10 days in England Itinerary

Created using Inspirock England visit planner
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Oxford
— 2 nights
Drive
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Cheltenham
— 2 nights
Drive
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Bath
— 2 nights
Drive
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Salisbury
— 3 nights

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Oxford — 2 nights

City of Dreaming Spires

A busy, cosmopolitan city, Oxford is perhaps best known for its ancient university.
On the 18th (Wed), sample the tasty concoctions at Hook Norton Brewery, sample the fine beverages at Cotswolds Distillery, and then get the lay of the land with Walking tours. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology, then get a new perspective on nature at Oxford University Museum of Natural History, then see the interesting displays at Pitt Rivers Museum, and finally test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

For photos, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Oxford sightseeing planner.

If you are flying in from Thailand, the closest major aiports are London Heathrow Airport, London Gatwick Airport, RAF Brize Norton, London Luton Airport, Birmingham International Airport, Southampton Airport, London City Airport and London St. Pancras International. In January, daily temperatures in Oxford can reach 9°C, while at night they dip to 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Cheltenham.
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Cheltenham — 2 nights

Cheltenham, also known as Cheltenham Spa, is a regency spa town and borough which is located on the edge of the Cotswolds, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in Gloucestershire, England. On the 20th (Fri), look for all kinds of wild species at WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Gloucester Cathedral, and then look for gifts at Favourite Beers. Here are some ideas for day two: look for all kinds of wild species at Walks With Hawks, walk around Pittville Park, and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

For ratings, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Cheltenham trip planner.

Drive from Oxford to Cheltenham in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Cheltenham when traveling from Oxford in January, with lows around 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can drive to Bath.
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Bath — 2 nights

Queen of English Cities

A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): snap pictures at Clifton Suspension Bridge, then see the interesting displays at Brunel's SS Great Britain, then steep yourself in history at The Roman Baths, and finally admire the striking features of Bath Abbey. On the 23rd (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, then get to know the fascinating history of Castle Combe Village, and then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

For ratings, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Bath trip itinerary planning site.

You can drive from Cheltenham to Bath in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Salisbury.
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Salisbury — 3 nights

Salisbury is a cathedral city in Wiltshire, England, and the only city within the county. Get out of town with these interesting Salisbury side-trips: Beaulieu (Beaulieu National Motor Museum, Beaulieu fine arts, &more) and Ringwood Brewery (in Ringwood). And it doesn't end there: delve into the distant past at Stonehenge, get engrossed in the history at The Salisbury Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Salisbury Cathedral, and brush up on your military savvy at Boscombe Down Aviation Collection.

To find ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Salisbury online travel route planner.

Drive from Bath to Salisbury in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to 9°C, and evening lows to 1°C.
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England travel guide

4.4
Nightlife · Specialty Museums · Gardens
A trip through England is a trip through world history, and few places in the world offer such a diverse variety of places to visit, activities, and experiences. The sprawling urban areas surrounding the capital city offer countless sightseeing opportunities, such as museums and historical sites, as well as some of the best shopping, nightlife, and culinary options in the world. To truly experience this country steeped in centuries of history, try to make time to explore the sweeping countryside, where you can enjoy the warm hospitality of small villages and explore the ancient remains of once-powerful societies. England boasts an outstanding transportation system, and many visitors find that even a short train ride through the country’s landscape of rolling hills and plains can be a highlight of their entire vacation. However you choose to move about, remember that in this compact country you’re never very far from a bustling town, where modern pubs, shops, and restaurants await to be explored.
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Cotswolds travel guide

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Gardens · Architectural Buildings · Zoos
Lush rolling hills and picture-perfect villages make Cotswolds one of the most popular leisure spots for locals and passing visitors alike. During the height of the season, the area gets packed with tourists exploring the region’s numerous stately homes, thatched cottages, historic churches, and attractive stone-built villages. The wood trade brought wealth and prosperity to this area centuries ago, and the region still proudly boasts hundreds of notable buildings constructed during the Middle Ages. Within easy striking distance of London and several other urban centers, this wealthy area supports a thriving artisan scene, as well as a strong food culture centered around farmer's markets and numerous organic producers.
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