Tour Britain by rail: England

Image: Wastwater, Lake District, England

Travelling by train is one of the most scenic and relaxing ways to discover the real Britain. A fast and frequent rail network means you can escape London and be in Scotland in as little as 4 hours.  And with a BritRail train ticket, it couldn’t be easier to explore: offering unlimited journeys and huge savings, this exclusive tourist pass gives you the freedom to go at your own pace.

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Be inspired

From the Lake District to the elegant Regency style of Bath, we’ve picked some of the best places in England to discover by train. Check out our guided itineraries for inspiration on what to see and do when you get there.

England itineraries

Bath day trip

Image: Royal Crescent, Bath, England

Peak District day trip

Image: Kinder Plateau, Peak District, England

York day trip

Image: York walls and Minster, York, England

Warwick Castle day trip

Image: Knights jousting at Warwick castle

Brighton day trip

Image: Brighton Pier, England

Brighton and the South Downs 3 day trip

Image: Brighton Pavilion, England

East Anglia 4 day trip

Image: Norfolk Broads, England

South West heritage and maritime 5 day trip

Image: Brighton Pier, England

Heritage cities 5 day trip

Image: Durham Cathedral, England

Best of England's South West 7 day trip

Image: Scilly Isles, England

Northern heritage and countryside 9 day trip

Image: North York Moors, England

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