9 days in Oxford, Stafford & Wednesbury Itinerary

9 days in Oxford, Stafford & Wednesbury Itinerary

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9 days in Oxford, Stafford & Wednesbury Itinerary

Start: Cape Town
Fly + train:  20​h 30​min
1
Oxford
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Stafford
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
3
Wednesbury
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  24​h
End: Cape Town

5
nights
Oxford

Oxford ©
A busy, cosmopolitan city, Oxford is perhaps best known for its ancient university.
Explore Oxford's surroundings by going to Stonehenge (in Amesbury), Bath (The Roman Baths, Bath Abbey, & more) and Stratford Town Walk (in Stratford-upon-Avon). And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Warwick Castle, see the interesting displays at Brunel's SS Great Britain, meet the residents at Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens, and have some family-friendly fun at Cotswold Archery.

For reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Oxford vacation trip planner.

Cape Town, South Africa to Oxford is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from South Africa Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time is minus 2 hours. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Cape Town in May: high temperatures in Oxford hover around 19°C and lows are around 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Stafford.

Things to do in Oxford

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Bath, Brunel's SS Great Britain, Cotswold Archery, Warwick Castle, Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens
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Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology ©
The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
Stonehenge ©
Stonehenge

1
night
Stafford

Stafford ©
Stafford is the county town of Staffordshire, in the West Midlands of England. Start off your visit on the 29th (Mon): get in on the family fun at Alton Towers and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Cannock Chase. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: snap pictures at The Iron Bridge and Tollhouse and then get engrossed in the history at Blists Hill Victorian Town.

To find maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Stafford holiday planner.

Drive from Oxford to Stafford in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. May in Stafford sees daily highs of 18°C and lows of 8°C at night. On the 30th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Wednesbury.

Things to do in Stafford

Historic Sites Museums Theme Parks

Side Trips

Telford, Alton Towers
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Cannock Chase AONB ©
Cannock Chase AONB
Alton Towers
Alton Towers
Blists Hill Victorian Town ©
Blists Hill Victorian Town

1
night
Wednesbury

Wednesbury
Wednesbury is a market town in England's Black Country, part of the Sandwell metropolitan borough in the West Midlands, near the source of the River Tame. To see ratings, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Wednesbury trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Stafford to Wednesbury takes an hour. In May, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 7°C. On the 31st (Wed), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Wednesbury

Nightlife Fun & Games Outdoors
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