Day trips to the countryside from London

There are many areas of the countryside that are within easy reach of London, can be visited by train, and can be easily seen in a day.

1. Cotswolds Secret Cottage Tour

On a Cotswolds Secret Cottage Tour, you’ll be greeted at Moreton-in-Marsh railway station by a local guide who will take you to picturesque hidden villages that are inaccessible to public transport. During the six-hour tour, you’ll be invited inside Becky’s private thatched home for coffee and pastries, a buffet lunch and a traditional cream tea. You can take the tour on your own, as a couple or as a group, with a maximum of seven people. You can choose when you’d like to stop and take photos.

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2. Lake District with afternoon tea

An action-packed guided tour to the Lake District takes you on a journey through the area’s winding country roads and villages. You are then bussed to Lake Windermere where you can cruise along England’s largest lake, before moving on to the charming village of Hawkshead, and ending with a cream tea at Lindeth Howe, the family home of Beatrix Potter.

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3. Stonehenge

Stand in awe of England's most iconic monument, the Stone Age site of Stonehenge. Take a day trip from London to visit the mysterious stone circle that has kept historians guessing for centuries. Book a combination day trip to include visits to Bath, Windsor and Oxford as well.

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