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
Elizabeth I’s childhood home, intricate gardens, miles of parkland, shops and cafes – all two minutes from the railway station ... and more beyond.
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.
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.
Maritime Harwich is full of beach huts and lighthouses and the railway journey there, along the beautiful Stour estuary, is an adventure in itself.
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
Explore the subtropical South Cornish landscapes by train, bus, boat, or on foot from Falmouth, a busy port with the world’s third deepest natural harbour.
Peterborough’s cathedral is 900 years old in 2018. Celebrate by visiting the city for a stroll through history. Ride a steam train by the River Nene or take a boat trip on the lake.
With its palace perched above a natural loch, Linlithgow is a fairy tale destination with waterside walks and the Bo’ness and Kinniel steam railway nearby.
Roman roads and Flemish weavers, nature reserves and discount shopping malls… Braintree has plenty to offer the car-free visitor.
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.
Wander in the hills, canoe along the river, or enjoy ice creams, bakeries and an award-winning vineyard around this historic market town, birthplace of Henry V.
The seaside town of Barmouth, with its classic beach and spectacular viaduct, is a perfect base for adventures by train, ferry, bike or foot.
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!
Nottinghamshire is a great place to explore car-free. Visit the castle on foot, the arboretum by tram, Newark by train or Melton Mowbray by bus.
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.
Medieval villages, royal palaces, woods, hills and harbours, seaside walks past ruined castles… there are so many treasures to discover in coastal Fife.
Look out for the Good Journey Mark – where car-free visitors are welcome and enjoy a discount