8 days in South West England & London Itinerary

8 days in South West England & London Itinerary

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8 days in South West England & London Itinerary

Start: Tucson
+2
shuttle + Fly + train:  16​h 30​min
1
Bath
— 2 nights
Drive:  30​min
2
Castle Combe
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
London
— 2 nights
Fly + shuttle:  14​h 15​min
End: Tucson

2
nights
Bath

Bath ©
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 8th (Wed): take an unorthodox tour of Stonehenge, take in nature's colorful creations at The Bishop's Palace and Gardens, then get engrossed in the history at The Roman Baths, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bath Abbey. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the striking features of Lacock Abbey, contemplate the long history of Great Chalfield Manor, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Saxon Church, Bradford on Avon, and finally explore the historical opulence of Farleigh Hungerford Castle.

To find reviews, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read Bath trip itinerary builder website .

Tucson, USA to Bath is an approximately 16.5-hour combination of shuttle, flight, and train. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or fly. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time is 7 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to drive to Castle Combe.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Lacock Abbey, Great Chalfield Manor, Stonehenge, The Bishop's Palace and Gardens, The Saxon Church, Bradford on Avon
Highlights from your plan
The Bishop's Palace and Gardens ©
The Bishop's Palace and Gardens
Bath Abbey ©
Bath Abbey
Stonehenge ©
Stonehenge

2
nights
Castle Combe

Castle Combe ©
Castle Combe is a village and civil parish in Wiltshire, England, about 5mi northwest of the town of Chippenham.The village has two parts: one is in the narrow valley of the By Brook, while Upper Castle Combe is on higher ground to the east, on the B4039 road which links Chippenham with Chipping Sodbury. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Avebury Stone Circle. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Fri): explore the ancient world of Avebury Stone Circle, then get to know the fascinating history of Castle Combe Village, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Tintern Abbey. On the 11th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to St. Andrew's Church, steep yourself in history at Chavenage House, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St Saviour's Church.

To see ratings, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Castle Combe trip builder site .

Castle Combe is just a short distance from Bath. July in Castle Combe sees daily highs of 68°F and lows of 55°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Sun) to allow time for travel to London.

Things to do in Castle Combe

Historic Sites

Side Trips

Tetbury, Avebury Stone Circle, Tintern Abbey
Highlights from your plan
Tintern Abbey ©
Tintern Abbey
Castle Combe Village ©
Castle Combe Village
Avebury Stone Circle ©
Avebury Stone Circle

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sun): contemplate the long history of Buckingham Palace, admire the landmark architecture of Old Royal Naval College, let the kids burn off some steam at Chartwell, then make a trip to Ightham Mote, and finally examine the collection at Exhibitionism - The Rolling Stones Exhibition. Keep things going the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Westminster Abbey, then steep yourself in history at Tower of London, and finally learn about all things military at HMS Belfast.

To find reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our London travel route tool .

Traveling by car from Castle Combe to London takes 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 73°F in July, and nighttime lows around 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Chartwell, Ightham Mote
Highlights from your plan
Buckingham Palace ©
Buckingham Palace
Westminster Abbey ©
Westminster Abbey
St. Paul's Cathedral ©
St. Paul's Cathedral