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17 Easy Day Trips from London

An exhaustive and diverse list of day trips from London, including castles, seafront walks, quaint villages and exciting cities.

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A raven and guard at the Tower of London. According to superstition, there must always be 6 ravens present at the Tower, or else the monarchy, kingdom, and Tower itself will fall. In "The Tudors," when Anne was executed, you can see her look up at the flying ravens overhead. In actuality, they all stopped flight and sat on the edge of the Tower as she lost her head...something eyewitness accounts of the execution described as not only eerie, but highly unusual.

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from Time Out London

Check out these amazing photos of London from above

Last month, New Yorker and high-flying fine art photographer Jeffrey Milstein rented out a private helicopter to capture London in a jaw-dropping

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8 Spots To Find The Best View Of London

8 spots to find the best view of London. Love how each of the places on this list provide a different perspective of the city. The view from the Shard is so beautiful and it's free to visit!

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Tower of London, Raven. Eight ravens are kept at the Tower of London. Their wings are clipped so they can't fly away. Legend has it that failing to have Ravens reside at the Tower will cause it to crumble and a terrible disaster shall befall England.

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