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
An hour from London by train, there are some hidden gems hiding here among the thatched villages beside the River Ouse.
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.
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.
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.
Get close to nature at RSPB Rainham Marshes - explore these ancient landscapes and amazing wildlife
Car-free offer: 50% off entry when you arrive by train, bus or bike, plus 10% off in cafe!
RSPB Leighton Moss and Morecambe Bay nature reserve has spectacular scenery and is home to otters, bearded tits, marsh harriers and red deer
Car-free offer: 50% off by train, bus or bike, plus 10% off in cafe!
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
Half an hour south of the centre of London, you can find some beautiful walking country: flowering parkland, historic commons, woods and nature reserves.
Robert Burns, the 18th-century Scottish poet, was born in a thatched whitewashed cottage; regular buses run to his birthplace and on past beaches and ruined castles.
Look out for the Good Journey Mark – where car-free visitors are welcome and enjoy a discount