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Day trips from London - Archive Articles

Ideas and suggestions for day trips outside of London across the rest of the UK.

Annual opening of Frogmore House and Garden

Just outside London sits Windsor Castle, and within its grounds is Frogmore House, which is only open to the public on a few days of each year.

Apr
18
2015
Things to do outside London during January
Things to do outside London during January

Things to do outside London during January

My regular look ahead to events happening next month that would probably be in my events guide, if only they weren’t happening outside the psychological barrier of the M25 motorway.

Dec
27
2014
Pay a visit to the Museum of Teapots
Pay a visit to the Museum of Teapots

Pay a visit to the Museum of Teapots

A small village in the middle of the Kent countryside sports a few pubs, a windswept train station, a canal -- and a most unusual museum.

Nov
04
2014
An unexpected tractor tour around Foulness Island
An unexpected tractor tour around Foulness Island

An unexpected tractor tour around Foulness Island

When visiting an island controlled by the military with very strict instructions to stick to one named road, a tour of the island by tractor is not the sort of thing you should expect.

Aug
06
2014
Timetable for a bus route to an abandoned village
Timetable for a bus route to an abandoned village

Timetable for a bus route to an abandoned village

The timetable for this year's Imber Bus route has been released, should you fancy taking a trip through the middle of an MoD firing range to an abandoned village during next month's Bank Holiday Monday?

Jul
20
2014

Open weekend at the UK’s largest Particle Accelerator

A brief note that the UK's largest particle accelerator is having a couple of open days next month.

May
09
2014
Things to do outside London during January
Things to do outside London during January

Things to do outside London during January

My regular look ahead to events happening next month that would probably be in my events guide, if only they weren't happening outside the psychological barrier of the M25 motorway.

Dec
18
2013
Things to do outside London during December
Things to do outside London during December

Things to do outside London during December

My regular look ahead to events happening next month that would probably be in my events guide, if only they weren't happening outside the psychological barrier of the M25 motorway.

Nov
19
2013
Suggestions for things to do outside London during November
Suggestions for things to do outside London during November

Suggestions for things to do outside London during November

My regular look ahead to events happening next month that would probably be in my events guide, if only they weren't happening outside the psychological barrier of the M25 motorway.

Oct
23
2013
A look around the new Library of Birmingham
A look around the new Library of Birmingham

A look around the new Library of Birmingham

Birmingham has two very large public spaces, separated by the brutalist architecture of the public library. One with the town hall and next to the market and main shopping areas, and on the other side of the library, sits a more artistic quarter with theatres.

Oct
06
2013
Things to do outside London during October
Things to do outside London during October

Things to do outside London during October

My regular look ahead to events happening next month that would probably be in my events guide, if only they weren’t happening outside the psychological barrier of the M25 motorway.

Sep
29
2013
Things to do outside London during September
Things to do outside London during September

Things to do outside London during September

My regular look ahead to events happening next month that would probably be in my events guide, if only they weren’t happening outside the psychological barrier of the M25 motorway.

Aug
25
2013
A look at the improvements to Stonehenge
A look at the improvements to Stonehenge

A look at the improvements to Stonehenge

Work on the new visitor centre and removal of the old road that ran next to Stoneehenge in Wiltshire is progressing, and as we were in the area at the weekend, it seemed worth stopping for a look.

Aug
08
2013
A Boris Bus visits a Ghostly Village
A Boris Bus visits a Ghostly Village

A Boris Bus visits a Ghostly Village

As the "Boris Buses" spread across London slowly taking over fresh bus routes, one was found on Saturday in a very unusual location on an very rare bus route.

Aug
05
2013
Things to do outside London during August
Things to do outside London during August

Things to do outside London during August

My regular look ahead to events happening next month that would probably be in my events guide, if only they weren’t happening outside the psychological barrier of the M25 motorway.

Jul
20
2013
Things to do outside London during July
Things to do outside London during July

Things to do outside London during July

My regular look ahead to events happening next month that would probably be in my events guide, if only they weren't happening outside the psychological barrier of the M25 motorway.

Jun
20
2013
Suggestions for things to do outside London in April
Suggestions for things to do outside London in April

Suggestions for things to do outside London in April

My regular look ahead to events happening next month that would probably be in my events guide, if only they weren't happening outside the psychological barrier of the M25 motorway.

Mar
27
2013
Things to do outside London during February
Things to do outside London during February

Things to do outside London during February

My regular look ahead to events happening next month that would probably be in my events guide, if only they weren't happening outside the psychological barrier of the M25 motorway.

Jan
21
2013
Things to do outside London during January
Things to do outside London during January

Things to do outside London during January

My regular look ahead to events happening next month that would probably be in my events guide, if only they weren't happening outside the psychological barrier of the M25 motorway.

Dec
21
2012
Things to do outside London during December
Things to do outside London during December

Things to do outside London during December

My regular look ahead to events happening next month that would probably be in my events guide, if only they weren’t happening outside the psychological barrier of the M25 motorway. Not much happening next month – everyone seems busy with

Nov
19
2012
Suggestions for things to do outside London during November
Suggestions for things to do outside London during November

Suggestions for things to do outside London during November

My regular look ahead to events happening next month that would probably be in my events guide, if only they weren’t happening outside the psychological barrier of the M25 motorway. Bridgwater Carnival 3rd Nov A huge procession of illuminated carnival

Oct
27
2012
Six things to see in Guildford
Six things to see in Guildford

Six things to see in Guildford

A mere thirty minutes or so out of Waterloo lies the ancient town of Guildford, which owes its early heritage to the wool trade and its convenient location, and today rather more to its proximity to London. As an old

Sep
15
2012
Suggestions for things to do outside London during September
Suggestions for things to do outside London during September

Suggestions for things to do outside London during September

My regular look ahead to events happening next month that would probably be in my events guide, if only they weren’t happening outside the psychological barrier of the M25 motorway. The Braemar Gathering 1st Sept Commonly known as the Highland

Aug
23
2012
Suggestions for things to do outside London during August
Suggestions for things to do outside London during August

Suggestions for things to do outside London during August

My regular look ahead to events happening next month that would probably be in my events guide, if only they weren’t happening outside the psychological barrier of the M25 motorway. Possibly more timely than usual if you want to escape

Jul
27
2012