After months of lockdown, the return of our social lives is imminent, even if hanging out with our pals will look a little different. Now that holidays in the UK are back on the agenda for this summer, we’ve pulled together some of the most magical houses near London for spending quality time with your nearest and dearest. From cute cottages to private islands to incredible country homes, here are the most amazing houses near(ish) to London for weekends away with friends.
PLEASE NOTE: Current guidelines (from July 4) in England state that no more than two households can stay together.
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