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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!

The ultimate dog carriage

Travelling with your dog? We’ve envisioned the paw-fect doggy train carriage of dreams for pets and owners alike!

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The most beautiful places in Dorset

It's hard to choose the most beautiful places in Dorset - but look inside for our list!

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The London Necropolis Railway

Discover one of London's strangest and spookiest railways

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48 hours in Exeter

Discover the beauty of Exeter and all the best things to do

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48 hours in Christchurch and Lymington

Discover a weekend's worth of activities in two jewels on the Hampshire and Dorset coast

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The quirkiest places to stay in the UK

From treehouses and windmills to Romani caravans, discover the quirkiest places to stay in the UK

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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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