7 days in Greater London Itinerary

7 days in Greater London Itinerary

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Fly to London Stansted Airport, Drive to Upminster
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Upminster
— 1 night
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Twickenham
— 4 nights
Drive to London Heathrow Airport, Fly to Charleston

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Upminster — 1 night

On the 26th (Fri), immerse yourself in nature at Thames Chase Forest Centre and then delve into the lush surroundings at Bedfords Park. Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at Home of Charles Darwin Down House, then Head underground at Chislehurst Caves, and then try your luck at Crayford Greyhound Track.

For maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read Upminster day trip tool.

Charleston, USA to Upminster is an approximately 18.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is 5 hours. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Charleston in October: high temperatures in Upminster hover around 60°F and lows are around 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can travel to Twickenham.
Nature · Parks · Wildlife · Fun & Games
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Twickenham — 4 nights

Twickenham is a leafy affluent suburban area of south west London, on the River Thames in the London Borough of Richmond upon Thames 10mi southwest of the centre of London. Get some historical perspective at Ham House and York House Gardens. Step off the beaten path and head to Jurassic Encounter Adventure Golf and Kew Palace. Explore Twickenham's surroundings by going to Ruislip Lido (in Ruislip) and London Designer Outlet (in Wembley). And it doesn't end there: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, walk around Northala Fields, make a trip to Osterley Park and House, and catch a live event at Twickenham Stadium.

For more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Twickenham sightseeing planner.

Drive from Upminster to Twickenham in 1.5 hours. In October in Twickenham, expect temperatures between 61°F during the day and 48°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.
Parks · Golf · Historic Sites · Outdoors
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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.