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Welcome to our travel blog

Planning your next adventure across London and the South West? Whether it’s a business trip, city break or seaside staycation, our travel blog is here to inspire you. Explore top recommendations for every type of traveller, including commuters, families and groups of friends.

Discover day trips and breaks, find exciting things to do, and savvy business life tips to elevate your journey across the SWR network. With SWR rewards, you can enjoy discounts on hotel stays, shopping trips and much more, making your experience even better!

From rainy-day activities to unmissable attractions, our blog has all the inspiration you need to kickstart your journey – no matter the destination.

The best exhibitions in London

From physics to fashion, London has so much to offer for lovers of science and culture. Enjoy our list of the city’s best exhibitions.

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What’s on in March in London and the South West

From International Women’s Day, Mother’s Day, and St. Patrick’s Day celebrations to boat races, spring flower walks and more, here’s your guide to what’s on in March in London and the South West.

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Best spots in London for getting cute as hell couple pics

Explore the city's vibrant atmosphere and create beautiful memories with your significant other.

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Plan an unforgettable Mother's Day getaway

If you’re still searching for Mother’s Day ideas, treat them to a memorable weekend getaway

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The best and cheapest castle hotels in the UK

Discover the best, and most inexpensive, castle hotels the UK has to offer with South Western Railway for a fairy-tale escape

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48 hours in Kingston

A weekend in the riverside market town of Kingston upon Thames offers everything from Tudor history to artisan coffee

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Activities near Waterloo to enjoy before your train home

Book a later train home and check out some of these fantastic after-work activities near Waterloo Station.

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Work Christmas party ideas

Need some ideas? Get inspired and see how to celebrate Christmas with your colleagues in London

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2023 must-haves for commuters and business travellers

Now that we’re back to the office, commuting is a big part of our lives! Learn how to make the most of it with our must-haves

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