Day Trips

Windsor Castle

20 miles west; full day

The bastion of British royalty, Windsor Castle overlooks the affluent town of Windsor, picturesquely located along the River Thames.

Oxford

59 miles northwest; full day

The world's oldest university town boasts more than three dozen prestigious (and eye-catching) colleges and some world-class museums.

Brighton

47 miles south; full day

With a heady mix of seaside, seediness and sophistication, Brighton is London's favourite coastal resort – with a mock-Moghul summer palace thrown in.

Cambridge

60 miles north; full day

Awash in exquisite architecture, steeped in history and tradition and renowned for its quirky rituals, Cambridge is the quintessential English university town.

Bath

115 miles west; two days

A cultural trendsetter and fashionable haunt for three centuries, Bath has so many architectural gems the entire city has been named a World Heritage Site.