If you love royalty, you are an unstoppable history buff or a fan of British music, London is certainly on your to-do list. But tourists often forget that when they rent a furnished apartment ideally located in London, it becomes very easy to take a day to visit these 7 incredible destinations.
Fifty minutes from King’s Cross Station, you will find another university town called Cambridge. Places not to be missed are Cambridge University (15 British Prime Ministers have graduated) and the Mathematical Bridge, a wooden pedestrian bridge over the Cam River. Enjoy a unique panoramic view of Cambridge and its famous monuments on a punt tour, which is a guided boat tour along the Cam River. Art lovers will have many things to see in this city: the Fitzwilliam Museum, the Cambridge Museum and the Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology.
If you are a tourist and you are looking for apartments for rent in Cambridge, you can find multiple choices in Regent’s Park for example, which can be located near the park and allow you to spend sunny afternoons there. If you want to have more information about renting an apartment in Cambridge, check www.for-sale.com/.
Oxford, one of the most famous universities in the world, is only an hour from Marylebone station. Discover the unique architecture and plunge into the heart of its history (guided walking tours are organized). The Oxford University Botanical Garden has family-friendly hiking trails and picnics are highly recommended! For a glimpse of its history, you can visit the Norman medieval castle of Oxford, more than a thousand years old. Art lovers will appreciate the Ashmolean Museum (the first university museum in the world) which houses antiques, collections of ancient and modern art. Admission is free! In the centre of Oxford, in Carfax, you can enjoy the view of the Saint Martin Tower, more commonly known as the Carfax Tower, which is the tallest building in the centre of Oxford!
The magical city of Windsor is only 45 minutes by train from Paddington Station. A perfect day trip! Windsor Castle will delight royalty fans as it is a castle used by the Queen for state ceremonies and official receptions. While in Windsor, take the opportunity to visit Eton’s historic college, where Prince William and Harry went to school.
Windsor’s large park will delight nature lovers. Once a Norman hunting ground, it is now home to 600 deer. Boat trips on the Thames are very popular. You will find motor boats and rowing boats. You can also enjoy guided tours and cruises for lunch, tea or dinner.