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Perfect trips and weekend getaways in & around London to help you relax, unwind and explore. "When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life; for there is in London all that life can afford"- Samuel Johnson

Weekend Breaks Around London

We will take the liberty of saying that Dr. Johnson was so wrong! Although one can never end a love affair with the beautiful city of London, one does need to get away once in a while. While there are many things to do in London, there are plenty of stunning sights and gorgeous locales near London as well than one can explore. Wondering where a weekend away from London will take you to? We've got you covered. Here's a list of top 3 weekend getaways from London:

1) York in UK

A world apart from the bustling metropolis of London, York is a quaint walled city in England. Steeped in a history dating back to the Roman times and boasting of magnificent architecture, this city also has a romantic vibe to it.

Distance from London: approximately 202 miles

Best time to visit: Between March to June

What to see:

- National Railway Museum

- Jorvik Viking Centre

- York Museum Gardens

- York Castle

What to do:

- Explore York’s gruesome past at the York Dungeon

- Experience divinity and serenity at York Minster

2) Bath

A unique and charming place to visit over a weekend, Bath has been designated a UNESCO World Heritage site. Picturesque and hauntingly beautiful, the city is the only place in UK where you can bathe in natural hot springs. If you are looking for a spa getaway, this is the place to be!

Distance from London: approximately 116 miles

Weekend Breaks Around London

Best time to visit: Between June to February

What to see:

- Roman Baths

- Holburne Museum

- Fashion Museum

- Royal Victoria Park

What to do:

- Bathe in naturally hot spa water at a Roman style bath

- If you are a bibliophile, you’ll love exploring the Jane Austen Centre

- Make unique glass objects at the Bath Aqua Theatre of Glass

3) Brighton

A lovely weekend getaway near London, Brighton is situated at an hour’s drive from the city and has been welcoming visitors to its sandy beaches since time immemorial! Colourful and creative, this seaside resort town has a lot of points of interest and activities to undertake making it an ideal destination for a family vacation .

Distance from London: approximately 67 miles

Best time to visit: Between April to September

What to see:

- Royal Pavilion

- Brighton Pier

- Brighton Museum and Art Gallery

- Stanmer Park

- Preston Manor

What to do:

- Hop on the Brighton Wheel and witness panoramic views of the city

- Shop till you drop at ‘The Lanes’

- Catch an entertaining show in action at the Theatre Royal