London - Day Trips from London (PDF Chapter)

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This is the Day Trips from London chapter from Lonely Planet’s London guide-book.

Want to escape the city? This chapter includes the very best excursions from London and they can each be completed in a day. Must-sees include Windsor Castle and Oxford.

  • the bastion of British royalty, Windsor Castle overlooks the affluent town of Windsor, pic-turesquely located along the River Thames
  • the world’s oldest university town, Oxford boasts more than three dozen prestigious (and eye-catching) colleges, but also some world-class museums
  • awash in exquisite architecture, steeped in history and tradition and renowned for its quirky rituals, Cambridge is the quintessential English university town
  • a cultural trendsetter and fashionable haunt for three centuries, Bath has so many archi-tectural gems the entire city has been named a World Heritage Site
  • Stonehenge has been attracting a steady stream of pilgrims, poets and philosophers for the last 5000 years and is still a mystical, ethereal place – a haunting echo from Britain’s for-gotten past

Coverage includes: Windsor Castle, Oxford, Cambridge, Bath.

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