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16 Adventure Activities, Not For The Faint at Heart!

Bored of museums? Had enough of the local park? We’ve chased down 16 unbeatable summer adventure activities. Get in touch on Facebook or Twitter if you reckon we’ve missed anything!

English Heritage places to visit by train

With hundreds of years of history to discover at English Heritage sites across the country, it’s no surprise that there are plenty of tales to tell. From medieval royal palaces to coastal castles and fortresses, wherever you are in the country there’s a historic day out you can easily reach by train. Here are some of our top 12 picks.

Best Free Museums in the UK

With some of the finest free museums in the world, the UK can serve up a great day out without raiding the piggy bank. We take a look at the best of the best. Find out what’s in, what’s on and where to go with our big list of museums and galleries. Have we missed one of your favourites? Let us know on Facebook and Twitter.

Best Romantic Getaways you can Reach by Train

Romance isn’t just for Valentine’s Day. Surprise your partner and show how much you love them with one of these romantic getaways. Perfect for any occasion at any time of year. Plus, they’re all close to a train station.

Six of Britain’s Best Comedy Clubs

We could all do with a little cheering up every now and again, especially during the winter months, so we’ve scoured the UK for only the best comedy clubs. Each one presenting new talent along with comedy favourites, one thing is for sure; you won’t leave disappointed.

Top theatre shows for summer has partnered with Shows in London who are recommending their top theatre productions for the Summer. With tickets available for a great selection of musicals and plays there's no better time to take a trip to London. Remember, by booking your train tickets to London in advance you’re sure to get the cheapest travel price, so be quick and book your tickets with!

Top UK Summer Destinations you can reach by Train

Summer brings with it the perfect chance for adventure and exploring new places. With that in mind we’ve found some of the UK’s top summer destinations, and the best bit is you can reach them all by train! Don’t forget, booking your train tickets in advance can help save you some extra money which you can put towards an ice cream (or two), so start planning now.

The UK’s Best ‘No Kids Allowed’ Events

Kids, some love them, some hate them, and sometimes everyone just needs a break from them. Especially over the summer when schools are out for the summer and it feels like they are everywhere. That’s why we’ve scoured the UK for the best ‘No Kids Allowed’ events. Most of these events encourage you to release the ‘big kid’ hidden inside you. The best bit is you can reach them by train, allowing you to have a few ‘adult’ beverages at the event.

The Best Easter Egg Hunts Across the UK

Are you looking for an eggciting way to spend your Easter Bank Holiday weekend? Well grab a group of friends and hop on down to these awesome Easter Egg hunts that are taking place across the UK. The best part? They all cost less than a fiver.

The Best Activities to make the most of the Leap Year

We think the fact 2016 brought an extra day along with it is something worth celebrating. To help you make the most of this extra day, we’ve found a range of attractions that will make the 29th February a day to remember.

Low Cost Day Trips to Beat the January Blues

With Christmas now but a distant memory and summer a mere dot in the distance, we’ve scoured the UK for the best low cost day trips that will have you beating the January blues in no time.

Top 10 Theatre Shows for Autumn (Including top picks for Halloween) has partnered with Shows in London who are recommending their top theatre productions for the autumn. With the weather getting colder, and the dark days approaching, there isn’t a more perfect time to get settled in a theatre. Shows in London have shared their top ten theatre productions for this time of year, with some Halloween spectaculars thrown in too. They’re not to be missed.


The great thing about living on an island is you’re never far from a beach! Find out which ones you can get to by train, and let us know if you’ve got any suggestions we haven’t included. The community would love to hear your choices on Facebook and Twitter!

National Parks you can reach by Train

Autumn is the perfect time to get your walking boots on and explore new and exciting places, and what better for this time of year than a walk through some of the UK’s best national parks? Not only do you get to blow away from cobwebs and catch some stunning views, you will be able to watch as the leaves change and fall around you.

October Half-Term Activities

This year the October half-term takes place from 23rd – 29th October, and because we know it can often be tough to think of things to keep the kids entertained for the whole week, we’ve scoured the UK for the best activities to keep the little ones grinning from ear to ear. We’ve even found their nearest train station, making travelling to these destinations by train as simple as possible.

Halloween Events

Prepare for a spook-tacular Halloween this year by attending one of these fright-tastic events. All of these events can easily be reached by train, so what are you waiting for, book your train tickets now.

Amazing Free Firework Displays for an Awesome Bonfire Night

Remember, remember the 5th of November, gunpowder treason and plot! It’s that time of year again, the one where the night sky is lit up in remembrance of Guy Fawkes’ Gunpowder Plot. We’ve scoured the country for the best free firework displays to make sure your evening goes off with a bang!

The happiest places to visit in the UK

For some January can often be a bit of a blue month, especially with Blue Monday making its appearance during this time too. So to make your month a bit brighter, we’ve found five of the most happiest places in the UK, so that you can just hop on a train and give them a visit. Happiness is contagious after all. Don’t forget, customers who buy their train tickets with save up to 80% on their train tickets, so book today.

The best February half-term activities you can reach by train

Half term is fast approaching! We know it can be tough to keep your little ones entertained and busy throughout this period, so we’ve found the best activities the UK has to offer. They will keep them busy from start to finish, plus they’ll be left with memories that will last long after the week is out. To make getting there as simple as possible, we’ve also found the nearest train station to each event.

Top Theatre Shows you Should Take Your Mum to For Mother’s Day

For those of you who may have forgotten that Mother’s Day is Sunday the 26th of March or are struggling to find the perfect gift, you’re in luck. We’ve come together with Shows in London to find you the best shows around at the moment that will make the perfect treat for mum (and you).

May Bank Holiday Events you can Reach by Train

With a long weekend fast approaching, we’ve scoured the UK for the best Early May Bank Holiday events that you can reach by train. Each event promises a fun filled day that will bring joy for all the family.

Spring Bank Holdiay Events You Can Reach By Train

May is an exciting month for bank holiday’s and to ensure you’re making the most of this extra time we’ve found the best events you can reach by train for the Spring Bank Holiday. Each one is a great day out for all the family and an event worth travelling to. There’s no better way to make each event an adventure than to travel there by train, so we’ve made it easy to see which station you need to alight at.

Where to take your dad on Father's Day

Our dad’s do a lot for us, and with Father’s Day coming up on the 18th June 2017, there’s no better time to show the father figures in our life how much they mean to us. We’ve scoured the UK for the best activities to help make their day (and yours) and the best bit is you can reach them all by train, giving you more time to concentrate on making memories with your loved ones.

The UK’s best free summer events

Summer is finally coming, and with the warmer weather hopefully making an appearance over the next few months, we’ve got just the events worth leaving the house for. To make these free summer events even better, you can reach them all by train, making it a hassle-free trip all round.

Five summer destinations worthy of a last minute getaway

There’s nothing worse than summer coming to an end and realising you haven’t quite made the most of it. That’s why we, here at, have found five fantastic UK destinations that are perfect for a last minute summer getaway. So grab your bucket and spade, pack your flip flops (and maybe an umbrella as they are UK destinations after all) and get booking your train tickets today.

The Best UK Sporting Events This Summer

Summer is a season of sport for many in the UK, so we’ve found the best sporting events to keep you busy during the summer months.

The Best Places to Visit in Winter

Just because the nights are drawing in and the temperature is starting to drop, it doesn’t mean that you can’t get out and about to explore some of the best attractions that the UK has to offer. In fact, sometimes a long walk on a frosty day or a mulled wine in the pub after a fun day out can be just what the doctor ordered. That’s why we, here at, have pulled together this list of five fantastic UK destinations for a little winter getaway.

Twelve books for your commute in 2018

Travelling isn’t always the most entertaining, especially when you’re taking the same route daily. So, to spice up your commute this year, we’ve found twelve books that’ll keep you entertained all year long.

Twelve places to visit by train in 2018

Make 2018 the year of travel, and make one of your New Year’s resolutions to visit at least one new place a month. But don’t worry this doesn’t have to cost you a fortune, or mean jetting off on long haul flights, there are plenty of amazing destinations to visit right on your doorstep here in the UK. All of which can be reached by train

UK Zoos you can reach by train

You can’t beat a nice day out at the zoo. Whether you’re taking the kids to stop the dreaded ‘I’m bored’ conversation, having a fun day out with your partner or simply treating yourself to a day out, there’s plenty of fun to be had. Here at we’re making this even easier and showing you the best UK zoos you can reach by train.

The UK’s most romantic places

Whether it’s coming up to Valentine’s Day, you need to get yourself out of the doghouse or you simply fancy a little escape with your partner, we’ve found the most romantic places to visit in the UK.

Places to travel to by train in spring

Spring has sprung and it’s time to dust off the walking shoes and get out and about. There’s no better time to start planning your next trip than now. And there’s no better way to get there than by hopping on a train. The UK is full of fantastic places that bloom in the spring. Book your tickets with to get the best deal on your train tickets.

The best stations for trainspotting in the UK

Train enthusiasts rejoice! We’ve found the best train stations in the UK to help you get your trainspotting fix. From modern locomotives to old-fashioned steam trains, there’s something for everyone. And if you’re wondering how to get there, may we suggest jumping on the train? When you book train tickets through you can save an average of 51% on the price of your tickets. Happy travelling.

Travelling to UK Theme Parks by Train

There’s nothing better than a fun, family day out at the theme park. Here in the UK we’re spoiled for choice with a fantastic range of theme parks up and down the country. And getting there by train couldn’t be easier. Just see for yourself.

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