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New Year’s parties 2017

As 2016 comes to a close, people all over the UK are sorting out their New Year’s Eve plans. With public fireworks displays and private club events available in full, we’re here to give you a taste of what’s waiting for you....

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Festive events for the whole family

Every year, events are held all over the UK when families can go and enjoy some festive fun together. We think it’s important to break routine and get away somewhere every once in a while. What better excuse do you need than...

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Take the train to visit family this Christmas

Christmas can be an, unfortunately, manic time of year. Among the gift-giving, song-singing and ever diminishing bank account figure, there is the worry that you may not get the chance to see the whole family. The unpredictable UK weather can make it...

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Indoor winter activities in the UK

Most people are under the impression that you need to travel abroad for winter holidays to find mountains of snow and ice. But that is no longer true. There are locations all around the UK that offer skiing and snowboarding lessons and...

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Winter food festivals in the UK

This winter, food festivals are in full effect! Wouldn’t that make a great refuge from the chaos of Christmas shopping? The following locations are all reachable by train – so book your train tickets now at www.nationalrail.com. And bring a bib, it...

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Fireworks in the UK

Bonfire Night is widely celebrated in the UK. We all gather in crowds to watch the pops (or rather huge bangs) of colour that go off in the night sky on November 5th. NationalRail.com would like to encourage everyone to attend public...

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Glamping in the UK

Nowadays, you hear about fewer camping trips and/or outdoor activities that your friends have been on, maybe because we’re uncomfortable being a little bit disconnected from the world. We’ve found a new type of holiday to give you the perfect balance of...

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Thorpe St. Peter – #OfftheBeatenTrack

#OfftheBeatenTrack is NationalRail.com’s way of appreciating the locations across the UK that are off the radar, but still just as quirky as the larger cities. In this edition of #OfftheBeatenTrack, we’re taking a trip to Thorpe St Peter. Surprisingly, this small town...

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B&Bs in the UK

NationalRail.com is a firm believer that great holidays don’t need to be abroad. You can easily escape routine by simply visiting one of the hundreds of bed and breakfasts nestled around the UK countryside! We’ve selected a range of luxurious and modern...

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Autumn attractions in the UK

The leaves are falling which marks the end of the summer season. While we can be a little bit upset about this, it’s nice to look on the bright side: look forward to wearing our favourite jumpers and drinking copious amounts of...

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