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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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5 reasons to visit Buckinghamshire

Buckinghamshire, or ‘Bucks’ as it is known locally, offers picturesque countryside views, quaint towns and lots to discover. Haven’t visited yet? Here are our top 5 reasons why you should. Book your train tickets in advance to save time and money!  ...

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4 reasons taking the train is better for the environment

Nowadays it is becoming increasingly popular to live ethically, eat ethically and holiday ethically. This also includes consciously planning your journey to reduce your carbon footprint and ‘doing your bit’ to save the environment! Here we have listed the top four reasons why...

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UK’s top 5 most picturesque train rides

In the modern world, it is easy to assume that the destination is the focal point of our journey and getting there as quickly as possible is the goal. What if you were to take a step back and enjoy the journey for...

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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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Top 5 must-see attractions in London.

  England’s capital city is a hub of culture, always bustling and with always something to do. Visiting might be a bit daunting if you don’t know what to explore first – that’s why we have listed the top must-see tourist attractions...

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Take the train to… The Edinburgh Fringe Festival!

  The famous Edinburgh Fringe Festival is the world’s largest arts festival, originally created as an alternative for the ongoing Edinburgh International Festival, the Fringe offers a range of performances from the wacky to the bizarre.       In the month...

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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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Visit Windsor

Windsor is currently in preparation for the biggest wedding of 2018, and there has never been a better time to visit.   As you may have heard, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle will be getting married at St George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle...

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