Family

Keep the kids busy this October half-term
It’s that time of year again, when you get badgered with half-term demands from the little ones in your life. If you anticipate drawing a blank when asked, ‘What are we doing today?’, don’t fret – we’ve got it covered. Enjoy these fun family activities from across the network. more >
16th October 2018
Go bonkers for conkers!
October is the time to search for these strangely satisfying fruits of the horse chestnut tree. Inside that spiky green case you might find a mighty, mahogany behemoth, ready to be strung up and do battle in a quintessentially British game of conkers. Here’s our guide on the best places to find these pugilistic nuts and where to go for a competitive conker fight. more >
1st October 2018
Top weekend family activities this September
It may be ‘back to school’ for the family but that doesn’t mean the fun has to stop. If you’re in any doubt, check out our guide to the best weekend activities happening this September across the GWR network. more >
12th September 2018
Four great adventure playgrounds
Summer ain’t over yet! With a couple of weeks of the holidays still to go, here’s a great idea for keeping the children amused, especially as the weather starts to turn. Take the kids to let off steam at these four top adventure playgrounds from across the network. more >
15th August 2018
Ten more great summer holiday ideas
Welcome to the second part of our bumper guide to fun things to do during the sunny season and beyond. Take some inspiration from the suggestions below and make sure you share your experiences with us on Twitter @ escapebyrail more >
26th July 2018