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  • Daffodils

    by bus and train around the UK

    Shakespeare’s Perdita longs for daffodils that “take/The winds of March with beauty”; here are six places to see daffs without a car.

  • King’s Lynn

    Norfolk

    From stately mansions to saltmarshes, this impressive town makes a great base for exploring the wild Norfolk heath and coast without a car.

  • Windermere

    Cumbria

    Explore England’s largest lake by train, foot, bike, bus and boat. Enjoy iconic design, a brand new museum, peaceful walks and lakeside sunset.

  • Aylesbury

    Buckinghamshire

    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.

  • Leeds

    West Yorkshire

    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.

  • Oxford

    Oxfordshire

    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.

  • Carmarthen

    Carmarthenshire

    Discover historic tunnels, tidal boat trips, hidden gourmet restaurants, the village where Dylan Thomas wrote Under Milk Wood or the world's biggest greenhouse.

  • Malton

    Yorkshire

    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.

  • Hebden Bridge

    Yorkshire

    Welcoming to walkers and cyclists, blessed with some beautiful bus routes, Hebden Bridge is an ideal car-free destination.

  • Scarborough

    Yorkshire

    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!

  • The Shotley Peninsula

    Suffolk

    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.

  • Harwich

    Essex

    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

    Highland

    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.

  • 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.

  • Penrith

    Cumbria

    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

    Devon

    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

Visit car-free in 2019!