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Question: Which day ranger is best?  (Voting closed: December 19, 2021, 02:28:15 pm)
Cornwall ranger - 1 (25%)
Devon ranger - 2 (50%)
Heart of Wessex ranger - 1 (25%)
Thames valley ranger - 0 (0%)
Oxfordshire ranger - 0 (0%)
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« on: December 12, 2021, 02:28:15 pm »

Hi all
I'm planning a trip to do one of the day rangers which is best? Any votes are helpful for my hard task of decision making! Thanks
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« Reply #1 on: December 12, 2021, 02:33:02 pm »

Define ‘best’ in your terms.
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« Reply #2 on: December 12, 2021, 02:43:17 pm »

Used to love doing the Devon Ranger, and tagging it on to the end of an Advance Ticket(s)

Alternatively, Cornwall is quite good if you want to visit the Wycliffe filming locations as an alternative to Trainspotting.
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« Reply #3 on: December 12, 2021, 03:23:22 pm »

Not interested in the Cotswold Discoverer?

'Best' is very subjective without further definition. Price? Value? Mileage? Scenery? Rolling stock variety? Places to visit? etc.
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