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

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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 […]

9 Best Kent Seaside Towns to Visit from London by Train

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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 […]

31 Best Day Trips from London By Train

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From rolling sand dunes to historic castles, cool cities to countryside retreats, here are the best day trips from London by train.   Let’s face it; there is never a shortage of things to do in London. England’s capital is home to world-class museums, cutting-edge street art, vibrant cultural life and its streets and buildings […]

Tate Modern vs Tate Britain: What Are the Differences?

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Tate Modern vs Tate Britain? Are you torn between these two world-class London art galleries? If so, here’s a guide to what to expect from each and how to make the right choice for you.   Visiting an art gallery is a perfect activity for a solo traveller in London. London’s two Tate Galleries – […]