8 days in Bath, Oxford & Cambridge Itinerary

8 days in Bath, Oxford & Cambridge Itinerary

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1
Bath
— 3 nights
2
Oxford
— 2 nights
3
Cambridge
— 2 nights

3
nights
Bath

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Step off the beaten path and head to Fashion Museum Bath and Holburne Museum. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The Roman Baths and Herschel Museum of Astronomy. Get out of town with these interesting Bath side-trips: The Cotswold Range (in Somerford Keynes) and Cirencester (Corinium Museum & Parish Church of St John Baptist). There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Bath Street, sample the fine beverages at Bath Botanical Gin Distillery, stop by Emma Rose Art Works, and admire the landmark architecture of The Circus.

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North Berwick to Bath is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to catch the train to Oxford.

Things to do in Bath

Museums Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trip

Cirencester
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Bath Street ©
Bath Street
The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
The Cotswold Range ©
The Cotswold Range

2
nights
Oxford

Oxford ©
A busy, cosmopolitan city, Oxford is perhaps best known for its ancient university.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sun): contemplate the long history of Chedworth Roman Villa, see the interesting displays at Cotswold Motoring Museum, and then identify plant and animal life at Birdland. Here are some ideas for day two: gain insight at Christ Church Cathedral, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Magdalen College, thenget a new perspective on nature at Oxford University Museum of Natural History, thenadmire the landmark architecture of Bodleian Library, and finally step into the grandiose world of Oxford Castle & Prison.

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Take a train from Bath to Oxford in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In July in Oxford, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Cambridge.

Things to do in Oxford

Historic Sites Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Bourton-on-the-Water, Chedworth Roman Villa
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Chedworth Roman Villa ©
Chedworth Roman Villa
Cotswold Motoring Museum ©
Cotswold Motoring Museum
Oxford University Museum of Natural History ©

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Cambridge

Cambridge ©
Steeped in history and tradition, Cambridge is renowned for its ancient colleges and sprawling green gardens.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Tue): admire the landmark architecture of Anglesey Abbey, thenexplore the galleries of American Air Museum, and then steep yourself in history at Trinity College. Keep things going the next day: get engrossed in the history at The Polar Museum, Scott Polar Research Institute, learn about winemaking at Cambridgeshire Wine School, thenexplore the different monuments and memorials at Cambridge American Cemetery and Memorial, and finally contemplate the long history of University of Cambridge.

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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 °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Cambridge

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Anglesey Abbey, American Air Museum
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Anglesey Abbey ©
Anglesey Abbey
American Air Museum ©
American Air Museum
Cambridge American Cemetery and Memorial ©

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