9 days in Portsmouth, Canterbury & London Itinerary

9 days in Portsmouth, Canterbury & London Itinerary

Created using Inspirock England Trip Planner

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Portsmouth
— 1 night
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Canterbury
— 2 nights
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London
— 5 nights
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Portsmouth

— 1 night
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. Your day by day itinerary now includes Stonehenge.

For ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Portsmouth attractions planning site.

Tallinn, Estonia to Portsmouth is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Tallinn to Portsmouth due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in June, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to drive to Canterbury.

Things to do in Portsmouth

Historic Sites · Museums

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Canterbury

— 2 nights
Canterbury is a historic English cathedral city and UNESCO World Heritage Site, which lies at the heart of the City of Canterbury, a local government district of Kent, England. Start off your visit on the 16th (Fri): look for gifts at Whitstable Lavender, examine the collection at The Historic Dockyard Chatham, and then stop by Baggins Book Bazaar. On the 17th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: step into the grandiose world of Dover Castle and then pause for some serene contemplation at Canterbury Cathedral.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Canterbury road trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Portsmouth to Canterbury takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to catch the train to London.

Things to do in Canterbury

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

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London

— 5 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.
Do your shopping at Harrods and Jamon Jamon Paella. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Tower of London and Buckingham Palace. Change things up with a short trip to Imperial Bird of Prey Academy in Billericay (about 56 minutes away). There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, look for gifts at Alexis Jewels, take an in-depth tour of The British Museum, and hunt for treasures at Camden Market.

For photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the London road trip planning app.

Take a train from Canterbury to London in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in June, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in London

Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites · Parks

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