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Days out and events

Take the train and enjoy some of the best days out and events our region has to offer

Whether it's tucking in to artisan delights, enjoying a day along the South Bank, or getting fish and chips on the beach at Bournemouth, great days never leave you. And with more than 200 destinations on our network to see, you can make more of them with us.

Our top picks

Staycations in the South of England

Quick escapes, close to home


10 Great family weekends

10 great weekends out - for every type of family


Top things to do in Windsor

Windsor has loads of culture, quirky specialist stores, and a giant castle. Why wouldn't you visit?

Explore Windsor

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Great for the family

7 things to do in Portsmouth

From historic castles to a thriving art scene, as well as some of the best shopping in the country

Discover Portsmouth

Beautiful Autumn walks near London

We’ve picked 5 of the best autumnal walks a short journey from the city


Great things to do near London Waterloo

Check out our list of brilliant things to do


Weymouth SEA LIFE

Weymouth SEA LIFE is the home to more than 1,000 creatures in 13 different zones

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Kings and Scribes: The Birth of a Nation

A unique look at Winchester's role in the forming of early England

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Great days out in London...

...that don't cost the earth

Explore the city

Going Out Out

Escape the city and explore the South Downs

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The Best Markets to Visit in London

From street food heaven to flea market bargains, check out the 10 very best markets the city has to offer. 


Day Out At The Museum

There’s a whole world of fun and excitement waiting to be discovered on our network

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Take a Walk on the Wild Side

With some of the most well regarded wildlife centres in the world within our region why not take a day out and take a walk on the wild side?

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10 beautiful proposal spots on our network

Whether you're a traditionalist or taking advantage of the leap year, we've put together the best spots to pop the question on our network.


London 2FOR1 Inspiration

Enjoy a day out in London and make the most of the great 2FOR1 offers when you travel by train

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A thrilling day out

Explore some of the best theme parks in the UK - all on our network


Emirates Spinnaker Tower

Take the high-speed lift up to The Clouds, 105 metres above sea level and boasting spectacular views across the Solent

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The south west’s most beautiful villages

Discover the South West and explore some of UK’s most beautiful villages


Weekend breaks

48 Hours in...Guildford

Our best picks for a weekend in Guildford by train

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48 hours in...Kingston

A weekend in the riverside market town of Kingston upon Thames

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48 hours in...Southampton

Enjoy a weekend in this bustling maritime city

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A family weekend in Windsor

Brighten up your weekends with fun family activities in Windsor

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48 hours in Portsmouth

Our quick-fire guide for spending 48 hours in the UK's only island city


48 hours in...Bournemouth

The best things to do in Bournemouth

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48 Hours in...Winchester

Our best picks for a weekend in Winchester by train

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A family weekend in Portsmouth

Brighten up your weekends with fun family activities in Portsmouth

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48 hours in Windsor

The best things to do in the famous royal town

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For the grownups

Take a train to the tap room

See the best brewery tours on our network

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Racecourses on the Network

Discover our region’s most well-known racecourses


7 Great Restaurants on our Network

Get on the train and take the hassle out of finding fine dining

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Getting out

15 views to make you fall in love with the South West

One of the most photogenic regions in the UK - check out our 15 favourite views!


See The Sights

The South Western Railway region is chock full of wonderful sights, here are a few to visit

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The Railway Movie Trail

Our region is scattered with famous film locations, and many of them are easily reached by train

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Get Active

Our region is full of fun, new and interesting ways to get active.

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