London’s a great place to visit, but it would be a shame if you didn’t also grab the chance to see a bit of what else England has to offer whilst you’re there. Here’s our list of places we’d visit.
Each idea is meant to be able to be done as a day trip although you can, of course, spend longer there.
We’ve also included ideas for a range of age groups and interest – families with kids, culture vultures and the like – and so there should be something for everyone here.
The internationally renowned seat of learning is also extremely pretty.
The University is actually a collection of about 40 colleges, each its own distinct ethos – some are new, whereas others are over 800 years old – but the prettiest are within a mile radius of the center.
Explore some of these colleges, punt on the river or just wander around soaking up all that history and learning…
Oxford’s an hour on the train from Paddington Station in London.