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Seasonal events

Blog posts about seasonal events

Not done your Christmas Shopping yet?

With the festive season fast approaching, we’ve looked at Google search data to see what types of present ideas are proving…

View more20 December 2021
The UK's Most Festive Cities

Following the disruption to the nation’s festive plans in 2020, Christmas 2021 has become a hugely anticipated event for Brits, with towns, cities, and…

View more25 November 2021
Acts of Kindness

Throughout the pandemic, wonderful stories of people doing kind things for friends, family, neighbours and even complete strangers spread across the country – much like the kindness itself.

View more08 November 2021
Spectacular Sunsets

View more29 October 2021
Days Out By Rail

2021 has become the year of the staycation, and according to recent figures from VisitBritain¹, it is the year in which £51.4 billion will be spent on domestic tourism within the UK. 

Hopefully you’ve already spotted some of our…

View more24 August 2021
More than a railway station? It’s time to explore the hidden attractions of King's Cross

LONDON is a city which rewards exploration on foot. Wander in any direction and you’ll notice so many street gems - blue plaques, evocative street names, hidden pubs and historic oddities unique to the capital.

For many of us, a visit to London begins at King's Cross, where we…

View more18 June 2021
Celebrating Yorkshire Day 2020

AFTER nearly four months of lockdown it felt so good last weekend to finally see Grand Central trains back out there serving communities along our routes.

Like most of you, we had big plans for 2020, not least celebrations to mark the 10th anniversary of our West Riding…

View more31 July 2020
5 staycation holiday ideas

Holidays are never too far away, and if you want to be one step ahead of the game then it’s time to start planning now. Having fun with the kids doesn’t always have to be expensive either. Here we list five ideas that are guaranteed to keep them entertained and active, but which won’t cost a…

View more09 March 2020
What’s on in April?

This year, Good Friday falls on 10th April and Easter Monday on 12th April, meaning a lovely long weekend with friends and family (hopefully teamed with some sunnier days!).

If you are looking for ideas to entertain the family at Easter time and beyond, then we…

View more04 March 2020
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Seasonal events

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

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