Do more for less when you go by train
When you book through EMR, you can access 2FOR1 tickets and vouchers for a range of attractions, restaurants and overnight getaways. From museums and galleries to theme parks and nights at the theatre – there’s plenty to choose from. It’s the perfect opportunity to do more on your travels.
How it works
Download a voucher for your chosen attraction/s, travel there by train and show your printed voucher with valid EMR train tickets when you visit.
Hop-On Hop-Off London Bus Tour - City Sampler
**Vouchers can be redeemed from The Original London Visitor Centre only**
The City Sampler is a one-day ticket which offers customers access to hop-on and hop-off the iconic 'Union Jack' open-top buses on all five routes across 80+ bus stops in convenient locations around central London for a single day.
The Original Tour has been operating bus tours of London for over 65 years - delighting visitors to the city both young and old! Experience the best of London with amazing 360 degree views from the top-deck of the open top buses! Sit back, relax and be entertained by the live or recorded commentary about the capital's history and culture.
With live guides and recorded commentary (including a channel specially designed for children), you can rest assured that everyone in your group will have a great day out with The Original Tour. Hop-on hop-off as much as you like between the routes - you can even use the bus tour to get from one attraction to another!
If you’re are staying in London overnight, why not upgrade to a 24 hour ticket with The Original Tour? These are available at a special discount for Rail customers and include FREE walking tours and a FREE Thames hop-on hop-off river cruise pass.
*Over the Christmas period our tours finish earlier than advertised on 24 and 31 December*
House of Illustration
House of Illustration is the UK's only public gallery dedicated to illustration and graphic art. Changing exhibitions across three spaces explore everything from architecture to political satire, infographics to textile design. It is also home to the world's only permanent gallery of Quentin Blake.
Acclaimed exhibitions are accompanied by a busy calendar of talks, late openings and live drawing nights, while House of Illustration's pioneering learning programme is run by professional illustrators - bring the family to one of their regular workshops, or book in to an adult short course or masterclass.
Hunstanton SEA LIFE Sanctuary
Closed Every Friday, Saturday and Sunday in August and 25 December
Step beneath the waves and venture through the rainforest. Your visit will enable to you enjoy our ocean tunnel, home to over 30 amazing different species of fish, an incredible rainforest experience, a seal rescue centre and our Asian short clawed otters at Otter River.
Don't miss our dedicated seal rescue hospital where we rescue, rehabilitate and release to the wild more than 40 orphaned or sickly Grey & Common seal pups every year.
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2FOR1 on any main dish (cheapest free - offer excludes fish and king prawn)
The trendiest Indian restaurant in London located on Tower Bridge Approach, 5 min from Fenchurch St and Tower Hill stations, 2 minutes from Tower of London.
Winner of BCA caterer of the Year Award 2011, runner up Asian Curry Award 2011 Award.
Visit us for a memorable experience in Indian food.
Jack the Ripper Mystery Walks
**Advanced booking only. Please book by calling 07957 388280 or via email: [email protected], quoting ‘National Rail 2FOR1’**
Guided walking tours led by Ripperologist Paul Mansfield with over 25 years experience as a London tour guide and has helped in the making of four TV documentaries on the Ripper.
Why not join this tour and learn the history and gory facts about the world's most notorious serial killer.
Not suitable for children under 10 years old.
**2FOR1 offer not valid on event days or bank holidays**
This medieval tower is one of only two surviving buildings from the original Palace of Westminster built in 1365 to house the King’s personal treasures.
Come inside to see the original 14th century architecture and explore an exhibition telling its fascinating story.
Jewish Museum London
Visit us and discover the history of Jews in Britain from 1066 to the present in our welcoming, interactive, and family-friendly museum. We tell the story of Jewish life through universal themes of food, migration, family, faith and culture.
Explore our four permanent galleries showcasing the vibrancy of Jewish life in Britain, including a recreation of London's East End and rare items from our designated collection of Jewish ceremonial art.
Don't miss our two temporary exhibitions, all included in the price of admission. You can also take part in our fun events and activities for all the family.
Kensington Palace**2FOR1 offer not valid 6 - 13 April and 13 July - 6 September**
For over 300 years Kensington Palace has been residence to Britain’s young royal families. Share the experience of this public palace and private home in the heart of Kensington Gardens. Trace the footsteps of the Georgian Court throughout the magnificent King’s Apartments and discover the rooms where Queen Victoria spent her childhood.
*From Saturday 8 February to Sunday 8 March 2020*
Kew Gardens' Orchid festival returns, celebrating Indonesia’s natural beauty and magnificent biodiversity. Pre-book your free timeslot to the festival online, ahead of purchasing your 2FOR1 ticket to the Gardens.
Kew Gardens is London's largest UNESCO World Heritage Site and home to the most diverse collection of living plants anywhere in the world. Just 30 minutes by train from central London, it offers a unique day out for visitors of all ages.
Discover glorious glasshouses containing plants from around the globe, stroll along a soaring treetop walkway high in the tree canopy or step back in time to Georgian times in Kew Palace and the Royal Kitchens. Head through the doors of Kew's spectacular Temperate House, revealing 10,000 breath‐taking plants, making this magnificent structure the true jewel in it’s crown – an architectural wonder, horticulturists’ haven, the most captivating of classrooms. The Great Broad Walk borders provide a dazzling display of colour in the summer months and The Hive is a stunning example of how art can educate - highlighting the vital role that bees play in pollinating the world's crop species.
Children under 4 go free.
Kia Oval Ground Tours**2FOR1 offer not valid 27 - 28 December, 4 - 8 June and 15 September**
Take a tour of the world-famous Kia Oval, home to Surrey Cricket Club since 1845 and one of England’s test match homes since 1880.
Take a fellow sports fan behind the scenes for a 90 minute guided tour of this brilliant sporting venue that has, amongst other things, staged England’s first international football match, FA Cup Final and international rugby match.
Take pitch side photos and follow in the footsteps of your cricketing heroes by taking your place in the players changing rooms. The traditional venue of the final test match of the English season, you can browse the Club Museum and explore decades of history. Enter the Committee room where Club Presidents past and present have entertained legendary guests and watched the action.
Take a seat in the commentary box and see if you can talk the talk better than the likes of legends like Vaughan and Aggers!