An essential guide to exploring Britain by train, Railway Day Trips is ideal for anyone planning or looking for inspiration for a rail journey.
From bestselling railway author Julian Holland. This pocket companion is perfect for both casual and seasoned rail travellers.
Plan adventures, follow the changing landscape through the train window and discover fascinating destinations.
Each journey incorporates a location map, route diagram and descriptive text on its history and geography, plus some of the highlights awaiting you at each destination.
High-quality photographs illustrate every route throughout the book.
Based on his extensive knowledge of British rail travel, the author reveals appealing quirks of the various routes and provides practical tips on how to make the most of your journey. 150 day trips from all over the country are featured, departing from major towns and cities and culminating at a variety of interesting destinations. Routes include: * Penzance to St Ives * Plymouth to Exeter * Salisbury to Bath * Brighton to Hastings * London to Canterbury * London to St Albans * Norwich to Ely * Cambridge to King's Lynn * Worcester to Hereford * Birmingham to Stratford-upon-Avon * Derby to Ravenstor * Swansea to Llandrindod * Cardiff to Bristol * Manchester to Buxton * Leeds to York * Newcastle to Whitley Bay * Glasgow to Oban * Fort William to Mallaig * Inverness to Dunrobin Castle
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 192 pages, illustrations
- Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
- Publication Date: 13/03/2014
- Category: Trains & railways: general interest
- ISBN: 9780007497157