8 days in England Itinerary

8 days in England Itinerary

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8 days in England Itinerary

Start: Cape Town
Fly:  9​h 30​min
1
London
— 4 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
2
Bath
— 2 nights
train + Fly:  16​h 15​min
End: Cape Town

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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at The British Museum and St. Paul's Cathedral. Museum-lovers will appreciate Natural History Museum and Madame Tussauds London. Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of Westminster Abbey, get engrossed in the history at Apsley House, admire the masterpieces at Freud Museum, and engage your brain at Science Museum.

For photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our London trip planner .

Cape Town, South Africa to London is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference moving from South Africa Standard Time (SAST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Cape Town in August, things will get somewhat warmer in London: highs are around 26°C and lows about 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a train to Bath.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums
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Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum
The British Museum ©
The British Museum
Westminster Abbey ©
Westminster Abbey

2
nights
Bath

Bath ©
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 6th (Thu): admire the landmark architecture of The Royal Crescent Hotel & Spa, engage your brain at Herschel Museum of Astronomy, then admire the striking features of Bath Abbey, and finally get engrossed in the history at The Roman Baths. On the 7th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the activities along Kennet & Avon Canal - Bath Deep Lock (8/9), explore the stunning scenery at Cheddar Gorge, and then take a leisurely stroll along Grand Pier.

For reviews, photos, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Bath vacation site .

You can take a train from London to Bath in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bath

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Kennet & Avon Canal - Bath Deep Lock (8/9), Cheddar Gorge, Grand Pier
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The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
Bath Abbey ©
Bath Abbey
Cheddar Gorge ©
Cheddar Gorge

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