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Where Next

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

Welcome to our new travel blog

Welcome to Where Next, our new travel blog. Whether you’re looking for inspiration for a day out, somewhere new to stay for a weekend break, or to discover the benefits of taking the train for your next business trip, we’ll bring you regular updates and ideas to make the most of our region. Sign up to receive emails from us for the latest travel inspiration and offers!

10 of the best parks and gardens in the south

This Love Parks Week, show some of the best parks and gardens in the south some love!

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The south west’s best chocolateries

Enjoy one of Britain's favourite treats this International Chocolate Day

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The UK’s Best Independent Breweries

The UK is home to some of the best beers in the world - and there’s plenty of choice for everyone

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Best Weekend Breaks in London

Explore our ultimate weekend guide to London and plan an amazing trip with friends or family

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Plan the perfect romantic getaway

Discover our trip guide on planning the perfect romantic getaway for your loved one

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48 hours in Bournemouth

The best things to do in Bournemouth, including Boscombe and Bournemouth Piers and a selection of amazing food and drink

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Benefits of travelling with South Western Railway for business

Discover the benefits of travelling with South Western Railway Business Direct

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Planning your first business trip

Explore our planning tips from your checklist, tickets, to accommodation, ensure your first business travel is a success.

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Beautiful areas in the south west for remote working

Explore some of the most beautiful places across our network for inspiration and change

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