Activities

Five best sushi restaurants
Hooray, it’s International Sushi day on 18 June. To celebrate, we’ve picked some of the finest eateries on the GWR network serving the famous Japanese cuisine. Get tucked in! more >
15th June 2018
Top three open air theatres
Summer’s great – we all agree on that. But the thought of sitting in a stuffy theatre when the temperature’s in the 20s can be pretty unappealing, regardless of how refreshing the interval drinks might be. Here’s our favourite venues for enjoying a play when… more >
13th June 2018
Foraging recipe: wild garlic and walnut pesto
Continuing our two-part foraging special, here’s a top recipe that will help you make use of fresh ingredients easily sourced in nature’s very own larder. Wild garlic (also known as ramsons, bear leek and stinking nanny) is easy to identify, widespread and delicious. You’ll probably… more >
6th June 2018
Best London parks for a picnic
With national picnic week (15-24 June) on the horizon, it’s time to dust off the gingham blanket, rinse out the thermos flask and enjoy an al fresco meal with friends. Here’s our pick of the capital’s best spots. more >
5th June 2018
Foraging recipe: elderflower cordial
June is a fine time to go foraging for nature’s fare, so don’t miss this opportunity to scour the countryside for the perfect ingredients. Here is the first of two easy-to-make recipes that use commonly-found wild plants – ideal for the budding Bear Grylls. more >
1st June 2018