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Blog posts about family travel

Train Trivia: Boost your kids' travel knowledge

Are you going on a train journey soon and want to get your kids excited about the experience?

Well, here we have listed ten fascinating train trivia facts that should hopefully capture their attention and leave them eager to get to the train station on time for departure.


View more11 September 2019
Train travel with a baby: Top tips

When it comes to travelling with your little one, the thought and preparation may seem a little daunting, especially if you are a first-time parent. From ensuring their spare clothes, nappies, food and other essentials are packed, to making sure their favourite comforter is with you, it may seem…

View more07 August 2019
Five free games to play on the train

There’s no denying that having children is an expensive experience. A recent study by The Money Advice Service stated that it costs on average £155,100 to raise a child until the age of 18 if you…

View more10 July 2019
Five must-visit places in the UK for animal lovers

Let’s face it, we are a nation of animal lovers and thankfully there is an abundance of wildlife parks, bird sanctuaries and nature reserves dotted around the country for us all to enjoy.

Whether you are a fan of the fluffy, feathered or scaly varieties, our guide offers five fantastic…

View more07 June 2019
Five great summer staycation ideas

If you are not a fan of busy airports or bumpy ferry crossings, then a UK staycation might be just what you need this summer.

Whether you choose to road-trip in your own vehicle or take advantage of the vast array of train stations around the UK and travel by train, there are literally…

View more05 June 2019
Travelling with kids: ten things to bring on board

Travelling with kids, especially young babies and toddlers, can be a stressful experience, which is why we thought we would offer a checklist of ten things we think could make the journey a little easier.

Wherever you are heading to, or however long your journey will take, these simple…

View more01 May 2019
Train travel with your pet

Want to take your British Bulldog to the beach or your Persian to Paris?

We are a nation of animal lovers, therefore naturally we often want to take our pets away with us to let them explore too. Whether you are soon to embark on a journey or just want to know for future reference,…

View more25 April 2019
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Seasonal events

Ideas and articles about seasonal travel with Grand Central

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Family travel

How you and your family can get the most out of Grand Central's services between London and the North.

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Beyond the journey - where can Grand Central take you?

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Business travel

For business travellers interested in maximising their usage of Grand Central and rail

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