new places to discovercar-free
free e-book of Scenic Rail& Bus Journeys
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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
Maritime Harwich is full of beach huts and lighthouses and the railway journey there, along the beautiful Stour estuary, is an adventure in itself.
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.
Medieval villages, royal palaces, woods, hills and harbours, seaside walks past ruined castles… there are so many treasures to discover in coastal Fife.
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!
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.
London’s most northerly borough offers flowering gardens, riverside walks and rural adventures, from Jacobean Forty Hall to wild woods and fields.
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.
Catch a bus from Northallerton and climb into wild, open countryside. Visit Mount Grace Priory or cycle around Swainby and return in time for tea.
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.
East Anglia’s ancient capital has a ruined priory and film locations for Dad’s Army. Explore Thetford Forest and wild Knettishall Heath, with its Exmoor ponies.
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.
Experience around 2500 different species of trees from all over the world
Car-free offer: Discount entry with valid train or bus ticket, or bike
Saffron Walden is full of character and there's more to discover nearby. Get a bus to neighbouring villages or hike the Saffron Trail deep into the rolling Essex countryside.
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.
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.
Half an hour south of the centre of London, you can some beautiful walking country: flowering parkland, historic commons, woods and nature reserves.
Look out for the Good Journey Mark – where car-free visitors are welcome and enjoy a discount