23 days in England Itinerary

23 days in England Itinerary

Created using Inspirock England trip planner

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London
— 3 nights
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Bury St. Edmunds
— 2 nights
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Cambridge
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Bury St. Edmunds
— 1 night
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London
— 3 nights
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Newbury
— 1 day
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London
— 1 night
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Salisbury
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Avebury
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Uffington
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London
— 1 night
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Cheltenham
— 1 night
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Birdlip
— 1 night
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Painswick
— 1 night
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Stroud
— 1 night
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Bath
— 3 nights
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Stanton Drew
— 1 night
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Greenhead
— 1 night
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Hexham
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Manchester
— 1 night
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Fri): get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum, examine the collection at Lord's Cricket Ground, and then admire the masterpieces at Tate Britain. Keep things going the next day: take an in-depth tour of Museum of London, explore the galleries of Kenwood House, and then take a tour of HMS Belfast.

To find photos, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read London online vacation maker.

Knoxville, USA to London is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Knoxville to London is 5 hours. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Knoxville in June: high temperatures in London hover around 68°F and lows are around 52°F. You will have some time to spend on the 19th (Sun) before leaving for Bury St. Edmunds.

Things to do in London

Museums · Historic Sites · Fun & Games
Find places to stay Jun 16 — 19:

Bury St. Edmunds

— 2 nights
Start off your visit on the 19th (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Holy Trinity Long Melford Church, then examine the collection at Little Hall Lavenham, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Saint Peter and Saint Paul. Here are some ideas for day two: take an in-depth tour of Moyse's Hall Museum, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Mary's Church, then contemplate the long history of Rougham Control Tower Aviation Museum, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Lackford Lakes.

For maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Bury St. Edmunds driving holiday planner.

Drive from London to Bury St. Edmunds in 2 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to go by car to Cambridge.

Things to do in Bury St. Edmunds

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 19 — 21:

Cambridge

City of Perspiring Dreams

Steeped in history and tradition, Cambridge is renowned for its ancient colleges and sprawling green gardens.
On the 21st (Tue), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Great St Mary's Church (Church of England).

For maps, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Cambridge day trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Bury St. Edmunds to Cambridge takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June in Cambridge, expect temperatures between 69°F during the day and 55°F at night. On the 21st (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Bury St. Edmunds.

Things to do in Cambridge

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jun 21 — 22:

Bury St. Edmunds

— 1 night
On the 21st (Tue), admire the striking features of Ickworth and then steep yourself in history at Bardwell Windmill.

To see photos, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Bury St. Edmunds driving holiday website.

Drive from Cambridge to Bury St. Edmunds in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can go by car to London.

Things to do in Bury St. Edmunds

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jun 21 — 22:

London

— 3 nights

The Square Mile

Visit Tower of London and Wallace Collection for their historical value. Step off the beaten path and head to Cutty Sark and Museum of London Docklands. Enjoy London some more: admire the masterpieces at The British Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Westminster Abbey, see the interesting displays at Jewel House, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Westminster Cathedral.

For maps, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the London road trip planner.

Getting from Bury St. Edmunds to London by car takes about 2 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to drive to Newbury.

Things to do in London

Museums · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jun 22 — 25:

Newbury

— 1 day
Newbury is a historic market town and the principal town in the west of Berkshire, England and has its own civil parish (led by a town council) as well as the administrative headquarters of West Berkshire. On the 25th (Sat), examine the collection at West Berkshire Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Sandham Memorial Chapel, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Nature Discovery Centre.

To find photos, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read Newbury holiday maker site.

Traveling by car from London to Newbury takes 2 hours. June in Newbury sees daily highs of 68°F and lows of 49°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) to allow time to drive to London.

Things to do in Newbury

Museums · Wildlife · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jun 25 — 26:

London

— 1 night

The Square Mile

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Drive from Newbury to London in 2 hours. You will leave for Salisbury on the 26th (Sun).

Things to do in London

Nightlife · Fun & Games · Parks · Tours
Find places to stay Jun 25 — 26:

Salisbury

Salisbury is a cathedral city in Wiltshire, England, and the only city within the county. Start off your visit on the 26th (Sun): see the interesting displays at Boscombe Down Aviation Collection.

For other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, go to the Salisbury trip itinerary maker website.

You can drive from London to Salisbury in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In June in Salisbury, expect temperatures between 68°F during the day and 50°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Avebury.

Things to do in Salisbury

Museums
Find places to stay Jun 25 — 26:
Highlights from your trip

Avebury

Start off your visit on the 26th (Sun): steep yourself in history at Silbury Hill and then contemplate the long history of West Kennet Long Barrow.

To see reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Avebury trip maker tool.

Getting from Salisbury to Avebury by car takes about an hour. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Uffington.

Things to do in Avebury

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jun 26 — 27:

Uffington

Uffington is a village and civil parish about south of Faringdon and 6mi west of Wantage. Plan my day in Uffington using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

You can drive from Avebury to Uffington in an hour. Expect a daytime high around 67°F in June, and nighttime lows around 51°F. On the 26th (Sun), you'll travel to London.

Things to do in Uffington

Historic Sites · Nightlife · Parks · Outdoors
Find places to stay Jun 26 — 27:

London

— 1 night

The Square Mile

On the 27th (Mon), explore the world behind art at National Portrait Gallery, wander the streets of Primrose Hill, and then make a trip to Buckingham Palace.

To see maps, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read our London day trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Uffington to London takes 2 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to drive to Cheltenham.

Things to do in London

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Jun 26 — 27:

Cheltenham

— 1 night
Cheltenham, also known as Cheltenham Spa, is a regency spa town and borough which is located on the edge of the Cotswolds, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in Gloucestershire, England. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Tue): see the interesting displays at John Moore Museum, contemplate the long history of Tewkesbury Abbey, then contemplate the long history of Tewkesbury Battlefield, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Walks With Hawks.

To see reviews, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Cheltenham day trip planner.

Drive from London to Cheltenham in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Cheltenham are 68°F, while nighttime lows are 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can travel to Birdlip.

Things to do in Cheltenham

Wildlife · Parks · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jun 27 — 28:

Birdlip

— 1 night
Start off your visit on the 29th (Wed): take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Peter's Church, then steep yourself in history at Chedworth Roman Villa, then trek along Cotswold Way, and finally walk around Crickley Hill.

To see other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Birdlip day trip planning app.

Birdlip is just a stone's throw from Cheltenham. In June, daily temperatures in Birdlip can reach 68°F, while at night they dip to 56°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to travel to Painswick.

Things to do in Birdlip

Parks · Trails · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 28 — 29:

Painswick

— 1 night
To find traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Painswick trip planning app.

Painswick is just a short distance from Birdlip. In June in Painswick, expect temperatures between 68°F during the day and 56°F at night. On the 30th (Thu), you'll travel to Stroud.

Things to do in Painswick

Parks · Shopping · Outdoors · Nightlife
Find places to stay Jun 29 — 30:

Stroud

— 1 night
Stroud is a market town and civil parish in the centre of Gloucestershire, England. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Thu): head outdoors with Minchinhampton Common, steep yourself in history at Malmesbury Market Cross, then examine the collection at Athelstan Museum, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Thames and Severn Canal.

For photos, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Stroud trip itinerary planning site.

Stroud is very close to Painswick. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) early enough to go by car to Bath.

Things to do in Stroud

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jun 30 — Jul 1:

Bath

— 3 nights

Queen of English Cities

A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Get some cultural insight at Bath Street and The Roman Baths. Museum-lovers will get to explore Holburne Museum and American Museum & Gardens. Next up on the itinerary: get to know the fascinating history of Castle Combe Village, take an in-depth tour of The Museum of Bath at Work, explore the historical opulence of Farleigh Hungerford Castle, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Saxon Church, Bradford on Avon.

Plan trip to Bath with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

You can drive from Stroud to Bath in an hour. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can drive to Stanton Drew.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 1 — 4:

Stanton Drew

— 1 night
Stanton Drew is a small village and civil parish within the Chew Valley in Somerset, England, situated north of the Mendip Hills, 8mi south of Bristol in the Bath and North East Somerset Unitary Authority.The village is most famous for its prehistoric Stanton Drew stone circles, the largest being the Great Circle, a henge monument consisting of the second largest stone circle in Britain (after Avebury). On the 4th (Mon), let the kids burn off some steam at Farrington’s Farm- Cowtastic Farm Park, take in panoramic vistas at Church of St Michael Tower, examine the collection at HorseWorld, then explore the ancient world of Stanton Drew Stone Circles & Cove, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at Church of St Mary the Virgin.

For photos, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Stanton Drew trip builder tool.

Traveling by car from Bath to Stanton Drew takes an hour. In July in Stanton Drew, expect temperatures between 68°F during the day and 55°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Greenhead.

Things to do in Stanton Drew

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Fun & Games

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 4 — 5:

Greenhead

— 1 night
Greenhead is a village in Northumberland, England. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Tue): contemplate the long history of Thirlwall Castle and then go for a walk through Walltown Country Park.

To see more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Greenhead vacation planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Stanton Drew to Greenhead. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Stanton Drew in July, with highs in Greenhead at 63°F and lows at 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Hexham.

Things to do in Greenhead

Historic Sites · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 5 — 6:

Hexham

Hexham is a market town and civil parish in Northumberland, England, south of the River Tyne, and was the administrative centre for the Tynedale district from 1974 to 2009. On the 6th (Wed), get to know the fascinating history of Brocolitia and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple of Mithras, Carrawburgh - Hadrian's Wall.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Hexham online tour planner.

Drive from Greenhead to Hexham in an hour. Expect a daytime high around 66°F in July, and nighttime lows around 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Manchester.

Things to do in Hexham

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jul 6 — 7:

Manchester

— 1 night

Capital of the North

Unofficially dubbed the Capital of the North, Manchester is known for its influence on industry and music, as well as its world-renowned connection to sports.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Thu): admire the landmark architecture of Saint Mary's the Hidden Gem, see the interesting displays at Greater Manchester Police Museum, then contemplate the long history of Stockport Air Raid Shelters, and finally steep yourself in history at Victoria Baths.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read our Manchester road trip planner.

You can drive from Hexham to Manchester in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Manchester are 69°F, while nighttime lows are 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Manchester

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 6 — 7:

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.