Summer is here, and more than 200 destinations across the south west are waiting to be explored! From city to coast, attractions and activities are waiting to welcome you back – and so are we.

Destinations on our network

Whether you’re ready to hit the beach again, planning a staycation, or looking for a new spot to explore with a furry lockdown friend, there’s an incredible amount to find. From Waterloo Southbank to the New Forest, Richmond to Poole, and Portsmouth to Salisbury, there’s magical views, mystical forests and marvellous wildlife to be seen.

New Forest view
Explore the mystical New Forest

And if a beautiful British summer turns into a bit of a washout? Then there’s the fantastic selection of world-class museums to explore, from the spectacular Natural History Museum to the beautiful Hampton Court Palace, or the marvellous Portsmouth Historic Dockyard. Or indulge in your favourite tipple with a trip to the spectacular Thomas Heatherwick-designed glasshouse of Bombay Sapphire’s distillery at Laverstoke Mill – 10% discount available with SWR Rewards.

Tip: You can discover lots more exciting things to do in the South West – whatever the weather – on our blog.

Hope the Whale at the Natural History Museum
Discover the spectacular Natural History Museum

Need inspiration?

With so many places to go on our network, choosing where to visit isn't easy! So we've put together some easy quizzes to help you find the location that's ideal for you. From a couples retreat in Windsor, to a mates day out exploring Winchester, you'll find your perfect day out inside.

Or head to London's South Bank! With so much to do, from fine dining, high culture and art galleries to street food, sightseeing and ice creams by the Thames, let us take the confusion out of planning a day out. Simply tell us what you like to do, and we'll put together a custom itinerary just for you.

Couples destination quiz

Take our quiz to find out which of the destinations on our network you should visit next!

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Friends day out quiz

Not sure where to head on your next day out with your mates? Let us take care of it!

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London South Bank quiz

There's so much to do on London South Bank - take our quiz to plan your ideal day out!

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SWR Rewards

SWR Rewards is our new rewards program launched just in time for some summer savings. Every time you book with us you’ll gain exclusive access to a range of offers and discounts on top attractions, restaurants and hotel stays across our network. There are over 100 awards available with discounted theatre tickets in London theatres, extra savings on brand names at Gunwharf Quays, cut-price afternoon tea with Dorset Cruises and lots more.

The beach at Sandbanks
See the majestic Old Harry Rocks - and save 22% on afternoon tea with Dorset Cruises

Cheap train fares

Best of all, there are some great fares available - and you can save when you book in advance. Travel from London to Portsmouth from as little as £9.20, or to the New Forest from just £10.30. Why not explore the capital this summer – Winchester to Waterloo tickets start at just £8.70!

Take advantage of our Super Off-Peak Return tickets to make the most of a weekend day out. Woking to London costs just £15.50, or head to the coast - Winchester to Portsmouth costs just £11.50.

London seen from Waterloo Southbank
Explore London's Waterloo Southbank and the River Thames

Book your tickets

Ready to start exploring again? You can book your tickets today – or sign up for a cheap ticket alert so that we can let you know when the best prices become available. Book with confidence your tickets can be changed fee free. Check out our cheap ticket tips to save the most money on your travel too! And remember – if you find the same ticket cheaper anywhere else, we’ll refund you the difference thanks to our price promise.

Advance tickets terms and conditions
Super Off-Peak tickets terms and conditions