All the day trips from London by coach, featured below, are within England. If you are interested in taking day trips from London to Scotland or going further with day trips from London to Paris, you can browse the selection of available tours here.
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1. London to Windsor - 40 km
The city of Windsor is famous for the Windsor Castle, the official residence of the Queen of England. The State Rooms reflect the history of English royalty over 900 years; the castle is a must-visit for history buffs and Royal fans. Book your Windsor day trip and admire the impressive castle.
2. London to Oxford - 90 km
Oxford, also known as “The City of Dreaming Spires,” is most noteworthy for its internationally renowned University. Spend the day exploring the historic Christ Church college, and the Bodleian Library (both Harry Potter filming locations!). Oxford is a short one hour journey outside the capital. For hassle-free travel, book your day tour to Oxford from London directly.
3. London to Brighton - 100 km
Britain's most famous seaside town is well known for its Royal Pavilion and pier. Have a fun day dodging seagulls and eating ice cream by the beach.
4. London to Canterbury - 100 km
Canterbury is a must-visit for fans of English literature and history. Enjoy the site of Chaucer’s famous “Canterbury Tales” and where Archbishop Thomas Becket was murdered in 1170.
5. London to Cambridge - 105 km
Why go to Oxford when you could go to Cambridge? The rivalry between these two famous University towns is well-known. See them both with an Oxford and Cambridge walking tour.
6. London to Stonehenge - 140 km to Salisbury
Stonehenge is one of the world’s most famous prehistoric monuments. The origins of this mysterious rock formation continue to baffle historians and experts. Furthermore, the cities of Bath, Oxford, and Windsor are all located on the way to Stonehenge. This route is perfect if you want to book a combined Stonehenge day trip from London. Prepare yourself for a full day packed with activities!
7. London to Cotswolds - 160 km
If you prefer natural landscapes to museums, then the Cotswolds is undoubtedly the day trip for you! Arguably the most beautiful countryside in England, the Cotswolds are known for their rolling green hills and quaint villages. Visit Stratford Upon Avon the birthplace of the legendary William Shakespeare. Alternatively, you can explore Blenheim Palace, home to the 12th Duke and Duchess of Marlborough.
8. London to Bath - 185 km
If you are a fan of Jane Austen's books, thermal Roman Baths or you just want to explore boutique shops, then the city of Bath is the best day trip for you. Take a trip to the Thermae Bath Spa and soak up views of the city from the rooftop pool!
You already have tons of selfies with the London Eye and the Buckingham Palace. Now it’s time to capture more English masterpieces! Head out of the city and snap those Instagram worthy shots. Here are a few ideas for you:
- Grab yourself a cotton candy and strike a pose at the Brighton Palace Pier. Add in a vintage filter and get ready to post your shot.
- Photograph classic quaint village houses on your Cotswolds day trip.
- Snap a shot of you and your friends with the Cambridge University behind you. Stand together and act as if you just graduated.
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