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Where Next

Take the train and enjoy some of the best days out and events our region has to offer

Welcome to our new travel blog

Welcome to Where Next, our new travel blog. Whether you’re looking for inspiration for a day out, somewhere new to stay for a weekend break, or to discover the benefits of taking the train for your next business trip, we’ll bring you regular updates and ideas to make the most of our region. Sign up to receive emails from us for the latest travel inspiration and offers!

Southampton International Boat Show

Discover everything you need to know about the UK’s best festival for ocean-goers and boat-buyers alike

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The Great British Beach Clean

Join the Marine Conservation Society and thousands of volunteers in the annual event to clean Britain's beaches

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10 of our favourite theatre shows in London

There’s never been a better chance to support our theatres and get back out there this summer

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48 hours in Christchurch and Lymington

Discover a weekend's worth of activities in two jewels on the Hampshire and Dorset coast

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The quirkiest places to stay in the UK

From treehouses and windmills to Romani caravans, discover the quirkiest places to stay in the UK

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Best weekend breaks in London

Explore our ultimate weekend guide to London and plan an amazing trip with friends or family

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Benefits of travelling with South Western Railway for business

Discover the benefits of travelling with South Western Railway Business Direct

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Planning your first business trip

Explore our planning tips from your checklist, tickets, to accommodation, ensure your first business travel is a success.

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Beautiful areas in the south west for remote working

Explore some of the most beautiful places across our network for inspiration and change

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