Most Scenic Weekend Trips Within 2 Hours from London


A trip to one of the most exciting capitals in the world is always one to remember. While London has tons to offer to all its visitors, be it solo travellers, couples, or families, it’s always nice to take a day trip from London and explore Britain’s beautiful countryside areas! To help you plan your getaway, we’ve curated a list of some of the best places for weekend trips from London that are less than two hours away. With our boutique hotel near Heathrow Airport as your humble abode, you can explore the bustling central London areas and the countryside gems with utmost ease. Enjoy a delightful stay and include these picture-perfect places for weekend trips from London on your list! 


If you are seeking the perfect blend of picturesque landscapes and thrilling attractions to enjoy near London, look no further than Surrey! Located in southeast England, Surrey is just 31 miles from London, making it easily accessible by public transport from your hotel near London Heathrow. Boasting stunning hills, valleys, and vineyards, Surrey is the best choice of a scenic destination for a relaxing getaway. Make sure to visit RHS Garden Wisley with its glasshouse and a picture-perfect setting to click photos and spend quality time with your cherished ones. Also, don’t miss out on a visit to Surrey Hills, offering the most breathtaking, panoramic views of southeast England.  


Discover the beauty of Kent, a picturesque county boasting a rich heritage, stunning hillside castles and tantalising authentic food. Take a walk along the coastline and indulge in some fresh seafood, paired perfectly with locally grown wine. If you’re looking to escape the hustle and bustle of city life, coastal walks in Kent are the perfect way to recharge, explore the area’s best natural landscapes and experience the best of England’s beauty. 

P.S. Enjoy the sea air as you take a walk from Margate to Broadstairs, and walk in the footsteps of Charles Dickens, who used to enjoy regular trips to Kent! 


A visit to the Cotswolds is about exploring beautiful villages, relaxing by soothing, gently flowing streams, and enriching yourself with some history and culture. Spend your time in the Cotswolds as you explore Bibury, one of the most beautiful villages in the area or take a stroll through the mellow landscape, passing by the river Windrush in Bourton-on-the-Water also known as ‘The Venice of the Cotswolds’ for an unforgettable experience! 


Discover the beauty of Berkshire, an idyllic county located in the Southeast of England. Explore the grandeur of Windsor Castle, one of the largest royal residences in the world, and witness the unmissable sights of the Changing of the Guard ceremony here, perfect if you’re travelling with your family. For a truly unique experience, spend some time at Berkshire’s charming villages along the river Thames such as Sonning and Pangbourne that have inspired literary classics such as “Wind in the Willows” and “Three Men in a Boat.”  

Reserve your stay at the best budget hotel near Heathrow Airport offering a relaxing stay with modern, amenity-rich rooms and a great location for seamless exploration. Book now and make the most of your holiday with these weekend trips from London (don’t forget to thank us later!)