London offers unlimited fun and sightseeing options to tourists. Not a day would go by when you will not discover something new in this wonderful city. However, there are a number of destinations around London that are not only enthralling but a drive away from the vibrant city. And, on the way you will come across some of the best restaurants in London where you can satiate your hunger. Here are just a few road trips that you can take from London.
Brighton is a calm and quiet seaside resort. Situated in London’s south coast, Brighton is around 50 miles from London. Also known as “the happiest place to live in the UK”, Brighton is home to a number of restaurants, cafes, museums and theatres. Brighton has a vibrant nightlife and many popular music bands and musicians like Fatboy Slim, Tim Booth, Robert Smith ,etc have performed here. Some of the landmarks that you must visit while in Brighton include the Royal Pavilion, Brighton Marine Palace and Pier, Brighton Clock Tower, among others. It would take you around one and a half hours to reach Brighton via the M23 motorway.
Oxford is located in the south central part of England and is approximately 56 miles from London. Situated here is the world renowned Oxford University, which attracts students from all across the globe. Other than the university, there are many things that the visitor can explore like the city centre, which comprises theatres, restaurants, shops and an ice rink; the Bodleian Library; and a number of museums and galleries. It is a little more than a hours drive to Oxford from London via the M40 and A40.
Stonehenge is both intriguing and captivating. One of the most famous prehistoric monuments in the world, Stonehenge was constructed between 3000 BC to 2000 BC. The purpose of Stonehenge’s construction remains shrouded in mystery. There are several theories ranging from the plausible ancient healing centre to the highly bizarre theory that it was built by the aliens. Whatever, its purpose, Stonehenge is a magnificent structure that needs to be seen. Stonehenge is located approximately 87 miles from London and it would take you a little more than an hour and a half to reach the place.
A drive to The Cotswold would truly take you into another world. Located in south central England, the Cotswold comprises outstanding natural beauty. One of the most amazing feature of the region is the outsold Hills, which are a spectacular sight to behold. The stunning cottages, serene lakes and stone-clad buildings further add to the beauty of the Cotswold. Located around 21 miles from London, it would take you roughly 53 minutes to reach the Cotswold by car.
So, explore England by taking these amazing road trips. London can get a bit overcrowded as it is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world. To avoid the hassles book a room in advance at one of the boutique hotels London.