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  • Ancient Sites

    around Britain

    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.

  • Beechenhurst

    Gloucestershire

    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)

  • Croydon countryside

    Greater London

    Half an hour south of the centre of London, you can find some beautiful walking country: flowering parkland, historic commons, woods and nature reserves.

  • Beaches

    by train

    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?

  • Alice Holt Forest

    Hampshire

    Exciting outdoor activities in beautiful woodland - with way-marked trails, wooden animals and Gruffalo sculptures

    Car-free offer: free entry (parking charge for cars)

  • Newquay

    Cornwall

    Twelve sandy beaches, world-class walking, scenic train and bus rides and a tropical zoo … Newquay makes a fabulous car-free base.

  • RHS Garden Wisley

    Surrey

    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

  • Westonbirt The National Arboretum

    Gloucestershire

    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

  • Wyre Forest

    Worcestershire

    A forest escape with walking, cycling, horse riding and tree top adventures.

    Car-free offer: free entry (parking charge for cars)

  • Summer adventures

    close to London

    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.

  • Richmond

    Greater London

    Explore Kew Gardens, Hampton Court or the villa JMW Turner designed for himself. Richmond offers scenic riverside walks, panoramic views and deer parks.

  • Chelmsford

    Essex

    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.

  • 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.

  • Outdoor pools

    around the UK

    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.

  • RSPB Rainham Marshes

    Essex

    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!

  • Delamere Forest

    Cheshire

    A shady oasis of forest paths and cycling trails in the heart of the Cheshire plain

    Car-free offer: free entry (parking charge for cars)

Look out for the Good Journey Mark – where car-free visitors are welcome and enjoy a discount

Visit car-free in 2019!