16 days in England Itinerary

16 days in England Itinerary

Created using Inspirock England Trip Planner
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Fly
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London
— 3 nights
Train
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York
— 3 nights
Drive
3
Bakewell
— 1 night
Drive
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Warwick
— 3 nights
Drive
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Bath
— 3 nights
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London — 3 nights

Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at The Monument to the Great Fire of London and Brighton Beach. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Tower of London and St. Paul's Cathedral. Go for a jaunt from London to Brighton to see Royal Pavilion about 1h 50 min away. And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Westminster Abbey, explore the world behind art at Banqueting House, brush up on your military savvy at Churchill War Rooms, and steep yourself in history at Houses of Parliament.

For maps, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the London vacation planner.

Queenstown, New Zealand to London is an approximately 30-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Queenstown to London is minus 12 hours. In September, daytime highs in London are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can take a train to York.
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York — 3 nights

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.
Popular historic sites such as Rievaulx Abbey and York Minster are in your itinerary. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Holy Trinity Church and St. Crux Parish Hall. Go for a jaunt from York to Scarborough to see Peasholm Park about 1h 10 min away. There's still lots to do: explore the ancient world of York City Walls and see the interesting displays at York Castle Museum.

To see other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read York tour app.

You can take a train from London to York in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of flight and train. September in York sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 10°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can go by car to Bakewell.
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Bakewell — 1 night

Bakewell is a small market town and civil parish in the Derbyshire Dales district of Derbyshire, England, well known for the local confection Bakewell pudding. On the 26th (Sat), take in the architecture and atmosphere at All Saints Church, don't miss a visit to Haddon Hall, and then take in the exciting artwork at Chatsworth House.

To find ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Bakewell trip app.

Traveling by car from York to Bakewell takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus. In September, daily temperatures in Bakewell can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can go by car to Warwick.
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Warwick — 3 nights

Your inner history buff will appreciate Kenilworth Castle and Snowshill Manor. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Collegiate Church of St Mary's and Spa at The Walton Hotel. Change things up with these side-trips from Warwick: Holy Trinity Church (in Coventry) and The Gallery at The Guild (in Chipping Campden).

To see photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Warwick trip planner.

Drive from Bakewell to Warwick in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of bus and train. September in Warwick sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Bath.
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Bath — 3 nights

A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Get outdoors at Cheddar Gorge and Longleat. Popular historic sites such as The Roman Baths and Chalice Well are in your itinerary. Get out of town with these interesting Bath side-trips: Stonehenge (in Amesbury) and Grand Pier (in Weston super Mare). There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Bath Abbey and take in the awesome beauty at Little Solisbury Hill.

For traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Bath trip builder website.

Traveling by car from Warwick to Bath takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.
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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.
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