If you would like to spend some time traveling away from London, we have some ideas concerning where you should go. There are many wonderful cities and areas around London which will possibly amaze, impress and inspire you. What about sniffing the university smell of Oxford or Cambridge? Or maybe stand amazed and in wonder of how Stonehenge came to be? Read more about the interesting excursions in our London Guide.

London Excursions

Some London excursion ideas:

Greenwich

Greenwich, located south east of London, is located on the banks of River Thames. It is a very nice, small town, but it is first of all known for the Royal Observatory located here. The Prime Meridian is passing through the Royal Observatory, and this is the location for the absolute 0 time. Everywhere else...

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Brighton

If you have some left over time, you should definitely make a visit to Brighton. The city is one of the famous vacation spots in England, known for its sand beaches and for the wonderful city itself. In the Old Town you can get a medieval feeling and here you can walk in streets only...

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Cambridge

Only 80km to the North-East of London the famous university town of Cambridge is located. The history of the city reaches back to the Roman Empire, but today it is first of all known for thousands of students studying and living here. The university was founded in 1209 and the Peterhouse College was founded in...

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Oxford

Oxford is located about 80km west of London, and it is the oldest University city of England. The river Thames flows through Oxford, and it is known as the "dream-city" due to its magnificent buildings and harmonic architecture. The history of the university stretches back to the 11th century. Several colleges are open for visitors,...

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Stonehenge

Stonehenge is one of the most mysterious tourist attractions on earth. Lots of work have been done, hours have been spent trying to find out how, why and exactly when this major stone attraction was built, but no answers have been given, only theories. Most people and scientists date Stonehenge to sometime between 3000 and...

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Windsor Castle

Windsor Castle is one of the world oldest and England's oldest castle with people still living in it. It is still functioning today as the residence of the royal family of England. Windsor is located only 30km from London, and it is for sure worth a visit. You can enter into the castle with a...

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