Category: Holidays and seasonal

Staycation honeymoons you can reach by train!

Weddings take a lot of time and a lot of money. After the ceremonies are over, you may not feel like you can afford or be bothered to travel abroad – but you don’t have to! More couples are choosing to staycation...

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A Muggles guide to the Harry Potter filming locations!

  Don’t worry if you didn’t receive your letter in the post. Voldemort wiped out the Ministry of Magic’s records of muggle-born witches and wizards between 1985-1998! Plus, you can walk in the steps of witches and wizards at Harry Potter filming...

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Egg-citing Easter activities across the UK!

The Easter holidays are just around the corner and filling the two-week void created by the school holidays can be daunting. There’s plenty to do this Easter so why not hop along to some Easter events? In case you haven’t noticed, it’s...

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#ScenicRoute The most spectacular train journeys in the world!

#ScenicRoute is a regular NationalRail.com feature, exploring the world’s most astonishing train journeys. Trains are a magical mode of transport. You can hop on a plane anywhere, but nothing beats the romance of a train journey. Many love stories, friendships and adventures...

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5 Quirky Valentine’s Dates

Hate it or love it, Valentine’s Day is the official holiday of love. If you’ve been together for a lifetime or a little while the nervousness that surrounds this time of year is imminent. The possibility of squeezing into your chosen restaurant...

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Weird and Wonderful things to do this Winter:

Christmas is an interesting time of year with weird presents and even weirder family – yet somehow traditional Christmas events tend to be totally traditional. This year, why not shun the typical and the humdrum? Swerve the Christmas markets and the shopping...

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Unusual haunted places in the UK

Take the train and explore these haunted locations in time for Halloween this year. The UK has an extensive history and many ghost stories, but here are some you may not have heard of before…   Eyam, Derbyshire. Eyam, otherwise known as...

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