Ireland

13 great rail trips to Scotland you’ll love

We’ve found 13 great rail trips to Scotland that are easy to book this year. Check out our pick of great trips – from as little as £370. But be quick – these are booking up quickly. Belmond Western Scenic Wonders Trip Highlights: If ever there was a year to splash out on this amazing […]

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10 of the best British train holidays to book today from only £340

If you’re thinking of booking one of Britain’s best British rail and train holidays, we’ve done all the hard work for you. We have found 10 of best British rail and train holidays you can book today to enjoy when we come out of lockdown. Best Scottish train holidays Great Rail Journeys’ ‘Explore the Highlands […]

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21 Reasons to be Cheerful About the World of Trains in 2021

Next year is shaping up to be one of the best years for railway travel. From all the buzz surrounding the European Year of Rail, to Venice Simplon-Orient-Express’ super luxe new suites, faster Amtrak trains and a major new exhibition that celebrates the iconic Trans-Siberian Express, there’s never been a better year to get on […]

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Insider Tips

Northern Belle’s Sales Director Howard Barclay on his Great Train Adventures

Train fan Howard Barclay, sales director for the iconic Northern Belle train, has travelled on some of the world’s most luxurious trains but still thinks British trains and scenery make the grade Which country have you most enjoyed visiting by rail? Abroad, it has to be South Africa, where I took a Victoria Falls steam […]

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Reviews

Review: See Scotland in Style On Board the Belmond Royal Scotsman

Beyond Edinburgh lie some of Scotland’s finest lochs and isles. Vicky Mayer explored them in style with a railway trip of a lifetime on board the Belmond Royal Scotsman