London Day Trips: Guildford

Stepping on the train to Guildford at Waterloo station, I did wonder if this could even be classed as a ‘day trip’. Guildford is only 27 miles (43km) from London, and it’s a short 30-minute train ride to the town, situated almost in the centre of the county of Surrey. I was used to spending at least an hour on the train to get anywhere … Continue reading London Day Trips: Guildford

London Day Trips: Canterbury

Since visiting Margate on a bright winter day this January, I’ve felt good things about Kent. I’ve never spent time exploring this area of England before now – a travesty, really, seeing how close it is to London and how easy to access so much of it by train. When you live in London, especially as a student, your whole world of travel possibilities tends to be contained within the M25. But on another shockingly sunny winter day, I decided to broaden my Kent-horizons by exploring the ancient cathedral town of Canterbury.

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