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Places to Go – Rotherhithe

Every month our very own stationmaster Alex Nelson visits different UK locations. The feature is called Places to Go, this month he visits Rotherhithe to celebrate the new NationalRail.com map. On 6th November, a select band of rail professionals and interested members...

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Top UK gardens you can reach by train!

One of the most pleasurable autumn activities is a crisp nature walk. As the leaves begin to fall, the air begins to mist, and the squirrels come out to play. So, why not head to one of the UKs best gardens this...

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The best escape rooms you can reach by train!

Are you part of the Crystal Maze generation? Did you fantasize about beating the monkeys on Jungle Run? It’s no wonder that escape rooms are now all the rage! If you haven’t heard of an escape room, we don’t know where you’ve...

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Places to Go – Racing at Pontefract

Places to go is a NationalRail.com monthly feature. The article is written by Alex Nelson our stationmaster and follows his visits around the UK by rail! My friend Andy Bartlett, who, before he started the GO ROAM app, was a racing jockey...

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Exploring Scottish cities via rail!

From buzzing cities to spectacular landscapes, Scotland is a beautiful country that’s right on your doorstep. With wild-camping legal and free just outside of it’s cities you don’t even have to pay for accommodation! So, next time you plan a holiday why...

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Things to do in London this autumn!

If you’re planning an autumn excursion to London this year, here’s some activities to get you started! The nights are becoming darker, the leaves are turning orange and it’s starting to feel a bit spooky. Just because the summer sun is officially...

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Places to Go – Dundee

Places to go is a NationalRail.com monthly feature. The article is written by Alex Nelson our stationmaster and follows his visits around the UK by rail! A highly enjoyable visit to Dundee could be had without straying more than 100 metres from...

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The best national parks you can reach by train!

The UK seems dominated by roads, buildings and people. It’s easy to forget that there’s so much beauty just outside of our cities! Escaping to the countryside is one of life’s pleasures but arriving without a car can be difficult. If you...

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Places to Go – Manchester

Places to Go is a regular Nationalrail.com feature. Our stationmaster Alex Nelson explores the country by rail. This month he’s in Manchester using his Family and Friends railcard! The original plan was to go to Jodrell Bank, the radio astronomical observatory in...

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