New Forest

Day trips and breaks

Get inspired for your next day trip or break

Discover your next break

Discover the best day trips and breaks for every type of traveller, whether you’re heading on a business trip, romantic weekend or family getaway. From budget staycations to fun-filled days out, find everything you need to plan an unforgettable trip.

Spending a couple of days in a new city? Browse our 48-hour guides, packed with sights and attractions you can’t miss. Or check out our staycation ideas – perfect for recharging away from the urban bustle.

Book tickets in advance and check SWR rewards to make your experience even better. Join us as we uncover the best things to do in destinations across our network, ensuring your getaway is nothing short of extraordinary.

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Best weekend breaks in London
Plan a weekend in London

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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48 hours in Bournemouth
Bournemouth Pier

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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Family weekends in Windsor
Windsor

Family weekends in Windsor

Brighten up your summer weekends with fun family activities in Windsor

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48 hours in Winchester
48 hours in Winchester

48 hours in Winchester

Ultimate guide to the best things to see and do during a weekend in Winchester, including the cathedral, Great Hall and Winchester College

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Day out in London after lockdown
Day out in London after lockdown

Day out in London after lockdown

Explore the capital after lockdown

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48 hours in Windsor
48 hour guide to Windsor

48 hours in Windsor

Everything you need to know for a weekend in Britain's most royal of towns

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Staycations in the south of England
Discover your next staycation

Staycations in the south of England

In the south of England we’re spoiled for choice with such amazing locations for a staycation

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48 hours in Southampton
48 hours in Southampton

48 hours in Southampton

We’ve rounded up the best things to see and do in Southampton, including SeaCity Museum, Solent Sky and Southampton town walls

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48 hours in Guildford
48 hours in Guildford

48 hours in Guildford

Take the train and enjoy a weekend in Guildford with our favourite picks

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48 hours in Portsmouth
48 hours in Portsmouth

48 hours in Portsmouth

Explore our weekend guide to the UK's only island city

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