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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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