Category: #OffTheBeatenTrack

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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A superhero’s guide to Marvel filming locations across the UK

This article contains spoilers for lots of Marvel films! Comic book subculture has shifted throughout the last decade. Conventions, screenings and stores that once hid in back alleys have merged onto high streets across the world. Forgetting the age-old debate of Marvel...

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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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Get tiddly in the UK’s Unusual pubs!

Whether it’s a catch up with your friends, some quick hearty grub or a romantic couple of drinks – the answer is always the pub. Britain is internationally known for its pub culture. Stumble into any village, town or city and you’ll...

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Places to go: Kendal

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. The Auld...

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Places To Go: Perth

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. In the...

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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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