34 days in England Itinerary

34 days in England Itinerary

Created using Inspirock England Trip Planner

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Leeds
— 2 nights
Drive
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York
— 6 nights
Train to London Kings Cross, Train to Winchester
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Winchester
— 7 nights
Drive
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Portsmouth
— 8 nights
Drive
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Brighton
— 2 nights
Drive
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Chichester
— 2 nights
Drive
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London
— 4 nights
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Leeds

— 2 nights

Capital of the North

One of the most cosmopolitan, innovative, and prosperous cities in the country, Leeds went from a run-down mill town to a hip 21st-century urban center in just a few decades.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Wentworth Woodhouse and Cusworth Hall. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Abbey House Museum and Eyam Hall & Craft Centre. Change things up with these side-trips from Leeds: Shibden Hall (in Halifax), Eyam Plague Village Museum (in Eyam) and Haworth Parish Church (in Haworth). Spend the 17th (Fri) exploring nature at Hardcastle Crags.

To find reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Leeds trip itinerary planner.

Toronto, Canada to Leeds is an approximately 10-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Toronto to Leeds is 5 hours. November in Leeds sees daily highs of 9°C and lows of 3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to drive to York.

Things to do in Leeds

Historic Sites · Nature · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Nov 15 — 17:

York

— 6 nights

City of Festivals

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.
World of James Herriot and York Cold War Bunker are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Step off the beaten path and head to Helmsley Castle and Selby Abbey. You'll find plenty of places to visit near York: Ryedale Folk Museum (in Hutton le Hole), Nunnington Hall (in Nunnington) and The White Horse Inn (in Beverley). And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Burton Agnes Hall, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Holy Trinity Church, examine the collection at Fairfax House, and admire the masterpieces at Beningbrough Hall, Gallery and Gardens.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read York online trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Leeds to York in an hour. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In November, daytime highs in York are 11°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to travel to Winchester.

Things to do in York

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Shopping

Side Trips

Find places to stay Nov 17 — 23:

Winchester

— 7 nights
Winchester is a city and the county town of Hampshire, England. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Jane Austen's House and The Close. Popular historic sites such as Grey's Court and The Great Hall are in your itinerary. Change things up with these side-trips from Winchester: West Kennet Long Barrow (in Avebury), Salisbury (Mompesson House, Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta, &more) and Pewsey Heritage Centre (in Pewsey). There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Hospital of St Cross, examine the collection at Solent Sky Museum, look and learn at Winchester Science Centre, and sample the tasty concoctions at Chiltern Valley Winery & Brewery.

To find reviews, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read our Winchester trip itinerary app.

Traveling by train from York to Winchester takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight. In November in Winchester, expect temperatures between 12°C during the day and 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Portsmouth.

Things to do in Winchester

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Shopping

Side Trips

Find places to stay Nov 23 — 30:

Portsmouth

— 8 nights
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. Do some cultural sightseeing at Royal Armouries - Fort Nelson and Portsmouth Museum and Art Gallery. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at The D-Day Story and Gosport Diving Museum. Venture out of the city with trips to Crofton Beam Engines (in Marlborough), West Kennet Long Barrow (in Avebury) and Alfriston (St Andrew's Church & Alfriston Clergy House). The adventure continues: brush up on your military savvy at National Museum of the Royal Navy, step into the grandiose world of Southsea Castle, explore and take pictures at Portsmouth Cathedral, and see the interesting displays at HMS Alliance Submarine.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read Portsmouth trip planner.

Getting from Winchester to Portsmouth by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Portsmouth can reach 12°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can go by car to Brighton.

Things to do in Portsmouth

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Shopping

Side Trips

Find places to stay Nov 30 — Dec 8:

Brighton

— 2 nights

London-by-the-Sea

Once a sleepy little fishing village, Brighton is a modern seaside town known for its Asian architecture and a large gay community.
On the 9th (Sat), contemplate the long history of Bateman's, then admire the masterpieces at De La Warr Pavilion, then contemplate the long history of Redoubt Fortress & The Pavilion, and finally get engrossed in the history at Museum of Shops. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Sun): take in the dramatic natural features at Birling Gap and the Seven Sisters, stroll around Seven Sisters Country Park, then explore the world behind art at Brighton Museum and Art Gallery, and finally wander the streets of Kemptown.

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Traveling by car from Portsmouth to Brighton takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Brighton can reach 11°C, while at night they dip to 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Chichester.

Things to do in Brighton

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 8 — 10:

Chichester

— 2 nights
Chichester is a cathedral city in West Sussex, in South-East England. Start off your visit on the 11th (Mon): take in the exciting artwork at Cass Sculpture Foundation, explore the historical opulence of Amberley Castle, contemplate the long history of Brighton City Airport, then examine the collection at Arundel Museum, and finally do a tasting at Tinwood Estate Vineyard. Keep things going the next day: explore the world behind art at Worthing Museum & Art Gallery, examine the collection at Bognor Regis Museum, and then view the masterpieces at Pallant House Gallery.

To find where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read Chichester trip planner.

Drive from Brighton to Chichester in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Chichester can reach 11°C, while at night they dip to 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can drive to London.

Things to do in Chichester

Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites · Wineries

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 10 — 12:

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.
Notting Hill and Bateman's are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Waddesdon Manor and Highclere Castle will appeal to history buffs. Change things up with these side-trips from London: Hever Castle & Gardens (in Hever) and The Historic Dockyard Chatham (in Chatham). There's still lots to do: take an in-depth tour of British Library, take a stroll through Westminster, explore the world behind art at Tate Britain, and visit Greenwich.

To find where to stay, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read London trip planner.

Getting from Chichester to London by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 11°C, and evening lows to 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to fly back home.

Things to do in London

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 12 — 16:

England travel guide

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Nightlife · Specialty Museums · 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.