Relaxed 10-Day England Road Trip from Exeter to Birmingham and London

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Jan. - Dec.
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Sit back and enjoy a relaxed 10-day road trip in England with this laid-back self-drive vacation.

This self-drive package allows you to immerse in the local culture as you travel through the picture-perfect landscapes in England at a relaxed pace. Get a dose of comfort, fun, and recreation in Exeter, West Devon, Birmingham, and London. Make yourself at home at top-rated hotels and stay 3 nights in Exeter, 1 night in Birmingham, and 5 nights in London. Finally, taste the local food and enjoy a refreshing drink at the most popular restaurants and bars along your road trip route in England.

Experience an easy 10-day self-drive tour across England with this carefully arranged travel plan. We’ll help you from the beginning to the end of your vacation in England so you can leave with the best road trip memories.

Freedom of choice is key to a relaxing road trip in England. For your self-drive vacation, we’ll offer you a selection of the best rental vehicles with CDW insurance. Upon arrival in Exeter, you’ll collect your rental car of choice. From there, you’ll begin your 10-day journey across England and discover its unique culture, history, and diverse scenery.

You’ll choose among the best hotels and places to stay in England. Each stop offers top-notch comfort and unique charm, designed to help you unwind and enjoy your journey. Rest assured, we’ll always offer you accommodations that fit your budget and needs, ensuring a seamless and enjoyable travel experience throughout England.

We’ll introduce you to some of the best travel destinations in England. This relaxed road trip features the stunning Tower Bridge in London. Another highlight of this self-drive tour is the captivating British Museum.

Traveling leisurely through England means you could spend as much time as you want at the magnificent London Eye. With this travel plan, you could also soak in the atmosphere of the memorable Buckingham Palace. Get close to the spectacular Hyde Park and the wonderful Trafalgar Square. You’ll have plenty of time to take in each attraction's unique features, learn its unique history, and appreciate it to the fullest.

Between sightseeing, you can make the most of your downtime and join a popular tour in England. Tours offer a special way of discovering what else England has to offer.

This relaxed road trip also gives you plenty of time to stroll through England's shopping hotspots. Here you can visit shops, discover the locals’ way of life, or try various specialties. Check out all the souvenirs and gifts you can buy in the area and bring home a piece of the country that will remind you of your relaxing vacation in England.

By the end of your 10-day road trip through England, you’ll return home feeling refreshed and enriched by your experience. You’ll have many stories about your pleasant and relaxed road trip vacation in England and memories to cherish forever.

This self-drive vacation package includes everything you need for a stress-free, easy road trip through England. You’ll have a cozy place to stay for 9 nights, with a selection of top-rated breakfast and restaurant options nearby. We'll also provide you with the best car rental you can use throughout the 10 days of your self-drive road trip in England. On top of all that, you also have the option to add flights to your travel plan and personalize each day of your itinerary by adding tours and tickets.

This self-drive package includes 24/7 travel support and a step-by-step guide. You can access the guide at any point of your journey through our mobile app, where you can also keep and organize your travel documents.

Spend an amazing 10-day vacation in England and get to know more about this fantastic destination. Choose your travel dates and plan a laid-back and relaxed road trip in England today!

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Hotel, 9 nights
Rental car, 10 days
CDW Insurance
Step-by-step guide
Personal travel agent
24/7 travel support

Destinations

Photo of aerial view of Salisbury cathedral in the spring morning, England.Salisbury
Exeter - city in United KingdomExeter / 3 nights
Photo of old Turn Junction, or Deep Cutting Junction where the Birmingham and Fazeley Canal meets the Birmingham Canal Navigation's Main Line Canal, Birmingham, England.Birmingham / 1 night
London, England - Panoramic skyline view of Bank and Canary Wharf, central London's leading financial districts with famous skyscrapers at golden hour sunset with blue sky and clouds.London / 5 nights

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Photo of beautiful shot of London Eye and River Thames ,London, UK.London Eye
Photo of Buckingham Palace in London, United Kingdom.Buckingham Palace
The British MuseumBritish Museum
Tower BridgeTower Bridge
Photo of beautiful landscape around Hyde Park, London, United Kingdom.Hyde Park
Trafalgar SquareTrafalgar Square
Tower of London, London Borough of Tower Hamlets, London, Greater London, England, United KingdomTower of London
The Making of Harry Potter Warner Brothers Studio Tour London, Leavesden, UK: The main entrance signWarner Bros Studio Tour London – The Making of Harry Potter
Photo of Borough Market, London, UK.Borough Market
Madame Tussauds LondonMadame Tussauds London
Photo of Science Museum, London, United Kingdom.Science Museum
St James's ParkSt James's Park
Stonehenge at sunset in England.Stonehenge
Photo of Victoria and Albert Museum, London, England.Victoria and Albert Museum
Big Ben
Photo of aerial view of Windsor Castle that was built in the 11th Century and is the residence of the British Royal Family, UK.Windsor Castle
Photo of Iconic London Tower Bridge on the Thames River, UK.London Bridge
The National Gallery, Westminster, London, Greater London, England, United KingdomNational Gallery
Photo of Peaceful scenery with fountain in regent's park of London, UK.Regent's Park
Photo of Kew Royal Botanic Gardens, Richmond, UK.Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
Westminster AbbeyWestminster Abbey
Photo of Royal Albert Hall in London, England.Royal Albert Hall
Photo of aerial view of the Shard and London skyline, UK.The Shard
Photo of Warwick castle from outside. It is a medieval castle built in 11th century and a major touristic attraction in UK nowadays.Warwick Castle
Stunning sunset over Dartmoor from Combestone Tor near Hexworthy.Dartmoor National Park
Photo of Stourhead, a Palladian mansion house with world-famous landscape gardens, UK.Stourhead
Sutton Park, Sutton Coldfield, Birmingham, West Midlands Combined Authority, West Midlands, England, United KingdomSutton Park
Photo of the main village street at the Black Country Living Museum, Dudley, West Midlands, England, United Kingdom.Black Country Living Museum
Photo of sunny day at Cannon Hill Park, Birmingham, UK.Cannon Hill Park
Photo of narrow boat moored at the river Gade, Grand Union Canal. The Grove Bridge aka Grove Ornamental Bridge No 164 is in the background in Cassiobury Park, Watford, England.Cassiobury Park
The Donkey Sanctuary, Sidmouth, East Devon, Devon, South West England, England, United KingdomThe Donkey Sanctuary
East Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Colyton, East Devon, Devon, South West England, England, United KingdomEast Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty
Photo of river Leam flowing through Jephson Gardens, on a beautiful Autumn day, golden tree leaves Royal Leamington Spa, England, UK.The Jephson Gardens
Photo of the famous Exeter Cathedral. The main attraction of the city, Exeter, England.Exeter Cathedral
Photo of beautiful colourful flower beds and green grass of St Nicholas Park, on a warm spring day, Warwick, United Kingdom.St Nicholas' Park
Seaton Tramway
Belmont Park, Exeter, Devon, South West England, England, United KingdomBelmont Park
Bury Meadow Park

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Day 1

Day 1 – Exeter - arrival day

  • Exeter - Arrival day
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  • Belmont Park
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Your slow-paced and relaxed road trip through England begins when you reach Exeter, where you’ll stay for a total of 3 nights.

Exeter is an outstanding hub for culture, comfort, and exploration. The city offers travelers plenty of experiences to look forward to, including the magnificent Belmont Park. Around 624 visitors have rated this fascinating park and travel destination an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars.

When you're done sightseeing for the day, you'll check in at one of the best hotels or places to stay in the city. Take your pick and make it your home during your leisurely tour of the city.

Exploring the food culture in Exeter offers you an exciting chance to connect with locals and experience diversity along your relaxed road trip. When you’re ready to eat, we recommend you visit one of the best dining spots in the city.

An excellent example is Harry's Restaurant. This restaurant offers a menu of comforting meals and is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 965 customers.

Board – Game Bar & Restaurant serves great food and is a favorite among hungry travelers and locals. This popular restaurant in Exeter has a rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars from 524 reviews.

Cosy Club is another one of the city’s best restaurants. With an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars from 1,234 customers, Cosy Club is sure to provide you with an unforgettable dining experience.

If you’re curious about what Exeter looks like at night, a trip to some of the best bars near your accommodation is what you need next. Experience the local nightlife at Mill on the Exe, our top recommendation in the city. Customers have rated this bar an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars in 2,756 reviews.

Rendezvous Wine Bar offers a variety of refreshing drinks and is one of the best places to relax in Exeter. This well-known city bar is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 278 customers.

Locals like unwinding at Crocketts. This bar has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 247 customers and is a perfect place for socializing.

Free your mind of worries and enjoy your first taste of relaxation in England! Expect more to come as you continue this laid-back and relaxed road trip in England!

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Day 2

Day 2 – Exeter and Seaton

  • Exeter
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Drive 162 km, 3 hours 44 min

  • Dartmoor National Park
  • Exeter Cathedral
  • The Donkey Sanctuary
  • Seaton Tramway
  • East Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty
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On day 2 of your relaxed road trip across England, you’ll explore the area around Exeter, where you’ll be staying for another 2 nights. With so many fun and inspiring experiences to offer, a tour of Exeter will make you fall even more in love with the city and uniqueness of England.

One of the city’s best travel destinations is a fascinating anglican or episcopal cathedral, the stunning Exeter Cathedral. Around 4,852 visitors rated their experience at this well-known attraction an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars.

Gain a one-of-a-kind experience on your unhurried and relaxed road trip across England by joining a traveler-approved tour in Exeter. Tours offer an opportunity to get to know more about Exeter and the unique culture of the country.

There are so many fun and eye-opening activities to try out in Exeter that will make your self-drive tour in England more memorable. Check out all the most recommended and top-rated tour options in the city of Exeter to find the best options for you!

After satisfying your wanderlust, you’ll head to your accommodation in the city of Exeter for some rest and relaxation. Immerse yourself in the local food culture of England by eating at one of the best restaurants in Exeter.

With an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars from 1,151 customers, the dining experience Nando's Exeter - Princess Hay offers is the perfect complement to your relaxed road trip in England.

IFood Thai Taste is another pleasant place to eat in Exeter. This restaurant offers a menu of delectable dishes and is rated an average of 4.9 out of 5 stars by 511 customers.

If you’re looking for a restaurant that locals enjoy, check out The Old Firehouse and try their flavorful menu. This local favorite has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 2,029 customers.

When you’re in the mood for an after-dinner drink, visit one of the best bars in the city. At Exeter Phoenix, you can relax or make friends with locals and fellow travelers. This bar in Exeter is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 1,312 customers.

You can also unwind and enjoy a few drinks at Ship Inn, another well-known bar in Exeter. Customers have rated this city bar an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars in 1,415 reviews.

Another top-rated bar with a unique vibe is Boom Battle Bar Exeter. Rated an average of 5 out of 5 stars by 335 customers, Boom Battle Bar Exeter is one of the best places to end a laid-back tour of Exeter.

Get cozy and have fun because this is what your relaxed road trip in England is all about!

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Day 3

Day 3 – Sutton Coldfield, Balsall Heath, Dudley, and Birmingham

  • Birmingham
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Drive 306 km, 4 hours 11 min

  • Black Country Living Museum
  • Sutton Park
  • Cannon Hill Park
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Day 3 of your easy and relaxed road trip through England gives you the opportunity to travel leisurely and experience two places in one day. You will start your day by exploring some of the best sights in the city of Sutton Coldfield. By the end of the day, you’ll drive in the direction of the city of Birmingham, where you’ll stay at a top-rated hotel of your choice for 1 night.

When you’re ready to head to your first attraction of the day, the wonderful Sutton Park is waiting for you. This park has been rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 9,874 visitors.

Make the most of your relaxed road trip vacation by joining activities and tours that let you discover what else Sutton Coldfield has in store for you. There are many top-rated experiences you can include in your travel plan to add flavor to your relaxed road trip in England. Browse all of your options and reserve your slot before our favorites get fully booked.

Turn on some soothing tunes in the car because it’s now time to drive to the city of Birmingham. In Birmingham, you can choose among the best hotels and places to rest and recharge to complement your relaxed road trip experience in England.

After a long day of driving and exploring along your relaxed road trip route, sitting down for a well-cooked restaurant meal in Balsall Heath is an excellent idea.

A popular restaurant we recommend you try is Adam's Restaurant, one of the best restaurants in Balsall Heath. With a lovely menu and an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars from 798 customers, you can’t go wrong with choosing Adam's Restaurant.

Locals also recommend Purnells as one of the top restaurants in the area. So if you’re feeling hungry, don’t forget to check out the menu at Purnells as well. This local-favorite restaurant is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 622 customers.

If you feel like having something else, you could also book a table at The Canal House Bar & Restaurant. The Canal House Bar & Restaurant is another of the most popular places to eat in Balsall Heath. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 3,244 customers.

Take a stroll around the area, head back to your accommodation for the night, or continue your evening at one of the best-rated bars in the city.

If you would like to celebrate your vacation with a drink, we recommend going to a place like Bacchus Bar. Bacchus Bar is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 2,586 customers and is one of the best bars you can visit tonight.

Another lively bar worth checking out tonight is The Botanist Bar & Restaurant Birmingham. This is the perfect place to enjoy a couple of drinks if you want to continue your celebrations. The average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 3,002 customers gives you an idea of what to expect from this bar.

Alternatively, head to The Ivy Temple Row. This popular bar will bring up your mood and give you a good ending to your night. The Ivy Temple Row is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 1,888 customers.

Raise your glass in celebration and anticipation of your memorable and relaxing road trip adventure through England!

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Day 4

Day 4 – Warwick, Royal Leamington Spa, Leavesden, Watford, and London

  • London
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Drive 247 km, 3 hours 36 min

  • Warwick Castle
  • St Nicholas' Park
  • The Jephson Gardens
  • Warner Bros Studio Tour London – The Making of Harry Potter
  • Cassiobury Park
  • More

Day 4 of your relaxed road trip across the beautiful country of England will take you on a self-paced journey to two incredible places in one day. See some of the best attractions in England, taste the most delectable foods and exquisite drinks, and make incredible memories as you go!

You’ll begin your day and sightseeing in Warwick, and continue your explorations in the city of Royal Leamington Spa. The charming London is where you’ll be staying for 5 nights.

Your first stop is the great city of Warwick, where you will see the amazing St. Nicholas' Park. This famous park has an impressive 4.6 out of 5-star rating from 5,008 people.

Give yourself the opportunity to see more of Warwick than meets the eye by joining a top-rated tour. Put your relaxed road trip to a halt in favor of an in-depth exploration of the city’s best sights and hidden gems while connecting with locals and fellow travelers.

After exploring the city of Warwick, it’s time to hit the road again and continue your relaxed road trip to another city in England, the lovely Royal Leamington Spa!

In Royal Leamington Spa, you’ll find the magnificent The Jephson Gardens. This popular park has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 5,474 visitors.

After exploring all these beautiful places, drive leisurely to the beautiful city of London for some much-needed rest and relaxation. Here you can choose from the best selection of hotels and places to stay as you get to know more about this spectacular city.

After a long day of driving and exploring some of the best places to visit in England, it’s time to make your relaxed road trip even more comforting. Sit down for a lovely meal at one of the best restaurants in London.

We highly recommend going to The Wolseley. This place is a popular restaurant with an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 5,980 customers.

Another great restaurant option is Burger & Lobster Leicester Square. This food place is often recommended by travelers and has a rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 4,454 customers.

You can also eat at the top-rated Hawksmoor Air Street. Offering great food and amazing service, this restaurant has a rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 3,216 customers.

After dinner, it’s time to fall in love with the amazing nightlife in London and unwind at some of the best bars in the city.

Check out The Connaught Bar for a great selection of alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks. This incredible bar is highly recommended and has a rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 654 customers.

Another amazing bar that serves many kinds of beverages and cocktails is Hawksmoor Seven Dials. This bar has a wonderful rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 3,084 customers.

You may also try The Red Lion, Parliament Street, another top-rated bar in the city. About 3,534 bargoers have given this place a thumb up, with an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars.

Let’s toast to day 4 of your laid-back self-drive in Royal Leamington Spa! Celebrate this unique opportunity to enjoy a memorable road trip adventure across England!

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Day 5

Day 5 – London, Westminster, and Kensington

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Drive 16 km, 1 hour

  • Hyde Park
  • Royal Albert Hall
  • Science Museum
  • Victoria and Albert Museum
  • London Eye
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On day 5 of your relaxed road trip across England, you’ll explore the area around London, where you’ll be staying for another 4 nights. With so many fun and inspiring experiences to offer, a tour of London will make you fall even more in love with the city and uniqueness of England.

One of the city’s best travel destinations is a fascinating ferris wheel, the stunning London Eye. Around 171,401 visitors rated their experience at this well-known attraction an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Gain a one-of-a-kind experience on your unhurried and relaxed road trip across England by joining a traveler-approved tour in London. Tours offer an opportunity to get to know more about London and the unique culture of the country.

There are so many fun and eye-opening activities to try out in London that will make your self-drive tour in England more memorable. Check out all the most recommended and top-rated tour options in the city of London to find the best options for you!

After satisfying your wanderlust, you’ll head to your accommodation in the city of London for some rest and relaxation. Immerse yourself in the local food culture of England by eating at one of the best restaurants in London.

With an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars from 4,178 customers, the dining experience Bill's Soho Restaurant offers is the perfect complement to your relaxed road trip in England.

Cahoots London is another pleasant place to eat in London. This restaurant offers a menu of delectable dishes and is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 2,678 customers.

If you’re looking for a restaurant that locals enjoy, check out The Ivy and try their flavorful menu. This local favorite has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 2,597 customers.

When you’re in the mood for an after-dinner drink, visit one of the best bars in the city. At The Old Bank of England, you can relax or make friends with locals and fellow travelers. This bar in London is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 2,562 customers.

You can also unwind and enjoy a few drinks at Rules, another well-known bar in London. Customers have rated this city bar an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars in 1,824 reviews.

Another top-rated bar with a unique vibe is The Ship & Shovell. Rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 1,465 customers, The Ship & Shovell is one of the best places to end a laid-back tour of London.

Get cozy and have fun because this is what your relaxed road trip in England is all about!

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Day 6

Day 6 – Camden Town and London

  • London
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Drive 9 km, 44 min

  • Trafalgar Square
  • National Gallery
  • British Museum
  • Madame Tussauds London
  • Regent's Park
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On day 6 of your relaxed road trip across England, you'll explore the best attractions in Camden Town at your own pace and immerse in the city's unique local culture. Today's laid-back tour features some of the best restaurants and bars in Camden Town, where you can sample some delicious local food.

The accommodation you’ll be staying at for another 3 nights will be conveniently located close to several attractions, like the famous British Museum. This incredible national museum has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 148,750 travelers, and is visited by 5,906,716 people every year.

Get a dose of thrill, excitement, and inspiration on day 6 of your unhurried and relaxed road trip in England. Check out the tours and tickets you can add to your Camden Town itinerary and feel all the emotions in this wonderful city. Add a highly recommended tour to your vacation package now and make this refreshing new day of your self-drive through England extra special!

After a long day exploring the popular attractions in the city, it’s time to sample the different kinds of mouthwatering foods served at the best restaurants in Camden Town. One of our top recommendations includes a selection of delicious meals on its menu, Berners Tavern. This place is a local favorite and has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 1,817 customers.

You may also try the variety of dishes served at The Palomar, which is an excellent choice if you want a nice place to eat near your accommodation. The Palomar is rated 4.5 stars out of 5 by 1,537 customers.

You can also eat at the highly recommended Smith & Wollensky. This amazing restaurant has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 1,343 food lovers.

After finishing your meal, it’s time to experience the amazing nightlife in Camden Town and unwind at the coolest bars in the city. Drink the night away and celebrate this day of your relaxed road trip at the popular Social Eating House. This vibrant bar is rated 4.3 out of 5 stars by 1,280 customers.

If you want to try a different bar, check out the popular Old Shades. Rated 4.3 out of 5 stars by 1,047 customers, this bar is a great place to try some excellent liquor.

Another recommendation you shouldn’t miss is American Bar. Drink up and relax in this amazing bar that serves different kinds of alcoholic beverages and cocktail drinks. American Bar has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 667 bar goers.

Enjoy the rest of day 6 of your relaxed road trip across England, and prepare for another day of unhurried adventure!

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Day 7

Day 7 – London

  • London
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Drive 14 km, 55 min

  • The Shard
  • Borough Market
  • London Bridge
  • Tower of London
  • Tower Bridge
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On day 7 of your relaxed road trip across England, you'll explore the best attractions in London at your own pace and immerse in the city's unique local culture. Today's laid-back tour features some of the best restaurants and bars in London, where you can sample some delicious local food.

The accommodation you’ll be staying at for another 2 nights will be conveniently located close to several attractions, like the famous The Shard. This incredible skyscraper has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 38,101 travelers.

Make the most of your slow-paced travel adventure in England by seeing another popular site in London, the wonderful Borough Market. This building is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 38,101 travelers.

You can then move on to the incredible London Bridge. This road bridge has received an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 49,698 visitors.

Another stop you might want to add to your self-drive itinerary is the remarkable Tower Bridge. This bascule bridge is sought after by many travelers from around the world. The popular attraction has received 4.8 out of 5 stars from 151,949 visitors.

Get a dose of thrill, excitement, and inspiration on day 7 of your unhurried and relaxed road trip in England. Check out the tours and tickets you can add to your London itinerary and feel all the emotions in this wonderful city. Add a highly recommended tour to your vacation package now and make this refreshing new day of your self-drive through England extra special!

After a long day exploring the popular attractions in the city, it’s time to sample the different kinds of mouthwatering foods served at the best restaurants in London. One of our top recommendations includes a selection of delicious meals on its menu, Estiatorio Milos. This place is a local favorite and has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 1,065 customers.

You may also try the variety of dishes served at Simpson's in the Strand, which is an excellent choice if you want a nice place to eat near your accommodation. Simpson's in the Strand is rated 4.6 stars out of 5 by 830 customers.

After finishing your meal, it’s time to experience the amazing nightlife in London and unwind at the coolest bars in the city. Drink the night away and celebrate this day of your relaxed road trip at the popular Artesian. This vibrant bar is rated 4.6 out of 5 stars by 657 customers.

If you want to try a different bar, check out the popular Bar Américain. Rated 4.5 out of 5 stars by 697 customers, this bar is a great place to try some excellent liquor.

Drink up and relax in this amazing bar that serves different kinds of alcoholic beverages and cocktail drinks.

Enjoy the rest of day 7 of your relaxed road trip across England, and prepare for another day of unhurried adventure!

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Day 8

Day 8 – Westminster, Richmond, and London

  • London
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Drive 30 km, 1 hour 18 min

  • Westminster Abbey
  • Big Ben
  • St James's Park
  • Buckingham Palace
  • Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
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On day 8 of your relaxed road trip across England, you’ll explore the area around Westminster, where you’ll be staying for another 1 night. With so many fun and inspiring experiences to offer, a tour of Westminster will make you fall even more in love with the city and uniqueness of England.

One of the city’s best travel destinations is a fascinating anglican or episcopal cathedral, the stunning Westminster Abbey. Around 40,223 visitors rated their experience at this well-known attraction an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars.

Travelers also come to the city to visit the spectacular St James's Park, a popular park and another top-rated attraction in Westminster.

You might discover a new thing or two about the city at the incredible Buckingham Palace. This local attraction is an amazing royal palace that has been rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 164,776 visitors.

Gain a one-of-a-kind experience on your unhurried and relaxed road trip across England by joining a traveler-approved tour in Westminster. Tours offer an opportunity to get to know more about Westminster and the unique culture of the country.

There are so many fun and eye-opening activities to try out in Westminster that will make your self-drive tour in England more memorable. Check out all the most recommended and top-rated tour options in the city of Westminster to find the best options for you!

After satisfying your wanderlust, you’ll head to your accommodation in the city of London for some rest and relaxation. Immerse yourself in the local food culture of England by eating at one of the best restaurants in London.

When you’re in the mood for an after-dinner drink, visit one of the best bars in the city.

Get cozy and have fun because this is what your relaxed road trip in England is all about!

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Day 9

Day 9 – Eton, Salisbury, Stourton, and Exeter

  • Salisbury
  • Exeter
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Drive 290 km, 4 hours 17 min

  • Windsor Castle
  • Stonehenge
  • Stourhead
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On day 9 of your laid-back and relaxed road trip adventure, you’ll have the chance to visit two remarkable areas in England. Since this self-drive tour offers freedom and flexibility, you can decide how much time you want to spend in each place to enjoy the memorable travel destinations in England.

Your first destination is the beautiful city of Eton. As the day progresses, you’ll continue your in-depth tour of the country in the city of Salisbury. You’ll spend 1 night in Exeter.

Take the opportunity to relax while admiring what the city has to offer. While on a relaxed road trip, one of the best places to explore in the city is the remarkable Windsor Castle. This historic house museum and popular sightseeing spot has an average rating of 4.7 over 5 stars from 53,263 visitors.

While exploring the city of Eton, we highly recommend you join one of its top-rated tours. Joining a tour will allow you to better understand the local culture in England, meet new people, and create memorable experiences, while you comfortably enjoy.

After a fun experience in Eton, buckle up and enjoy a relaxing drive to your next stop, the incredible city of Salisbury. This is your opportunity to create more unforgettable memories in England and discover the wonderful Salisbury.

While in Salisbury, take a break at one of its best attractions, the great Stonehenge. This tourist attraction and popular site has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars in 51,913 reviews.

This travel spotis a go-to place in Salisbury.

As this day of your laid-back exploration of the best attractions in England comes to a close, continue your relaxed road trip adventure in Exeter. Drive leisurely, enjoy the views, and listen to some good music. In Exeter, you’ll choose from the best hotels and places to stay in the city and restore your energy.

After a long day of traveling and sightseeing, take it easy and have a wonderful dinner at one of the best restaurants in Exeter. Check out Zizzi - Exeter, a top choice in England due to its excellent meals and service.

Another Exeter restaurant to try is a local favorite, The Last Drop.

If you’re looking for another must-visit option, The Stand Off is a perfect choice. This popular restaurant in Exeter has a score of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 326 people.

After dinner, many travelers enjoy hanging out and unwinding at some of the top bars in Exeter. The popular Coolings Gandy Street has a rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars from 265 customers and is the perfect place to fully appreciate your unhurried and relaxed road trip vacation in England.

You could also relax with a drink at another popular bar like Henry's Bar. This hang-out has an average rating of 4.3 from 220 individuals.

If you want to visit another place, the locals of Exeter recommend The Lucombe Oak. Due to its local reputation, this bar boasts an average rating of 4.3 over 5 stars from 198 individuals.

Celebrate another day of your relaxing road trip through England with a toast at a top-rated bar in Exeter!

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Day 10

Day 10 – Exeter - departure day

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Day 10 of your relaxed road trip in England is your departure day. If you have a flight to catch, you’ll drop off your rental car well in advance before your departure. Choose a late flight to enjoy a stress-free last day in Exeter.

Depending on when you need to leave, you might be able to fit in some sightseeing or shopping. Embrace the beauty of Exeter once more and find some souvenirs to help you remember your time in the city. To end your relaxing road trip in England on top, we recommend visiting some of the following attractions.

Bury Meadow Park is an extraordinary attraction that is perfect for your last day in Exeter. This top sight is a popular park, rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 271 visitors.

Unwind and look back at the past 10 days of your relaxed road trip over a bite to eat. This is your chance to enjoy one last traditional meal in Exeter or just grab something light to keep you going.

Check out the menu at The Botanist Bar & Restaurant Exeter. Dining at The Botanist Bar & Restaurant Exeter is one of the best food experiences you can have in Exeter. This popular restaurant is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 114 customers.

Another top recommendation in Exeter is Mercure Exeter Southgate Hotel. If you go to Mercure Exeter Southgate Hotel, you can expect delicious food, a nice ambiance, and great service. This restaurant has an average rating of 4 out of 5 stars by 1,511 customers.

Alternatively, you could also go to a place like Premier Inn Exeter Central St Davids hotel. If you haven’t yet, a trip to Premier Inn Exeter Central St Davids hotel is your opportunity to have a lovely meal before leaving the city. This restaurant is rated an average of 4.2 out of 5 stars by 824 customers.

Give yourself enough time to wave goodbye to Exeter and begin your journey home. The unforgettable experiences you’ve collected along your 10-day relaxed road trip in England is a story you will tell for the rest of your life.

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