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day trips from london by train

London is one of the greatest cities in the world. With the enormous amount of commerce and tourism moving in and out of the city, it comes as no surprise that it’s also one of the most well-connected capitals, too. Even so, the breadth of different locations that you can get to quickly from the city may still astonish you.…

flat lay of running shoes on a colourful vector background

We hope you’re feeling fit. In case you’ve missed out on all the hype, the Virgin Money London Marathon is just around the corner on the 28th of April. This fantastic event is one we look forward to every year. It’s a great reminder to us all that being physical is a big part of being human, and that pushing…

dome of st pauls above snow-covered trees in london

Even though Christmas is right around the corner, it’s very rare that we get snow before January or February in the UK. However, a white Christmas isn’t unheard of in the UK, and there’s nothing that makes you feel more Christmassy than a blanket of fresh powder dusting the fields of London’s beautiful parks. If we get snow this year,…

hiker standing on top of mountain

Wherever there’s a rock, there’s climbing – the true climber’s adage. And there’s definitely a lot of rocks in the UK. From the beautiful limestone and sandstones of the south coast to the complex igneous formations of Scotland, the UK is a geological smorgasbord and rock climbing in the UK is one of its best-loved adventure sports. If you’re visiting…

The UK is full of wildlife. London, however, isn’t somewhere usually associated with the animal kingdom. Aside from the odd fox, or the birds down at the Wetlands Center, you aren’t likely to see a whole lot of fauna in the city centre. That is unless you pay a visit to London Zoo. ZSL London Zoo is one of our…

stonehenge, religious site

Religion has played an enormous role in shaping the cultural history of the UK. It has left its mark, not just on the hearts and minds of the peoples of Britain, but on the landscapes and cityscapes that we inhabit. From towering Gothic cathedrals to the beautiful simplicity of standing hillside stones, sacred sites in the UK make some of…