Category: #OffTheBeatenTrack

Places to Go: Ellingham Hall

Places to Go is a monthly feature written by NationalRail.com’s stationmaster, Alex Nelson. His passion for the UK rail network combined with his desire to travel to new locations have inspired him to write a regular piece on UK tourism. Most of...

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Places to Go: Stirling

Places to Go is a regular feature from NationalRail.com’s stationmaster, Alex Nelson. His passion for the UK rail network and travelling to new locations around the UK have inspired him to write a regular piece on UK tourism.   I was preparing...

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Places to go: Oxford

Places to Go is a regular feature from NationalRail.com’s stationmaster, Alex Nelson. His passion for the UK rail network and travelling to new locations around the UK have inspired him to write a regular piece on UK tourism. This month, he journeyed...

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Places to go: Nottingham

If you ask a railway booking clerk in the north east for a ticket to Nottingham, he or she is likely to take a moment’s thinking time before evaluating the options. Even an electronic ticket machine is likely to stop for an...

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Places to Go: Durham

Places to Go is a regular feature from NationalRail.com’s stationmaster, Alex Nelson. His passion for the UK rail network and travelling to new locations around the UK have inspired him to write a regular piece on UK tourism.   This month, he...

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Places to go… Wakefield, West Yorkshire

  I usually try to visit the place featured in this series before writing about it.  Strictly, I have, because I arrived by bus one Saturday lunchtime in 2016 at Wakefield Bus Station and walked across the City to Wakefield Westgate station...

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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...

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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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#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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