The Summer holidays are just around the corner and of course this means a lot of fun in the sun, but why not try something a little different? Try going on a British adventure by train. Here are a few tips on where you should make an effort to visit.
1. The Capital City – London
If you can’t afford a holiday abroad don’t worry, Britain has much to offer whatever the weather! So where should you go? London is a magnificent city, it is a wonderful place to explore. From historical museums and art galleries to impressive architecture there really is something for everyone to enjoy. Take a day trip and cruise along the Thames whilst taking in the splendour of this fabulous capital city – you might even catch a glimpse of royalty. Experience Shakespeare by visiting the Globe theatre.
2. The Beautiful Coast – Bournemouth
This gorgeous part of Britain is complete with 7 miles of golden, sandy beaches. So you can just chill out, soak up the sun or go body boarding in the refreshing sea.
For your holiday to be full of adventure you want to make it as varied as possible – why not even try surfing? If you’re staying in London and looking to go a bit farther afield, Bournemouth is only one of the fantastic days out by train that the city has to offer.
3. Historical Treasures – Bath
Rich in history dating right back to Roman times the city of is full of architecture that is just divine. An excursion around Britain is not complete without a visit to this exquisite and simply striking place built with eye-catching golden stone. If literature is your thing, located in Bath is the Jane Austen Centre. Imagining what life was like in days gone by is not difficult to do here.
4. Island paradise – Isle of Wight
The Isle of Wight offers many attractions both natural and man-made. The Needles really are a must-see natural phenomenon. Step back in time by journeying on the Island’s own steam railways. Getting to this delightful island is simple, just take the train to Portsmouth Harbour where you can jump on a catamaran that will take you over to the island.
5. Travelling in Style
The train allows you to travel in style – frustrating traffic jams and road rage will be but a distant memory. From the comfort of a train carriage you can enjoy the picturesque views as you pass by, drink a glass of wine or just read your favourite book whilst someone else does all the hard work. It really is the way to relax and enjoy a holiday in the beautifully brilliant country of Great Britain.
Britain is an exciting place to explore and is made exceptionally pleasant when travelling on a train. So book ahead, plan your trip and get the best offers. Remember a holiday in Britain is rich in heritage and culture.