8 days in England Itinerary

8 days in England Itinerary

Created using Inspirock England tour planner

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Uxbridge
— 1 day
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Oxford
— 1 night
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Bath
— 1 night
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Malmesbury
— 1 night
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Stroud
— 1 night
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Cheltenham
— 1 night
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Tewkesbury
— 1 night
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Stratford-upon-Avon
— 1 night
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Uxbridge

— 1 day
Uxbridge is a town in west London, England, and the administrative headquarters of the London Borough of Hillingdon. On the 18th (Tue), take in the spiritual surroundings of St Marys Church, then find something for the whole family at Bekonscot Model Village, then stroll the grounds of Anzac Cemetery St Mary's Harefield, and finally walk around Cassiobury Park.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read Uxbridge visit planning app.

London to Uxbridge is an approximately 1-hour car ride. In August, daytime highs in Uxbridge are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Oxford.

Things to do in Uxbridge

Parks · Theme Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Oxford

— 1 night

City of Dreaming Spires

A busy, cosmopolitan city, Oxford is perhaps best known for its ancient university.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Wed): get a new perspective on nature at Oxford University Museum of Natural History, admire the striking features of Bodleian Library, take in the spiritual surroundings of Magdalen College, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Christ Church Cathedral, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of University Church of St Mary the Virgin.

To find photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Oxford journey planner.

Traveling by car from Uxbridge to Oxford takes an hour. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in August, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to take a train to Bath.

Things to do in Oxford

Historic Sites · Museums

Bath

— 1 night

Queen of English Cities

A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Thu): take a memorable tour with Tours, then contemplate the long history of Bath Street, and then steep yourself in history at Farleigh Hungerford Castle.

To see ratings, photos, and other tourist information, use the Bath route site.

You can take a train from Oxford to Bath in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Malmesbury.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Adventure · Tours

Side Trip

Malmesbury

— 1 night
Start off your visit on the 21st (Fri): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Parish Church of St John Baptist, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Malmesbury Abbey, then admire the striking features of Lacock Abbey, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Castle Combe Village.

To find reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Malmesbury trip itinerary app.

Drive from Bath to Malmesbury in an hour. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Stroud.

Things to do in Malmesbury

Historic Sites

Side Trips

Stroud

— 1 night
Stroud is a market town and civil parish in the centre of Gloucestershire, England. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): contemplate the long history of Newark Park, look for all kinds of wild species at WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre, and then make a trip to Gloucester Docks.

For reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Stroud trip planner.

You can drive from Malmesbury to Stroud in an hour. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to travel to Cheltenham.

Things to do in Stroud

Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Cheltenham

— 1 night
Cheltenham, also known as Cheltenham Spa, is a regency spa town and borough which is located on the edge of the Cotswolds, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in Gloucestershire, England. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): contemplate the long history of Chedworth Roman Villa and then step into the grandiose world of Sudeley Castle.

To find more things to do, reviews, maps, and tourist information, go to the Cheltenham vacation site.

You can drive from Stroud to Cheltenham in an hour. August in Cheltenham sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can travel to Tewkesbury.

Things to do in Cheltenham

Historic Sites

Side Trips

Tewkesbury

— 1 night
Tewkesbury is a town and civil parish in Gloucestershire, England. On the 24th (Mon), pause for some serene contemplation at Tewkesbury Abbey and then take in nature's colorful creations at Croome.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read Tewkesbury trip itinerary builder website.

Tewkesbury is just a stone's throw from Cheltenham. In August, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Stratford-upon-Avon.

Things to do in Tewkesbury

Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trip

Stratford-upon-Avon

— 1 night
Stratford-upon-Avon is a market town and civil parish in Warwickshire, England, on the River Avon, 101mi north west of London, 22mi south east of Birmingham, and 8mi south west of Warwick. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Tue): admire the landmark architecture of Holy Trinity Church, get to know the fascinating history of Henley Street, then steep yourself in history at Coughton Court, and finally explore the activities along Stratford-upon-Avon Canal.

To see ratings, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Stratford-upon-Avon trip planner.

Drive from Tewkesbury to Stratford-upon-Avon in an hour. In August in Stratford-upon-Avon, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 16°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Stratford-upon-Avon

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

England travel guide

4.4
Specialty Museums · Nightlife · Historic Sites
A trip through England is a trip through world history, and few places in the world offer such a diverse variety of places to visit, activities, and experiences. The sprawling urban areas surrounding the capital city offer countless sightseeing opportunities, such as museums and historical sites, as well as some of the best shopping, nightlife, and culinary options in the world. To truly experience this country steeped in centuries of history, try to make time to explore the sweeping countryside, where you can enjoy the warm hospitality of small villages and explore the ancient remains of once-powerful societies. England boasts an outstanding transportation system, and many visitors find that even a short train ride through the country’s landscape of rolling hills and plains can be a highlight of their entire vacation. However you choose to move about, remember that in this compact country you’re never very far from a bustling town, where modern pubs, shops, and restaurants await to be explored.

Cotswolds travel guide

4.4
Gardens · Architectural Buildings · Specialty Museums
Lush rolling hills and picture-perfect villages make Cotswolds one of the most popular leisure spots for locals and passing visitors alike. During the height of the season, the area gets packed with tourists exploring the region’s numerous stately homes, thatched cottages, historic churches, and attractive stone-built villages. The wood trade brought wealth and prosperity to this area centuries ago, and the region still proudly boasts hundreds of notable buildings constructed during the Middle Ages. Within easy striking distance of London and several other urban centers, this wealthy area supports a thriving artisan scene, as well as a strong food culture centered around farmer's markets and numerous organic producers.