Explore London, Cotswolds, Oxford and Bath

London is the capital of England and one of the most famous cities in the UK. Just outside of the bustling city is the beautiful countryside area The Cotswolds and the historic university cities of Oxford and Bath.

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Day 1

London EyeArrive in London

London is the most popular city to visit in Europe and features Britain's most iconic landmarks and important buildings – Big Ben, Houses of Parliament and Buckingham Palace. The most affordable way to explore the city is to buy a Big Bus Tour pass and an Oyster card

Recommended activities:

•    Take a trip on the giant Ferris wheel, The London Eye
•    Watch the Changing of the Guard at Buckingham Palace. 
•    Watch the street performers at Covent Garden

Overnight stay at the Premier Inn County Hall, London.

 

 

Day 2

Union Jack furniture for sale in CamdenExplore the City

The city is packed with things to see and do, whether you’re into culture, the arts, history or fashion. 

Recommended activities:

•    Take the tube to Camden to enjoy shopping at unique boutiques and fashionable market stalls. 
•    Visit the famous Knightsbridge area of the city and see the iconic Harrods department store
•    Go to Leicester Square during the afternoon to buy discounted theatre tickets for performances that evening in the iconic West End. 

Overnight stay at the Premier Inn County Hall, London. 

 

 

Day 3

Anne Hathaway's Cottage and GardenExperience the Countryside

The Cotswolds is a beautiful area spanning 25 miles, over 6 different counties. Rolling hills, pretty villages and delightful cafes are just some of the highlights to see. Take a short train ride to Oxford which is the ideal base for an escape into the countryside.  

Recommended activities:

•    Buy the Cotswolds Discoverer Pass which gives you unlimited bus and train travel around the area for 24 hours.
•    Take the train to Moreton-in-Marsh, a quaint 13th Century market town. 
•    Visit Stratford-upon-Avon to explore Shakespeare country. 

Overnight at Marlborough House Hotel, Oxford.

 

 

Day 4

Oxford SpiresDiscover Oxford

Oxford is most well-known for it's prestigious university but there are also many other beautiful attractions to see.

Recommended activities:

•    Visit Ashmolean Museum which features art exhibitions, archaeology and even a letter from Albert Einstein. 
•    Take a tour of Oxford Castle. 
•    Try to recognise the areas of the city featured in popular movies such as Harry Potter and X Men First Class.

Train to Bath. 
Overnight stay in Edgar Townhouse Hotel, Bath.

 

 

Day 5

Georgian buildings in BathSightseeing in Bath

Bath is the only city in the UK where you can bathe in natural hot spa water. The city also features stunning Georgian architecture and completely unique building design. 

Recommended activities:

•    Use the Bath Highlights Saver Package to access the best attractions and tours.
•    Visit a traditional Roman Bath.
•    Visit to No 1 Royal Crescent. The house has been decorated and furnished as it might have been during the period 1776-1796.

Overnight stay in Edgar Townhouse Hotel, Bath. 

 

 

Day 6

Bertie & JackEnjoy the Variety

Bath is a beautiful city but what makes it even more fascinating is the culture - from the contemporary to the historical. 

Recommended activities:

•    Visit the Fashion Museum located in the magnificent 18th century Assembly Rooms.
•    Shop at Bertie & Jack for original, contemporary art in the centre of Bath.

Take the train to London Paddington Station to catch the Heathrow Express to the airport.
 

 

 

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