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Take the Poldark tour of the South West and Wales
With the hit TV series returning to our screens this Sunday, we explore some of the programme’s key locations on the GWR network. more >
9th June 2018
Fun things to do in Penzance
As we all know, west is best, so with pirates, palm trees and beach-front promenades, make this celebrated seaside town your next port call. more >
18th May 2018
Why you should visit Chesil Beach
With the release of the new film On Chesil Beach, based on Ian McEwan’s 2007 novel and starring Saoirse Ronan, we share some great ideas for things to see and do when visiting this fabulous destination on the Dorset coast. more >
14th May 2018
Where to hear nightingales sing this spring
Nightingales are nature’s most lauded songsters. Their wonderful warbling has inspired musicians and poets – including Messrs Shakespeare and Beethoven – for centuries. Visit Highnam Woods, Gloucestershire this month, and you too could enjoy these revered soloists. more >
8th May 2018
Discover Cheltenham
With the world-renowned jazz festival about to kick off, it’s time we gave the fab spa town the praise it deserves. Make the most of your stay at this Cotswolds corker and check out some of these fine hotels, pubs and restaurants. The Regency... more >
24th April 2018