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Go Set-jetting by Train

Discover the real locations behind some of your favourite period TV shows with National Rail’s Days Out Guide

Ahead of the highly anticipated drop of the new season of Netflix’s hit show Bridgerton in May, period drama fans can get their aristocratic fix with these behind-the-screen experiences thanks to National Rail. 

When travelling by train, visitors can save up to 50% off entry fees to a host of attractions with National Rail’s Days Out Guide(external link, opens in a new tab). Find a range of fun and affordable days out across England, Scotland and Wales and step right into your favourite scenes. 

With a wealth of iconic filming locations across Britain waiting to be explored, check out our top picks for your next screen adventure and how to get there by train. Don't forget to pack your Railcard(external link, opens in a new tab) for even more great savings!

Bridgerton 

Take the Bridgerton Tour of Bath(external link, opens in a new tab) walking tour and follow in Lady Whistledown’s footsteps by taking a promenade through the beautifully leafy streets of Bath where one can visit the home of the Featheringtons, the shop owned by the charming Madame Delacroix and Lady Danbury’s house no less. Will there be whispers of Colin and Penelope’s new romance in the air?

Nearest Station: Bath Spa 

Visit Queen Charlotte’s famous palace, site of debutante balls and Edwina Sharma and Anthony Bridgerton’s lavish wedding! Hampton Court Palace filming locations used for the series include the Master Carpenter’s Court, Fountain Court, Clock Court, Base Court, the King’s Stairs and the Gardens.

Nearest Station: Hampton Court

Downton Abbey

Wannabe Lady Mary Crawleys won’t want to miss out on discovering some of the most iconic locations from Downton Abbey(external link, opens in a new tab) that can be found in London. Visit the locations used for Grantham House, The Criterion, Rules and The Grand Hotel. 

Nearest Station: London Blackfriars 

The Crown

Explore this decadent Jacobean mansion house (external link, opens in a new tab)featured in The Crown and meet the staff in the Victorian Service Wing. Wander the tranquil gardens created by Capability Brown and enjoy stunning views across the unspoilt Essex countryside. Stop to see the horses in the Victorian stable yard then let kids run, jump and climb in the children’s play area. 

Nearest Station: Audley End

Peaky Blinders

Those looking for a bit more grit can visit the Black Country Living Museum(external link, opens in a new tab) by travelling to Tipton station in Dudley. This fascinating, immersive location was home to many of Peaky Blinders’ most famous scenes, and with countless things to see and do this is a real day out. Visit a Victorian sweet shop, watch a film in the 1930s Limelight Cinema, grab a bag of traditionally cooked fish and chips and why not quench your thirst in the Bottle & Glass Inn? Better pack a flat cap!  

Nearest Station: Tipton

Poldark

Named as possibly “the most popular filming location in the world”, the Old Royal Naval College(external link, opens in a new tab) is the setting for hundreds of blockbuster films and TV series, including Poldark, The Crown and Four Weddings and a Funeral. While there discover the Painted Hall, take an expert guided tour to explore Sir Christopher Wren’s architecture or try your hand at skittles in the Victorian skittle alley. Seek out the newly refurbished Nelson Room or discover the glorious Chapel of St Peter and Paul to take in all the sights the maritime college has to offer.

Nearest Station: Greenwich

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Availability and price of Days Out Guide attractions are correct at time of publication but subject to change.