Seven southern destinations ideal for day tripping

Ditch the car, hop on a train and enjoy a day away.

Promoted by Great Western Railway

Portrait of smiling young woman relaxing in a trainRoman Baths, Bath EnglandSouthern England is heart-stoppingly beautiful - rolling green hills, long stretches of sandy beaches and historic cities, all waiting to be explored. Nothing beats a day away from normal life in a whole new place to relax and recharge. So why not do something different this weekend? Hop on a train, sit back, enjoy the views and arrive with the best part of the day ahead of you for sightseeing, eating, drinking and shopping. Bliss!

Fancy winning yourself a pair of First Class return train tickets? Capture your day trip memories by entering the GWR photography competition and share the beautiful photos you've taken in Southern England by uploading them to Instagram or Twitter using #GWRAdventures and tagging the location. See for more details. Terms apply.

Day tripping this summer

Day tripping this summer

Adventures start here! Travel by train between 26th June and 19th July and get great deals with GWR's Summer Sale.

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