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
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 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 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’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 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.
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
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”.
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 is a great place to explore by bus, tram or on foot: caves and pubs, museums and galleries, flowering parks and pretty shopping streets.
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.
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*
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.
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.
The seaside town of Barmouth, with its classic beach and spectacular viaduct, is a perfect base for adventures by train, ferry, bike or foot.
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.
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