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Places to Go in London | Things to Do by London

Houses of Parliament and the famous Big Ben in Westminster, in London, UK

London is one of the most frequented tourist destinations in the world. Touted as one of the biggest cities in the UK, the country has a lot to offer to its travelers. From museums, cuisines, theatres, and of course restaurants, there are many places to visit in the city.

Another highlight of this gorgeous destination is it’s very well developed transportation. The transport system is a league ahead of any other city in the world and connects London to other famous places in the countryside. This connectivity has made it easy for the travelers to reach nearby vacation spots in less than a few hours.

Despite its small size London is often regarded as a famous transit point for exploring other places. Here in this blog, we will list out 5 popular destinations that are a must-visit from London to escape from the breakneck pace of life in the capital.

  1. Stonehenge

    If there is any place on the earth where one can witness prehistoric marvel, then it is Stonehenge. The iconic heritage site has been listed under UNESCO and has a history that dates back to 5000 years. Even today, Stonehenge has been a topic of fierce debate because of the iconic monument that stands in the plains. Often believed by many as the site of pagan worship, the site can be easily reached from the capital city of London. There are many trains that link the capital to the Wiltshire countryside, and from then on one must travel to the Salisbury plains to witness these mysterious structures. Stonehenge is a must-visit for all historians, archaeologists, and the English scenery on the makes the trip even more wonderful.
  2. Manchester
    The world’s first industrial city is just a stone throw from London. Home to one of the celebrated football teams in the world Manchester United, the city is one of the charming places to visit for a football fan. And if you are not one of those football buffs then also the city springs a lot many surprises for the visitors. Getting a tour of the destination will let you take a glimpse of the cultural heritage preserved beautifully in the museums and historic buildings. Apart from this one can also tickle the taste buds with the amazing cuisine in the chain of restaurants around the city.
  3. Paris
    Paris scores high as one of the best trips from London. Home to a bucket list of attractions, the “City of Light” draws in millions of people from around the world to witness its ambiance. From art galleries, museums, churches, and architecture inspired by the neoclassical design, Paris will in every way make your trip memorable. The city is home to world-class fashion boutiques, where one can shop the latest clothes and other accessories. Also, if you have enough time in hand do not forget to taste the street crepes and witness the grandeur of the city from the top of Eiffel Tower.
  4. Oxford
    Oxford is also famous for being the “Romantic City in London”. Away from the hustle and bustle of the capital, a trip to oxford will feel like stepping into another world. The city is just a few hours away from London and is also renowned for being the birthplace of the great novelist “William Shakespeare”. Oxford is known for its cobbled streets and the famous Oxford University which will surely take you back to your learning years. Other top attractions in the city include museums, gardens, castles and the famous university where the popular movie franchise “Harry Potter” was filmed.
  5. Liverpool
    Liverpool is world-famous for being the birthplace of the pop icons “The Beatles”. But the city has more to offer to its travelers, other than the Beatles experience. The city of Liverpool is best for trying out different food as there are a wide variety of restaurants hosting multiple cuisines. Apart from that travelers also visit Albert Dock which is a district packed with a string of museums, bars, and restaurants. In short, Liverpool is blessed with everything magnanimous right from architecture to the art galleries and hence can be categorized as the best city in the world.

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Alexandra Dimitropoulou is a VP and News Editor at CEOWORLD magazine, working to build and strengthen the brand’s popular, consumer-friendly content. In addition to running the company’s website, CEOWORLD magazine, which aims to help CEOs, CFOs, CIOs, and other C-level executives get smarter about how they earn, save and spend their money, she also sits on the Board of Directors of the Global Business Policy Institute. She can be reached on email You can follow her on Twitter at @ceoworld.