Activities

Mille Patisserie’s festive crepe will blow your socks off
Fed up of mince pies and need something sweet that wasn’t dreamed up in the Victorian era? Head over to Mille Patisserie in London to sample their crepe that’s a cake that looks like a Christmas tree. more >
12th December 2018
Top Christmas markets on the GWR network
Christmas wouldn’t be complete without a trip to a seasonal market, so why not hop on a Great Western train to one of these destinations where you’ll find stalls brimming with brilliant gift ideas more >
7th December 2018
Top Christmas concerts
Hark! The festive concert season is upon us. Soak up some seasonal magic at these carol services hosted in some seriously cool venues, from grand abbeys and cathedrals to museums and even the great outdoors. more >
5th December 2018
Get festive at these awesome Christmas shops
‘Tis the season to go tinsel mad. If you’re looking for the biggest and bling-est baubles, the greatest and most garish garlands or the ultimate Santa Claus for your living room window, these awesome Christmas shops from across the network are a must-visit. more >
3rd December 2018
Hail to the ale
We all know that Britain produces top produce, and much of it can be found on the Great Western Railway. Here are five brilliant brews from the South West and beyond. St Austell Brewery This South West institution has been around since 1851, and... more >
26th November 2018