7 days in Southern England Itinerary

7 days in Southern England Itinerary

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7 days in Southern England Itinerary

Start: Houston
Fly:  14​h 15​min
1
London
— 2 nights
Train:  1​h 15​min
2
Maidstone
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Winchester
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  13​h 30​min
End: Houston

2
nights
London

London ©
Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Natural History Museum and National Gallery. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Westminster Abbey and Buckingham Palace. There's lots more to do: make a trip to Tower of London, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral, admire the masterpieces at The British Museum, and get outside with Platinum Training.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our London trip itinerary maker website .

Houston, USA to London is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), which is usually a 6 hour difference. Traveling from Houston in May, expect London to be colder, temps between 62°F and 46°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can catch the train to Maidstone.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Outdoors
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Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
The British Museum ©
The British Museum

2
nights
Maidstone

Maidstone ©
Maidstone is a large, historically important town in Kent, England, of which it is the county town. Start off your visit on the 13th (Wed): identify plant and animal life at Joe's Bows, then look for all kinds of wild species at The Hawking Centre, and then look for all kinds of wild species at The Big Cat Sanctuary. Here are some ideas for day two: identify plant and animal life at Kent Owl Academy, look for all kinds of wild species at Motney Hill Reserve, and then look for all kinds of wild species at East Sussex Falconry.

To find photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Maidstone route planner .

Traveling by train from London to Maidstone takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May in Maidstone, expect temperatures between 62°F during the day and 46°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can go by car to Winchester.

Things to do in Maidstone

Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

The Hawking Centre, The Big Cat Sanctuary, Motney Hill Reserve, East Sussex Falconry, Joe's Bows
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The Big Cat Sanctuary ©
The Big Cat Sanctuary
The Hawking Centre ©
The Hawking Centre
Joe's Bows ©
Joe's Bows

1
night
Winchester

Winchester ©
Winchester is a city and the county town of Hampshire, England. Start off your visit on the 15th (Fri): contemplate the long history of Winchester Cathedral and then get outside with The Tank Driving Company.

To see where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Winchester vacation builder app .

You can drive from Maidstone to Winchester in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Winchester can reach 60°F, while at night they dip to 46°F. On the 15th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Winchester

Outdoors Historic Sites
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Winchester Cathedral ©
Winchester Cathedral