England

A 2018 vacation to England, covering London, Oxfor, Dartmoor, Devon, Canterbury, Cambridge

Pre-prep: The Romance Explained

Background to the trip and its attractions

Pre-Prep: Initial Planning

First attempt at the itinierary

Pre-Prep: Final plan and problems

Plans are finalized and massive problems arise

Day 1: Planes, Trains and more trains

Arrival at Heathrow, trains to Kensington, Hyde Park


To be published

Day 2: Aircraft and a Heath (not yet published)

RAF Hendon and Hampstead Heath

Day 3: Time stands still (not yet published)

Greenwich, Thames cruise, Picadilly and a bomb scare

Day 4: Abbeys and Mazes (not yet published)

Westminster Abbey, Hampton Court, Borough Market

Day 5: A very long day! (not yet published)

Kensington Palace, Canal Boats, Camden Town, Tower of London, Kew Gardens and Covent Garden

Day 6: Cricket and a Crossing (not yet published)

Test Cricket at Lords and a very famous pedestrian crossing

Day 7: Trains, taxis and Oxford (not yet published)

Train to Oxford and stay in Magdalen College

Day 8: College town, Playwrights and an Inn (not yet published)

Oxford walkabout, Stratford on Avon, Cotswolds

Day 9: The Cotswolds (not yet published)

The Cotswolds, Bath, Bourton on the water

Day 10: Cotswolds and the Moors (not yet published)

Bourton on the water, Barnstaple, Saunton, Bodmin

Day 11: Bodmin Moors and Legends (not yet published)

Tintagel, Old Jamaica Inn, Newton Abbott

Day 12: Moors, Tors and a Drive (not yet published)

HayTor, Lyme Regis, Durdle Door, Bournemouth

Day 13: A Famous Battle and Cathedral (not yet published)

Battle of Hastings 1066 and Canterbury Cathedral

Day 14: A port and a University (not yet published)

Botany Bay, Margate, Dover, white cliffs and Cambridge University

Day 15: A university town and a punt (not yet published)

Cambridge walkabout, a punt on the Cam and train to London

Day 16: A museum and a waste of time (not yet published)

The Museum of Natural History and a tour of Harrods before the getting on the flight home