60 days in United Kingdom & Cherbourg-Octeville Itinerary

60 days in United Kingdom & Cherbourg-Octeville Itinerary

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London, United Kingdom
— 23 nights
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Oldham, United Kingdom
— 10 nights
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Southampton, United Kingdom
— 17 nights
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Cherbourg-Octeville, France
— 8 nights
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London, United Kingdom — 23 nights

The Square Mile

Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around London: Cambridge (The Cambridge Gin Laboratory, Cambridgeshire Wine School, &more). There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral, take an in-depth tour of The British Museum, and admire the landmark architecture of Tower of London.

To find where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the London itinerary planner.

Edmonton, Canada to London is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Edmonton to London is 7 hours. Prepare for much hotter weather when traveling from Edmonton in January: high temperatures in London hover around 9°C and lows are around 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Oldham.
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Oldham, United Kingdom — 10 nights

Oldham is a town in Greater Manchester, England, amid the Pennines between the rivers Irk and Medlock, 5.3mi south-southeast of Rochdale and 6.9mi northeast of Manchester. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Oldham: Apedale Heritage Centre (in Chesterton), Gladstone Pottery Museum (in Longton) and Mam Tor (in Hope). There's still lots to do: trek along with Antondotreks, let the kids burn off some steam at Tandle Hill Country Park, steep yourself in history at Pendle Hill, and take in the exciting artwork at The Weavers Factory.

To find maps, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read Oldham trip planner.

You can drive from London to Oldham in 4.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 8°C in January, and nighttime lows around 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) to allow time to drive to Southampton.
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Southampton, United Kingdom — 17 nights

Southampton, on the south coast of England, is the largest city in the ceremonial county of Hampshire. Venture out of the city with trips to Glastonbury (Glastonbury Mural Trail, Labyrinth Books, &more), Bath (West of England Falconry, Bath Abbey, &more) and Sibling Distillery (in Charlton Kings). The adventure continues: test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, take an unorthodox tour of Stonehenge, and get your game on at The Cotswold Range.

To see maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Southampton attractions website.

Drive from Oldham to Southampton in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In February in Southampton, expect temperatures between 8°C during the day and 1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to drive to Cherbourg-Octeville.
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Cherbourg-Octeville, France — 8 nights

Cherbourg holds an arsenal of the French Navy.
Explore Cherbourg-Octeville's surroundings by going to Chateau Guillaume-le-Conquerant (in Falaise), Sherman Tank (in Arromanches-les-Bains) and Abbaye Saint-Martin de Mondaye (in Juaye-Mondaye). There's much more to do: explore the different monuments and memorials at Normandy American Cemetery, admire the masterpieces at Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux, stroll around Parc Emmanuel Liais, and admire the striking features of Cathedrale Notre-Dame.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Cherbourg-Octeville trip planning website.

Drive from Southampton to Cherbourg-Octeville in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Southampton to Cherbourg-Octeville is 1 hour. In February, plan for daily highs up to 9°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.
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United Kingdom travel guide

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Nightlife · Specialty Museums · Castles
Home to an impressive 25 World Heritage sites, the United Kingdom, which includes England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland, has hundreds of museums to explore, thousands of parks and gardens to stroll through, and tens of thousands of communities to discover. From Land’s End in the south to John O’Groats in the north, the country is packed with tourist attractions that can fill a range of itineraries. With nearly 30 million tourists visiting every year, the UK is ranked among the top ten holiday destinations in the world. Known for its royalty, this country also represents a diverse patchwork of native and immigrant cultures. Although Britannia no longer rules the waves, it possesses a captivating history and a dynamic modern culture, both of which remain hugely influential on the rest of the world.
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