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  • Churches

    by train

    Centuries of glorious art and architecture are packed into Britain’s brilliant churches and cathedrals. These examples, all reachable by rail, showcase a variety of treasures.

  • Hastings

    East Sussex

    Explore a cutting-edge art gallery, ride the UK’s steepest cliff railway… The seaside town of Hastings is just 80 minutes from London (with advance tickets from £5).

  • 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”.

  • 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.

  • Bodmin

    Cornwall

    The countryside around Cornwall’s historic heart is stuffed with beautiful destinations from the stately home at Lanhydrock to the Camel Valley vineyard.

  • Bath

    Somerset

    Enjoy boat trips, waterside walks, museums, gardens, parks, panoramas and – yes - baths in Bath. And reach them all without a car.

  • Aylesbury

    Buckinghamshire

    Waddesdon Manor, a Victorian chateau hung with 18th-century art, is just outside Aylesbury. The town has galleries celebrating Roald Dahl’s stories, a monument to David Bowie, and lots of woodland walks.

  • York

    North Yorkshire

    A cruise on the Ouse or a bus trip into the Howardian Hills, a walk on the city walls or a ride on a steam train: Roman York has lots of car-free experiences to enjoy.

  • Woolwich, Docklands and Greenwich

    London

    From post-industrial Woolwich to glorious Greenwich, this unapologetically urban odyssey by boat, rail, bus, foot and cable car, lets you see the city from new angles.

  • King’s Lynn

    Norfolk

    From stately mansions to saltmarshes, this impressive town makes a great base for exploring the wild Norfolk heath and coast without a car.

  • Centre for Alternative Technology

    Powys

    Seven acres of hands-on displays, green buildings, renewable energy and beautiful organic gardens

    Car-free offer: 20% off with train/bus ticket or bike

  • St Laurence Church Northfield

    West Midlands

    St Laurence is one of just four remaining medieval churches in Birmingham.

    Car-free offer: free entry

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

Visit car-free in 2019!