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:  4​h
5
Brighton
— 2 nights
Fly:  10​h 15​min
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: contemplate the long history of Buckingham Palace, take a stroll through Clerkenwell, and admire the landmark architecture of Westminster Abbey.

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, examine the collection at Pitt Rivers Museum, then learn more about the world around you at Oxford University Museum of Natural History, and finally don't miss a visit to Blenheim Palace.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read Oxford trip itinerary planning website .

Take a train from London to Oxford in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. In July in Oxford, expect temperatures between 27°C during the day and 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to go by car 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
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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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 8th (Fri), take in the waterfront activity at Brighton Marina, look for gifts at Cocoa, and then get engrossed in the history at Amberley Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: view the masterpieces at Petworth House and Park, then explore the world behind art at Brighton Museum and Art Gallery, and then kick back and relax at Brighton Beach.

To see photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Brighton road trip planning tool .

Fly from Edinburgh to Brighton in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In July, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Brighton

Museums Shopping Parks

Side Trips

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

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