14 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

14 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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14 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: Colombo
Fly + Drive:  18 h 45 min
1
Orpington
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
2
Leicester
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
3
Oxford
— 2 nights
Train:  45 min
4
Windsor
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
5
Westfield
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  19 h
End: Colombo

2
nights
Orpington

Orpington ©
Start off your visit on the 10th (Fri): stroll the grounds of Canadian Corner War Graves. Here are some ideas for day two: step into the grandiose world of Hever Castle & Gardens and then find something for the whole family at Adventure Island.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Orpington day trip planner.

Colombo, Sri Lanka to Orpington is an approximately 19-hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 5 hours traveling from Colombo to Orpington. Traveling from Colombo in July, expect nights in Orpington to be much colder, around 17°C, while days are little chillier, around 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Leicester.

Things to do in Orpington

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trips

Hever Castle & Gardens, Tropical Wings Zoo, Paradise Wildlife Park, Adventure Island
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Paradise Wildlife Park ©
Paradise Wildlife Park
Adventure Island ©
Adventure Island
Hever Castle & Gardens ©
Hever Castle & Gardens

3
nights
Leicester

Leicester ©
Leicester is a city and unitary authority area in the East Midlands of England, and the county town of Leicestershire. Family-friendly places like Warwick Castle and National Space Centre will thrill your kids. Step out of Leicester to go to Alton and see Alton Towers Theme Park, which is approximately 1h 10 min away. And it doesn't end there: sample the fine beverages at 45 Gin School - The Distillers Kitchen, see the interesting displays at King Richard III Visitor Centre, admire the natural beauty at Castle Gardens, and make a trip to New Walk.

To find traveler tips, reviews, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Leicester online itinerary planner .

Drive from Orpington to Leicester in 3 hours. Traveling from Orpington in July, expect slightly colder with lows of 14°C in Leicester. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to drive to Oxford.

Things to do in Leicester

Museums Theme Parks Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Warwick Castle, Alton Towers Theme Park
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National Space Centre ©
National Space Centre
Alton Towers Theme Park
Alton Towers Theme Park
Warwick Castle ©
Warwick Castle

2
nights
Oxford

Oxford ©
A busy, cosmopolitan city, Oxford is perhaps best known for its ancient university.
On the 16th (Thu), take in the local highlights with Walking tours, see the interesting displays at Pitt Rivers Museum, then see the interesting displays at Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Sandford Lock. Here are some ideas for day two: get a new perspective on nature at Oxford University Museum of Natural History, then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens, and then admire the striking features of Bodleian Library.

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Traveling by car from Leicester to Oxford takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can take a train to Windsor.

Things to do in Oxford

Zoos & Aquariums Museums Parks

Side Trip

Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens
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Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens ©
Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens
Walking tours
Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology ©

1
night
Windsor

Windsor
For ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Windsor trip planner .

You can take a train from Oxford to Windsor in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Oxford in July since evenings lows in Windsor dip to 17°C. On the 18th (Sat), you'll travel to Westfield.

Things to do in Windsor

Nightlife Parks Fun & Games
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4
nights
Westfield

Westfield ©
Known as Westewelle in the Domesday survey, Westfield in the Rother District of East Sussex is one of the largest villages in the area with a population of around 2,750. Bring the kids along to Camber Sands and Bedgebury National Pinetum and Forest. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Westfield: The Big Cat Sanctuary (in Smarden), Dymchurch Beach (in Dymchurch) and Sissinghurst Castle Garden (in Sissinghurst). The adventure continues: get your game on at 1066 Target Sports, take in nature's colorful creations at Scotney Castle Garden, get curious at The Observatory Science Centre, and take in the history at Battle Abbey and Battlefield.

To find photos, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Westfield day trip planning website .

Traveling by car from Windsor to Westfield takes 2 hours. When traveling from Windsor in July, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Westfield: temperatures range from 24°C by day to 18°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Westfield

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Hastings, Bodiam, Rye, Bedgebury National Pinetum and Forest, Sissinghurst Castle Garden
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Camber Sands ©
Camber Sands
Dymchurch Beach ©
Dymchurch Beach
The Observatory Science Centre ©
The Observatory Science Centre

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