Activities

Get your skates on! Five awesome ice rinks across the network
These awesome skating rinks are just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to gliding your way across the network this December. With so many brilliant venues to choose from, it couldn’t be easier to book yourself a slide session this Christmas. more >
11th December 2019
Five great Christmas shopping districts in London, Bristol and beyond
If you’re looking to buy an extra-special present for a loved one this Christmas, these five shopping destinations will help inspire you. Save yourself some pennies when you book GWR train tickets in advance and indulge in the ultimate shopping spree. more >
9th December 2019
London’s cosiest winter terraces
Deck the halls with boughs of holly, twinkling fairy lights, festive foliage and cosy outdoor heaters at these awesome winter terraces in the capital. Simply wrap up warm and travel on foot, by bus or by underground from London Paddington to one of these super-cool hangouts for an evening of alfresco-style fun with friends. more >
9th December 2019
Top festive carol concerts
There’s nothing quite like a Christmas carol concert to get you in the festive spirit, and these specially selected events are sure to do just that. Hark the herald angels and book your GWR train tickets in advance to get the cheapest travel deals more >
6th December 2019
Top Christmas markets
It’s time to get your seasonal shopping done and grab some cool presents for friends and family. Here’s our selection of the GWR network’s best markets, perfect for bagging a bargain, or simply browsing for fun more >
29th November 2019