Top 5 National Rail deals perfect for the whole family this summer, including Legoland
Are you looking for family outings at a lower cost? You can save big with amazing deals this summer, on one condition; leave your car parked and take the train to get there.
You can take advantage of National Rail’s 2-for-1 deals at some of the country’s most popular theme and adventure parks or other attractions, including Berkshire’s fun wonderland – Legoland in Windsor. The offer means that two people – adults, children or seniors – can enter for the price of one adult entry.
Simply choose an attraction, download and print your vouchers or buy your tickets online and present them with your train ticket or valid Travelcard. Just make sure you have the correct type of train ticket in hand – Oyster Cards, for example, will not be accepted.
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Looking for inspiration for your next outing with family or friends? Here are five of the best attractions within a short train ride in and around Berkshire.
Location: Winkfield Road, Windsor, Berkshire SL4 4AY
Nearest train station: Windsor & Eton Central
Admission: Adult: £62.00
Legoland in Windsor boasts 150 acres of parkland filled with rides and step-by-step attractions, as well as two fully LEGO-themed hotels on-site. A new space full of mysteries awaits young and old. Walk through the magical forest and get acquainted with the LEGO creatures that live in the forest. LEGO fans have the opportunity to become LEGO master builders in another all-new attraction for 2022, The Brick.
Location: THORPE PARK, Staines Rd, Chertsey, Surrey, KT16 8PN
Nearest train station: Staines
Admission: Adult: £59.00
Get an adrenaline rush on Thorpe Park’s legendary rides – from Stealth, the UK’s fastest roller coaster to Colossus, the gargantuan 10-loop ride. Thorpe Park is a paradise for thrill seekers of all ages. For budding young thrill seekers, The Playground is a new space dedicated to children under 12.
Chessington Adventure World
Location: Leatherhead Road, Surrey, KT9 2NE
Nearest station: Chessington South
Admission: Adult: £57.00
A theme park combining rides and wildlife adventures in one fascinating package. Are you bold enough to free a cursed crocodile? Diving 25m into the giant jaws of an ancient Egyptian crocodile god is just one of the things you’ll experience in Chessington.
Brighton marine life
Location: SEA LIFE Brighton, Marine Parade, Brighton, East Sussex BN2 1TB
Nearest train station: Brighton (East Sussex)
Admission: Adult: £21.50
Sharks, turtles, octopuses, jellyfish, seahorses and pipefish are just some of the magnificent underwater creatures you will encounter at Sea Life Brighton. The Victorian attraction is home to the world’s oldest continuously operating aquarium – designed by Eugenius Birch, the architect responsible for the West Pier, it opened in 1872 opposite the iconic landmark.
DreamWorks Tours, Shrek’s Adventure! London
Location: Riverside Building, County Hall, Westminster Bridge Road, London, SE1 7PB
Nearest train station: London Waterloo
Admission: Adult: £30.00
Visit Cinderella in Shrek’s Swamp, meet Puss in Boots, rescue Pinocchio from the Wheel of Torture, and cook a magic spell with the Muffin Man. Ten fairytale-themed shows await you at Shrek’s Adventure! London when you board DreamWorks Tours Magical 4D Flying Bus for Far Far Away.
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