Archives

Archives

Visiting England without a car

What should you expect and where should you go when planning a trip to England without a car? Here’s some inspiration from NationalRail.com! If you’re planning a trip from outside of the UK, England is a great destination for a simple car-free...

Full story

Archives

Places to Go – Dumfries and Galloway

Places to Go is a regular feature from NationalRail.com’s stationmaster, Alex Nelson. Besides running the NationalRail.com train ticket sales website, Alex is also the stationmaster of two independent train stations on the East Coast Main Line: Chester-le-Street in County Durham and Eaglescliffe in...

Full story

Archives

Archives

Archives

Off the beaten track: Where is the centre of England?

 #OfftheBeatenTrack is our travel blog feature which showcases the less popular tourist destinations, perfect for those of you travelling throughout the UK looking for adventure and history. This time, we’re bringing you directly to the centre of the country – the exact...

Full story

Archives

Archives

The best UK zoos to reach by train

  Lions, tigers and bears, oh my! Take the whole family along to one of these fabulous British zoos on your next holiday – whether you’re visiting London or Scotland or the North West, there are plenty of opportunities to visit the...

Full story

Archives

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...

Full story

Archives

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...

Full story