Young Great Westerners helps your children steam ahead with their learning!
This exciting education initiative, brought to you by Great Western Railway, involves digital activities, games and competitions. It's a fun way for children to develop skills in Literacy, Maths, Science, Geography and Technology, while discovering more about where they live.
Scroll down to take a look at our current activities, which you can use with your children.
Run the Railway Game
Tickets at the ready for the Run the Railway game!
This exciting digital game tasks players with running the Great Western network, completing challenges to earn points and learning about the railway along the way.
Designed to be played both at school and at home by children aged 9-11, this is a fun education game that builds their skills in Science, Maths and Technology whilst also inspiring them about what the area has to offer.
Tip: if the game appears too small, don’t forget you can zoom-in by pressing Ctrl and + until it fits the screen.
Storytelling Adventures Activity
Take your children on a storytelling journey!
Aimed at 5-11 year olds, Storytelling Adventures is an exciting interactive digital activity designed to develop their creative writing skills. Along the way they'll pick up top tips, be inspired by famous authors, and complete fun challenges, as they become master story writers.
Rail Adventure Pass
The Rail Adventure Pass will help to make your Great Western Railway journey even more enjoyable and exciting. It’s jam-packed with fun story-themed activities. So, what are you waiting for? Let the adventure begin!
Days Out Guides
Stuck on where to go on your next family day out?
Explore some the beautiful regions covered by the Great Western Railway with our family days out guides. Featuring 15 top locations, our downloadable guides offer inspiration and practical information about fun trips you can go on by train in the GWR area.
Go to Days Out Guides
GWR Route Map
Bring the route of the Great Western Railway to life with this large zoom-able map. Download and print it to start planning your next adventure by train.
View Route Map