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Best bars in UK train stations

When you find yourself waiting for the train, what do you usually do? Take a walk around the station and find out if there is a restaurant or pub you can relax in! Kill an hour or so with one of your...

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Easter weekend activities in the UK

There are hundreds of amazing events happening over this weekend to celebrate Easter. We’ve gathered which ones we think you’ll enjoy the most! Book train tickets to any of these cities for Easter weekend at www.nationalrail.com! Cromford Mills Easter Weekend This event...

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#Offthebeatentrack – Visit Durham

#Offthebeatentrack is nationalrail.com’s source of inspiration for you to find hidden gems around the UK that are not often in the spotlight. Durham is a city located in the North East of England and is a perfect day out during the summer....

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Golfing breaks in the UK

One of the great things about golf is its mass appeal. From the young to the old, professional to amateur, the sport can be played and enjoyed over 18 holes. There are golf hotels all over the UK with lush greens that...

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Irish pubs to visit for St Patrick’s Day

For anyone who is not in Ireland for St Patrick’s Day, we’ve taken the liberty of providing you with the best pubs to visit in England, Scotland and Wales. We’re fully expecting this to be a big one for everyone who is...

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Spas to visit for Mother’s Day

It’s Mother’s Day on Sunday (26th March) and the flowers and chocolates will be pouring in. But perhaps you want to switch things up a little. That’s why we’re suggesting sending your Mum to a spa for the day, where she will...

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How to have a more pleasant train ride

So far, we’ve told you every which way to purchase cheap train tickets on our Twitter and Facebook page. Did we mention that there are ways to enhance your experience when you take the train, too? Keep the area around your feet...

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Where to eat the best pancakes in England

Shrove Tuesday, informally known as Pancake Day, is traditionally the last day of indulging in your favourite sweet treats before Lent – or fat eating, hence the phrase “Mardi Gras” in French. We’ve searched out the best eateries for pancakes in the...

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Museums to entertain the whole family this half-term

With February half-term just around the corner, it’s the perfect time for a family break. Nationalrail.com offers cheap train tickets to destinations all over the UK so you can find a place to play with the kids and escape your busy schedule....

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Visit the UK capitals for Valentine’s Day

Nationalrail.com is here to help those of you with great recommendations who haven’t quite figured out what they’re doing for Valentine’s Day. What better way to spend the 14th than in one of the UK’s capital cities? Here are the details of...

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