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The best British souvenirs to bring abroad

If you’re planning a trip around Britain, you’ll likely visit some of the top tourist locations around the country – London, Edinburgh, Liverpool to Cornwall! The best way to get around is, of course, by train! Here’s a list of the top British...

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Ride the Hogwarts Express!

Track down some of the best Harry Potter filming locations across the UK and take a trip on the Hogwarts Express with this advice from NationalRail.com.   If you’ve been waiting for an owl to drop off your letter, this is it… You can...

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5 of the best (affordable) AirBnBs in the UK

  AirBnb is a great option for a holiday that feels a bit closer-to-home… primarily because you get the option to stay in a home, flat or cottage. All you need to do is rent the property directly from the owner on...

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Where can you see historical re-enactments in the UK?

  Looking for some ‘living history’ to see historical Britain live in colour? NationalRail.com has put together a list of some of the best events, locations and festivals for seeing Medieval re-enactments – book your train tickets and bring the whole family...

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Ways to make train travel easier

When you’re planning a journey in the UK, you should seriously consider train travel. It’s more environmentally-friendly than driving, it’s often cheaper, and you can also admire the sites along the way. Next time you book your train tickets, consider doing to...

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#Offthebeatentrack: A great day out in Sheffield

The UK capitals are often the hot spots for family holidays. We like to bring attention to the cities that often don’t get the attention they deserve with our series #offthebeatentrack. In this feature, we’re heading to the Midlands into Sheffield. We’ve...

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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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Three ways to save money on train tickets

There are plenty of ways to save money on train tickets. While we offer cheap train tickets anyway, we know that these prices can be reduced further with a little extra planning and some extra spending that will soon pay for itself....

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