The 9 Stages of a UK Heatwave

The 9 Stages of UK Heatwave It’s happened, the weather forecasters have predicted a heatwave across the August Bank Holiday weekend. Stage One: The Weather Forecast You can tell this is the forecaster’s favourite show of the year, and they go all out with weather descriptions worthy of an English Lit A level. “The heat […]


3 days by train, at Edinburgh Fringe Festival

We’ve asked Ross from Edinburgh’s The Luxury Editor magazine to give us local tips for enjoying the Edinburgh Fringe Festival this month.   The famous Edinburgh Festival is now upon us! August heralds not only warm weather (hopefully), but also thousands of visitors to Edinburgh, all keen to be entertained. With so much going on, it can […]


3 days by train, in Leeds

We’ve asked Anna, Angel in the North, to give us the low down on the best of Leeds. So if you fancy a weekend away or even a mid-week break, read on…. Day 1 Near to the train station is Leeds’ newest shopping and socialising mecca, Trinity Leeds, you can easily pass a full day […]


3 days by train, in Harrogate

 Karl, the Yorkshire Dad, give us his ideal 3 days in Harrogate. Charles Dickens, one of Harrogate’s many famous visitors, described the town as “the queerest place with the strangest people leading the oddest lives of dancing, newspaper reading and dining”. Voted the happiest place to live time and time again, Harrogate is a truly […]


A new way to plan days out by train

Introducing Trainline’s Days Out tool… Just in time for the summer holidays we proudly present Days Out. The tool is designed so that you can fulfil your sense of adventure by train. All you need to know is your nearest station and how long you are happy to travel for. Put in your starting point, […]


The Beginning of BusyBot

Meet the new bot on the block In the beginning there was a weary traveller who could not find a seat… but now thanks to crowdsourcing, Trainline can start the process of helping you to locate the part-full carriages and trains on a chosen journey, making it easier to find a bit of space to park […]

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A few hours in Edinburgh (near the station)

Break Up The Commute With Our Edinburgh Guide If you follow the same daily commute it is easy to get stuck in a routine and forget to explore your city, which means you are almost certainly missing out on some cool stuff! If you regularly have stops in Edinburgh then this article is for you, we’ve […]


3 Days by train, in London

 3 Days in London Meet Chris Osburn (also known as TikiChris!) a London local and helping us to plan a perfect 3 days authentic getaway in London… Welcome to London! I love living here and am happy to share a few recs on making the most of your time in this amazing city. In particular, London’s […]

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3 Days by train, in Liverpool

3 Days in Liverpool We’ve teamed with Stephanie Bewley from the Liverpool Blogger Network to bring you a thrilling 3 days in the city… (Book a train to Liverpool here.) So you wanna’ know what it’s like to spend 3 days in the city of Liverpool? Well, you’re in for a treat. With cocktail bars, […]