Guest post Author, Lana, has compiled a list of 10 of the best day trips from London. Have you been on any of these?! I will be going on a day trip to Stonehenge in about a month!! Cannot wait! 🙂 Thank you Lana for providing such a great guest post!
“For the avid travellers, London is truly a gem that boasts up bounteous allures. But it’s not just the London; there are various similarly beautiful day trips from London where you can visit to rejuvenate your short vacations.”
When you are in London, you are obviously not short on allures. Even you have to make choices between multiple options existing around you. In other words, being in London is being away of boredom.
The whole city unveils the enchanting itineraries where you can head on with your family, friends and loved ones. However, if you feel, you are done with the capital and now avidly desire to check in the different places, don’t worry since London Day Trips are there to match your desirable needs.
Start your voyage now…
- Leeds Castle
When it comes to explore the sheer beauty, Leeds Castle is hard to compete. It’s the most picturesque castles in Britain and its history dates back to Norman Times. Leeds Castles is located at the lakeside location and has loads of activities to offer- sizzling air balloon rides, tree-top adventure courses, along with oodles of beautiful flower gardens & afternoon team for those who are in quest of serene beauty. It’s well connected by train from London Victoria and takes just an hour.
- The New Forest
When you are in mood to cradle in the arms of nature, visit ‘New Forest in Hampshire’. It offers an unsullied leafy trails and ponies packed fodder. And in autumn, it gets even more beautiful with bright colors and fall of foliage. However, long summer afternoons are too worth enjoying. Witness the serene aura that tantalize your soul to deepest and takes you very closer to the remarkable beauty of nature.
Beautifully equipped with the most expansive beaches and prominent quay to the little lands and grandiose pavilion, Brighton has something to offer for all sorts of travellers. The seaside city is the most popular day trips that one can take from London. The area is locates almost all the facilities that visitors may require, from London serviced apart hotel for comfortable stay to funky shops, bars to restaurants and buzzing fun-filled places.
- Henley on Themes
Henley is mostly known for its annually fallen rowing regatta and makes a wonderful day out from London. People mostly drive their way here to enjoy their afternoon team and having a soothing walk along the river. Watching boasts going by and absorbing the lush-green spaces give you the lifetime experiences.
- Blenheim Palace
Popularly called as the birthplace of Winston Churchill, Blenheim houses the fabulous collections of precious art and antiques. Blenheim Palace has a lot to offer to its visitors. The palace with its incredible beauty will completely blow you away. The peaceful surroundings of the palace give you all the reason why you should plan your day here and escape the hustle and bustle of life.
Ranked as the highly renowned ancient locations on the planet, Stonehenge appears to be the enigma of the day. It’s a giant stone circle built up with the huge standing stones. The great stone made attraction was built in various phases between 3000 and 1600 BC. It will take approx 2 hours from London to reach this iconic place.
One can get here via train from Euston within 2:30 hours. Once you reached, be prepared to get into fun and excitement by enjoying a bite the hip music house, The Baltic Social or be more traditional with Spire. When you are here, don’t forget to see Albert Dock, the first cast-iron construction in London. Once you are done with seeing the architectural beauty, now head towards the Beatles story museum closer to Liverpool.
Winchester Cathedral holds the historical highlights of county town. Visitors can go for the hourly tours of 1000 years of history enclosed within its fortification and the spectacular hall which also contains King Arthur’s 13th Century’s Round Table. One can reach here via south west trains that provide frequent services from London waterloo.
There would hardly be any person on this planet, who doesn’t know Shakespeare. And when is loved so much over the globe, people would love to visit the home of a highly acclaimed writer that is known as the Stratford-upon-avon. It’s still known for its acquaintances to Bard. Shakespeare’s house is open to visitors from all across the world. Let’s visit and learn the life of such a great writer of all type.
Lincoln resembles a kinda resplendent city with rich history. As soon as you visit the city, it drives you crazy with its spectacular atmosphere, stunning cathedral to the historic castle. Cobbled streets as well as the centuries old Guildhall will completely make your day out special.
Author Bio: I’m Lana Marshall works for Space Apart Hotel, travel writer by profession and lover of world cultures, languages, souls, food, oceans, wild spaces and urban places by nature.