Excursions from London

  1. Windsor Castle

    This ancient bastion of British royalty is well worth a day out. Its state apartments and the 15th-century St George’s Chapel are glorious. Access to some apartments is restricted when the Queen is staying.

    Windsor

    • Berks

    • Train: 40 mins

    • 020 7766 7304

    • Open Mar–Oct: 9:45am–5:15pm; Nov–Feb: 9:45am–4:15pm

    • Admission charge

    • www.royalcollection.org.uk

  2. Oxford

    Britain’s oldest university town is a fascinating place to visit, with ancient colleges, museums and galleries at every turn. For a short introduction to the city, start at The Oxford Story on Broad Street. The most magnificent colleges are Christ Church, Magdalen ...

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