12 days in Greater London Itinerary

12 days in Greater London Itinerary

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Fly to London Gatwick Airport, Drive to Bexley
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Bexley
— 2 nights
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Richmond-upon-Thames
— 8 nights
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Bexley — 2 nights

Step out of the city life by going to Chislehurst Caves and Thames Chase Forest Centre. Hall Place & Gardens and St Nicholas Church will appeal to history buffs. Go for a jaunt from Bexley to Upminster to see Upminster Windmill about 36 minutes away.

For ratings, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Bexley itinerary planner.

Indianapolis, USA to Bexley is an approximately 15-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time, which is usually a 5 hour difference. Traveling from Indianapolis in March, plan for a bit warmer nights in Bexley, with lows around 41°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can drive to Richmond-upon-Thames.
Historic Sites · Parks · Nature
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Richmond-upon-Thames — 8 nights

A holiday in Richmond-upon-Thames ensures a chance to enjoy one of Greater London's greenest, fanciest, and most spacious neighborhoods.
Visiting Isabella Plantation and Ruislip Lido will get you outdoors. Visit Ham House and All Saints Church for their historical value. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Richmond-upon-Thames: Morden Hall Park (in Morden), Uxbridge (Battle of Britain Bunker & St Marys Church) and Wembley (The SSE Arena, Wembley, Wembley Stadium, &more). There's much more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, admire the striking features of Queen Charlotte's Cottage, see the interesting displays at The Musical Museum, and explore the landscape on two wheels at Crane Park.

To see photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read Richmond-upon-Thames online route planner.

Traveling by car from Bexley to Richmond-upon-Thames takes 1.5 hours. March in Richmond-upon-Thames sees daily highs of 53°F and lows of 39°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly back home.
Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Wildlife
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Greater London travel guide

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Gardens · Parks · Nightlife
Densely populated Greater London bustles with the energy, as more than 8.6 million of its residents go about their daily lives. A trip to Greater London offers chances to not only explore the center of the city, but also the many boroughs that surround it, each boasting its own distinctive character. From extensive museums and iconic historical buildings to a pumping nightlife scene and ever-expanding cafe culture, the diverse capital of the United Kingdom has something to offer any visitor. Getting around during a Greater London holiday is a breeze, with the city's famed underground rail network--affectionately known as "the tube"--providing comprehensive connections throughout the city.