34 days in England Itinerary

34 days in England Itinerary

Created using Inspirock England Trip Planner
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Leeds
— 2 nights
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York
— 6 nights
Train to London Kings Cross, Train to Winchester
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Winchester
— 7 nights
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Portsmouth
— 8 nights
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Brighton
— 2 nights
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Chichester
— 2 nights
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London
— 4 nights
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Leeds — 2 nights

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 Abbey House Museum. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Cusworth Hall and Hardcastle Crags. Change things up with these side-trips from Leeds: Haworth Parish Church (in Haworth), Eyam (Eyam Museum & Eyam Hall & Craft Centre) and Shibden Hall (in Halifax).

For traveler tips and more tourist information, go to the Leeds online trip maker.

Toronto, Canada to Leeds is an approximately 10-hour flight. Traveling from Toronto to Leeds, you'll lose 5 hours due to the time zone difference. In November, daytime highs in Leeds are 9°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) to allow time to drive to York.
Historic Sites · Nature · Parks · Wildlife
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Find places to stay Nov 15 — 17:

York — 6 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 Helmsley Castle and Selby Abbey are in your itinerary. Museum-lovers will appreciate Fairfax House and World of James Herriot. Explore York's surroundings by going to The White Horse Inn (in Beverley), Ryedale Folk Museum (in Hutton le Hole) and Nunnington Hall (in Nunnington). Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at York Cold War Bunker, admire the striking features of Burton Agnes Hall, examine the collection at Whitby Museum, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Holy Trinity Church.

To find reviews, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read our York travel route planning tool.

Drive from Leeds to York in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In November in York, expect temperatures between 11°C during the day and 3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Winchester.
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: Salisbury (Mompesson House, Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta, &more), West Kennet Long Barrow (in Avebury) and Pewsey Heritage Centre (in Pewsey). There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Basildon Park, get engrossed in the history at Tudor House and Garden, see the sky in a new way at Winchester Science Centre, and examine the collection at Milestones Museum.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read our Winchester day trip tool.

Getting from York to Winchester by train takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and flight. Expect a daytime high around 12°C in November, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can drive to Portsmouth.
Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Shopping
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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 National Museum of the Royal Navy. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at The D-Day Story and Portsmouth Museum and Art Gallery. Venture out of the city with trips to Crofton Beam Engines (in Marlborough), Alfriston (St Andrew's Church & Alfriston Clergy House) and West Kennet Long Barrow (in Avebury). There's still lots to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Portsdown Hill, brush up on your military savvy at Royal Navy Submarine Museum, step into the grandiose world of Southsea Castle, and explore and take pictures at Portsmouth Cathedral.

To find traveler tips, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Portsmouth planner.

Getting from Winchester to Portsmouth by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. November in Portsmouth sees daily highs of 12°C and lows of 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Brighton.
Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Shopping
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Find places to stay Nov 30 — Dec 8:

Brighton — 2 nights

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.

To find where to stay, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Brighton vacation website.

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.
Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Nature
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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, see the world from above with a helicopter tour, then steep yourself in history at Brighton City Airport, then see the interesting displays at Arundel Museum, and finally learn about winemaking at Tinwood Estate Vineyard. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Tue): explore the world behind art at Worthing Museum & Art Gallery, see the interesting displays at Bognor Regis Museum, and then view the masterpieces at Pallant House Gallery.

For where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read Chichester day trip planning website.

You can drive from Brighton to Chichester in an hour. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Chichester are 11°C, while nighttime lows are 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to London.
Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Wineries
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Find places to stay Dec 10 — 12:

London — 4 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.
Notting Hill and British Library are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Bateman's and Hever Castle & Gardens will appeal to history buffs. Change things up with these side-trips from London: The Historic Dockyard Chatham (in Chatham), Waddesdon Manor (in Waddesdon) and Highclere Castle (in Highclere). There's still lots to do: take an in-depth tour of Museum of London, look for gifts at Fortnum & Mason, explore the world behind art at National Portrait Gallery, 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.
Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping
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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.