22 days in England Itinerary

22 days in England Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
York
— 5 nights
2
Exeter
— 4 nights
3
Portsmouth
— 5 nights
4
London
— 6 nights

5
nights
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Fountains Abbey and National Coal Mining Museum. Family-friendly places like The Quayside and Steep Hill will thrill your kids. You'll find plenty of places to visit near York: Flamborough Lighthouse (in Flamborough), Filey Beach (in Filey) and Eden Camp Modern History Theme Museum (in Malton). There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Scarborough Beach, get engrossed in the history at National Railway Museum, admire the striking features of York Minster, and explore the historical opulence of Newark Castle.

To see maps, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the York day trip planning website.

Bangkok, Thailand to York is an approximately 19-hour combination of flight and train. The time zone difference moving from Indochina Time to Greenwich Mean Time is minus 7 hours. In May, York is much colder than Bangkok - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can travel to Exeter.

Things to do in York

Museums Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

National Coal Mining Museum, Steep Hill, Flamborough Lighthouse, Filey Beach, Newark Castle
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The Quayside ©
The Quayside
National Coal Mining Museum ©
National Coal Mining Museum
Fountains Abbey ©
Fountains Abbey

4
nights
Exeter

Exeter ©
Exeter is a cathedral city in Devon England with a population of. Visit Wells Cathedral and Lanhydrock House and Garden for their historical value. Bring the kids along to Woolacombe Beach and Dunster Castle. Explore Exeter's surroundings by going to Pendennis Castle (in Falmouth), Bride’s Mound (in Glastonbury) and Tintagel Castle (in Tintagel). There's more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Exeter Cathedral and get in on the family fun at Watermouth Family Theme Park & Castle.

For where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Exeter trip tool.

Traveling by combination of train and flight from York to Exeter takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Portsmouth.

Things to do in Exeter

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Pendennis Castle, Woolacombe Beach, Wells Cathedral, Watermouth Family Theme Park & Castle, Bride’s Mound
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Wells Cathedral ©
Wells Cathedral
Woolacombe Beach ©
Woolacombe Beach
Dunster Castle ©
Dunster Castle

5
nights
Portsmouth

Portsmouth ©
Portsmouth is a port city and unitary authority in the ceremonial English county of Hampshire and is located south-west of London and south-east of Southampton. The Roman Baths and Royal Armouries - Fort Nelson will appeal to museum buffs. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Beachy Head and Corfe Castle. Explore Portsmouth's surroundings by going to Highclere Castle (in Newbury), Corfe Castle (Model Village Gardens & Cafe & Dorset Adventure Park) and Newport (Monkey Haven & Carisbrooke Castle). The adventure continues: take an unorthodox tour of Stonehenge, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Winchester Cathedral, and take a tour of HMS Warrior 1860.

To see maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Portsmouth tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Exeter to Portsmouth takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. May in Portsmouth sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can drive to London.

Things to do in Portsmouth

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Corfe Castle, Newport, Highclere Castle, Stonehenge, Winchester Cathedral
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The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
Corfe Castle ©
Corfe Castle
Carisbrooke Castle ©
Carisbrooke Castle

6
nights
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.
Family-friendly places like The British Museum and Natural History Museum will thrill your kids. Museum-lovers will get to explore National Gallery and Victoria and Albert Museum. Change things up with these side-trips from London: IWM Duxford (in Duxford) and Ely Cathedral (in Ely). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Tower of London, don't miss a visit to Buckingham Palace, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral, and admire the masterpieces at Tate Modern.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the London driving holiday planner.

Getting from Portsmouth to London by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. May in London sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

IWM Duxford, Ely Cathedral
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National Gallery ©
National Gallery
IWM Duxford ©
IWM Duxford
Ely Cathedral ©
Ely Cathedral

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