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10 Amazing Gifts for Rail Enthusiasts

Here at RailwayPosters.co.uk we believe we have the most fantastic gifts for the railway enthusiast in your life. I know we’re bias, but we think that this classic NRM collection of posters is not only the best advertising campaign that ever existed, but that it is also the most timeless and important collection of images of Great Britain and Ireland EVER. Don’t just take our word for it though, take a look below at our Top 10 Gifts for Railway Enthusiasts (and travel lovers!).



1. Railway Poster Canvases

Featuring over 1500 different original railway poster travel art, this collection of canvases is the largest collection available anywhere in the world (as far as we know!). Available in three sizes, 30x45cm, 40x60cm and 60x80cm, there really is a piece of railway wall art for everyone here – all sizes, all budgets and most importantly, a location that is sure to bring back the nostalgia of a bygone era.

2. Travel Collection Greeting Cards

Travel posters and greeting cards go together like fish and chips at the seaside. What better way to send someone a lovely note or best wishes, than from a greeting card featuring a meaningful destination? This is the largest collection of NRM greeting cards available anywhere in the world and all proudly printed in the UK using FSC materials, for your enjoyment.

Greeting card

3. Travel Poster Coasters

A perfect gift or souvenir keepsake, our travel poster coasters do more than just rhyme! Each coaster is sold singularly, so you can select and mix and match the perfect combination for your family or friends. Choose a destination for each member that means the world to them, from their place of birth, or just their favourite staycation spot.

Coaster

4. Railway Art Tea Towels

Printed edge to edge using the finest inks on our premium 100% cotton, and hand cut and hemmed, all here in the UK, we are delighted to now be able to offer such a vast collection of NRM tea towels. Use our search function to find your ideal location, or browse at your own leisurely pace to take in and enjoy all of the fabulous destinations on offer.

Tea Towel

 

5. Railway Poster Mugs

Our white 11oz mug is our bestseller and a staple in households up and down the country. Browse through 100s of destinations to find your favourite for the perfect cuppa. Truly one of the most thoughtful birthday or Christmas gifts too in our opinion as a regular reminder of the gift giver, every time they reach for their best-loved mug.

 Mug

 

6. Railway Poster Wall Art

These wonderful paintings were created originally for use as large posters to appear in stations the length and breadth of the UK, and so it won’t come as a shock to know that we absolutely love to print them 40, 50, 60+ years later again, in all their natural glory as brand new art prints and posters. Still the very best way to enjoy these works of art in our humble opinion.

 Art Print

7. Travel Art Mouse Mats

Mouse mats are a new product offering for us, but one that has been tremendously well received. We received so many requests as to whether we could add them to our product range, that we simply couldn’t ignore it. Rubber base with material soft touch fabric top for an easy glide mouse mat that does exactly what it says on the tin.

 Mouse Mat

8. Dave Thompson Travel Art Official Web Shop

Inspired by the iconic National Railway Museum collection of advertising posters, Dave has become a master and the world’s best known Contemporary Travel Art Illustrator. With over 5000 commissions to his name and clients as diverse as English Heritage, Norwich Airport and the Dallas Chronicle, Dave’s images are now in themselves a timeless collection of the UK’s favourite tourist destinations. Check out over 2000 of Dave Thompson’s best loved illustrations here.

 Art Print

9. Contemporary Travel Art

Our love of contemporary travel posters does not stop with Dave Thompson. LoveYourLocation.co.uk has a huge collection of the world’s best travel artists including Stephen Millership, Tabitha Mary and Richard O’Neill. Click on the link to view the largest collection of travel art and gifts, anywhere on the web!

 Framed Print

10. National Railway Museum Officially Licensed Gift Range

And finally, just in case you have your own business and looking to buy some fantastic Railway and Train related gifts, the Star Editions wholesale and trade gift collection is the place to visit. Not only are they the only place to purchase Official National Railway Museum (NRM) merchandise (from tea towels to mugs and magnets to coasters), they also have the largest selection of Railway Posters, Art prints, canvases and also modern travel poster collection as well. So do remember, they are trade only, but if you have a bricks and mortar shop or store anywhere in the world to retail these, then do get in touch. View by collection here.

 


And that completes our Top 10 railway gifts. How do you think we did? Did we miss anything spectacularly obvious? Do let us know, we love to hear from you and see how you’ve displayed your collection, so do please keep sharing these. And look our for more new products on the way, most notably our new for 2022, 1000 piece jigsaw puzzles…watch this space!

 

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