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September Inspiration

Save on your travels when you travel with your Railcard this month. From Totally Thames to the Blackppol Illuminations, there's lots going on.

Doors Open

Scotland Doors Open Days

Doors Open Days is Scotland’s largest free festival that celebrates heritage and the built environment.  It offers free access to over a thousand venues across the country throughout September.

Bristol Doors Open Days

Bristol Doors Open Days is a once-a-year chance to look behind closed doors and discover the city’s hidden treasures. You can explore fascinating buildings, join guided tours and enjoy a range of events and activities – all free!

Totally Thames

The annual celebration of the River Thames returns with a number of creative and exciting events taking place throughout the month.

Free Museums & Galleries

British Museum

Free to enter and you can spend hours in here and still not get through everything! Daily tours are a good opportunity learn more.

Natural History Museum

From dinosaurs to mammals, explore the amazing diversity of life on Earth.

Museum of London

A fun place to uncover history with interactive displays. 

National Football Museum

The world's biggest and best football museum. Home to football's greatest stories, from Pele to Pickles.

National Museum of Scotland

Explore the diversity of the natural world, world cultures, science and Scottish history, all in one amazing building.


Visit Blackpool

Blackpool Illuminations

Blackpool Illuminations, is the biggest free light show on earth and this year you can expect to see a display like no other. There's also lots explore in and around the surrounding area.

World Fireworks Championship

The best of the world's fireworks teams will put on a series of shows with jaw-dropping entertainment for all the family. Who will come out on top?

Top 2FOR1 Offers

Get 2FOR1 entry with a Days Out Guide voucher when you travel by train!

  1. Robots
  2. City Cruises
  3. DreamWorks Tours; Shrek's Adventure! London
  4. Cadbury World
  5. ZSL London Zoo

  • Did you know as a Railcard holder you also get 1/3 off day ticket prices for unlimited bus and tram travel for your to or from station destination? Ideal for exploring on days out. Simply buy along with your train ticket at a station or online. For more details and T&C’s click here
  • Check out some fantastic 2FOR1 offers across Great Britain available when you travel by rail at daysoutguide.co.uk
  • Plan your journey at National Rail Enquiries