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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
A shady oasis of forest paths and cycling trails in the heart of the Cheshire plain
Car-free offer: free entry (parking charge for cars)
Birds, animals, castles, gardens and boat trips … Here are six summery escapes in reach of London that will make a day trip into an adventure.
From the wooded Chilterns that inspired Roald Dahl's stories to the stately estates outside Edinburgh, there are plenty of autumn forests to explore without a car.
Exciting outdoor activities in beautiful woodland - with way-marked trails, wooden animals and Gruffalo sculptures
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
An hour from London by train, there are some hidden gems hiding here among the thatched villages beside the River Ouse.
A forest escape with walking, cycling, horse riding and tree top adventures.
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.
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!
An inspiring 700 acre nature reserve, including gardens, wetlands, woodland and wildlife, as well as interactive trails and eco play areas.
Car-free offer: £4 off when you arrive by bus or bike (£3 off senior/child)
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.
Holkham Hall lies at the heart of a 25,000 acre estate, which includes Holkham National Nature Reserve and beach
Car-free offer: £3 off combined 'House, Garden and Holkham Stories’ ticket, with promotion code
A woodland adventure in the heart of the Forest of Dean - with sculpture trail, walking and tree climbing
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!
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.
Stunning views and walks await at this mountain forest in the Lake District
= GoodJourney Attraction
= Car-free Adventure
Look out for the Good Journey Mark – where car-free visitors are welcome and enjoy a discount