Day trips to the countryside from London

There are many areas of the countryside that are near London and which you can see within a day on a coach tour.
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Lake District with cream tea

Scafell Pike, Lake District, Cumbria. Image courtesy of Shutterstock.

Join an action-packed guided tour to the Lake District, which winds through country roads and villages. You're then bussed to Lake Windermere, where you can cruise along England’s largest lake, before moving on to the charming village of Hawkshead. You'll end with a cream tea at Lindeth Howe, the family home of Beatrix Potter. Duration: 13 hours 25 minutes.

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2. 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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