new places to discovercar-free
free e-book of Scenic Rail& Bus Journeys
win a bottle of proseccoor a £10 rail voucher
new places to discover car-free
free e-book of Scenic Rail & Bus Journeys
win a bottle of prosecco or a £10 rail voucher
Shakespeare’s Perdita longs for daffodils that “take/The winds of March with beauty”; here are six places to see daffs without a car.
From stately mansions to saltmarshes, this impressive town makes a great base for exploring the wild Norfolk heath and coast without a car.
Explore England’s largest lake by train, foot, bike, bus and boat. Enjoy iconic design, a brand new museum, peaceful walks and lakeside sunset.
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.
Catch a water taxi to the docks and the Royal Armouries, take a hike on wild Ilkley Moor or stroll round lovely Harlow Carr gardens.
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.
Discover historic tunnels, tidal boat trips, hidden gourmet restaurants, the village where Dylan Thomas wrote Under Milk Wood or the world's biggest greenhouse.
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.
Welcoming to walkers and cyclists, blessed with some beautiful bus routes, Hebden Bridge is an ideal car-free destination.
With a good network of trains and buses, not to mention ferries and tramways, getting around Scarborough without a car is not just possible – it’s fun!
Enjoy a salty slice of Suffolk, with a scenic bus ride beside the water, maritime heritage and a boat trip across the estuary to Harwich.
Maritime Harwich is full of beach huts and lighthouses and the railway journey there, along the beautiful Stour estuary, is an adventure in itself.
Fort William is famous for energetic adventures, but you don’t have to climb Ben Nevis for great views. Enjoy Highland scenery by train, bus or boat.
Half an hour south of the centre of London, you can find some beautiful walking country: flowering parkland, historic commons, woods and nature reserves.
Buses set off not far from the red sandstone castle, now a picturesque ruin opposite the railway station: Penrith is a hub for car-free visitors to the area.
Torquay is ideal for a car-free break, with buses, boats and a mini-train, some fabulous walks, and a great scenic rail ride on the way.
Look out for the Good Journey Mark – where car-free visitors are welcome and enjoy a discount