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  • Snowdrops without a car

    around the UK

    They herald the end of winter, forming beautiful carpets in woods and gardens. Here are ten different places where seeing snowdrops doesn’t need to involve a car.

  • Saffron Walden

    Essex

    Saffron Walden is full of character and there's more to discover nearby. Get a bus to neighbouring villages or hike the Saffron Trail deep into the rolling Essex countryside.

  • High Wycombe

    Buckinghamshire

    High Wycombe is an excellent hub for car-free adventures: Disraeli’s manor house and the Hellfire caves and are each just ten minutes away by bus.

  • Peterborough

    Cambridgeshire

    Peterborough’s cathedral is 900 years old in 2018. Celebrate by visiting the city for a stroll through history. Ride a steam train by the River Nene or take a boat trip on the lake.

  • Fort William

    Highland

    Fort William is famous for energetic adventures, but you don’t have to climb Ben Nevis for great views. Enjoy Highland scenery by train, bus or boat.

  • NT Knole

    Kent

    Historic house, dating back over 600 years, set in Kent's last medieval deer park.

    Car-free offer: 15% off in Knole’s gift shop and bookshop when you show your bus or train ticket at the till

  • Harlow “Sculpture Town”

    Essex

    Between the River Stort and Epping Forest, Harlow is great for walking. And it’s full of public works of art, gaining the title “Sculpture Town”.

  • Oxford

    Oxfordshire

    Avoid the traffic and stroll through Oxford’s streets on foot; find flowering meadows, stride out along the Thames or ride a bus to Blenheim Palace.

  • Nottingham guide

    kindly supported by East Midlands Airport

    Nottingham is a great place to explore by bus, tram or on foot: caves and pubs, museums and galleries, flowering parks and pretty shopping streets.

  • Stirling

    Stirlingshire, Central Scotland

    Time-travel through historic Stirling and Falkirk, from a medieval castle to an 18th-century chateau, from a traditional whisky distillery to a 1960s university.

  • Beamish

    County Durham

    The famous open air museum, telling the story of life in North East England during the 1820s, 1900s & 1940s

    Car-free offer: 25% off entry when you show your bus ticket*

  • Ely

    Cambridgeshire

    Plenty of people living in beautiful Ely don’t have cars – it’s easy to get around town on foot and the riverside station is a railway hub.

  • Bedford

    Bedfordshire

    Discover codebreakers at Bletchley Park, pilgrimages with John Bunyan, pastries with sweet and savoury ends, and a lovely tea room in a Victorian station house.

  • Barmouth

    Gwynedd

    The seaside town of Barmouth, with its classic beach and spectacular viaduct, is a perfect base for adventures by train, ferry, bike or foot.

  • Penrith

    Cumbria

    Buses set off not far from the red sandstone castle, now a picturesque ruin opposite the railway station: Penrith is a hub for car-free visitors to the area.

  • De La Warr Pavilion

    East Sussex

    A pioneering centre for arts and culture in an iconic modernist building by the sea

    Car-free offer: free entry to exhibitions

Look out for the Good Journey Mark – where car-free visitors are welcome and enjoy a discount

Visit car-free in 2019!