Free to explore
Looking for a fun and fascinating day out? Fancy a trip to the oldest operational railway in the world? Want to know what watercress has to do with railways? Look no further – a free pass is headed your way this September.
Heritage Open Days is England's largest community festival of history and culture, with over 5,500 events for you to explore, some may need pre-booking, but ALL are free!
Stop off to explore
Sometimes the worry's not about how you get there, it's how do you fit it all in?! The East Suffolk line from Ipswich to Lowestoft is a great example, linking the market town to the coast, with lots to explore en route, including these hub highlights:
Lowestoft – England's most easterly point is one of the fastest growing festival hubs. Step back in time in a visit to the old chemist's shop – complete with labels for 'Poison'! Or spend a special Sunday afternoon in the beautiful Kensington Gardens, offering some musical surprises.
Lines and locomotives
If you want to know more about the lines and locomotives you're travelling on (or could have travelled on in the past) then there are walks and talks and signal boxes galore!
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