7 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

7 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United Kingdom visit planner
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London
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Cambridge
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Oxford
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Bristol
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Bath
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London
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London — 1 night

The Square Mile

Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): walk around Hyde Park, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Westminster Abbey, then ponder the world of politics at Houses of Parliament, then make a trip to Big Ben, and finally take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the London itinerary planner.

Brussels, Belgium to London is an approximately 3-hour train ride. You can also fly; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Brussels to London is minus 1 hour. In August, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to catch the train to Cambridge.
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Cambridge — 1 night

City of Perspiring Dreams

Steeped in history and tradition, Cambridge is renowned for its ancient colleges and sprawling green gardens.
On the 3rd (Wed), gain insight at King's College Chapel, explore the world behind art at Fitzwilliam Museum, deepen your understanding at King's College, University of Cambridge, then learn about all things military at IWM Duxford, and finally get outside with Outdoor Activities.

To see ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Cambridge trip itinerary planner.

Take a train from London to Cambridge in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August in Cambridge, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 16°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Oxford.
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Oxford — 1 night

City of Dreaming Spires

A busy, cosmopolitan city, Oxford is perhaps best known for its ancient university.
On the 4th (Thu), examine the collection at Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology, deepen your understanding at Balliol College, then steep yourself in history at Bodleian Library, then see the interesting displays at Pitt Rivers Museum, and finally take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

To see photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Oxford route builder tool.

Drive from Cambridge to Oxford in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Cambridge in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Oxford, with lows of 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can catch the train to Bristol.
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Bristol — 1 night

Bristol is famous for its Georgian and Victorian architecture, street art, underground music, maritime history, and the world-famous Clifton Suspension Bridge.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Fri): pause for some serene contemplation at Bristol Cathedral, then see the interesting displays at Brunel's SS Great Britain, then snap pictures at Clifton Suspension Bridge, and finally get to know the resident critters at Bristol Zoo Gardens.

For maps, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read Bristol trip planner.

Traveling by train from Oxford to Bristol takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Bath.
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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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sat): see the interesting displays at The Jane Austen Centre, get to know the fascinating history of Castle Combe Village, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, then take an in-depth tour of The Roman Baths, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Bath Abbey.

For traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Bath day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Bristol to Bath takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to take a train to London.
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London — 1 night

The Square Mile

Start off your visit on the 7th (Sun): contemplate the long history of Tower of London, then take in panoramic vistas at Tower Bridge, then make a trip to Buckingham Palace, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Coca-Cola London Eye.

To find reviews, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read our London online attractions planner.

Take a train from Bath to London in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. On the 8th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.
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Historic Sites

United Kingdom travel guide

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Nightlife · Specialty Museums · Castles
Home to an impressive 25 World Heritage sites, the United Kingdom, which includes England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland, has hundreds of museums to explore, thousands of parks and gardens to stroll through, and tens of thousands of communities to discover. From Land’s End in the south to John O’Groats in the north, the country is packed with tourist attractions that can fill a range of itineraries. With nearly 30 million tourists visiting every year, the UK is ranked among the top ten holiday destinations in the world. Known for its royalty, this country also represents a diverse patchwork of native and immigrant cultures. Although Britannia no longer rules the waves, it possesses a captivating history and a dynamic modern culture, both of which remain hugely influential on the rest of the world.
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