Days out of London can be a great way to see more of the country and to have a break from the hurly burly of city life.
The UK is jammed pack full of great destinations within easy reach of London and with the Euro Tunnel you can even pop over to France for the day if you like.
This page will highlight the pro's and cons of each type of trip and also give you my favorite trips out of London ideas.
Ease - Many Coach trips are able to pick you are from your hotel of from a handy central location in London.
Cost - Cheaper than a rail journey
Variety - Often the coach will take you to several different destinations in one day.
Speed - A coach trip can be slow going especially if you hit traffic on the roads.
Space - You are restricted to just your seating area for the duration of the journey.
Destinations - You are restricted by just how far you can travel from London in a day.
Speed - Journey time is a lot less than by road.
Space - On most trains you will be able to get up and stretch your legs you may even have the ability to go to a buffet car.
Destinations - You are able to travel much further distances in a day.
Cost - Rail journeys are more expensive than coaches.
Less personal service - You won't have someone available to answer questions on the day.
Pick up - You will have to travel to one of the large train stations to begin your journey.
Love London Museums Days Out Ideas
The following day trip packages have been chosen by me for no other reason than because I know and love the destinations. I therefore can honestly say to you that it would be a great day out and well worth the cost.
Bath, Stonehenge and Salisbury
Far west of London
Stratford, Oxford and The Cotswolds
West of London
Leeds Castle, Canterbury, Dover & Greenwich River Boat Ride
South west of London in the county of Kent
North west of London
North east of London
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