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Blighty’s Best Winter Activities

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Light up the long days of winter with visits to some of Blighty’s best activities for the year’s chillier months. Make the most of any down time you have during Christmas and New Year with a series of fun adventures, both far afield and close to home, and ensure that as January creeps on, a smile stays on your face.

Winter is a great time for enjoying bargains on your visits and activities too, after the festive season many places offer off-peak discounts and if you book early, you can also enjoy cheap train tickets. Get ready for a fun winter break…
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Wet Your Whistle on November’s Rail Ale Trail

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Chase the chills away with a cosy train trip to check out some of the UK’s best ale festivals. With plenty of quality brews on offer across the country, you’ll discover many excellent ales, ciders and perries perfect for wetting your whistle.

Save money on your excursion and find cheap train tickets with the help of our journey planner – you’ll have more cash left over to sample some of the best ales around. Bundle up and get your November Rail Ale Trail started…
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Halloween Treats: Ghost Trains and Haunted Stations

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The next time you hop on a train, spare a thought for some of the gruesome and chilling ghost stories that could be haunting the tracks. Trains and train stations have long been a centre for ghoulish legends throughout the years, including some truly terrifying tales that are said to be true.

We’ve collected some of our favourite spooky train stories for you to enjoy this Halloween, so read on and give yourself something spectral to reflect on during your next train journey…
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Take the train to… to the UK’s best Halloween Haunts

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Once a year, adults and children alike are allowed to give their spooky side free reign. There are excellent Halloween Haunts and celebrations to be found all over the country, so it’s time to let your creative side run wild.

Stock up on toffee apples and Halloween treats and hop on a train to visit some of the UK’s most spooktacular special events this year. Save yourself more cash for trick-or-treaters by always checking our journey planner for cheap train tickets before you go. Read on to find out which terrifying treats we recommend this Halloween…
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RSH Tips: Fresher’s Week University Survival Guide

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Jump feet first into university life by making the most of all the fun and excitement Fresher’s Week has to offer. This celebration of student life is the perfect time to start meeting people in a new city, making friends and learning a little about the journey ahead – so don’t miss out.

When you’re travelling to a new city for university, always book a train journey a week or two before your course start date, giving you plenty of time for fresher’s fun and settling in. Cut your costs with cheap train tickets from redspottedhanky.com and save more cash for spending on student essentials. Just read on for some student do’s and don’ts for Fresher’s Week and beyond…

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Tiny Trains for Tiny Tots: Bekonscot Model Railway

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Introduce your children to the wonders of the railway – miniature style. At Bekonscot Model Village and Railway, you’ll find a wealth of entertainment for your tiny tots, including trains that fit them perfectly.

Take an adult-sized train to Buckinghamshire and let your little ones have a ride of miniature trains at Bekonscot. Save money on your journey by booking cheap train tickets before you go and get ready for a fun day out. Read on and get planning your day out…

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Take the train … and go Christmas Shopping

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Christmas is right around the corner and now is the perfect time to get ready for the holiday season ahead of the rush. Beat the crowds and head out with your wish-list to Blighty’s best shopping spots.

Check our journey planner for cheap tickets to all your favourite shopping spots and get this year’s holiday shop out of the way hassle-free and well ahead of schedule.

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Take the train … and mark Remembrance Sunday

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Every year, people all over the world pause on 11 November to remember and pay tribute to the brave soldiers who have died and who still fight for freedom and equality.

Read on and celebrate the men and women who risked and lost their lives in the name of freedom by taking the train to Blighty’s best Remembrance Sunday services. 

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