9 days in London, Oxford & Cambridge Itinerary

9 days in London, Oxford & Cambridge Itinerary

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9 days in London, Oxford & Cambridge Itinerary

Start: Oxford
train:  1​h
1
London
— 3 nights
train:  1​h
2
Oxford
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Cambridge
— 2 nights
train:  1​h
End: London

3
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 day-by-day itinerary now includes The Lion King, Jersey Boys London and Wonders of London | Free Walking Tours and Sightseeing in London. Start off your visit on the 8th (Sun): take in a show at Jersey Boys London, then add some entertainment to your itinerary with The Lion King, and then steep yourself in history at Houses of Parliament. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get engrossed in the history at Westminster Abbey, then step into the grandiose world of Buckingham Palace, and then join in the after-dark buzz at Wonders of London | Free Walking Tours and Sightseeing in London.

For other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the London tour planner.

Oxford to London is an approximately 1-hour train ride. You can also take a bus; or drive. In December, plan for daily highs up to 11°C, and evening lows to 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to take a train to Oxford.

Things to do in London

Nightlife Historic Sites Tours
Highlights from your plan
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Tower Bridge ©
Tower Bridge
Buckingham Palace ©
Buckingham Palace

3
nights
Oxford

Oxford ©
A busy, cosmopolitan city, Oxford is perhaps best known for its ancient university.
Oxford is known for museums, historic sites, nightlife, parks, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at Pitt Rivers Museum, tour the pleasant surroundings at Port Meadow, deepen your understanding at New College, and take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

For traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Oxford attractions planner .

Traveling by train from London to Oxford takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. In December, plan for daily highs up to 11°C, and evening lows to 2°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can go by car to Cambridge.

Things to do in Oxford

Parks Tours Museums
Highlights from your plan
Christ Church Meadow ©
Christ Church Meadow
Walking tours
Pitt Rivers Museum ©
Pitt Rivers Museum

2
nights
Cambridge

Cambridge
Steeped in history and tradition, Cambridge is renowned for its ancient colleges and sprawling green gardens.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sun): steep yourself in history at St. John's College, admire the masterpieces at Fitzwilliam Museum, and then deepen your understanding at King's College, University of Cambridge.

To find photos, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Cambridge trip planner.

You can drive from Oxford to Cambridge in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 10°C, and evening lows to 5°C. You will leave for home on the 16th (Mon).

Things to do in Cambridge

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Fitzwilliam Museum
Fitzwilliam Museum
St. John's College ©
St. John's College

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