11 days in England Itinerary

11 days in England Itinerary

Created using Inspirock England sightseeing planner

Make it your trip
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Alnwick
— 1 night
Train
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York
— 2 nights
Train
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London
— 3 nights
Train
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Bath
— 1 night
Drive
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Weymouth
— 2 nights
Drive
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Newquay
— 1 night
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Alnwick

— 1 night
Alnwick is a relatively large market town in north Northumberland, England, of which it is the county town. On the 9th (Sun), explore the historical opulence of Warkworth Castle & Hermitage.

For other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Alnwick holiday planner.

Dublin, Ireland to Alnwick is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and train. August in Alnwick sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can catch the train to York.

Things to do in Alnwick

Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

York

— 2 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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Tue): examine the collection at National Railway Museum, then examine the collection at The York Dungeon, then see the interesting displays at York's Chocolate Story, and finally take a stroll through York Shambles. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the waterfront views at Peasholm Park, enjoy the sand and surf at Scarborough Beach, and then learn about all things military at Eden Camp Modern History Theme Museum.

To see photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our York trip maker site.

Traveling by train from Alnwick to York takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In August, daily temperatures in York can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to catch the train to London.

Things to do in York

Museums · Parks · Nature · Beaches

Side Trips

London

— 3 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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore The British Museum and Tate Modern. Do some cultural sightseeing at Natural History Museum and Buckingham Palace. There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at National Gallery, examine the collection at All Hallows By The Tower, don't miss a visit to Tower of London, and pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral.

To see other places to visit, ratings, maps, and tourist information, you can read our London online attractions planner.

Traveling by train from York to London takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight. In August in London, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to Bath.

Things to do in London

Museums · Historic Sites

Bath

— 1 night

Queen of English Cities

A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Sun): get to know the fascinating history of Castle Combe Village, then admire the striking features of No 1 Royal Crescent, Bath, then contemplate the long history of The Roman Baths, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Bath Abbey.

For photos, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read our Bath visit planning app.

You can take a train from London to Bath in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to drive to Weymouth.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Weymouth

— 2 nights
Weymouth is a seaside town in Dorset, England, situated on a sheltered bay at the mouth of the River Wey on the English Channel coast. Start off your visit on the 17th (Mon): make a trip to Portland Bill Lighthouse, contemplate the long history of Nothe Fort, and then stroll through Weymouth Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: learn about all things military at The Tank Museum and then step into the grandiose world of Corfe Castle.

To find other places to visit, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Weymouth vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Bath to Weymouth takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Newquay.

Things to do in Weymouth

Historic Sites · Museums · Beaches · Parks

Side Trips

Newquay

— 1 night

Surf Capital of the UK

Known as the Surf Capital of the UK, Newquay is a vibrant city with youthful energy.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Wed): enjoy the sand and surf at Fistral Beach Bar, then stroll through Crantock Beach, and then kick back and relax at Perranporth Beach.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Newquay trip itinerary maker site.

Traveling by car from Weymouth to Newquay takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Newquay

Beaches · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

England travel guide

4.4
Specialty Museums · Nightlife · 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.