Resources for the Slow Traveller
Looking for resources to plan your Slow Trip? Don't want to use polluting air travel or give your hard-earned money to the big corporations? Find the the best ways to get around, places to stay, tours to take and much more, all in one place. Click on the photos to go to the company website.
Covering ferry journeys from 764 ports worldwide and 3325 routes, ideal for those looking to avoid air travel. They have price comparisons and often do special offers such as free meals.
Get from A to B using public transport. Add your location and destination, and let the website do the planning for you. Filter routes with least walking, fewest transfers or preferred transport.
Stay in someone's home to look after the house and their pets while the owners are away. Stay from a few days to months, a great way to experience a place living as a local.
Places to Visit
These bus tours run in multiple cities around the world, and they stop at all of the tourist attractions so you can get to the places you want without adding any extra pressure on the local roads.
This UK based organisation has a focus on car-free days out, with discounts on attractions if you travel there on public transport. They also give directions an links to detailed timetables.
The NGS provides access to over 3,600 private gardens across England and Wales, raising money for charity. Not just for the summer, you can also get to visit some incredible winter gardens too.
Champing is when you camp inside a church and you get the whole place to yourself. It is a great way to stay in new places, and helps raise money for the preservation of these ancient buildings.
Groupon have deals for places to visit that you wouldn't expect - look under attractions on their home page to find what is available where you are visiting and you may be surprised'