8 days in Oxford, Cambridge & London Itinerary

8 days in Oxford, Cambridge & London Itinerary

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Oxford
— 1 night
Train to London Paddington, Train to Cambridge
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Cambridge
— 4 nights
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London
— 2 nights

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Oxford — 1 night

A busy, cosmopolitan city, Oxford is perhaps best known for its ancient university.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sat): enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at Merton College and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Magdalen College.

To see photos, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Oxford driving holiday app.

If you are flying in from Germany, 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 October, plan for daily highs up to 18°C, and evening lows to 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sun) so you can go by car to Cambridge.
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Cambridge — 4 nights

Steeped in history and tradition, Cambridge is renowned for its ancient colleges and sprawling green gardens.
Visit Gonville and Caius College and St Bene’t’s Church for their historical value. Explore hidden gems such as Bury St. Edmunds and Emmanuel College. When in Cambridge, make a side trip to see St. Mary's Church in Bury St. Edmunds, approximately Bury St. Edmunds away. There's more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Our Lady and the English Martyrs and deepen your understanding at Jesus College.

To find maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Cambridge attractions tool.

You can drive from Oxford to Cambridge in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 18°C in October, and nighttime lows around 11°C. On the 4th (Thu), you're off to London.
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London — 2 nights

Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Royal Mews and BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Regent Street and Church of St. Bartholomew the Great. Next up on the itinerary: shop like a local with Bond Street, look for gifts at Waterstone's Booksellers Ltd, and explore the world behind art at Saatchi Gallery.

For where to stay, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read our London trip itinerary tool.

You can take a train from Cambridge to London in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In November, daytime highs in London are 13°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C.
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