Sensational Settle Carlisle Railway (+ What to Do in Carlisle and Settle)


Ask most people for their pick of the most scenic rail journeys in the UK and chances are that the Settle – Carlisle Railway will feature high on this list. This 72-mile line running through the Yorkshire Dales and North Pennines is a story of survival against the odds. The Beeching Report, with its recommendation to axe […]

Top 10 Kent Seaside Towns to Visit from London by Train


Discover the best Kent seaside towns that are easy to visit as a day trip by train from London. Kent’s coastal towns have been beloved of Londoners escaping the Big Smoke for at least 250 years, drawn to their clean air and sandy beaches. This cliff-lined coastline in southeast England, stretching from the Isle of […]

34 Best Places to Travel Alone in Europe: Solo Travel Guide


Be inspired to plan your next solo trip with this list of the best places to visit in Europe as a solo traveller. Are you itching to take your first solo travel vacation but are unsure where to go? Given that there are so many options and considerations, choosing your ideal solo travel destination can be a […]

32 Easy Day Trips from London by Train

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Whether you want to breathe in a lungful of sea air, explore more of England’s history or revel in its green and pleasant land, there are countless options for day trips from London. And thanks to its excellent rail connections, it’s easy to visit these destinations by train. But which are the best day trips […]