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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
David Hamilton, author of Wild Ruins, has guest written this feature for Good Journey on how to get to Britain’s prehistoric monuments without a car.
A woodland adventure in the heart of the Forest of Dean - with sculpture trail, walking and tree climbing
Car-free offer: free entry (parking charge for cars)
Half an hour south of the centre of London, you can find some beautiful walking country: flowering parkland, historic commons, woods and nature reserves.
As the days get longer and the sun feels warmer, we all want to head for the sea. But why get there in an overheated car?
Exciting outdoor activities in beautiful woodland - with way-marked trails, wooden animals and Gruffalo sculptures
Twelve sandy beaches, world-class walking, scenic train and bus rides and a tropical zoo … Newquay makes a fabulous car-free base.
Flagship garden of the RHS and one of the great gardens of the world
Car-free offer: 25% discount on entry with train/bus ticket or bike
Experience around 2500 different species of trees from all over the world
Car-free offer: 30% off entry with valid train or bus ticket, or bike
A forest escape with walking, cycling, horse riding and tree top adventures.
Birds, animals, castles, gardens and boat trips … Here are six summery escapes in reach of London that will make a day trip into an adventure.
Explore Kew Gardens, Hampton Court or the villa JMW Turner designed for himself. Richmond offers scenic riverside walks, panoramic views and deer parks.
Birthplace of radio and only city in Essex, Chelmsford may be urban, but it’s easy to reach the surrounding countryside including some beautiful gardens.
Exploring the UK in April and May means carpets of woodland bluebells - here are five car-free places for a springtime stroll.
Find lidos all over the UK that are easy to reach without a car. Combine a trip to the pool with a country walk or sightseeing around a the nearby towns and cities.
Get close to nature at RSPB Rainham Marshes - explore these ancient landscapes and amazing wildlife
Car-free offer: 50% off entry when you arrive by train, bus or bike, plus 10% off in cafe!
A shady oasis of forest paths and cycling trails in the heart of the Cheshire plain
Look out for the Good Journey Mark – where car-free visitors are welcome and enjoy a discount