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Six of the best Mother’s Day Rail Trips

Next Sunday is Mother’s Day. Sadly, you won’t be able to take your mum on a train trip next weekend. But if she loves train travel why not treat her to one of these six of the best Mother’s Day 2021 Rail Days trips. Champagne Afternoon Tea on the British Pullman Details: Travel on the […]

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News

Why rail travel is back on track

It’s been a long time coming but rail travel is back on track. Boris’ roadmap has given us a framework to plan our trips. And leading figures in the British rail travel industry are starting to see a light at the end of the proverbial tunnel. And even better, railway travellers have already booked trips […]

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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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Insider Tips

Northern Belle Head Chef’s delicious liver and mash recipe

Matt Green is the Head Chef on Britain’s popular luxury train line the Northern Belle. Here, he shares a liver and mash recipe from the train’s fantastic on-board menu that’s perfect for a cold and rainy locked-down weekend. The inspiration behind the recipe When I first picked up a copy of ‘White Heat’ by Marco […]

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News UK & Ireland

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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News

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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News

2021’s Top Train Travel Trends Revealed

We’ve polished our crystal ball and asked ten train travel experts for their predictions of what’s in store for 2021

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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 […]