Blogs

Read our blogs for the inside track on Great Western Railway. Be inspired by our destinations and on board events, and find out more about what we offer – from Pullman Dining to the Night Riviera Sleeper.

Blogs

Let’s get the train to… Clifton, Bristol

Let’s get the train to… Clifton, Bristol

Our pick of the best slopes around the FGW network. Prepare to test your skills!

Our pick of the best slopes around the FGW network. Prepare to test your skills!

FGW commemorates centenary of the First World War

Marking the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War, First Great Western’s fleet of High Speed Trains will carry a special poppy vinyl to commemorate the fallen.

Train of thought: Michael Caines

Train of thought: Adrian Edmondson

One of the UK’s best-known comic actors talks music and how to make the most of a day trip to the South West with FGW.

Do Cardiff in a day

5 great suggestions for a day in Cardiff.

5 top ships

5 top ships

Train of thought: Lee Mead

When Lee Mead auditioned for the TV talent show Any Dream Will Do, he had no idea that all his dreams really were about to come true.

A taste of London’s West End

As Central London’s most vibrant district, the West End offers fine food, thrilling theatre and much more for FGW daytrippers. Book an advance rail ticket online or via the First Great Western mobile app and start planning your visit today.

5 top cocktail bars

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