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Visitors cycling through the Ickworth Estate in Suffolk | © National Trust Images/James Dobson

Sustainable travel to the places in our care

Find out how you can travel to the places in our care by train, bus, bike or on foot, helping you to save money and care for the environment. We're adding more greener travel options all the time, so check back regularly.

Sustainable travel in the East of England

Burwell Lode footbridge at sunset with bikes and visitors in shot, at Wicken Fen, Cambridgeshire
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Sustainable travel in Cambridgeshire 

Travel to and from the places in our care sustainably in Cambridgeshire. Whether you travel by train, bus, bike or foot, plan your sustainable day out in Cambridgeshire.

Visitors on the bike track at Blickling Estate, Norfolk
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Sustainable travel in Norfolk 

There are several sustainable options for travelling to and from the places in our care in Norfolk, whether you’re looking to travel by train, bus, bike or foot. You can even take a boat trip to see the seals on Blakeney Point. Here’s more information that can help you plan your visit.

A parent and two children wearing winter coats walk through autumn trees in golden late afternoon sun
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Sustainable travel in Suffolk 

You can choose from multiple sustainable travel options to and from the places in our care in Suffolk, whether you prefer trains, buses, bicycles, or walking.

Sustainable travel in London and the South East

Visitor cycling along a path through Morden Hall Park, London.
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Sustainable travel in Berkshire and Buckinghamshire 

Sustainable travel is easy with our various transportation options for reaching and departing from our locations in Berkshire, whether you prefer travelling by train, bus, bicycle, or on foot. Find additional information to help you plan your visit.

the image shows a lone cyclist riding amongst the buttercups on Takeley Hill
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Sustainable travel in Essex, Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire 

Find convenient travel options with public transport to our locations in Essex, Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire, whether by train, bus, bicycle, or on foot.

A child explores the outdoors with their family in autumn
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Sustainable travel in Hampshire 

When travelling to and from the areas we oversee in Hampshire, there are multiple sustainable travel options, including trains, buses, bicycles, and walking. Here's some more information that might help you plan your visit.

A blond woman in her 30s or 40s wearing a yellow coat and carrying a rucksack with her back to the camera walking along a grass path on a cliff headland on a cloudy day
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Sustainable travel on the Isle of Wight 

We provide a range of sustainable travel options for travelling to and from locations on the Isle of Wight, be it by bus, bicycle, or foot. Find out more and plan your visit.

Bicycle leaning against a wall at Ightham Mote, Kent.
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Sustainable travel in Kent 

Travel without a car is made easy with different transport options in Kent. Reach us by train, bus, bike, or on foot. Here's some extra information to help plan your visit.

Visitor cycling along a path through Morden Hall Park, London.
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Sustainable travel in London 

When travelling to and from the sites in our care in London, you've many sustainable transportation options including the underground, trains, buses, bicycles, or walking. Plan your visit using this helpful guide.

A couple of walkers pointing at a wall map planning their route at Box Hill in Surrey
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Sustainable travel in Surrey 

If you're looking for eco travel options in Surrey, you'll find many choices for reaching our locations. Find out about local train, bus and bike networks, or how to get to us on foot. Plan your trip with some additional information.

Cyclist at Ditchling Beacon, East Sussex
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Sustainable travel in Sussex 

You can use several sustainable travel options to get to the places in our care in Sussex. Here's some additional information to help you plan your visit.

Sustainable travel in the Midlands

Photo shows terraced frontages on a corner in the middle of busy Birmingham.
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Sustainable travel in Birmingham and the West Midlands 

When travelling to and from the sites under our care in Birmingham and the West Midlands, you have the choice of several sustainable transportation options such as trains, buses, bicycles, or walking. Here's some more information to help you plan your journey.

Exterior view of Canons Ashby House and Church in spring
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Sustainable travel in Leicestershire and Northamptonshire 

Find out more about the environmentally friendly options for getting to and from the places in our care in Leicester and Northamptonshire.

Two young girls in coats and hats walking up gravel park to Belton House
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Sustainable travel in Nottinghamshire and Lincolnshire 

You can access a variety of greener travel options to the places we look after in Nottinghamshire and Lincolnshire. Find out more about local bus services, train lines, cycling routes and footpaths.

Cycling at Kinver Edge, Staffordshire
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Sustainable travel in the Peak District and Derbyshire 

For your next visit to one of our places in the Peak District and Derbyshire, we've provided details of local train lines, cycle paths and public footways that you can access.

The shadow of a bike on a path at the top of Long Mynd, at Carding Mill Valley, Shropshire
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Sustainable travel in Shropshire and Staffordshire 

Many bus services, train lines, cycle paths and footways serve the places we look after in Shropshire and Staffordshire. Find the best route for an environmentally-conscious visit.

A visitor with her two children walking around the walled Kitchen Garden at Packwood House. The visitors are wrapped up warm in winter coats and the sky above them is grey with clouds.
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Sustainable travel in Warwickshire 

You'll find plenty of environmentally conscious travel options for reaching the places in our care in Warwickshire, including local bus routes and details of nearby train stations.

Family walk in the winter countryside
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Sustainable travel in Worcestershire and Herefordshire 

Plan your visit to the places in our care in Worcester and Herefordshire using eco-friendly travel options.

Sustainable travel in the North of England

An adult and child cycling along the Tramway Trail surrounded by trees, with autumn leaves on the ground and dog walkers in the background.
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Places you can visit in Cheshire and Greater Manchester without a car 

Travel by train, bus, bike, or on foot for a sustainable day out to the places in our care in Cheshire and Greater Manchester.

Two women walking a dog in the garden at Allan Bank in Grasmere
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Places you can visit in the Lake District without a car 

Whether you’re looking to travel by train, bus, bike or foot, there are many places in the Lake District that you can visit without a car - here's the info to help you plan a car-free day out.

A multi-generational family of three adults and one small child walking on a path at Speke Hall. They are dressed for winter and the man is pushing a pram.
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Places you can visit in Liverpool and Lancashire without a car 

Plan your visit to the places in our care in Liverpool and Lancashire by accessing our places by train, bus, bike or on foot for a sustainable day out.

Family cycling at Wallington
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Places you can visit in the North East without a car 

Whether you’re looking to travel by train, bus, bike or foot, there are many places in the North East that you can visit without a car – here's how to plan a car-free day out.

A family walks in the parkland at Studley Royal Water Garden in bright winter sun
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Places you can visit in Yorkshire without a car 

You can visit many of the places in our care in Yorkshire without a car – here's how to plan a sustainable day out.

Sustainable travel in the South West

Visitors walkng at Leigh Woods, Bristol
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Sustainable travel in Bath and Bristol 

You'll find many sustainable options to reach the places in our care in Bath and Bristol. Take a look at local train lines serving the cities and the surrounding areas, or visit by bus, cycle paths, or local footpaths.

Visitor walking with his dog on the beach at Trelissick, Cornwall in winter
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Sustainable travel in Cornwall 

There are a few sustainable travel options in Cornwall, including train lines, local bus services, and many cycle paths and footpaths. Plan your visit to one of the places in our care in and around the region.

Walkers on the coastal path at Little Dartmouth, Devon
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Sustainable travel in Devon 

We've listed the best sustainable travel routes to the places in our care in Devon, including details of train lines, bus routes, cycle paths and footways. Find out more about these options and plan a car-free visit.

Walkers on Knoll beach at Studland Bay, Dorset
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Sustainable travel in Dorset 

You can find eco-conscious options to travel to the places in our care in Dorset, including bus services, train routes, and both cycle paths and footpaths. Access Brownsea Island, Corfe Castle and other iconic sites without a car.

A visitor walking and their child riding a bike along the path towards the meadows.
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Sustainable travel in Gloucestershire and the Cotswolds 

Explore more of Gloucester and the Cotswolds using these eco-friendly routes. See details of local train lines that serve the area and find local bus routes, bike trails and footpaths that serve you best.

Silhouettes of two mountain bikers riding near Webber's Post on the Holnicote Estate, Exmoor National Park, Somerset
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Sustainable travel in Somerset 

Visit the places in our care in Somerset, including Glastonbury Tor and Mendips Hills, by exploring these sustainable travel options. You can access these via local train lines, bus services, cycle paths and public footways.

Visitors waiting by the shuttle bus stop at Stourhead, Wiltshire
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Sustainable travel in Wiltshire 

There are many eco-friendly travel options available in Wiltshire, including train lines serving the South West and frequent bus routes. You can also find the best cycle paths and footways for your journey to one of the places in our care.

Sustainable travel in Wales

Two people walking in the parkland during winter at Erddig, Wrexham
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Best ways to travel sustainably in Wales 

Discover sustainable travel options in Wales, including train lines and bus routes. You can also find footpaths and details of 36 electric vehicle charging points across the castles, historic houses, beaches, and valleys in our care.

Small girl running between conical topiary hedges in the Cherry Garden at Ham House

Where will you visit next?

Discover lots of gardens, historic houses, days out at the coast and more.