If you live in Kent, and fancy getting out of it for a day or two, you’ll probably be interested to know where you can go. And the good news is, there’s loads of destinations that are perfect for day-tripping, and some of the best day trip destinations are within easy reach of Kent. Here are just a few.
London is a go-to day trip for people all over the country, but if you live in Kent, you’re lucky enough to be only a short way, by train or car, from the capital. Depending on where you are in Kent, and where you’re planning on going in London, you can probably reach London in around an hour and a half.
The trains connecting Kent to London are super efficient, and in hardly any time at all you’ll find yourself in the city centre, with some of the country’s best attractions at your fingertips.
If you’re interested in traveling a little further afield, Calais is the perfect choice. With the channel tunnel handily located in Dover, you can reach France in under two hours, and explore Calais’ shops, beaches, and markets.
Going to another country for a day trip might sound expensive, but if you book in advance, you can score some really cheap fares – from as low as £18 each way!
If you now fancy a trip to France, but want to go somewhere where there’s a little more to see and do, Paris is a good choice. It might take a little longer to get to, but you won’t be disappointed.
So you know that London is within easy reach, but that means that so is the Eurostar and Gatwick Airport. Whether you want to reach Paris by plane or train, you do so easily after just a few hours of travelling. And once you’re there, you can explore some of France’s best sights and attractions!