13 days in England Itinerary

13 days in England Itinerary

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13 days in England Itinerary

Start: Boston
Fly + Drive:  10​h 45​min
1
Marlow
— Few hours
Drive:  45​min
2
Oxford
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
3
Cheltenham
— 2 nights
train:  1​h
4
Bath
— 3 nights
train:  1​h
5
Salisbury
— Few hours
train:  1​h 30​min
6
London
— 4 nights
Fly:  10​h 15​min
End: Boston

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Marlow

Marlow ©
Marlow is a town and civil parish within Wycombe district in south Buckinghamshire, England. For traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Marlow trip planner .

Boston, USA to Marlow is an approximately 11-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), which is usually a 5 hour difference. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Sun) to allow time for the car ride to Oxford.

Things to do in Marlow

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Hughenden Manor
Highlights from your plan
Hughenden Manor ©
Hughenden Manor

2
nights
Oxford

Oxford ©
A busy, cosmopolitan city, Oxford is perhaps best known for its ancient university.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): step into the grandiose world of Christ Church Cathedral. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the long history of Bletchley Park and then examine the collection at Pitt Rivers Museum.

To find ratings, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Oxford online trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by car from Marlow to Oxford takes an hour. December in Oxford sees daily highs of 49°F and lows of 36°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Cheltenham.

Things to do in Oxford

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Bletchley Park, St Mary's Church, Combe Mill, Blenheim Palace
Highlights from your plan
Bletchley Park ©
Bletchley Park
St Mary's Church ©
St Mary's Church
Combe Mill ©
Combe Mill

2
nights
Cheltenham

Cheltenham ©
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. On the 25th (Wed), take a stroll through Montpellier District, appreciate the extensive heritage of Gloucester Docks, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Gloucester Cathedral, then see the interesting displays at John Moore Museum, and finally contemplate the long history of Tewkesbury Abbey. Keep things going the next day: try your luck at Cheltenham Racecourse, then examine the collection at Corinium Museum, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Hailes Church.

To find ratings, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read our Cheltenham online trip builder .

Getting from Oxford to Cheltenham by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Oxford in December since evenings lows in Cheltenham dip to 42°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can catch the train to Bath.

Things to do in Cheltenham

Historic Sites Museums Casinos

Side Trips

Gloucester, Tewkesbury, Hailes Church, Corinium Museum
Highlights from your plan
Gloucester Cathedral ©
Gloucester Cathedral
Hailes Church ©
Hailes Church
Tewkesbury Abbey ©
Tewkesbury Abbey

3
nights
Bath

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
You've added Bath Street, American Museum & Gardens, Chapel Arts Centre, and other attractions to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 27th (Fri): examine the collection at The Jane Austen Centre, steep yourself in history at Bath Street, steep yourself in history at Bath Abbey, then sample the fine beverages at Bath Botanical Gin Distillery, then take an in-depth tour of The Roman Baths, and finally see a show at Chapel Arts Centre. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Sat): let your taste buds guide you at Around and About Bath, wander the streets of Milsom Street, and then get engrossed in the history at American Museum & Gardens.

To find reviews, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, use the Bath online journey planner .

Traveling by train from Cheltenham to Bath takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to take a train to Salisbury.

Things to do in Bath

Tours Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
Bath Abbey ©
Bath Abbey
The Jane Austen Centre ©
The Jane Austen Centre

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hours
Salisbury

Salisbury ©
Salisbury is a cathedral city in Wiltshire, England, and the only city within the county. For more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read our Salisbury journey planner .

You can take a train from Bath to Salisbury in an hour. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Salisbury are 49°F, while nighttime lows are 37°F. You'll have a few hours on the 29th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to London.

Things to do in Salisbury

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta ©

4
nights
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.
Chartwell has been added to your itinerary. Westminster Abbey and Buckingham Palace will appeal to history buffs. Museum-lovers will get to explore National Gallery and The British Museum. There's still lots to do: learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum, make a trip to Big Ben, wander the streets of South Bank, and admire the masterpieces at Victoria and Albert Museum.

To find photos, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the London trip tool .

You can take a train from Salisbury to London in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. December in London sees daily highs of 50°F and lows of 39°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Chartwell
Highlights from your plan
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
The British Museum ©
The British Museum

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