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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.

Open Day at the Army’s training Academy at Sandhurst
Open Day at the Army’s training Academy at Sandhurst

Open Day at the Army’s training Academy at Sandhurst

Not in London, but close enough to peek my interest at least, and looks interesting in several areas… the Army’s Officer training academy in Sandhurt is having an open day next month – and conveniently on a Sunday. Not just

May
27
2011
Climb to the top of the Tower in Windsor Castle
Climb to the top of the Tower in Windsor Castle

Climb to the top of the Tower in Windsor Castle

As an ex-Windsor resident myself, this rather excited me – as Windsor Castle is for the first time going to let tourists ascend to the top of the Round Tower that dominates the stony fortress. OK – it’s not London,

Jan
21
2011

That “Other” Open House Weekend

What is commonly called London Open House Weekend is officially called Open House London, and is organised by what was called Open House but is now called Open City.

Aug
09
2010
Visiting a huge tunnel network under Rochester
Visiting a huge tunnel network under Rochester

Visiting a huge tunnel network under Rochester

Rochester is famous for many things - but most visibly for the modest-sized castle in its town centre. Less visible, but of considerable fame to the subterranean community is the huge network of tunnels that runs almost from the castle to the edge of town.

Aug
01
2010
Visiting an Underground Cold War Bunker
Visiting an Underground Cold War Bunker

Visiting an Underground Cold War Bunker

Dotted around the country are 25 sub-surface bunkers that were designed to monitor the fallout from a possible nuclear attack and today I wandered down to Maidstone to visit the bunker that “controlled” the South-East of England, including a bit

Apr
24
2010