11 days in England Itinerary

11 days in England Itinerary

Created using Inspirock England route planner

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Alnwick
— 2 nights
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Bath
— 2 nights
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Portsmouth
— 2 nights
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London
— 3 nights
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Alnwick

— 2 nights
Alnwick is a relatively large market town in north Northumberland, England, of which it is the county town. Get a sense of the local culture at Alnwick Castle and Bamburgh Castle. Discover out-of-the-way places like The Alnwick Garden and Cragside House and Gardens. Go for a jaunt from Alnwick to Holy Island to see Lindisfarne Priory about 40 minutes away. There's still lots to do: explore the historical opulence of National Trust - Dunstanburgh Castle, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and identify plant and animal life at The Northumberland Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

For traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Alnwick travel itinerary planner.

Toronto, Canada to Alnwick is an approximately 12-hour flight. Traveling from Toronto to Alnwick, you'll lose 5 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Toronto in June, things will get slightly colder in Alnwick: highs are around 19°C and lows about 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Bath.

Things to do in Alnwick

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

Bath

— 2 nights

Queen of English Cities

A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Tue): steep yourself in history at Wilton House, then delve into the distant past at Stonehenge, then get engrossed in the history at The Roman Baths, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bath Abbey. On the 1st (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Brunel's SS Great Britain, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Wells Cathedral, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Bishop's Palace and Gardens.

To find photos, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Bath holiday planning site.

Traveling by flight from Alnwick to Bath takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can go by car to Portsmouth.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Portsmouth

— 2 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. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): pause for some serene contemplation at Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta and then find something for the whole family at Paultons Park. On the 3rd (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at The Mary Rose, explore the world behind art at Chichester Cathedral, and then step into the grandiose world of Arundel Castle and Gardens.

To see more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Portsmouth trip planner.

Traveling by car from Bath to Portsmouth takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In July in Portsmouth, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to drive to London.

Things to do in Portsmouth

Historic Sites · Theme Parks · Parks · Museums

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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Tower of London and Westminster Abbey. Do some cultural sightseeing at The British Museum and St. Paul's Cathedral. There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at National Gallery, steep yourself in history at Buckingham Palace, get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum, and get a sense of history and politics at Houses of Parliament.

To see maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our London tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Portsmouth to London takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. July in London sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in London

Museums · Historic Sites

England travel guide

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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.