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4 days out of London??

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4 days out of London??

I have 4 days/nights to spend on my own before I meet my friend in late June. I am a mid 20's female, so not really looking for family orientated destinations. Prefer not to go on a 4 day bus tour. Rather travel to one place and explore on foot and/or half day bus trips. Prefer budget back packer style accommodation so I can meet up with people to share a meal. Grateful for any suggestions.

Thank you

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1. Re: 4 days out of London??

What do you want to see? Cities with trendy nightlife? countryside? Roman remains? Common destinations would be places like Oxford or York, both a train ride from London.

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2. Re: 4 days out of London??

One suggestion would be to take the train from London to York (less than 2 hours by train) and make this your base although I can't advise about your accommodation choice.

York would be a great base and as the school holidays don't commence until mid July you'll not be overrun by families!

York is a beautiful city with so much to see, and it is compact so you can explore easily on foot. But there are many other places you can explore making York your base. Durham is a short train journey away, or you could head out to the countryside.


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3. Re: 4 days out of London??

I'd suggest you look at availabilty of YHA accommodation http://www.yha.org.uk/ and decide where you want to visit based on that. Assuming it's June this year good budget accommodation is probably already booked in popular locations. Coud try Chester or Liverpool - longish train journey but good places to visit with friendly people

Edited: 03 June 2014, 07:40
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