new places to discovercar-free
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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
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
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*
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.
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
Elizabeth I’s childhood home, intricate gardens, miles of parkland, shops and cafes – all two minutes from the railway station ... and more beyond.
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.
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.
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.
A stunning contemporary walled garden, nestled within the grounds of regency-style Scampston Hall
Car-free offer: Phone for details: 01944 759111
Exploring the UK in April and May means carpets of woodland bluebells - here are five car-free places for a springtime stroll.
Medieval villages, royal palaces, woods, hills and harbours, seaside walks past ruined castles… there are so many treasures to discover in coastal Fife.
A steamy ride on the Welshpool & Llanfair light railway, a stroll up to medieval Powis Castle, or an epic journey to the coast.
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
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.
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.
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.
Look out for the Good Journey Mark – where car-free visitors are welcome and enjoy a discount