4-Day England Road Trip from London to Basingstoke

Photo of Westminster palace (Houses of Parliament) and Big Ben, London, UK.
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Everything included
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Description

Summary

Duration
4 days & 3 nights
Available
Jan. - Dec.
Hotel
3 nights included
Car rental
4 days included
Flights
Optional
Travel app
All vouchers, itinerary, & map

Description

Have the adventure of a lifetime with this 4-day road trip through England.

This incredible self-drive vacation package will take you through the best destinations in England. With this perfectly planned travel package, you will stay 2 nights in London and 1 night in Basingstoke, experiencing the ultimate road trip in England. Your road trip will enable you to discover the country's most popular attractions and restaurants in London and Basingstoke. We'll help you experience the best 4 days in England you can imagine so you can leave happy and inspired.

Upon arriving in London, you'll collect the rental vehicle of your choice. From there, you'll be off to discover some of the most popular attractions in England, including the stunning British Museum and Tower Bridge.

You'll have an extensive selection of accommodations to choose from throughout your road trip. We've handpicked the best hotels and places to stay across the country, catering to all budgets. Whether you're in the mood for luxurious five-star hotels or cozy, budget-friendly accommodations, we've got you covered.

Your road trip will bring you close to the best attractions and most incredible sights in England. From the magnificent London Eye to the breathtaking Buckingham Palace and Trafalgar Square, your journey will take you on a thrilling adventure through some of the most iconic travel destinations in the country. Your discovery doesn't end there. Make sure to marvel at the remarkable Tower of London and learn more about the unique Warner Bros. Studio Tour London – The Making of Harry Potter to truly immerse yourself in the local culture. As you hit the open road and drive through London and Basingstoke, you'll also have plenty of opportunities to uncover hidden gems and experience the authentic charm of England. Whether you're exploring enchanting small towns, discovering scenic routes, or indulging in local cuisine, there's always something new and exciting to experience in England.

Add tours and tickets to each day of your trip to make the most of your time in England. You'll have the opportunity to choose from the best tours and activities that your travel destinations have to offer, meaning you'll never have a boring moment on your road trip through England.

Your travel plan itinerary also gives you multiple opportunities to look for souvenirs to memorialize your road trip in England.

You'll return home having experienced the very best of everything England has to offer. Each twist and turn of the journey adds a unique charm to your travel tales.

You can customize each day of your road trip vacation itinerary with flexible trip planning before and after booking. Enjoy the benefits of exploring all these great attractions at your own speed.

Your travel plan includes everything you need to experience the best of England. You'll be booked at the best hotels for 3 nights, with plenty of top-rated breakfast and restaurant options nearby. We'll provide you with the best car rental for 3 days during your self-drive road trip, including CDW insurance.

You'll have access to 24/7 travel support, a personal travel agent, and a step-by-step guide via our flexible mobile app. All taxes are included in your vacation package price. You can choose and add your flight preferences as needed. Make your vacation in England extra special by adding tours and tickets to each day of your itinerary.

The best services in England fill up quickly, so book your spot early. Select a date and start planning your self-drive road trip in England today!

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Included

Hotel, 3 nights
Rental car, 4 days
CDW Insurance
Step-by-step guide
Personal travel agent
24/7 travel support

Destinations

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 / 2 nights
Photo of aerial view of Salisbury cathedral in the spring morning, England.Salisbury
photo of Basingstoke skyline in Hampshire in England.Basingstoke / 1 night

Map

Attractions

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
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
Stonehenge at sunset in England.Stonehenge
St James's ParkSt James's Park
Photo of Salisbury Cathedral, formally known as the Cathedral Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary, an Anglican cathedral in Salisbury, England.Salisbury Cathedral
Photo of Stourhead, a Palladian mansion house with world-famous landscape gardens, UK.Stourhead

Travel details

Travel dates
Jan 1 - Jan 4

Include flights?

Yes
No

Flights

Round trip
Economy
Round trip
Economy

Travelers

Rooms

1 traveler1 room
1 traveler1 room

Flights
Yes
No

Round trip
Economy
Round trip
Economy

Car
Yes
No

Car

Small car

Small car

Category
small car
Transmission
People
Large bags
Medium car

Medium car

Category
Medium
Transmission
People
Large bags
Premium car

Premium car

Category
premium car
Transmission
People
Large bags

Hotels

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Day 1 – London - arrival day

Day 1

Day 1 – London - arrival day

  • London - Arrival day
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  • Trafalgar Square
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London has many popular destinations you can explore. You could visit attractions like the incredible Trafalgar Square. This attraction is a square and has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 108,072 visitors.

Your stay promises to be a delightful continuation of your exploration, providing comfort and tranquility to recharge for the adventures that lie ahead.

London also has several great bars that will fit all travel budgets. One of the best bars in the city of London is Scarfes Bar. This bar has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 883 customers.

Another of the best bars in the city of London is The Connaught Bar. This bar is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 654 customers.

Enjoy toasting the start of your 4-day vacation in England!

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Experiences

Day 2 – London and Basingstoke

Day 2

Day 2 – London and Basingstoke

  • London
  • Basingstoke
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Drive 96 km, 2 hours 10 min

  • London Eye
  • Tower Bridge
  • Tower of London
  • British Museum
  • Buckingham Palace
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Day 2 of your road trip through England gives you the opportunity to experience two places in one day. You will stay in Basingstoke for 1 night. Have a hearty breakfast and get excited for a wonderful day ahead!

One of the best places to visit today in London is the amazing London Eye. This attraction is a ferris wheel that is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 148,722 visitors.

You could also stop at the incredible bascule bridge, Tower Bridge. With an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 129,394 visitors, this attraction is one of the top sights in the area.

Another unforgettable travel destination in the London is the outstanding Tower of London. This popular castle and travel destination has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 86,613 visitors.

The spectacular British Museum is another popular attraction you can visit today. This fascinating national museum and attraction has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 131,855 visitors. In addition, approximately 5,906,716 travelers visit this popular site annually.

If you’re keen to explore even more, then consider a visit to the fantastic Buckingham Palace. This attraction is a popular royal palace that has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 148,150 visitors.

There are many top-rated experiences you can include in your travel plan to add flavor to your road trip in England. Browse all of your options and reserve your slot before it's too late.

At the end of the day, you will drive to the city of Basingstoke, where you will access the best hotels and places to stay.

Raise your glass in celebration of your incredible road trip adventure through England!

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Experiences

Day 3 – Wiltshire and London

Day 3

Day 3 – Wiltshire and London

  • Salisbury
  • London
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Drive 323 km, 4 hours 44 min

  • Salisbury Cathedral
  • Stourhead
  • Stonehenge
  • Warner Bros Studio Tour London – The Making of Harry Potter
  • More

Rise and shine on day 3 of your road trip in England. Today, you'll wake up in Basingstoke and embark on a scenic drive to London, where you'll stay at one of the best hotels for 1 night. Seize the opportunity to explore spectacular attractions in Basingstoke and Wiltshire before you reach your end destination for the day.

It’s hard not to feel excited about visiting attractions in a destination as lovely as Basingstoke. When you’re eager to explore the city and nearby areas, we recommend visiting some local favorites, such as the wonderful Milestones Museum. This attraction is a heritage centre that has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 2,728 visitors.

You could also stop at the incredible Eastrop Park. This attraction, a beloved park, has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 1,953 visitors.

If you have time, another site you could explore in Basingstoke is the stunning The War Memorial Park. This park and travel destination has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 1,270 visitors.

One of the most popular attractions you can visit is the remarkable Salisbury Cathedral. This attraction is an anglican or episcopal cathedral that has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 13,144 visitors.

If you want to explore more, visit the incredible Stourhead. This english garden and attraction has an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars from 9,588 reviews.

Another site you could visit today is the top-rated Stonehenge. This tourist attraction and travel destination is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 50,355 visitors.

When you're done with your sightseeing in Wiltshire, it's time to continue your drive to the city of London. When you arrive in London you’ll check in at one of the best hotels in the area.

We recommend you end the day with a dinner at a popular restaurant near your accommodation, like Burger & Lobster Leicester Square. This restaurant offers various delicious and comforting meals and has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 4,454 customers.

Locals also recommend Hawksmoor Air Street, another of the best restaurants in London. Hawksmoor Air Street is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 3,216 customers.

If you feel like having something else, check out the menu at Bill's Soho Restaurant. This restaurant has been rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 4,178 customers and is a great place to enjoy a lovely meal.

After dinner, visit Hawksmoor Seven Dials to enjoy a couple of drinks and relax. This bar is one of the best in London, with an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 3,084 customers.

This bar is a great spot to meet new friends and celebrate your vacation.

End your day by raising your glass in celebration of your incredible road trip adventure in England, and look forward to more great days to come!

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Experiences

Day 4 – London - departure day

Day 4

Day 4 – London - departure day

  • London - Departure day
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  • St James's Park
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Day 4 of your road trip in England is your departure day. This is your chance to catch one last glimpse of London before saying goodbye to this wonderful destination. When you have time to explore the area before you make your way home, we recommend visiting some of the following attractions.

Take a stroll along the main shopping streets of London and find some souvenirs to remind you of your road trip in England.

You could then enjoy your last meal in the city of London at Hawksmoor Seven Dials before you travel home. This popular restaurant is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 3,084 customers.

Alternatively, we also recommend The Red Lion, Parliament Street for your last chance at a meal in the city of London. The The Red Lion, Parliament Street restaurant has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 3,534 customers.

If you'd prefer a popular restaurant that locals enjoy, try Cahoots London. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 2,678 customers.

You’ll then say farewell to London. We wish you a pleasant journey home, with many wonderful memories of your unforgettable vacation in England!

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