15 days in England Itinerary

15 days in England Itinerary

Created using Inspirock England itinerary maker

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Fly
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London
— 3 nights
Train
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Bath
— 2 nights
Drive
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Moreton-in-Marsh
— 1 night
Drive
4
Bakewell
— 1 night
Drive
5
York
— 2 nights
Drive
6
Grange-over-Sands
— 3 nights
Drive to Manchester Airport, Fly to Polokwane International Airport

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London

— 3 nights

The Square Mile

Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Do some cultural sightseeing at The British Museum and Buckingham Palace. Popular historic sites such as Tower of London and Houses of Parliament are in your itinerary. Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of Westminster Abbey, explore the world behind art at Victoria and Albert Museum, get engrossed in the history at Natural History Museum, and pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral.

To find traveler tips, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read London day trip site.

Polokwane, South Africa to London is an approximately 17-hour flight. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Polokwane to London due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Polokwane in September, plan for little chillier days in London, with highs around 22°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) to allow time to take a train to Bath.

Things to do in London

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping
Find places to stay Sep 19 — 23:

Bath

— 2 nights

Queen of English Cities

A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Thu): get engrossed in the history at The Roman Baths, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Bath Abbey, then explore the ancient world of Stonehenge, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Castle Combe Village. On the 25th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for gifts at Somerset Crafts and then look for all kinds of wild species at WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre.

For more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Bath tour builder site.

You can take a train from London to Bath in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Moreton-in-Marsh.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites · Wildlife · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 23 — 25:

Moreton-in-Marsh

— 1 night
Moreton-in-Marsh is a town civil parish in northeastern Gloucestershire, England. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sat): view the masterpieces at The Gallery at The Guild, savor a hot drink at Longborough & Sezincote Village Shop, then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Cotswolds Distillery, and finally play a few rounds at Feldon Valley.

To find ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Moreton-in-Marsh itinerary builder tool.

You can drive from Bath to Moreton-in-Marsh in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Moreton-in-Marsh can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Bakewell.

Things to do in Moreton-in-Marsh

Golf · Outdoors · Shopping · Nightlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 25 — 26:

Bakewell

— 1 night
Bakewell is a small market town and civil parish in the Derbyshire Dales district of Derbyshire, England, well known for the local confection Bakewell pudding. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sun): identify plant and animal life at The Donkey Sanctuary, view the masterpieces at White Peakhouse Gallery, then take in the exciting artwork at Chatsworth House, and finally contemplate the long history of Caudwells Mill & Craft Centre.

For photos, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Bakewell day trip app.

You can drive from Moreton-in-Marsh to Bakewell in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In September in Bakewell, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 10°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) early enough to go by car to York.

Things to do in Bakewell

Shopping · Historic Sites · Museums · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 26 — 27:

York

— 2 nights

City of Festivals

Situated on the confluence of the rivers Ouse and Foss, York has witnessed an abundance of major political events throughout its two millennia of existence.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Mon): get engrossed in the history at National Railway Museum, indulge your thirst for a good beer at York Brewery, then identify plant and animal life at York Bird of Prey Centre, then admire the landmark architecture of York Minster, and finally wander the streets of York Shambles. Keep things going the next day: delve into the distant past at York City Walls, then see Brew York, then see the interesting displays at York Castle Museum, and finally brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Spirit of Harrogate Ltd.

For other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read York travel route builder site.

Traveling by car from Bakewell to York takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train. In September, daily temperatures in York can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) so you can drive to Grange-over-Sands.

Things to do in York

Museums · Breweries & Distilleries · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 27 — 29:

Grange-over-Sands

— 3 nights
Known for its friendly people and balmy climate, Grange-over-Sands serves as a home base for holidaymakers who come to explore the surrounding area.
Muncaster Castle and Stott Park Bobbin Mill will appeal to history buffs. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Lakeland Motor Museum and Sizergh Castle. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Grange-over-Sands: Seascale Beach (in Seascale) and Watermill Brewing Co (in Ings). The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at Predator Experience, get some fabulous bargains at Cumbria Crystal, don't miss a visit to St Paul's Church, Grange over Sands, and try to win big at Cartmel Racecourse.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Grange-over-Sands online travel planner.

Drive from York to Grange-over-Sands in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Grange-over-Sands

Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 29 — Oct 2:

England travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Nightlife · Historic Sites
A trip through England is a trip through world history, and few places in the world offer such a diverse variety of places to visit, activities, and experiences. The sprawling urban areas surrounding the capital city offer countless sightseeing opportunities, such as museums and historical sites, as well as some of the best shopping, nightlife, and culinary options in the world. To truly experience this country steeped in centuries of history, try to make time to explore the sweeping countryside, where you can enjoy the warm hospitality of small villages and explore the ancient remains of once-powerful societies. England boasts an outstanding transportation system, and many visitors find that even a short train ride through the country’s landscape of rolling hills and plains can be a highlight of their entire vacation. However you choose to move about, remember that in this compact country you’re never very far from a bustling town, where modern pubs, shops, and restaurants await to be explored.