new places to discovercar-free
free e-book of Scenic Rail& Bus Journeys
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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.
The countryside around Cornwall’s historic heart is stuffed with beautiful destinations from the stately home at Lanhydrock to the Camel Valley vineyard.
A steamy ride on the Welshpool & Llanfair light railway, a stroll up to medieval Powis Castle, or an epic journey to the coast.
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*
Exploring the UK in April and May means carpets of woodland bluebells - here are five car-free places for a springtime stroll.
Elizabeth I’s childhood home, intricate gardens, miles of parkland, shops and cafes – all two minutes from the railway station ... and more beyond.
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.
London’s most northerly borough offers flowering gardens, riverside walks and rural adventures, from Jacobean Forty Hall to wild woods and fields.
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.
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.
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.
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
A magnificent historic house, near York, with ornate interiors and artworks, set in 100 acres of parkland and landscaped gardens
Car-free offer: £3.45 off entry, when you show bus ticket
Medieval villages, royal palaces, woods, hills and harbours, seaside walks past ruined castles… there are so many treasures to discover in coastal Fife.
Historic house and gardens set in spectacular landscaped parkland on the edge of the Cotswolds.
Car-free offer: 30% off with train or bus ticket
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.
Look out for the Good Journey Mark – where car-free visitors are welcome and enjoy a discount