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  • Snowdrops without a car

    around the UK

    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.

  • Bodmin

    Cornwall

    The countryside around Cornwall’s historic heart is stuffed with beautiful destinations from the stately home at Lanhydrock to the Camel Valley vineyard.

  • Car-free Welshpool

    Powys

    A steamy ride on the Welshpool & Llanfair light railway, a stroll up to medieval Powis Castle, or an epic journey to the coast.

  • Waddesdon Manor

    Buckinghamshire

    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*

  • Bluebells by bus and train

    around the UK

    Exploring the UK in April and May means carpets of woodland bluebells - here are five car-free places for a springtime stroll.

  • Hatfield

    Hertfordshire

    Elizabeth I’s childhood home, intricate gardens, miles of parkland, shops and cafes – all two minutes from the railway station ... and more beyond.

  • Thetford

    Norfolk

    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.

  • Enfield

    North London

    London’s most northerly borough offers flowering gardens, riverside walks and rural adventures, from Jacobean Forty Hall to wild woods and fields.

  • Stirling

    Stirlingshire, Central Scotland

    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.

  • Aylesbury

    Buckinghamshire

    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.

  • Hertford and Ware

    Hertfordshire

    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.

  • NT Knole

    Kent

    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

  • Castle Howard

    North Yorkshire

    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

  • Coastal Fife

    Fife

    Medieval villages, royal palaces, woods, hills and harbours, seaside walks past ruined castles… there are so many treasures to discover in coastal Fife.

  • Blenheim Palace

    Oxfordshire

    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

  • Oxford

    Oxfordshire

    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