8 days in Greater London Itinerary

8 days in Greater London Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Greater London trip planner
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Fly to London Heathrow Airport, Drive to Richmond-upon-Thames
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Richmond-upon-Thames
— 4 nights
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Romford
— 3 nights
Drive to London Stansted Airport, Fly to Ostrava

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Richmond-upon-Thames — 4 nights

A holiday in Richmond-upon-Thames ensures a chance to enjoy one of Greater London's greenest, fanciest, and most spacious neighborhoods.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Richmond Park and The Musical Museum. Get out of town with these interesting Richmond-upon-Thames side-trips: Bentley Priory Museum (in Stanmore) and Pinner Memorial Park (in Pinner). And it doesn't end there: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, take in the waterfront at Riverside Walk, walk around Northala Fields, and don't miss a visit to Teddington Lock.

To see photos, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Richmond-upon-Thames day trip app.

Ostrava, Czech Republic to Richmond-upon-Thames is an approximately 13-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. In July, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can go by car to Romford.
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Romford — 3 nights

Romford is a large town in East London, England, and the administrative centre of the London Borough of Havering. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Fly a Spitfire - Biggin Hill Heritage Hangar and Valence House. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Romford: Chislehurst (Chislehurst Caves & Scadbury Park) and Danson House (Bexley Register Office) (in Bexleyheath). The adventure continues: delve into the lush surroundings at Bedfords Park, explore the ancient world of Lesnes Abbey, and discover the deep blue sea with Bespoke Scuba Diving.

To find traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Romford trip planner.

Traveling by car from Richmond-upon-Thames to Romford takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In July, daily temperatures in Romford can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive back home.
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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.
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