10 days in London, Oxford & Colchester Itinerary

10 days in London, Oxford & Colchester Itinerary

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10 days in London, Oxford & Colchester Itinerary

Start: London
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London
— 1 night
train:  1​h
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Oxford
— 1 night
train:  1​h
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London
— 5 nights
train:  1​h
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Colchester
— 1 day
train:  1​h
5
London
— 2 nights
End: London

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London

London ©
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 3rd (Tue): appreciate the extensive heritage of Oxford Street and then shop like a local with Notting Hill.

To find reviews, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the London online travel planner .

If you are flying in from Malaysia, the closest major airports are London Heathrow Airport, London Gatwick Airport, London Stansted Airport, London City Airport, London Luton Airport and Southend Airport. In October, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can catch the train to Oxford.

Things to do in London

Shopping Neighborhoods Historic Sites
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Notting Hill ©
Notting Hill
Oxford Street ©
Oxford Street

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Oxford

Oxford ©
A busy, cosmopolitan city, Oxford is perhaps best known for its ancient university.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Wed): sample the tasty concoctions at Hook Norton Brewery, then get to know the resident critters at Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens, and then admire the striking features of Sheldonian Theatre.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Oxford trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can take a train from London to Oxford in an hour. Other options are to take a bus; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 18°C in October, and nighttime lows around 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Thu) to allow time for the train ride to London.

Things to do in Oxford

Parks Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Blenheim Palace, Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens, Hook Norton Brewery
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Blenheim Palace ©
Blenheim Palace
Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens ©
Hook Norton Brewery ©
Hook Norton Brewery

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London

London ©
Discover out-of-the-way places like The Lanes and Brighton Beach. Museum-lovers will get to explore The British Museum and Natural History Museum. Explore London further: steep yourself in history at Buckingham Palace, don't miss a visit to Tower of London, take in the spiritual surroundings of Westminster Abbey, and learn about all things military at Churchill War Rooms.

For other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our London vacation maker website .

You can take a train from Oxford to London in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can take a train to Colchester.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Brighton and Hove
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The British Museum ©
The British Museum
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum
St. Paul's Cathedral ©
St. Paul's Cathedral

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Colchester

Colchester ©
Colchester is an historic market town and the largest settlement within the borough of Colchester in the county of Essex.At the time of the census in 2011, it had a population of 121,859, marking a considerable rise from the previous census and with considerable development since 2001 and ongoing building plans; it has been named as one of Britain's fastest growing towns. On the 10th (Tue), see the interesting displays at East Anglian Railway Museum, then explore the galleries of Colchester Arts Centre, and then stroll through Brightlingsea Beach.

For where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Colchester planning site .

Traveling by train from London to Colchester takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in October, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to catch the train to London.

Things to do in Colchester

Museums Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Brightlingsea Beach, East Anglian Railway Museum
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East Anglian Railway Museum ©
East Anglian Railway Museum
Brightlingsea Beach ©
Brightlingsea Beach
Colchester Arts Centre ©
Colchester Arts Centre

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London

London ©
On the 11th (Wed), wander the streets of Notting Hill, take a stroll through Greenwich, and then make a trip to Tower Bridge. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to Royal Mews, then wander the streets of Piccadilly Circus, and then take a stroll through Westminster.

To see ratings, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read our London travel planner.

You can take a train from Colchester to London in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in London

Neighborhoods Shopping Historic Sites
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Greenwich ©
Greenwich
Tower Bridge ©
Tower Bridge
Westminster ©
Westminster

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