History

Win tickets to Bristol’s newest attraction!
Being Brunel on Bristol harbourside offers a fascinating journey into the mind of the pioneering engineer and former GWR employee Isambard Kingdom Brunel – and to celebrate its opening, we’re giving away three pairs of tickets. more >
4th April 2018
Five things to do in Twickenham
Visiting Twickenham for the Six Nations tournament? Here is our pick of five great things to do while in this unique part of South West London, including rugby- and booze-related activities. more >
13th March 2018
New Titanic exhibition includes Kate Winslet’s dress
National Maritime Museum Cornwall opens its latest exhibition exploring the stories, myths and memorabilia surrounding the most famous of all disasters, including personal accounts from survivors and their descendants. more >
9th March 2018
Rock of ages: visit King Arthur’s ‘birthplace’
Upon a rock on Cornwall’s rugged northern coast, reached via a bridge, are the remains of Tintagel Castle, and as legend has it, the fortification was built on the site where King Arthur was conceived and born. Although the peninsula has been inhabited as... more >
20th February 2018
Five royal palaces
With a recent spate of royal engagements – and with the Charles I exhibition at the Royal Academy of Arts going down a storm – it’s time you explored these regal cribs on the GWR network. more >
15th February 2018