Family

Bangin’ bonfire nights
See the most spectacular firework displays across the GWR network. From whizzing Catherine wheels to popping sparklers, grab your cosiest clothes and head outdoors for Guy Fawkes. Here’s our guide to some of the best bonfire night gatherings. more >
1st November 2018
Spooktacular Halloween events
From scary walks to spooky tours, there are some frightfully fun family events taking place this October. Here’s our guide to the creepy goings on you can reach on a GWR train. more >
29th October 2018
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