9 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

9 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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9 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: Toronto
Fly:  9​h 30​min
1
London
— 2 nights
train:  1​h
2
Oxford
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Cambridge
— 1 night
train + Fly:  4​h
4
Edinburgh
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 45​min
5
Brighton
— 2 nights
Fly:  10​h
End: Toronto

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.
You've added Shakespeare's Globe Theatre, Soho, Tower Bridge, and other attractions to your itinerary. For shopping fun, head to Piccadilly Circus or Persepolis. Appreciate the collections at National Gallery and Churchill War Rooms. Next up on the itinerary: admire the striking features of Westminster Abbey, take a stroll through Clerkenwell, and make a trip to Buckingham Palace.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the London online visit planner .

Toronto, Canada to London is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), which is usually a 5 hour difference. Traveling from Toronto in July, expect London to be slightly colder, temps between 26°C and 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) to allow time to take a train to Oxford.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Westminster Abbey ©
Westminster Abbey
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum

1
night
Oxford

Oxford ©
A busy, cosmopolitan city, Oxford is perhaps best known for its ancient university.
On the 5th (Tue), look for gifts at Fudge Kitchen, look for gifts at Blackwell's Bookshop, then see the interesting displays at Pitt Rivers Museum, then learn more about the world around you at Oxford University Museum of Natural History, and finally steep yourself in history at Blenheim Palace.

To find more things to do, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read Oxford trip planner .

Getting from London to Oxford by train takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or drive. In July, daytime highs in Oxford are 27°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can drive to Cambridge.

Things to do in Oxford

Museums Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trip

Blenheim Palace
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Pitt Rivers Museum ©
Pitt Rivers Museum
Blenheim Palace ©
Blenheim Palace

1
night
Cambridge

Cambridge ©
Steeped in history and tradition, Cambridge is renowned for its ancient colleges and sprawling green gardens.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Wed): look for gifts at Fudge Kitchen, then do a tasting at Cambridgeshire Wine School, and then look for gifts at Chocolat Chocolat.

To find reviews, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Cambridge online travel route planner .

Getting from Oxford to Cambridge by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Oxford in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Cambridge, with lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Cambridge

Wineries Shopping
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Cambridgeshire Wine School ©
Cambridgeshire Wine School
Fudge Kitchen ©
Fudge Kitchen
Chocolat Chocolat ©
Chocolat Chocolat

1
night
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
On the 7th (Thu), brush up on your knowledge of spirits at The Scotch Whisky Experience, steep yourself in history at Gladstone's Land, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Giles' Cathedral.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Edinburgh trip planner .

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Cambridge to Edinburgh takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Cambridge in July; daily highs in Edinburgh reach 22°C and lows reach 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can travel to Brighton.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Breweries & Distilleries
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Gladstone's Land ©
Gladstone's Land
St Giles' Cathedral ©
St Giles' Cathedral
The Scotch Whisky Experience ©
The Scotch Whisky Experience

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nights
Brighton

Brighton ©
Once a sleepy little fishing village, Brighton is a modern seaside town known for its Asian architecture and a large gay community.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Fri): go for a stroll along the water at Brighton Marina, stop by Cocoa, and then take an in-depth tour of Amberley Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the exciting artwork at Petworth House and Park, then admire the masterpieces at Brighton Museum and Art Gallery, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Brighton Beach.

To find reviews, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read Brighton trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by flight from Edinburgh to Brighton takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Brighton

Museums Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Amberley Museum, Petworth House and Park
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Amberley Museum ©
Amberley Museum
Petworth House and Park ©
Petworth House and Park
Brighton Beach ©
Brighton Beach

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