new places to discovercar-free
free e-book of Scenic Rail& Bus Journeys
win a bottle of proseccoor a £10 rail voucher
new places to discover car-free
free e-book of Scenic Rail & Bus Journeys
win a bottle of prosecco or a £10 rail voucher
With its palace perched above a natural loch, Linlithgow is a fairy tale destination with waterside walks and the Bo’ness and Kinniel steam railway nearby.
Two scenic market towns beside the pretty River Lea: stroll along the water or take a bus to the Henry Moore gardens at Perry Green.
A pioneering centre for arts and culture in an iconic modernist building by the sea
Car-free offer: free entry to exhibitions
Elizabeth I’s childhood home, intricate gardens, miles of parkland, shops and cafes – all two minutes from the railway station ... and more beyond.
From stately mansions to saltmarshes, this impressive town makes a great base for exploring the wild Norfolk heath and coast without a car.
Shakespeare’s Perdita longs for daffodils that “take/The winds of March with beauty”; here are six places to see daffs without a car.
French Renaissance-style château, home to the Rothschild Collections of paintings, sculpture and decorative arts
Car-free offer: 2for1 entry with a train ticket and voucher*
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.
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”.
Experience around 2500 different species of trees from all over the world
Car-free offer: 30% off entry with valid train or bus ticket, or bike
This pretty market town, where Thomas Gainsborough was born, is on a charming branch line; it passes the East Anglian Railway Museum and a monumental viaduct.
One of the finest gardens in the East of England, with an eclectic mix of styles from traditional to modern.
Car-free offer: around 30% off entry with train/bus ticket
London’s most northerly borough offers flowering gardens, riverside walks and rural adventures, from Jacobean Forty Hall to wild woods and fields.
Come nose-to-nose with British Wildlife past and present - over 200 native animals set in 40 acres of beautiful ancient woodland
Car-free offer: 50% off by train, bus* or bike
Take a walk across the wildlife-rich heathland and enjoy the views across the Shropshire Hills.
Car-free offer: Free (charge for cars)
No need to get stuck in traffic to enjoy the long sandy beaches or chalk-white cliffs, the open-top buses or the picturesque paths.
Look out for the Good Journey Mark – where car-free visitors are welcome and enjoy a discount