9 days in Southern England Itinerary

9 days in Southern England Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Tallinn
Fly:  6 h 45 min
1
Portsmouth
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
Canterbury
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h
3
London
— 5 nights
Fly:  5 h 45 min
End: Tallinn

1
night
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. 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

Side Trip

Stonehenge
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Portsmouth Historic Dockyard ©
Portsmouth Historic Dockyard
Stonehenge ©
Stonehenge

2
nights
Canterbury

Canterbury ©
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 bus. 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

Whitstable Lavender, Baggins Book Bazaar, Dover Castle, The Historic Dockyard Chatham
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Dover Castle ©
Dover Castle
Canterbury Cathedral ©
Canterbury Cathedral
The Historic Dockyard Chatham ©
The Historic Dockyard Chatham

5
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.
Do your shopping at Harrods and Alexis Jewels. 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 much more to do: admire the masterpieces at The British Museum, learn about all things military at Churchill War Rooms, make a splash at Kings Cross Pond Club, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Camden Market.

Take the guesswork out of planning a London vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

You can take a train from Canterbury to London in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In June in London, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in London

Museums Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trip

Imperial Bird of Prey Academy
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Tower of London ©
Tower of London
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
The British Museum ©
The British Museum

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