>Self-drive isn’t everyone’s idea of a holiday, especially in winter, so why not enjoy winter landscapes from the comfort of a train?
Switzerland offers some spectacular rail trips, and Great Rail Journeys have a wealth of escorted festive trips that include the Glacier Express and the Jungfrau Express, as well as Christmas in the Scottish Highlands, Yorkshire, Cheshire and Norfolk (www.greatrailjourneys.co.uk).
Insider tip: Pack light when travelling by rail. A medium-sized case on wheels and a big handbag for journey essentials are all you need.
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