8 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

8 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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8 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: Orpington
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Orpington
— Few hours
Drive:  2 h 30 min
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West Lulworth
— Few hours
Drive:  2 h
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Cheddar
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h
4
Bath
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
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Gloucester
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
6
Shipston on Stour
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
End: Orpington

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Orpington

Orpington
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Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Orpington. In August, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 17°C. You will leave for West Lulworth on the 23rd (Fri).

Things to do in Orpington

Nightlife Parks Fun & Games
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West Lulworth

West Lulworth ©
West Lulworth is a village and civil parish in the Purbeck district of Dorset, England, situated on the English Channel beside Lulworth Cove. Jurassic Coast has been added to your itinerary. On the 23rd (Fri), take in the dramatic natural features at Jurassic Coast.

To find reviews, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read our West Lulworth journey tool .

Traveling by car from Orpington to West Lulworth takes 3 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can go by car to Cheddar.

Things to do in West Lulworth

Historic Sites Parks Nature

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Jurassic Coast
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Jurassic Coast ©
Jurassic Coast

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Cheddar

Cheddar ©
Cheddar is a large village and civil parish in the Sedgemoor district of the English county of Somerset. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Cheddar Gorge.

For ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Cheddar itinerary maker app .

You can drive from West Lulworth to Cheddar in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 15°C. You will have some time to spend on the 24th (Sat) before leaving for Bath.

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Parks Nature
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Cheddar Gorge ©
Cheddar Gorge

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Bath

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
You've now added Fashion Museum Bath to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sat): explore the galleries of The Roman Baths. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Sun): see the interesting displays at Fashion Museum Bath, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Castle Combe Village, then make a trip to Malmesbury Market Cross, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Longleat.

To find traveler tips, reviews, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Bath vacation planning website .

You can drive from Cheddar to Bath in an hour. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to drive to Gloucester.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Malmesbury Market Cross, Castle Combe Village, Longleat
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The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
Longleat ©
Longleat
Castle Combe Village ©
Castle Combe Village

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Gloucester

Gloucester ©
Gloucester is a city and district in southwest England, the county city of Gloucestershire. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Mon): identify plant and animal life at WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre and then pause for some serene contemplation at Gloucester Cathedral. On the 27th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: tee off at Cotswold Edge Golf Club, then take in nature's colorful creations at Dr Jenner's House, Museum and Garden, and then get to know the fascinating history of Gloucester Docks.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Gloucester vacation planner.

Getting from Bath to Gloucester by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train. In August in Gloucester, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 17°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can travel to Shipston on Stour.

Things to do in Gloucester

Parks Outdoors Golf

Side Trips

WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre, Cotswold Edge Golf Club, Dr Jenner's House, Museum and Garden
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WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre ©
WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre
Gloucester Docks ©
Gloucester Docks
Gloucester Cathedral ©
Gloucester Cathedral

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Shipston on Stour

Shipston on Stour ©
Shipston-on-Stour is a town and civil parish on the River Stour about 10mi south of Stratford-upon-Avon in Warwickshire close to the boundaries with Oxfordshire and Gloucestershire. Warwick Castle and St Mary's Church are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Let the collections at Snowshill Manor and Cotswold Motoring Museum capture your imagination. Change things up with a short trip to Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens in Burford (about 40 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: sample the fine beverages at Cotswolds Distillery, identify plant and animal life at Birdland, take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of St Edmund, and have some family-friendly fun at Cotswold Archery.

To find other places to visit, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Shipston on Stour visit planning app .

Traveling by car from Gloucester to Shipston on Stour takes 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Shipston on Stour

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Bourton-on-the-Water, Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens, Warwick Castle, Snowshill Manor, Cotswold Archery
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Cotswolds Distillery ©
Cotswolds Distillery
Warwick Castle ©
Warwick Castle
Snowshill Manor
Snowshill Manor

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