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BritRail and getting my moneys worth
I recently purchased the 15 day (out of 30) BritRail ticket for 2 people. In hindsight this probably wasn't the best use of my money. We will be traveling around Scotland (and 4 days in London) using the rail pass. We plan to spend 2 days in London, then take the train to Edinburgh and spend 6 days there. We will then fly to Ireland for a few days and then back to Edinburgh overnight. Then the train down to London again and 2 more days in London. There are a few places from London that we'd like to see using the train-Stonehedge and Bath, and Dover. Plus transport trains to and from Gatwick. So we can probably use 4 days out of the 15 in the london area which leaves 11 days. So I'd like to use the train as much as possible while touring Scotland. We will spend 1 day in Montrose (via train) visiting the place my husband's family is from. So many things to do and see-its a bit overwhelming. We are from Texas and in our 60's and using the train will be a new experience for us. I have scheduled a day long tour for Outlander fans (which I am). We'd also like to see Loch Ness of course. We love castles and beautiful scenery. Also love hiking but just a few miles of an easy hike is all we can handle. I love the idea of seeing the beautiful scenery from a train. Any help with places to see or things to do which are easily accessible from the train. Of course we can take a cab or bus as needed from the train stations. Looking forward to any help offerred.
Austin, TX USA