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St. Patrick’s Day 2013: your guide to a great day

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When Sunday 17 March rolls around this year, all across the world people will commemorate St Patrick, the patron saint of Ireland. There’s not a party like it and this year, several cities around the UK are holding special events and festivals to celebrate the big day.

If you feel like getting out and enjoying one of these fun-packed events then we’ve put together an essential guide for your trip. Many of the locations are no more than a cheap train trip away so take your pick, book your ticket and get ready to have an amazing time.

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Horses for Courses: Planning Your Trip to the Races

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Racing events UK 2013

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Nothing gets the blood pumping like a trip to the races. The tireless buzz of the bookmakers vying for bets, the thunder of hooves on turf, the breathless thrill you feel as the nag you’ve backed stampedes down the home straight… it’s a cracking experience. And that’s not to mention the opportunity a race meet gives you to grab a drink or two and unwind with your friends in the open air.

Some of the biggest meetings in UK racing are coming up over the next few months and many are just a quick train ride away. With the help of a couple of horse racing experts we’ve put together a guide to going to the races, along with a look at some of the UK’s biggest events. They are all great fun so have a look and decide where you’d like to go to experience the excitement that the sport of kings brings.

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5 strange train station rules

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It’s important to follow the rules when you’re travelling by train, but there are some rail regulations out there sure to make you think ‘seriously?’.

Read on to discover some of the weirdest things you should remember when travelling by train. And if you’ve come across any strange railway rules on your travels, be sure to share them with us on Twitter.

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Hop on board … for Oktoberfest

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Raise a pint to Oktoberfest – the world’s biggest beer festival – by taking the train to Blighty’s best beer halls.

Check our journey planner for cheap train tickets now, and leave yourself with more to spend on Bavarian brews.

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