8 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

8 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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8 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: London
1
London
— 5 nights
train:  0 min
2
Bath
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Brighton
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
4
Dover
— 1 night
train:  1​h 15​min
End: London

5
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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Savoy Theatre, Camden Market, Hyde Park, and other attractions. Shop till you drop at Sunday Up Market and Chapel Street Market. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Westminster Abbey and Houses of Parliament. Change things up with a short trip to Hever Castle & Gardens in Hever (about 1h 15 min away). There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at National Gallery, look for gifts at Denmark Street, buy something for everyone on your list at One New Change, and get some thrills out on the water with WakeUp Docklands.

For where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our London trip planner .

If you are flying in from Malta, the closest major airports are London Heathrow Airport, London Gatwick Airport, London Stansted Airport, London City Airport, London Luton Airport and Southend Airport. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in May, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) to allow time to take a train to Bath.

Things to do in London

Museums Shopping Parks

Side Trip

Hever Castle & Gardens
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Westminster Abbey ©
Westminster Abbey
Houses of Parliament ©
Houses of Parliament
Camden Market ©
Camden Market

1
day
Bath

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
On the 11th (Wed), pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Bartlett Street Antiques Centre and then indulge in some personalized pampering at Thermae Bath Spa.

To find traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Bath trip builder tool .

Getting from London to Bath by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Brighton.

Things to do in Bath

Spas Shopping
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Thermae Bath Spa ©
Thermae Bath Spa
Bartlett Street Antiques Centre ©
Bartlett Street Antiques Centre

1
night
Brighton

Brighton ©
Once a sleepy little fishing village, Brighton is a modern seaside town known for its Asian architecture and a large gay community.
On the 12th (Thu), go for a stroll along the water at Brighton Marina and then kick back and relax at Brighton Beach.

For other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read Brighton day trip planning site .

Traveling by car from Bath to Brighton takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a train. In May in Brighton, expect temperatures between 18°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can drive to Dover.

Things to do in Brighton

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Brighton Marina ©
Brighton Marina
Brighton Beach ©
Brighton Beach

1
night
Dover

Dover ©
Dover is a town and major ferry port in the home county of Kent, in South East England. Start off your visit on the 13th (Fri): step into the grandiose world of Dover Castle.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Dover trip itinerary builder app .

Traveling by car from Brighton to Dover takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) to allow time to take a train back home.

Things to do in Dover

Historic Sites
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Dover Castle ©
Dover Castle

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