Culture

Your guide to the summer solstice and Stonehenge
Discover why humans have celebrated the solstice for thousands of years, and why you need to visit the prehistoric monument on this important day. Taking a GWR train is one of the most eco-friendly ways of reaching the ancient attraction. more >
17th June 2019
From cult hero to England’s bard: explore the London destinations that made Shakespeare
Every 23 April the world celebrates William Shakespeare’s birth, and to help mark the occasion, we explore the bard’s life as it was lived in the country’s capital, visiting some of the places and objects that helped define him. more >
15th April 2019
Five fun days out, whatever the weather
Don’t let those pesky April showers put a dampener on your day off. Enjoy these five fun activities that can be experienced whatever the weather. From ping pong to afternoon tea, and a wacky museum to an awesome amusement arcade, you’ll not want to spend a rainy day at home again more >
3rd April 2019
Alohomora! Unlock five secret Harry Potter destinations you can reach by train
The unfathomably famous Harry Potter series is full of references to real-life places in the UK. From Gloucester to London, you can discover the top spots that either inspired the Bristol-born author or were used as locations in the blockbuster films more >
19th March 2019
Start the fans! The Crystal Maze LIVE Experience moves to London’s West End
Tickets to the a-MAZE-ing Crystal Maze LIVE Experience at the games’ new venue in London’s West End are now on sale. more >
11th March 2019