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Day trip ideas from London?

We are looking for something different to see on a day trip from London. We've done the usual ones -- Bath, Stonehenge, Salisbury, Brighton, Windsor, Oxford, Cambridge, Southend on Sea, Canterbury, and even York.

Two of us, using train passes. Fairly active, enjoy sports, history, "unique" places/activities, and going in mid-June.

Would appreciate any and all ideas! Thanks!

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1. Re: Day trip ideas from London?

beenthere-donethat.org.uk/londondaytrips.html

Some suggestions here.

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2. Re: Day trip ideas from London?

Dover, Rochester, Bletchley Park. If you're interested in WWII there are tours of the RAF ops room in Uxbridge, although it's on the tube so the train passes won't help. Blenheim Palace. IWM Duxford. Brookwood Cemetery (also on the tube).

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Portsmouth, Arundel, Winchester, Beachy Head (Eastbourne), Moreton in the Marsh, Brockenhurst?

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4. Re: Day trip ideas from London?

Eltham Palace, Arundel Castle, Hever Castle, Warwick Castle are a few I've enjoyed in recent years.

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5. Re: Day trip ideas from London?

A circular walk along the lanes from Appledore, to see one of the isolated churches of Romney Marsh (Fairfield) and the time-warp "Red Lion" at Snargate. Head to Rye later for a look around. Both Ham Street and Rye have stations, fast train from St Pancras, change at Ashford (Kent).

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6. Re: Day trip ideas from London?

Wales is possible as a day trip. It's two hours from London to Cardiff by train.

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7. Re: Day trip ideas from London?

Leeds Castle (in Kent, not Leeds) is also a great day out from London.

www.leeds-castle.com

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