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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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The best half marathons in the South West
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The best half marathons in the South West

Ready to challenge yourself? There are so many great events happening every year, so we’ve compiled a list of the best half marathons in the South West here.

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Must-see theatre shows in London
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Must-see theatre shows in London

Experience London's theatre scene. Our curated guide covers everything from timeless classics to new stories for an unforgettable experience.

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6 super cute activities to enjoy with your mum
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6 super cute activities to enjoy with your mum

Looking for some inspiration on how to go above and beyond to make your mom feel appreciated and loved? Check out these ideas to spend time with her.

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The best flea and antique markets in London and the South West

The best flea and antique markets in London and the South West

Ready to shop more sustainably? You’ll find some of the best flea and antique markets in London and the South West. Read our favourites here.

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How to celebrate International Women’s Day in London

How to celebrate International Women’s Day in London

Looking for the best International Women’s Day events in London? Our guide has everything you need to know to plan your celebrations.

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The best adventure activities in London and the South West

The best adventure activities in London and the South West

From cliff jumps to play areas, our guide to the best adventure activities in London and the South West has something for everyone.

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The best exhibitions in London

The best exhibitions in London

From physics to fashion, London has so much to offer for lovers of science and culture. Enjoy our list of the city’s best exhibitions.

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

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

From International Women’s Day, Mother’s Day, and St. Patrick’s Day celebrations to boat races, spring flower walks and more, here’s your guide to what’s on in March in London and the South West.

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Best spots in London for getting cute as hell couple pics
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Best spots in London for getting cute as hell couple pics

Explore the city's vibrant atmosphere and create beautiful memories with your significant other.

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6 super romantic London restaurants that will steal your heart this Valentine’s Day
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6 super romantic London restaurants that will steal your heart this Valentine’s Day

Looking to raise the bar this Valentine’s Day? Here before you are six restaurant recommendations guaranteed to give your dinner date the wow-factor it deserves.

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