14 days in England Itinerary

14 days in England Itinerary

Created using Inspirock England route maker

Make it your trip
Fly
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London
— 4 nights
Drive
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Castleton
— 1 night
Drive
3
Ambleside
— 2 nights
Drive
4
Warwick
— 2 nights
Drive
5
Cirencester
— 2 nights
Drive
6
Bath
— 2 nights
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London

— 4 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.
London is known for museums, nightlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: enjoy breathtaking views from Coca-Cola London Eye, steep yourself in history at Tower of London, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Westminster Abbey.

To see ratings, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our London journey planner.

Johannesburg, South Africa to London is an approximately 15-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from South Africa Standard Time (SAST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Johannesburg in November, expect nights in London to be little chillier, around 5°C, while days are colder, around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Castleton.

Things to do in London

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks
Find places to stay Nov 1 — 5:

Castleton

— 1 night
Castleton is a village in the High Peak district of Derbyshire, England, at the western end of the Hope Valley on the Peakshole Water, a tributary of the River Noe, between the Dark Peak to the north and the White Peak to the south. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sat): explore the fascinating underground world of Peak Cavern, explore the activities along Ladybower Reservoir, then trek along Ridge Walk Mam Tor to Losehill, and finally explore the striking landscape at Kinder Scout.

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Traveling by car from London to Castleton takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In November in Castleton, expect temperatures between 11°C during the day and 3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to drive to Ambleside.

Things to do in Castleton

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

Find places to stay Nov 5 — 6:

Ambleside

— 2 nights
Ambleside is a town in Cumbria, in North West England. Start off your visit on the 7th (Sun): contemplate the waterfront views at Buttermere Lake, then get great views at Alpacaly Ever After, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Derwentwater. Keep things going the next day: indulge in some personalized pampering at Mountain Massage Co., explore the engaging exhibits at The World of Beatrix Potter Attraction, then skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour, and finally take some stellar pictures from Orrest Head.

To find more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Ambleside online itinerary planner.

You can drive from Castleton to Ambleside in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Warwick.

Things to do in Ambleside

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Nov 6 — 8:

Warwick

— 2 nights
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Tue): browse the exhibits of St. John's House, then steep yourself in history at Guy's Cliffe, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Hill Close Gardens. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the historical opulence of Warwick Castle, then admire the natural beauty at The Mill Garden, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Collegiate Church of St Mary's.

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You can drive from Ambleside to Warwick in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of bus and train. In November, plan for daily highs up to 12°C, and evening lows to 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Cirencester.

Things to do in Warwick

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums
Find places to stay Nov 8 — 10:

Cirencester

— 2 nights
Cirencester is a market town in east Gloucestershire, England, west northwest of London. On the 11th (Thu), take in nature's colorful creations at Westonbirt Arboretum, look for all kinds of wild species at WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of St John the Evangelist Church, Slimbridge, Glos. Keep things going the next day: head outdoors with The Cotswold Range, examine the collection at Corinium Museum, then stop by Octavia's Bookshop, and finally examine the collection at Cotswold Motoring Museum.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Cirencester trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Getting from Warwick to Cirencester by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Bath.

Things to do in Cirencester

Wildlife · Parks · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Nov 10 — 12:

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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Sat): contemplate the long history of Bath Abbey, explore the world behind art at American Museum & Gardens, then see the interesting displays at The Jane Austen Centre, and finally explore the galleries of The Roman Baths.

To find more things to do, photos, maps, and other tourist information, use the Bath attractions tool.

You can drive from Cirencester to Bath in 1.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Bath

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks
Find places to stay Nov 12 — 14:

England travel guide

4.4
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.