Outdoors

The Golden Triangle: Gloucestershire’s wild daffodil haven
In the second part of our spring flowers series, we take you to the best place to see daffodils on the GWR network. more >
19th February 2018
Snowdrops and steam in Somerset
Our first of two posts on where to find stunning spring flowers. Explore the countryside on a steam train before discovering signs of the change in season – but be quick, these flowers don’t hang around for long, so catch them before it’s too late. more >
29th January 2018
Mud, sweat and tears – obstacle course fitness for 2018
It’s January and you feel as though you’re still digesting your Christmas dinner. That’s why you need get some extreme fitness booked into your calendar – and there’s nothing more extreme than these muddy assault courses taking place across the GWR network. more >
11th January 2018
Newport Wetlands winter walk
What better way to spend a spare afternoon than visiting this remarkable nature reserve where you can come face to face with some wonderful rare birds, as well as learning the ropes to becoming a twitcher? more >
9th January 2018
Top seven swims of the festive season
Come on in, the water’s ... freezing! A chilly dash and splash has become something of a British tradition during the festive fortnight. Burn off those Christmas calories with a seasonal swim near you. more >
24th December 2017