12 days in England Itinerary

12 days in England Itinerary

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12 days in England Itinerary

Start: Toronto
Fly:  12​h 15​min
1
Exeter
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Lynton
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Gloucester
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
4
Bath
— 1 night
train:  1​h 30​min
5
London
— 3 nights
train:  2​h
6
York
— 2 nights
train + Fly:  11​h 30​min
End: Toronto

1
night
Exeter

Exeter ©
Exeter is a cathedral city in Devon England with a population of. Start off your visit on the 13th (Sat): look for all kinds of wild species at Yarak Bird of Prey and then have some family-friendly fun at Virtual Jet Centre. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire all the interesting features of Britannia Royal Naval College and then hike along Charlbury No 1 Circular Walk.

For where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Exeter tour itinerary planner.

Toronto, Canada to Exeter is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), which is usually a 5 hour difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Lynton.

Things to do in Exeter

Parks Wildlife Trails

Side Trips

Yarak Bird of Prey, Charlbury No 1 Circular Walk, Britannia Royal Naval College, Virtual Jet Centre
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Virtual Jet Centre ©
Virtual Jet Centre
Yarak Bird of Prey ©
Yarak Bird of Prey
Britannia Royal Naval College ©
Britannia Royal Naval College

1
night
Lynton

Lynton
Lynton is a small town on the Exmoor coast in Devon, England standing on top of the cliffs above the picturesque harbour village of Lynmouth, to which it is connected by the Lynton and Lynmouth Cliff Railway. To see traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Lynton attractions site .

You can drive from Exeter to Lynton in 1.5 hours. In April in Lynton, expect temperatures between 14°C during the day and 5°C at night. You will leave for Gloucester on the 15th (Mon).

Things to do in Lynton

Outdoors Parks Nature

2
nights
Gloucester

Gloucester ©
Gloucester is a city and district in southwest England, the county city of Gloucestershire. Start off your visit on the 16th (Tue): identify plant and animal life at Walks With Hawks, then enjoy some diversion at Cotswold Archery, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Highnam Court Gardens. On the 17th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get outside with Head 4 Heights Ltd, see the interesting displays at Corinium Museum, then get outside with The Cotswold Range, and finally make a trip to Gallery Pangolin.

To find photos, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read Gloucester journey planner.

Traveling by car from Lynton to Gloucester takes 3 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Bath.

Things to do in Gloucester

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Cirencester, Walks With Hawks, Cotswold Archery, Gallery Pangolin
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Cotswold Archery ©
Cotswold Archery
Walks With Hawks ©
Walks With Hawks
The Cotswold Range ©
The Cotswold Range

1
night
Bath

Bath ©
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 18th (Thu): get the lay of the land with Walking tours, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bath Abbey, then contemplate the long history of The Roman Baths, and finally soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers.

For maps, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Bath vacation tool .

You can drive from Gloucester to Bath in an hour. Another option is to take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) to allow time to take a train to London.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites Museums Tours
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The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
Bath Abbey ©
Bath Abbey
Walking tours

3
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.
London is known for museums, nightlife, historic sites, shopping, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, get a sense of history and politics at Houses of Parliament, steep yourself in history at Buckingham Palace, and make a trip to Tower of London.

For ratings, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our London day trip planning website .

Traveling by train from Bath to London takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to catch the train to York.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Nightlife
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Coca-Cola London Eye ©
Coca-Cola London Eye
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Tower Bridge ©
Tower Bridge

2
nights
York

York ©
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.
On the 22nd (Mon), delve into the distant past at York City Walls, steep yourself in history at Treasurer's House, then admire the striking features of York Minster, then wander the streets of York Shambles, and finally examine the collection at National Railway Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, see the interesting displays at York Castle Museum, and then take in the pleasant sights at Naburn Locks.

To find maps, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our York trip planner .

You can take a train from London to York in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight, bus, and train; or drive. In April, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in York

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games
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National Railway Museum ©
National Railway Museum
York Minster ©
York Minster
Room Escape Games

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