Travel Blog

Places to Go – Horden for the Durham Heritage Coast

Places to Go is our monthly feature written by Alex Nelson, an ex-stationmaster and the owner of NationalRail.com. Alex regularly explores UK tourist destinations looking for the best deals on cheap train tickets this time he visits Horden. Britain’s newest railway station opened...

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Places to Go – Berwick-upon-Tweed

Places to Go is our monthly feature written by Alex Nelson, an ex-stationmaster and the owner of NationalRail.com. Alex regularly explores UK tourist destinations looking for the best deals on cheap train tickets. On the many occasions I have been to visit...

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Guide to travelling safely during the pandemic:

The government recently announced that from 15th June it is illegal to travel without wearing a face covering on public transport – this includes bus, coach, train, and trams. With numerous announcements, sometimes guidance is not always clear, however it is important...

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Places to Go – Rochdale, Greater Manchester

Places to Go is our monthly feature, NationalRail.com owner and former stationmaster Alex Nelson explores UK tourism by rail. As rail travel is still not advised, this month Alex discusses his visit to Rochdale last year! My visit to Rochdale in May...

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