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Things to do

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Find your perfect days out in London and the South West

Discover everything London and the South West have to offer with our travel guides. Whether travelling solo or as a group, explore the best activities in destinations across the SWR network, with something for all ages and interests.

From day trips and breaks to unmissable sights and attractions, we’ve got you covered come rain or shine. Browse SWR rewards to make your getaway even better, with fantastic discounts on shopping trips, theatre tickets and more!

Start planning your adventure today with South Western Railway. From rainy-day activities to restaurant recommendations, our guides have everything you need to enjoy a memorable trip.

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The best Chinese restaurants in central London
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The best Chinese restaurants in central London

Hungry for bao buns, noodles or dumplings? Our list of London’s best Chinese restaurants, from Chinatown and beyond, can satisfy your cravings.

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

From Father’s Day outing ideas, the South West’s Pride events, Royal Ascot, Trooping the Colour and more, here’s what June has in store.

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The best record shops in London
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The best record shops in London

Loving the vinyl revival and looking to expand your collection? We’ve compiled a list of the best record stores in London for you.

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The best outdoor activities to boost your mood
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The best outdoor activities to boost your mood

Whether you’re into tennis or yoga, nothing clears the mind like fresh air and exercise! Read our list of the best outdoor activities to boost your mood here.

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Shake up your Sunday routine with these quirky London activities
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Shake up your Sunday routine with these quirky London activities

Don’t let the Sunday blues get the better of you - head into the city and have some fun with these fun-filled activities.

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

Here's a guide with the top events and best things to do in London and the South West this May.

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Discover London’s tastiest hidden gem food spots
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Discover London’s tastiest hidden gem food spots

Here's a taster of London's best-kept secret food spots.

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The best comedy clubs in the South West
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The best comedy clubs in the South West

If you’re looking for a night of guaranteed laughter, check out our list of the South West’s best comedy clubs. Travel with SWR.

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The best places to celebrate Pride in the South West
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The best places to celebrate Pride in the South West

Pride gets bigger and better every year! From Salisbury Pride to Bourne Free, see our list of all the Pride events in the South West this year.

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Clare Pooley: my favourite stops on the South Western Railway line
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Clare Pooley: my favourite stops on the South Western Railway line

The People on Platform 5 best-selling author Clare Pooley shares her favourite stops across the South Western Railway Network.

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