After the lockdown restrictions are lifted, one-day trips can be an exciting activity for your summer adventures. One day trips for a group of friends or a plan for a solo trip can be an exhilarating and inexpensive plan this summer. Below are listed the 6 best locations to spend your day.
Unexpectedly summers are hitting UK weather by mid-June this year. England is blessed to have spots located throughout the country, from beaches in the south to castles in the north. These locations are perfect to visit for a day and also prevent from creating a hole in your wallet.
Visiting the Durdle door is a must if you are visiting the southern coast of England. 3-hour drive from Central London, it is one of the most photogenic locations to visit this summer. 20 minutes on foot from the Lulworth Cove via a path over a narrow hill awaits the pebble beach. Once arrived, you will be rewarded with a beautiful sight of a natural archway made of limestone, erect in the sea. Plan an early journey to have for a pleasant sunbathing and beach experience. For safety measures carry trainers to walk on the pebbles, also be aware of the sudden strong shorelines.
St Ives, Cornwall:
Cornwall is a location situated in the southwest end of England. A day trip to the seaside, starting by visiting Port Isaac as a small fishing town. Walking down narrow streets you will find the tastiest fish and chips, so pop into those local fish and chips café for a bite. Unlike Durdle Door, Cornwall has a sandy Beach of St. Ives. Porthmeor Beach and Blue Flag beaches can be visited by surfers. If staying in Cornwall for longer, explore the St Michael’s Mount with indescribable architecture and the location. Apart from delicious seafood and coastal cliffs, visit museums and art galleries displaying work by local artists throughout the year.
Seven sisters Country Park:
Seven peaks were naturally built by the Age-old rivers cutting narrow valleys into the chalk. Over the years there are various paths and trails throughout the park to walk and cycle on. 2-hour drive from London, the park has provided assorted travel options, for hikers, cyclists and even canoeing. The park is a package of cliffs, lagoons, marsh, rock pools, and you can also spot few historical artefacts at the Exceat Church.
From River Cam to King’s College Chapel, Cambridge has a variety of day outs. 45 minutes from London by train, explore Cambridge’s art and culture. Watch plays and musicals at Cambridge Junction, for an interest in artefacts and art visit Fitzwilliam Museum or travel through the Botanic Gardens owned by the Cambridge University. Visiting the Cambridge shopping for designer labels or if going on a weekend, do not forget to visit Saturday All Saint’s Garden Art & Craft market.
The Lake District National Park is known to be one of the UNESCO world heritage sites in England. If you want nature to impact your outdoor trip and let it fulfil the desire to feel close to the earth, Lake District has to offer England’s highest mountains and largest lakes. Experience the picturesque landscape by hike, bicycle, and ferries, even paddleboat through various hills and valleys. Spend a day exploring the countryside towns like Kendal and Keswich, after a hike to the park for a delicious cup of tea. You can travel by train, national express coaches or cars.
West Sussex has exceptionally significant castles in the country. Arundel Castle, owned by the Duke and Duchess of Norfolk. Visiting a magnificent opening to the Keep, Chapel and the Grand Hall. 2-hour drive from Central London, the Castle is still open to the public with few enclosed private areas used by the family and their guests, it also has a private garden and pools. The town has various events held, like Shakespeare’s plays at the open theatre, Jaguar Rally, Plant Fair and Medieval Weekend.
Article Writer: Bhumika Kantharia
Editorial Assistant: Abhishek Khanpara
Editor In Chief: Jumana N Mohamed
Publisher : Supankan K.