5 Must Visit Cities near London

by Shruti Sharma Content Curator

London is brilliant but remember to extend your trip so that you can cover these fantastic cities as well. They’re only a few hours away from the main city but are so elegant and royal. Travellers often find some of the best places to stay in London, like The LaLiT London, and then book a train/cab to these cities for a day.

London is gorgeous in and of itself, but these cities take the cake in terms of culture, beauty and romance. If you’re planning to stay in London for a week or so then you should definitely visit these places on the weekend.

Here are the 5 must visit cities near London –


Glasgow is known for its cultural artefacts and for remaining true to its traditions. It’s the largest city in Scotland and the whole area is a time-capsule waiting to be explored. It’s also got a healthy heap of nightlife exploration to do and traditional pubs that serve beer all day long.

The Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum and Glasgow Cathedral are just a few of the many historic monuments you get to see in this beautiful city.


Bath is a gorgeous hidden gem, known for having Roman-era baths around the area. The Bath Abbey and Thermae Spa are well preserved artefacts of a well-known time. Bath is a unique spot, in that it doesn’t get too much tourist attention but is well-known among savvy travellers.

The food is excellent in Bath as well, as there are many diners and cafes that serve some of the tastiest treats of that era.


Not only is Cambridge one of the most popular tourist destinations, it houses one of the most prestigious universities in the world. Cambridge has everything a tourist needs. From gorgeous buildings to elegant in roads, it has culture dripping from every corner.

Tourists often visit The Mathematical Bridge, the River Cam, and the Market Square. They often book walking tours around the area as well.


Newcastle is a fan favourite after their immense football prowess has become world famous. Fans of the game love coming here and interacting with locals about the sport. From the bars to the diners, Newcastle has some of the best cuisines for non-veg lovers.

The Angel of the North is one of the most iconic spots in Newcastle and a picturesque destination for many art lovers.


The city’s known for its football clubs around the world, as well as its rich history. There are many amazing museums, art galleries and local joints to visit here. It’s the third most visited city in the UK and Indian travellers love coming here after they complete their London trips.

Sponsor Ads

About Shruti Sharma Innovator   Content Curator

7 connections, 0 recommendations, 57 honor points.
Joined APSense since, November 29th, 2017, From Delhi, India.

Created on Nov 20th 2018 04:54. Viewed 388 times.


No comment, be the first to comment.
Please sign in before you comment.