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Tag Archives: trains to Oxford

Your Top 10 favourite restaurants in Oxford – #RSH Guides

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It’s that time of the week again, when we announce the winners of our weekly competition. This Friday, 10 savvy commuters have won £10’s worth of redspottedhanky.com loyalty points by tweeting their tips to us at #RSH Guides, for us to share through foursquare. This week, we asked you for your favourite restaurants in Oxford.

Read on for this week’s winning tips and find out where to go to grab a nibble at Oxford’s most decadent eateries…

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Travel back in time with our pick of Boat Race-inspired vintage railway posters

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This year’s Boat Race may have been controversial, but watching the light and dark blues battling their way down the Thames still had us dreaming of spired university cities and messing about on the water. And these vintage railway posters show just how long people have been travelling to Oxford, Cambridge and London by train.

If you fancy heading off on a Boat Race-inspired trip of your own, check our journey planner to find cheap train tickets before you set off.

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Seriously, on trains … our favourite funny railway station reviews

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Online review sites are often a great source of information – but some of the reviews are also extremely entertaining. We love a laugh – so we’ve trawled some of the UK’s leading review sites to find some amusing opinions about Blighty’s railway stations.

Read on for our pick of the funniest train station reviews – and don’t forget to check our journey planner for savings that will put a smile on your face next time you travel by rail.

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Jump aboard a train…and take the Warner Bros Harry Potter Studio Tour

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The Warner Bros Harry Potter Studio Tour London opens on 31 March so little muggles and wannabe wizards will be able to see some of the sets and props used in the hit movies based on J.K. Rowling’s novels.

Read on to learn more about this fantastic new attraction and to find out where else you can go for a touch of Potter-themed magic. And don’t forget to check out our journey planner for cheap train tickets and hotels when planning your trip.

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Take the train and celebrate International Children’s Book Day

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International Children’s Book Day takes place on 2 April 2012 – and you can mark the occasion by taking the train to discover locations with links to your kids’ favourite authors and books, including the Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre.

Read on to find out more about the Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre, as well as other places you can visit to celebrate International Children’s Book Day – and check our journey planner for cheap train tickets before you set off on your literary trail.

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Take the train … to literary hotspots for World Book Day

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Bookworms will be rejoicing on March 1 2012 – as it’s World Book Day. And taking the train to one of the UK’s literary hotspots is the perfect way to mark the occasion.

Read on to find out which cities we think make the best destination for a literary city break – and make sure you journey planner for cheap train tickets, so you’ll have more to spend while you’re there.

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Take the train … and enjoy a romantic Valentine’s Day Break

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Celebrate Valentine’s Day in style with a romantic break for two. Take the train and you can gaze into each other’s eyes on your way there and back. And if you check out our journey planner for cheap train tickets before you travel, you could save enough money to treat your honey to an extra glass or two of bubbly.

Read on to find out where to go this Valentine’s Day …

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Take the train to Liverpool … for Alice in Wonderland at the Tate.

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You don’t have to wait for the white rabbit to lead you to Wonderland. Just hop on the train and head off to the ‘Alice in Wonderland’ exhibition at Liverpool’s Tate Gallery, or take a tour of Lewis Carroll’s Oxford. For cheap train tickets to these destinations and more, just check out our journey planner now.

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Stuck for Christmas presents? Give the gift of train travel

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Thinking of an inspirational gift idea can be a difficult task all year round, but it’s particularly difficult at Christmas. For a unique Christmas present, book your loved one a break in one of Blighty’s fascinating cities. Just check out our journey planner for cheap train tickets and you could impress them for less this Christmas. And make sure you book a ticket for yourself too.

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