Day Trips From London

Day Trips From London

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

See parts of Princess Anne you’ve never seen before

That’s Princess Anne, the hovercraft, the largest civilian hovercraft ever made.

A steam train of lights to delight this winter

Imagine a steam train covered in thousands of fairy lights chugging through a forest at night — and that’s the Train of Lights.

Stonehenge streaming the Summer Solstice this weekend

Stonehenge will be silent this summer solstice for the first time in probably centuries, but anyone will be to watch the sunrise via the internet instead.

Garden visits restarting following the lockdown – slowly

The National Garden Scheme, which organises open days of private back gardens, has started to open a select few over the next few weeks.

Visits Cathedrals across England at night

This year, every Church of England cathedral will open their doors after hours on at least one evening though out the year.

Days out of London – High Wycombe

High Wycombe is a large town on the Oxford to London route which has been around for roughly 1,000 years, but for much of its time was quite a small village, until the 17th century when the paper industry arrived.

Cold War bunker open days confirmed

If you fancy a nice summer’s day trip to the picturesque town of Cuckfield to see a relic of nuclear war, then some open days have been announced.

Day trips from London – West Wycombe & the Hellfire caves

A small picturesque village in the Chilterns famous for the deeds of its long time owner, and the notorious hellfire caves. West Wycombe has been around since ye ancient times, and may possibly have had an iron age fortification on

Win £5,000 of holidays in Landmark Trust’s historic homes

A fundraiser for a heritage houses charity is offering up to £5,000 of free weekend breaks in its homes across the UK.

Imber Bus returns – old buses traveling to an abandoned village

Once a year, a fleet of old London buses are allowed into military lands to take trips to an empty village where no one lives. It is of course, therefore hugely popular.

Cheap train tickets on Greater Anglia trains

Greater Anglia is offering cheap day-return tickets for journeys across their network between 21st Jan until 5th April 2020.

GWR offering train tickets from just £5

GWR is offering a January sale with train tickets from as little as £5, for travel between 23rd January and 3rd April 2020.

Day trips from London – Wendover

This is Wendover, a small rather well to do town with a just enough of a cluster of old things to look at to make a visit worth while.

Day trips from London – Great Missenden and the Roald Dahl museum

A small village in Buckinghamshire that would otherwise be totally unremarkable, is now a heritage centre for one man.

Climb down Dover’s “Grand Shaft”

Built just over 200 years ago, Dover boasts a 140 feet deep shaft lined with a unique triple staircase, built for the military, and occasionally open to the public.

Old trains and a countryside ramble

A new ticket deal from the Epping Ongar Railway makes it cheaper to take a heritage train trip on the edges of London.

Day trips from London – Dover Castle, the largest castle in England

Looming high over Dover town centre is the mighty fortress that remarkably includes almost every era in English history from Roman to WW2.

Tickets Alert: David Parr House open days for 2020

Tickets to see inside a remarkable home that had been richly decorated in the gothic revival style, and little changed ever since have been released.