16 days in England Itinerary

16 days in England Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Alnwick
— 2 nights
2
York
— 2 nights
3
Norwich
— 2 nights
4
St Ives
— 3 nights
5
London
— 4 nights

2
nights
Alnwick

Alnwick ©
Alnwick is a relatively large market town in north Northumberland, England, of which it is the county town. You'll explore and learn at The Mick Oxley Gallery and The Alnwick Gallery. Get outdoors at Bamburgh Beach and St Aiden Beach. There's lots more to do: explore the historical opulence of Alnwick Castle, explore the different monuments and memorials at St Michael's Church, stroll through Alnmouth Beach, and stop by The Old School Gallery.

To see ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Alnwick online sightseeing planner.

Asheville, USA to Alnwick is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Asheville to Alnwick is 5 hours. Traveling from Asheville in July, expect Alnwick to be slightly colder, temps between °F and °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to drive to York.

Things to do in Alnwick

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

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Bamburgh
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Alnwick Castle ©
Alnwick Castle
The Alnwick Garden ©
The Alnwick Garden
St Aiden Beach ©
St Aiden Beach

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York

York ©
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 21st (Wed): go for a walk through York City Walls, admire the landmark architecture of York Minster, thensee the interesting displays at York's Chocolate Story, thentake a stroll through York Shambles, and finally look for gifts at The Shop That Must Not Be Named. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St Michael le Belfrey, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Holy Trinity Church, contemplate the long history of Treasurer's House, thensteep yourself in history at Merchant Adventurers' Hall, thenget engrossed in the history at The York Army Museum, and finally examine the collection at Fairfax House.

Take the guesswork out of planning a York vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Alnwick to York by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train. July in York sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Norwich.

Things to do in York

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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York's Chocolate Story ©
York's Chocolate Story
Fairfax House
Fairfax House
Treasurer's House ©
Treasurer's House

2
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Norwich

Norwich ©
Boasting a nearly 1,000-year history, Norwich is a vibrant city known for its inclusive atmosphere, openness, and quirky charm.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): browse the exhibits of Norwich Castle Museum & Art Gallery, steep yourself in history at Museum of Norwich at the Bridewell, take in the spiritual surroundings of St Peter Mancroft, thenbuy something for everyone on your list at Royal Arcade, thenwander the streets of Tombland, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Norwich Cathedral. On the 24th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: appreciate the extensive heritage of Lion Wood, thenlearn about all things military at City of Norwich Aviation Museum, and then admire the natural beauty at The Plantation Garden.

To find other places to visit, photos, maps, and more tourist information, use the Norwich trip planner.

Drive from York to Norwich in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. Expect a daytime high around °F in July, and nighttime lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to drive to St Ives.

Things to do in Norwich

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Norwich Castle Museum & Art Gallery ©
Norwich Castle Museum & Art Gallery
Norwich Cathedral ©
Norwich Cathedral
Lion Wood ©
Lion Wood

3
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St Ives

St Ives ©
St Ives is a seaside town, civil parish and port in Cornwall. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Blue Harbour Gallery and New Craftsman Gallery. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden and St Ives Harbour Beach. There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Porthmeor Beach, trek along Cornwall Coast Path, stroll the grounds of Barnoon Cemetery, and examine the collection at Leach Pottery.

To see reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the St Ives road trip app.

Traveling by car from Norwich to St Ives takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. When traveling from Norwich in July, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in St Ives: temperatures range from °F by day to °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can drive to London.

Things to do in St Ives

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden ©
Porthminster Beach ©
Porthminster Beach
St Ives Harbour Beach ©
St Ives Harbour Beach

4
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London

London ©
Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Get a sense of the local culture at Westminster and National Gallery. Tower of London and Churchill War Rooms will appeal to history buffs. The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at The British Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral, admire the striking features of Somerset House, and steep yourself in history at Buckingham Palace.

For reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the London vacation tool.

Drive from St Ives to London in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Traveling from St Ives in July, expect nights in London to be about the same, around °F, while days are somewhat warmer, around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Tours
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Westminster ©
Westminster
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
The British Museum ©
The British Museum

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