31 days in Greater London Itinerary

31 days in Greater London Itinerary

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31 days in Greater London Itinerary

Start: Manchester
Drive:  4​h
1
Enfield
— 7 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Orpington
— 11 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Richmond-upon-Thames
— 12 nights
subway + Fly:  2​h 30​min
End: Manchester

7
nights
Enfield

Enfield ©
The London Borough of Enfield is a London borough in north London with some districts within the borough straddling north-east London, England. Discover out-of-the-way places like The Broadwalk Shopping Centre and The Parkland Walk. Explore Enfield's surroundings by going to A1 Shooting Ground (in Barnet), Romford (Romford Shopping Hall, Havering Museum, & more) and Bentley Priory Museum (in Stanmore). There's still lots to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Myddelton House Gardens, examine the collection at Queen Elizabeth Hunting Lodge, make a trip to Forty Hall & Estate, and stroll through Valentines Park.

For reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Enfield day trip planning app .

Manchester to Enfield is an approximately 4-hour car ride. In August, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to travel to Orpington.

Things to do in Enfield

Parks Fun & Games Museums

Side Trips

Romford, Barnet, Ilford, Barking, William Morris Gallery
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Valentines Mansion & Gardens ©
Valentines Mansion & Gardens
William Morris Gallery ©
William Morris Gallery
The Broadwalk Shopping Centre ©
The Broadwalk Shopping Centre

11
nights
Orpington

Orpington ©
Get some cultural insight at Charles Darwin Down House and Red House. Popular historic sites such as Christ Church and St Mary's Catholic Church are in your itinerary. Venture out of the city with trips to Croydon (Boxpark Croydon, Kidspace Croydon, & more), Lesnes Abbey (in Belvedere) and Upminster (Stubbers Activity and Adventure Centre, Thames Chase Forest Centre, & more).

For where to stay, photos, maps, and tourist information, go to the Orpington trip itinerary maker app .

You can drive from Enfield to Orpington in an hour. In August, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can travel to Richmond-upon-Thames.

Things to do in Orpington

Parks Fun & Games Outdoors

Side Trips

Croydon, Bromley, Bexleyheath, Upminster, Chislehurst
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Chislehurst Caves ©
Chislehurst Caves
Charles Darwin Down House ©
Charles Darwin Down House
Christ Church ©
Christ Church

12
nights
Richmond-upon-Thames

Richmond-upon-Thames ©
A holiday in Richmond-upon-Thames ensures a chance to enjoy one of Greater London's greenest, fanciest, and most spacious neighborhoods.
For shopping fun, head to London Designer Outlet or Bentall Centre. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like York House Gardens and Osterley Park and House - National Trust. Explore Richmond-upon-Thames' surroundings by going to Ruislip (Spas & Wellness & Ruislip Lido), Battle of Britain Bunker (in Uxbridge) and Wembley (Wembley Stadium & Sanatan Temple). Next up on the itinerary: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, admire all the interesting features of Twickenham Stadium, tour the pleasant surroundings at Bushy Park, and take a leisurely stroll along Eel Pie Island.

For reviews, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Richmond-upon-Thames trip itinerary builder app .

Traveling by car from Orpington to Richmond-upon-Thames takes 1.5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Richmond-upon-Thames are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. On the 31st (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Richmond-upon-Thames

Parks Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Twickenham, Kingston upon Thames, Brentford, Wembley, Ruislip
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Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew ©
Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
The Musical Museum ©
The Musical Museum

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