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Welcome to the Grand Central blog. Unlike the News section, here we'll be posting less formal, more informational pieces about the places we go and ideas for things to do there, as well as features and upcoming event information.
The countdown to the school summer holidays is now on. With only a matter of days to go, it’s time to start planning some great days out in the UK with your kids.
August is absolutely jam-packed with family-friendly events, festivals and summer activities, so here are just a few that…
Even though we haven’t experienced that much of summer in the UK yet, we are staying hopeful for some long sunny days to come in July and August.
If you commute to work regularly by train or are planning some long trips over the next couple of months, then you might want to think about…
If you’re planning a staycation in the UK this summer and are looking for special places to visit, then make sure that York is high on your agenda.
This vibrant and historical city is alive more than ever during the summer months, with events and activities for the whole family to…
With summer in full swing, it’s time to grab your family and friends and head off to explore the best events the UK has to offer.
Whether it’s with a train from London Kings Cross station, a train into Newcastle train station or a trip to York, there is bound to be an event near to you…
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…
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…
From royal race days to all-day raves, June is packed with entertainment for all tastes and ages. Find out our highlights from the June event’s calendar here.
Raid your wardrobe for your absolute race day finest, and head out for a day cheering for your…
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