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
Craggy castles, cobbled streets, sandy beaches, riverside walks, world-class museums and scenic train rides: a wealth of great car-free experiences in the Scottish capital
Nottinghamshire is a great place to explore car-free. Visit the castle on foot, the arboretum by tram, Newark by train or Melton Mowbray by bus.
A magnificent historic house, near York, with ornate interiors and artworks, set in 100 acres of parkland and landscaped gardens
Car-free offer: 20% off entry when you show bus ticket*
London’s most northerly borough offers flowering gardens, riverside walks and rural adventures, from Jacobean Forty Hall to wild woods and fields.
Stanstead Bury is an intriguing house dating back to Tudor times - tours, nature gardening sessions and pop-up restaurant, by appointment only
Car-free offer: gift of home grown vegetables or beef
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.
Walk to some great art galleries or ride the Supertram for panoramic views. Take a bus to Chatsworth or a scenic train ride – all aboard!
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.
Yorkshire’s self-styled "food capital", has some idyllic trips to offer: take a bus into the wooded wolds for a picnic or a boat round Castle Howard’s Great Lake from a vine-fringed tearoom veranda.
Historic house, dating back over 600 years, set in Kent's last medieval deer park.
Car-free offer: 20% off in Knole’s gift shop and bookshop when you show your bus or train ticket at the till
East Anglia’s ancient capital has a ruined priory and film locations for Dad’s Army. Explore Thetford Forest and wild Knettishall Heath, with its Exmoor ponies.
Exploring the UK in April and May means carpets of woodland bluebells - here are five car-free places for a springtime stroll.
A stunning contemporary walled garden, nestled within the grounds of regency-style Scampston Hall
Car-free offer: 30% off entry with valid train or bus ticket, or bike
Elizabeth I’s childhood home, intricate gardens, miles of parkland, shops and cafes – all two minutes from the railway station ... and more beyond.
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*
Roman roads and Flemish weavers, nature reserves and discount shopping malls… Braintree has plenty to offer the car-free visitor.
Look out for the Good Journey Mark – where car-free visitors are welcome and enjoy a discount