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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!

Spread your wings this spring with SWR

Spring has sprung – grab your flock and get cheap train tickets to London and the rest of the Southwest with no booking fee and a price promise guarantee that you won’t find cheaper tickets anywhere else. Visit London and enjoy theatre, restaurant and attraction discounts with SWR rewards, take a trip to the coast for some spring sunshine or head to the New Forest for some fresh air and walking trails.

Spread your wings this spring

13 of the best beaches in the south west

Get set for summer and plan a trip to our favourite beaches on the South Western Railway network

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The best fish and chip shops in the south west

See our favourites around the network selling Britain's favourite takeaway

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What’s on in May

From Chelsea to to Beaulieu river, and blooms to the baroque, there’s some amazing chances to do something new this month

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10 great bank holiday getaways

Don’t know where to go for the bank holiday? Plan your trip with these great getaway ideas!

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48 hours in Reading

Looking for your next weekend break? Choose Reading for the perfect city escape!

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A car-free family weekend in Dorking

Ready for your next family adventure? Hop on a train to Dorking!

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Brilliant post-work things to do near Waterloo

Explore the best bits of London, all within walking distance of Waterloo station

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Top places in the south west for business travel

Looking for inspiration for your next business trip? Look inside for the best in the south west!

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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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