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
A steamy ride on the Welshpool & Llanfair light railway, a stroll up to medieval Powis Castle, or an epic journey to the coast.
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.
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*
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.
Medieval villages, royal palaces, woods, hills and harbours, seaside walks past ruined castles… there are so many treasures to discover in coastal Fife.
Elizabeth I’s childhood home, intricate gardens, miles of parkland, shops and cafes – all two minutes from the railway station ... and more beyond.
London’s most northerly borough offers flowering gardens, riverside walks and rural adventures, from Jacobean Forty Hall to wild woods and fields.
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
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.
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 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
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.
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.
This pretty market town, where Thomas Gainsborough was born, is on a charming branch line; it passes the East Anglian Railway Museum and a monumental viaduct.
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.
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
Look out for the Good Journey Mark – where car-free visitors are welcome and enjoy a discount