What to do on a day trip to Brighton from London
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What to do on a day trip to Brighton from London

If you’re looking for a day trip from London that has it all, look no further than Brighton. With its beachfront location and abundance of sights and activities, Brighton is the perfect place to spend a day. And its close proximity to capital (it’s just over 50 miles away) means it’s an ideal choice. Read…

Portsmouth attractions: The Portsmouth Historic Dockyard
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Portsmouth attractions: The Portsmouth Historic Dockyard

If you’re researching Portsmouth attractions to help you plan a trip, there are lots to choose from.  It’s a city rich in maritime history, and its location on the English south coast means that you can easily combine a cultural visit with a day out at the beach.  One of the top things you should…

Visiting Blenheim Palace: all you need to know
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Visiting Blenheim Palace: all you need to know

Blenheim Palace is an 18th century stately home originally built for John Churchill, the first Duke of Marlborough.  Its construction was to honour his pivotal role in defeating France at the Battle of Blenheim in 1704.  The house has remained in the Marlborough family ever since and is now a UNESCO World Heritage site.  It…

Day trips from London by train: Portsmouth’s Spinnaker Tower
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Day trips from London by train: Portsmouth’s Spinnaker Tower

By Emma Marshall Like most people in the UK, this year has been more about day trips at home than holidays abroad.  And as someone without a car, I’ve been looking for destinations that would make interesting day trips from London by train.  For the first on the list, I chose Portsmouth in Hampshire. This was…