8 days in England Itinerary

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Fly
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London
— 3 nights
Train
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Lincoln
— 1 night
Drive
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Oxford
— 1 night
Drive
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Southampton
— 2 nights
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London — 3 nights

The Square Mile

Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
London is known for museums, sightseeing, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, steep yourself in history at Buckingham Palace, see the interesting displays at The British Museum, and enjoy breathtaking views from Coca-Cola London Eye.

To find more things to do, maps, and tourist information, use the London journey builder website.

Istanbul, Turkey to London is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone changes from Turkey Time (TRT) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), which is usually a -3 hour difference. Expect slightly colder evenings in London when traveling from Istanbul in January, with lows around 2°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to catch the train to Lincoln.
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Lincoln — 1 night

Lincoln is a cathedral city and the county town of Lincolnshire, within the East Midlands of England. On the 24th (Tue), test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, then admire the landmark architecture of Lincoln Cathedral, then step into the grandiose world of Lincoln Castle, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Steep Hill.

To find traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Lincoln journey site.

Getting from London to Lincoln by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive. Expect a daytime high around 7°C in January, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to drive to Oxford.
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Oxford — 1 night

City of Dreaming Spires

A busy, cosmopolitan city, Oxford is perhaps best known for its ancient university.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Wed): examine the collection at Pitt Rivers Museum, then learn more about the world around you at Oxford University Museum of Natural History, then examine the collection at Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology, and finally take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

To find other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Oxford trip planner.

Traveling by car from Lincoln to Oxford takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In January, daily temperatures in Oxford can reach 9°C, while at night they dip to 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to drive to Southampton.
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Southampton — 2 nights

Southampton, on the south coast of England, is the largest city in the ceremonial county of Hampshire. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Thu): test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, then admire the natural beauty at Beaulieu National Motor Museum, and then examine the collection at The Mary Rose.

To see other places to visit, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Southampton travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Oxford to Southampton takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In January, daytime highs in Southampton are 9°C, while nighttime lows are 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly back home.
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England travel guide

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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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