Travel Blog

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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#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 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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