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Please only travel if essential on Sunday 3 December, services are expected to be extremely busy due to industrial action and engineering work affecting other train operators - more information

We are aware of the ASLEF Union's plans for industrial action at CrossCountry on Thursday 7 December, and action short of a strike between Friday 1 to Saturday 9 December – more information

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From music and film festivals to family days out to city events and country fairs, CrossCountry can take you where the action is - for less.

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Alton Towers

If you’re looking for fun, laughter, and excitement, where better than the UK’s biggest theme park? Here’s how to catch a train to Alton Towers.

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Legoland Windsor

Catch a train to Legoland Windsor for a fun day with the whole family. Save by buying tickets in advance with CrossCountry.

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Peak District

It’s easy to experience the best of the British countryside by rail, so book your train to the Peak District now.

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Catch a train to Stonehenge to discover a prehistoric World Heritage Site. Save by buying tickets in advance with CrossCountry.

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Cheddar Gorge

With dramatic cliffs rising as high as 450ft, Cheddar Gorge is the UK’s biggest gorge. Book a train to Cheddar Gorge and uncover its secrets.

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Boasting almost 800 miles of unspoilt countryside, the Cotswolds is one of the most popular tourist attractions in the UK. Book your train to the Cotswolds now.

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Windsor Castle

Catch a train to Windsor Castle for a day of royal history. Save by buying tickets in advance with CrossCountry

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Edinburgh Castle

Discover Edinburgh’s most iconic landmark

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Coopers Hill Cheese Rolling

Discover the weird and wonderful world of cheese-rolling

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Bear Grylls Adventure

Visit The Bear Grylls Adventure at the NEC in Birmingham for shark diving, indoor skydiving and other adrenaline-fueled adventures.

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Drayton Manor

Enjoy a fun day out

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National Railway Museum

Discover over 200 years of history

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In the Frame: Plymouth's Portraits Revealed

Delve into Plymouth's portrait collection

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Barnard Castle

Whether you’re looking for a romantic weekend getaway to enjoy this Winter or an educational family trip to take in Summer, Barnard Castle has something for everyone to enjoy.

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Bournemouth Beach

With miles of stunning south British coastline and a brilliant variety of activities for families, couples, friends, and more. Bournemouth boasts magnificent beaches that are definitely worth a visit.

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Brecon Beacons

The Brecon Beacons is a spot of true natural beauty tucked away in South and Central Wales.

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Dartmoor has a long and complex history; both as a natural habitat for wildlife and as a home for ancient people. It has been a site of human life for over 10,000 years and is now an unparalleled destination for exploring English heritage and natural beauty.

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Lake District

Simply change at CrossCountry Stations for direct trains to Lake District stations like Penrith and Carlisle.

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Leeds Festival

Just as another summer is ending, you need the perfect weekend full of memorable moments with your best friends, great music, and a party with thousands to end it in style.

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New Forest

Let the New Forest’s wild ponies, birdlife, scenic views, and activities help you reconnect with nature.

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Reading Festival

It’s the end of summer, the sunshine is still going strong, and you have one last bank holiday weekend to last you through to the festive period. You’ve got to make the most of these moments.

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Warwick Castle

When planning days out and big trips with friends and family, the classics can be the best. Visiting a medieval castle like Warwick Castle never gets old – especially for younger ones who are eager to learn about knights, ladies-in-waiting, jesters, Kings, and Queens.

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Yorkshire Dales

The Yorkshire Dales is a landscape that has long been a home to a great variety of wildlife, a haven for natural reconnection away from modern life, and an inspiration for great art.

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Ibrox Stadium

Ibrox Stadium is home to the world-famous Rangers Football Club and is the third-largest football stadium in Scotland.

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Barry Island

Whether you have fond memories of Barry Island from family holidays as a child or love to visit the locations from Gavin & Stacey, there’s lots to enjoy in Barry and Barry Island.

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Ashton Gate Stadium

Ashton Gate Stadium in Bristol is the home ground of Bristol City F.C. and Bristol Rugby Club (more commonly known as the Bristol Bears).

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Watergate Bay

Cornwall is renowned all over the world for its beautiful beaches, lovely warm climate, and fantastic sea for swimming, surfing, and more.

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BT Murrayfield Stadium

BT Murrayfield Stadium is home to the Scottish Rugby Union situated in Murrayfield, close to Edinburgh, Scotland.

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Sherwood Forest

The legendary Sherwood Forest is home to some of the most well-known and best-loved English folklore.

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Principality Stadium

Formerly the Millennium Stadium, Cardiff’s Principality Stadium is a stadium for the new millennium.

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Old Trafford Cricket Ground

Old Trafford Cricket Ground is one of England’s most beloved cricket grounds in the heart of Manchester, where it has been the home of Lancashire County Cricket Club since 1864.

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Old Trafford

Fittingly nicknamed “The Theatre of Dreams” by the footballing great, Sir Bobby Charlton, Old Trafford is home to the world-famous Manchester United Football Club.

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Hampden Park

Hampden Park, known as Pàirc Hampden in Scottish Gaelic, has been the home of Glaswegian football for well over a century; hosting some of the biggest, most memorable sporting events in history.

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Etihad Stadium

The Etihad Stadium, also known as the City of Manchester Stadium is – of course – the home of Manchester City Football Club.

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Eden Project

The Eden Project is a groundbreaking environmental, botanic, and geographical site in Cornwall; housing rare plants, showcasing the beauty of the natural world and promoting environmental conservation.

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Chester Zoo

Chester Zoo has been named the best zoo in the UK, and one of the top fifteen zoos in the world by Forbes.

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Chatsworth House

The English countryside is full of exquisite country homes, but Chatsworth House in Derbyshire could be one of the finest.

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Celtic Park

Find Paradise on the Celtic Way. Discover this jewel in Scotland’s sporting crown when you take a CrossCountry train to Glasgow.

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