10 days in England Itinerary

10 days in England Itinerary

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Brighton and Hove
— 1 night
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Dover
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Cambridge
— 2 nights
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Bourton-on-the-Water
— 1 night
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Stratford-upon-Avon
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Bourton-on-the-Water
— 1 night
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Windsor
— 2 nights
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London
— 2 nights

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Brighton and Hove — 1 night

The vibrant seaside resort of Brighton and Hove features a lively nightclub scene and an abundance of cultural sites sure to keep you entertained for days.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Royal Pavilion. Start off your visit on the 16th (Sun): admire the striking features of Royal Pavilion.

For reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Brighton and Hove road trip planning app.

Cardiff to Brighton and Hove is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a train. In October, daily temperatures in Brighton and Hove can reach 18°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Dover.
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Dover

Dover is a town and major ferry port in the home county of Kent, in South East England. To see ratings, photos, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Dover sightseeing planning website.

You can drive from Brighton and Hove to Dover in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. On the 17th (Mon), you're off to Cambridge.
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Nightlife · Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Cambridge — 2 nights

Steeped in history and tradition, Cambridge is renowned for its ancient colleges and sprawling green gardens.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, The Cambridge Gin Laboratory and See Cambridge Differently. On your second day here, go all around town with See Cambridge Differently, then sample the fine beverages at The Cambridge Gin Laboratory, and then take an in-depth tour of Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology.

To see ratings, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Cambridge trip planning app.

Drive from Dover to Cambridge in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 18°C in October, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Bourton-on-the-Water.
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Bourton-on-the-Water — 1 night

Bourton-on-the-Water is a village and civil parish in Gloucestershire, England that lies on a wide flat vale within the Cotswolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. To see traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Bourton-on-the-Water vacation planning website.

Drive from Cambridge to Bourton-on-the-Water in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in October, and nighttime lows around 9°C. You'll set off for Stratford-upon-Avon on the 20th (Thu).
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Stratford-upon-Avon

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. To see where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Stratford-upon-Avon day trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Bourton-on-the-Water to Stratford-upon-Avon takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October in Stratford-upon-Avon, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 10°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can go by car to Bourton-on-the-Water.
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Bourton-on-the-Water — 1 night

To find maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Bourton-on-the-Water trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Stratford-upon-Avon to Bourton-on-the-Water takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. On the 21st (Fri), you'll travel to Windsor.
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Windsor — 2 nights

Windsor is a historic market town and unparished area in the Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead in Berkshire, England. Your day by day itinerary now includes Windsor Castle as well as Eton Walkway. On the 21st (Fri), ride a horse along Tally Ho Stables. On the 22nd (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the pleasant sights at Eton Walkway and then explore the historical opulence of Windsor Castle.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Windsor holiday planning site.

Traveling by car from Bourton-on-the-Water to Windsor takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in October, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can go by car to London.
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London — 2 nights

Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Your day by day itinerary now includes The Book of Mormon London, Free Tours by Foot and Liquid History Tours. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Hunterian Museum and BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir. It doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology.

To see where to stay, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, use the London trip builder website.

You can drive from Windsor to London in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.
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England travel guide

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Nightlife · Specialty Museums · 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.
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Cotswolds travel guide

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Gardens · Architectural Buildings · Zoos
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.
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