Category: Top UK destinations

Places to go: Birmingham for the National Exhibition Centre

Places to Go is NationalRail.com’s regular feature, exploring U.K tourist hot spots by train! On my most recent visit to the National Exhibition Centre I stayed deliberately at a previously dreadful hotel which is definitely on its way up. The Rowton Hotel...

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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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Get tiddly in the UK’s Usual 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: Stoke-on-Trent

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 January I...

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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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Places to Go: Leeds Castle

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.   The phone rang...

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