Remember when we could just jump on a train and go wherever we fancied? If we were feeling hemmed in, we could be out of the city and off on an ace day out – hitting the coast, hiking a forest trail or exploring a postcard-perfect village – within the hour. Those were the days.
Obviously, trips from London are totally off the cards at the moment. But we’ve started to think about what life will be like when our current restrictions are lifted and we’re allowed to leave our homes and travel again.
While we wait, here’s some fuel for your own day(trip)dreams. These are our fifteen favourite daytripping spots, complete with cute pubs and ace restaurants – all close enough to London to get there and back in one glorious day.
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