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Places to travel to by train in spring

Spring has sprung and it’s time to dust off the walking shoes and get out and about. There’s no better time to start planning your next trip than now. And there’s no better way to get there than by hopping on a train. The UK is full of fantastic places that bloom in the spring. Book your tickets with redspottedhanky.com to get the best deal on your train tickets.

Travelling in Spring
Travelling in Spring

The Cotswolds

Nearest Train Station: Stroud or Kemble

An Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, The Cotswolds is the perfect place to embrace the change in season and welcome in spring. With over 800 square miles to cover, there’s plenty to see and do on your visit. Explore the picturesque towns and villages or just soak up the scenery. If you like getting active you could explore from the seat of your bike or even jump on horseback. There are plenty of walks to choose from, so why not add a couple to your list and start exploring?

Peak District

Nearest Train Station: Buxton or Hope

There’s plenty to do in the Peak District. One of the best-loved National Parks in the UK, you’ll be spoilt for choice with the number of walks, camping sites, bike routes and more. Check off all the amazing nearby towns and villages as you pass through or even go horse riding. There’s so much to see and do, the toughest decision you’ll have to make is where you start.

Forest of Dean

Nearest Train Station: Lydney

The Forest of Dean and Wye Valley is the perfect spot all year round, but especially so in the spring. There’s plenty of activities to keep you busy on your visit. From the magical Puzzlewood to caves and steam trains, you could follow the Sculpture Trail or simply follow one of the many walks on offer. Breathe in the spring air and take in the fantastic scenery.

Dorset (Jurassic Coast)

Nearest Train Station: Bournemouth

A World Heritage Site on the English Channel Coast, you can guarantee that a visit to the Jurassic Coast won’t disappoint. It won’t take you long to discover why the Jurassic Coast is one of the most popular destinations in Britain. Take a walk-through time, go fossil hunting or visit one of the museums. If you’re looking to take it slow, you can treat yourself to a nice slow stroll on one of the many beaches. Put on your exploring shoes and head on down.

New Forest

Nearest Train Station: Ashurst New Forest

Come and enjoy the idyllic glades, ancient woodland, open moors, heathland and cliff top walks in the New Forest. Easy to reach, just a 90-minute train journey from London, it’s the perfect place to escape your everyday life. There’s plenty to be done on your visit. Not only can you go horseback riding, cycling or strolling, there are a variety of family-friendly attractions to visit also.

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