Transportation

Train in Yorkshire Dales National Park

Settle–Carlisle Line

The 72-mile Settle–Carlisle Line, built between 1869 and 1875, offers one of England's most scenic railway journeys. The line's construction was one of the great engineering achievements of the Victorian era: 5000 l…
Ferry in Dartmouth & the Dart Estuary

Greenway Ferry

Taking this pretty ferry from Dartmouth is by far the most atmospheric way to arrive at Agatha Christie's former home. It's worth booking online in advance, as summer ferries get busy.
Ferry in West London

Jason's Trip

Runs canal-boat trips (45 minutes one-way) between Little Venice and Camden Lock from late March to November. Book at least a day ahead online and pay on the boat (cash only).
Ferry in Plymouth

Mount Batten Ferry

A little yellow ferry shuttling from the Barbican across to the Mount Batten peninsula (10 minutes, half-hourly).
Quay in Falmouth

Custom House Quay

Depending on the tide, scenic boats to St Mawes occasionally leave from here.
Bicycle Rental in York

Cycle Heaven

You can rent bikes from Cycle Heaven at the train station for £20 per day.
Ferry in St Mary's

St Mary's Boatmen's Association

The association co-ordinates the ferries that shuttle between St Mary’s and the smaller islands surrounding it. Services run at least daily between April and October, leaving St Mary’s in the morning and returning i…
Boat in Greenwich & South London

Thames Clippers

One of several companies operating boats along the River Thames, Thames Clippers offers proper commuter services. It's fast, pleasant and you're almost always guaranteed a seat and a view. Boats run every 20 minutes…
Airline in Isles of Scilly

Isles of Scilly Skybus

Since the closure of the helicopter service in 2013, planes provide the only air link to the islands. There are several flights daily from Land's End Airport, near Zennor, and Newquay Airport. Adult fares start at £…
Train in London

Eurostar

The high-speed passenger rail service links St Pancras International Station with Paris, Brussels and Lille, with up to 19 daily departures. Fares vary enormously, with £29 one-way standard class being the cheapest …