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Posted by Richard Hammond at 10:45 on Thursday 20 July 2017
Seven trains, two funiculars, trams, buses and a steamboat… Gemma Wirz travelled through Switzerland on the Swiss Travel System, taking her to the...
Posted by News Editor at 11:22 on Tuesday 12 April 2016
Travel journalist Tom Chesshyre, who has just written a book on 49 unusual train journeys around the world, describes the trip from Inverness to the...
Posted by Richard Hammond at 09:36 on Friday 04 September 2015
Now's the time to make the most of the rail offers to the Christmas Markets of Europe, from Cologne's glühwein and festive cheer to the quaint...
Posted by Richard Hammond at 03:23 on Wednesday 26 August 2015
Our guide to Eurostar's direct link to the French Alps. We tell you all you need to know about how to travel by train to the slopes this winter.
Posted by at 09:42 on Wednesday 08 July 2015
This summer, kids can travel to Paris, Brussels, Lille or Bruges for just £1* each way, with up to two children (aged 4 to 11) when travelling with a...
Posted by at 09:43 on Wednesday 24 June 2015
Voyages SNCF is offering tickets at only £99 return to the South of France and a special offer for 10% off on all City Passes to enjoy discounts...
Posted by Rhiannon Batten at 11:06 on Friday 05 December 2014
All aboard for the Santa Express! Rhiannon Batten selects 15 heritage railway lines that open in winter to provide a series of festive trips that are...
Posted by at 09:37 on Wednesday 26 November 2014
Our guide to how to travel to and from Ireland by train & ferry services to/from Scotland, Wales and England, including the popular Sail Rail...
Posted by Rhiannon Batten at 09:25 on Friday 21 November 2014
From experiencing Dunster by Candlelight using the West Somerset Railway to a luxury break at Le Manoir Aux Quat'Saisons, here are five ways to...
Posted by Rhiannon Batten at 03:53 on Sunday 16 November 2014
The trend for German markets in the UK has taken an exciting new direction, playing host to a range of gifts, food and decorations from local artists...
Posted by Paul Miles at 08:15 on Friday 04 April 2014
In celebration of English Tourism Week, we select some wonderful trips that connect public transport with great experiences. Leave the car at home...
Posted by Florence Fortnam at 11:07 on Friday 03 January 2014
A short collection of some of the fantastic UK and European train holidays featured on our site, from world-renowned railway journeys, such as the...
Posted by Florence Fortnam at 11:00 on Monday 30 December 2013
A collection of great places to stay, all within striking distance of a train station, making them perfect destinations for a car-free holiday.
Posted by Florence Fortnam at 03:19 on Tuesday 17 December 2013
Tickets for Eurostar's direct summer service from London St Pancras to Avignon in the south of France (in less than 6 hours) go on sale.
Posted by at 04:09 on Tuesday 15 October 2013
Lucy Symons has a jolly few days shopping, eating, drinking and being merry at the Christmas Markets in bustling Strasbourg and picturesque Colmar
Posted by at 12:07 on Thursday 22 August 2013
Lucy Symons tours the Lot Valley by bike, boat, canoe and train, eats her body weight in French cheese, meets lovely people and sees some amazing...