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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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9 of the best afternoon teas in the south west
Best afternoon teas with South Western Railway

9 of the best afternoon teas in the south west

There’s little more British an addition to a day out - discover some of our favourites!

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10 of the best parks and gardens in the south
10 of the best parks in the south

10 of the best parks and gardens in the south

This Love Parks Week, show some of the best parks and gardens in the south some love!

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The south west’s best chocolateries
Best chocolateries in the south west with SWR

The south west’s best chocolateries

Enjoy one of Britain's favourite treats this International Chocolate Day

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The UK’s best independent breweries
Discover the UK's best breweries with SWR

The UK’s best independent breweries

The UK is home to some of the best beers in the world - and there’s plenty of choice for everyone

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Benefits of coastal walks
SWR's favourite coastal walks

Benefits of coastal walks

Discover the benefits of seeing the sea by foot

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Racecourses on the network
Find the best racecourses in the south west with SWR

Racecourses on the network

Discover our region’s most well-known racecourses

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All about Buckingham Palace and Windsor Castle
All you need to know about Buckingham Palace and Windsor Castle

All about Buckingham Palace and Windsor Castle

Explore everything you need to know about Buckingham Palace and Windsor Castle

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The best short and long walking trails in the south west
Best shortest and longest walks

The best short and long walking trails in the south west

From coastal, inland and mountain hikes, explore some of the shortest and longest walking trails across the South West

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South west’s most beautiful villages
Most beautiful villages in the south west

South west’s most beautiful villages

Discover the south west and explore some of UK’s most beautiful villages

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The best art galleries to visit in the south west
Discover the best art galleries in the south west with SWR

The best art galleries to visit in the south west

Discover some of the incredible artwork in our region

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