Outdoors

Weird and wonderful ways to travel the Thames
Looking for a unique way to explore London by river? Try one of these off-kilter water trips and see the city sights in a whole new light. more >
8th August 2018
Five outdoor cinema screenings on the GWR network this September
This summer, there have been loads of exciting opportunities to see films in the open air, with pop-up cinemas appearing all round the country, but did you know that screenings continue throughout September? Here is a pick of our favourite flicks being shown at stunning – and fitting – locations across the GWR network. Book ahead to get your front-row seat. more >
3rd August 2018
Beautiful Allotment pop-up in London
Fancy a bit of alfresco drinking, eating and partying this summer? We thought so… Beautiful Allotment is a gorgeous oasis coming to the capital this season and will be open for a short time only – so you better hurry! more >
25th July 2018
Seven city swims
Is the heat getting to you? Do you live in the city, miles from the coast? Well, why don’t you cool off this summer at one of these refreshing landlocked lidos or inland, outdoor swimming pools? more >
10th July 2018
Best seaside days out
With plenty of beautiful beaches just a train-ride away, there’s no need to travel abroad for a seaside holiday this summer. We’ve picked some of our favourite UK beach retreats from across the network for the whole family to enjoy – just don’t forget to pack your shades! more >
25th June 2018