13 days in England Itinerary

13 days in England Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
York
— 2 nights
2
Cambridge
— 2 nights
3
London
— 4 nights
4
Oxford
— 2 nights
5
Bath
— 2 nights

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Mon): see the interesting displays at York Castle Museum, thenexamine the collection at National Railway Museum, and then delve into the distant past at York City Walls. Keep things going the next day: wander the streets of York Shambles, pause for some photo ops at Statue of Constantine the Great, thenadmire the striking features of York Minster, thenhave some family-friendly fun at Yorkshire Activity Centre, and finally find something for the whole family at Yorkshire's Winter Wonderland.

For traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our York trip itinerary planning tool.

Cardiff to York is an approximately 4.5-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. In January, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Cambridge.

Things to do in York

Museums Historic Sites Theme Parks
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York Castle Museum ©
York Castle Museum
National Railway Museum ©
National Railway Museum
Yorkshire Activity Centre ©
Yorkshire Activity Centre

2
nights
Cambridge

Cambridge ©
Steeped in history and tradition, Cambridge is renowned for its ancient colleges and sprawling green gardens.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Wed): do a tasting at Cambridgeshire Wine School, explore the world behind art at Fitzwilliam Museum, thensee the interesting displays at The Polar Museum, Scott Polar Research Institute, and finally test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms. On your second day here, explore the activities along The River Cam, thencontemplate the long history of Trinity College, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of King's College Chapel, and finally brush up on your knowledge of spirits at The Cambridge Gin Laboratory.

To see more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Cambridge trip builder app.

Traveling by car from York to Cambridge takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. In January, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to take a train to London.

Things to do in Cambridge

Museums Historic Sites Wineries
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Cambridgeshire Wine School ©
Cambridgeshire Wine School
Room Escape Games
The Cambridge Gin Laboratory ©
The Cambridge Gin Laboratory

4
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.
London is known for museums, nightlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at National Gallery, take in panoramic vistas at Tower Bridge, steep yourself in history at Tower of London, and take an in-depth tour of Natural History Museum.

To see reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our London journey planner.

Traveling by train from Cambridge to London takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. January in London sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Oxford.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum
The British Museum ©
The British Museum

2
nights
Oxford

Oxford ©
A busy, cosmopolitan city, Oxford is perhaps best known for its ancient university.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Tue): take in the local highlights with Walking tours, thensee the interesting displays at Pitt Rivers Museum, thensee the interesting displays at Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Mary Magdalen Church. Here are some ideas for day two: step into the grandiose world of Christ Church Cathedral, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at The Oxford Artisan Distillery, thenlearn more about the world around you at Oxford University Museum of Natural History, thenadmire the striking features of Bodleian Library, and finally brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Cotswolds Distillery.

To see where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Oxford trip planner.

Drive from London to Oxford in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. January in Oxford sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to Bath.

Things to do in Oxford

Museums Tours Historic Sites

Side Trip

Cotswolds Distillery
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Cotswolds Distillery ©
Cotswolds Distillery
The Oxford Artisan Distillery ©
The Oxford Artisan Distillery
Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology ©
Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology

2
nights
Bath

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Change things up with these side-trips from Bath: Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta (in Salisbury), Brunel's SS Great Britain (in Bristol) and Gloucester Cathedral (in Gloucester). There's much more to do: get engrossed in the history at The Roman Baths, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, shop like a local with Pulteney Bridge, and admire the landmark architecture of The Royal Crescent Hotel & Spa.

To see traveler tips, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, use the Bath trip planning app.

You can take a train from Oxford to Bath in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Sat) to allow time for the car ride back home.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta, Brunel's SS Great Britain, Gloucester Cathedral
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The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
Gloucester Cathedral ©
Gloucester Cathedral
Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta ©
Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta

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