Things to do

Things to do

Plan your next day out on our spectacular network

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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Top Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty in the South West
Surrey Hills

Top Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty in the South West

From the beautiful Surrey Hills and Dorset to Isle of Wight and Cranborne Chase, explore more here

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Best autumn walks in the South West
A view of a path during autumn, with lots of leaves on the ground. In the distance a family walks together.

Best autumn walks in the South West

Love an autumn walk? Whether you love walks in the woods or prefer a city stroll, here are our top picks

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The best sports bars in London
Find the best sports bars in London with SWR

The best sports bars in London

Ready for the World Cup? Discover the best sports bars in London to enjoy the big games

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The best free walking tours in London
London Skyline

The best free walking tours in London

Whether you’re a big movie fan or fascinated by ancient architecture, there’s a tour for you in London

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Best bonfire night displays in London and the South West
Fireworks events in the south west

Best bonfire night displays in London and the South West

Make this bonfire night unforgettable with one of these spectacular bonfire night events

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Best sandwich spots in London
Lina Stores sandwiches

Best sandwich spots in London

Looking for your new lunch spot? Try out some of the best sandwiches that London has to offer

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Top must-see locations for sports fans
Twickenham Stadium

Top must-see locations for sports fans

Are you a football fanatic? Do you go crazy over cricket? Check out our list of must-see sports venues across the South West

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Ultimate guide to Halloween in London
Ghost bus tours

Ultimate guide to Halloween in London

Spending Halloween in London? Follow our guide for all the activities you can’t miss this year

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What's on in October
Oktoberfest

What's on in October

From spooktacular Halloween celebrations and Oktoberfest parties, find the best things happening in October

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Best pumpkin patches in the South West
Sopley farm

Best pumpkin patches in the South West

Looking for the perfect pumpkin? Discover the best pumpkin patches on our network to celebrate Halloween

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