Useful links

There are lots of organisations that can help you make more of your journeys on foot, by bike or on public transport – the smartest ways to get around.


  • Walkit
    Helps you plan your route by foot in urban areas and calculates your journey time, calorie burn, step count and carbon saving.

  • Living streets
    A charity that campaigns to create better streets and public spaces for people on foot.

  • WalkBUDI
    A scheme that matches individuals walking the same way so they can walk together.

  • The Ramblers Association
    Britain's biggest walking organisation working to promote walking and to improve conditions for all walkers.

  • Cycling

  • Sustrans
    Change Your World is brought to you by Sustrans, the leading sustainable transport charity behind the National Cycle Network. Use our online mapping to find local cycling routes, your local bus stops, railway stations, schools, shops, sports facilities and other destinations, and then plan a way to get there on two wheels.

  • CTC
    The UK’s national cyclists' organisation that campaigns to look after the interests of cyclists.

  • Bike For All
    Information on all aspects of cycling, including a detailed description of the Cycle To Work scheme, a generous tax incentive scheme that could save you money when buying a new bike and accessories.

  • BikeBUDI
    A scheme that matches individuals cycling the same way so they can ride together.

Better car use

There are some journeys where you may need to use a car, but how about using it              caringly and sharingly?

  • Liftshare
    Helps you find drivers and passengers who can share your car and your costs.

  • National CarShare
    The UK's longest-established free national car sharing website.

  • Carplus
    National charity promoting responsible car use.

    Journey planners

  • Traveline
    Impartial information on public transport UK-wide.

  • Transport Direct
    Door-to-door journey planner for England, Scotland and Wales offering every possible kind of transport including a CO2 emissions calculator to help you choose the lowest carbon journey.

  • Translink Online
    Public transport information for Northern Ireland.

  • Trains and buses

  • National Rail Enquiries
    Information on UK rail services, including timetables and real time travel information.

  • Railcards
    Railcards can save you a 1/3rd on train travel.

  • The Trainline
    Online ticket buying service.

  • First Group
    Plan and buy tickets for UK train & bus journeys.

  • National Express
    Scheduled coach services in England, Scotland and Wales.

  • Scottish Citylink
    Scotland's leading provider of express coach services.

  • Sport

  • Golf Equipment
    Discounted quality golfing equipment from well known UK store.