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England’s Royal Residences – Day Trips

The Royal family is a crucial part of England’s rich past and present. And who wouldn’t want to take a look around where this family lives – or has lived - to see what it’s like living in a real palace or castle?

Manchester, Chester & the Lakes – 3 Day Rail Itinerary

Think of Manchester and many think of football. But just north of this vibrant city, sits the enchanting countryside of The Lake District. And, 40 miles to the south, the historic city streets of Chester. Whilst these three destinations are close in distance, and can easily be combined as part of a visit to the North of England, the contrast between them has to be seen to be believed.

Yorkshire 4 Day Foodie Experience

This itinerary starts in the beautiful city of York. Founded by the Romans, it has one of the best-preserved medieval city walls and is dominated by its stunning gothic cathedral – York Minster.

London Craft Beer – 4 day itinerary

London’s craft beer scene is booming, with a whole host of taprooms and brewery tours now open to the public across the capital. This itinerary includes behind-the-scenes tours of some of the best microbreweries, and offers the chance to meet the brewers who are changing the way Londoners drink.

London Historic Pubs & Breweries – 3 day itinerary

One of the best ways to see and learn about London’s rich history, sample true British culture and meet the locals is by visiting its pubs. This itinerary provides a full taste of the capital, from the historic pubs of East London’s docklands, around central London’s hidden gems, to West London and one of the city’s oldest and best-loved breweries - whilst taking in a few of the capital's key landmarks along the way.

Day trip from Manchester to Liverpool

From Beatlemania and Anfield Park to its fantastic shops, Liverpool is packed with things to do. Just 35 minutes from Manchester by train, where better for a culture-packed day trip?
England - Scotland

Rail itineraries – Heritage Cities 5 day trip

This 5 day railway itinerary takes you on a whistle-stop tour of some of the country’s historical highlights, from the spectacular Norman relics of Lincoln to the Viking heritage of York and all the way north to the medieval gems of Edinburgh.

Rail itineraries – Warwick day trip

Famously the home county of William Shakespeare, Warwickshire is crammed with historic sites, castles and the beautifully green rolling fields and forests of the English countryside.

Rail itineraries – York day trip

York is an ancient city which has known everything from Roman rule to life as a Viking capital. Later, it was medieval England’s bastion against attacks from the Scots. The mark of this colourful history is to be found all around you in this city in its great wealth of historic buildings.