Enjoy our selection of favourite walks and discover incredible destinations
Hop on the train and explore...
From hikes across the rolling hillsides and breezy coastal trips taking in the fresh salty sea air, to leisurely saunters through country park, or exploring historic sights and strolls through nature, our local escapes offer the chance to discover beautiful destinations and some real hidden gems.
There’s also plenty of events happening across our network, all just a short hop away on the train.
We’ve included some of our favourite picnic spots and top picks for cafés and restaurants too. Don’t forget you may need to book, please check their websites for latest information and opening hours.
Travel off-peak Monday to Friday for great value fares and quieter trains
Our Off-Peak train tickets offer great value for money and are available at quieter times to travel. Plus, on weekdays there are no evening peak restrictions, so you don’t need to keep an eye on the clock while you’re out and about!
Choose from the walks below or use them as inspiration to create your own. Plus, discover incredible destinations and the latest events.
Kings Cross audio tour with Russell Tovey
Whether you’ve just arrived in to St Pancras International, or you’re local to the area, explore the fascinating history of Kings Cross on this free 45 minute Art & Culture Tour with Russell Tovey as your audio guide. Begin the tour just outside the station entrances, by the IFO illuminated ‘birdcage’ and afterwards, enjoy the many cafes, restaurants and shops in the area.