13 days in England Itinerary

13 days in England Itinerary

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13 days in England Itinerary

Start: Charlotte
Fly + train:  15​h 15​min
1
Exeter
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Oxford
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Norwich
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Cambridge
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
5
Carlisle
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
6
Bamburgh
— 2 nights
+2
train + tram + Fly:  14​h 45​min
End: Charlotte

2
nights
Exeter

Exeter ©
Exeter is a cathedral city in Devon England with a population of. Get some cultural insight at Lytes Cary Manor (National Trust) and Lyme Regis Philpot Museum. Museum-lovers will get to explore Dinosaurland Fossil Museum and Moretonhampstead Motor Museum. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Exeter: Coleridge Cottage (in Nether Stowey), St. Margaret's Chapel & Magdalene Almshouses (in Glastonbury) and Cleeve Abbey (in Washford). There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of The Town Mill, look for all kinds of wild species at RSPB Bowling Green Marsh, admire the striking features of Haldon Belvedere (Lawrence Castle), and get your game on at Clip 'n Climb Exeter.

To see maps, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Exeter trip itinerary planner.

Charlotte, USA to Exeter is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 5 hours traveling from Charlotte to Exeter. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to drive to Oxford.

Things to do in Exeter

Historic Sites Fun & Games Museums

Side Trips

Lyme Regis, St. Margaret's Chapel & Magdalene Almshouses, Coleridge Cottage, Lytes Cary Manor (National Trust), Cleeve Abbey
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Lytes Cary Manor (National Trust) ©
Lytes Cary Manor (National Trust)
Cleeve Abbey ©
Cleeve Abbey
Lyme Regis Philpot Museum ©
Lyme Regis Philpot Museum

2
nights
Oxford

Oxford ©
A busy, cosmopolitan city, Oxford is perhaps best known for its ancient university.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Mon): stroll through Exeter College, deepen your understanding at Balliol College, deepen your understanding at Trinity College, then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at The Oxford Artisan Distillery, then admire the striking features of Weston Library, and finally take an in-depth tour of Dorchester Abbey. Here are some ideas for day two: appreciate the extensive heritage of Henley Street, steep yourself in history at Collegiate Church of St Mary's, take an in-depth tour of Lord Leycester Hospital, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Edward's Church, and finally take an in-depth tour of Rollright Stones.

To find traveler tips and tourist information, refer to the Oxford trip maker .

Getting from Exeter to Oxford by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. In May, daytime highs in Oxford are 62°F, while nighttime lows are 43°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can go by car to Norwich.

Things to do in Oxford

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Warwick, Dorchester Abbey, Henley Street, Rollright Stones, St. Edward's Church
Highlights from your plan
Collegiate Church of St Mary's ©
Collegiate Church of St Mary's
St. Edward's Church ©
St. Edward's Church
Rollright Stones ©
Rollright Stones

2
nights
Norwich

Norwich ©
Boasting a nearly 1,000-year history, Norwich is a vibrant city known for its inclusive atmosphere, openness, and quirky charm.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Wed): explore the historical opulence of Castle Keep, pause for some serene contemplation at St Peter Mancroft, steep yourself in history at University of East Anglia, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Helen's Church, then examine the collection at The Old Fire Station, and finally examine the collection at Toad Hole Cottage. On the next day, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Southwold URC Church, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Mary the Virgin Church, take in the spiritual surroundings of St Julian's Shrine, then explore the world behind art at The South Asia Collection, and finally explore the galleries of St Peter Hungate Museum and Brass Rubbing Centre.

To find more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Norwich travel website .

Getting from Oxford to Norwich by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 61°F, and evening lows to 45°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can drive to Cambridge.

Things to do in Norwich

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Southwold URC Church, Toad Hole Cottage, Saint Mary the Virgin Church, The Old Fire Station, St. Helen's Church
Highlights from your plan
St Peter Mancroft ©
St Peter Mancroft
Saint Mary the Virgin Church ©
Saint Mary the Virgin Church
Toad Hole Cottage ©
Toad Hole Cottage

1
night
Cambridge

Cambridge ©
Steeped in history and tradition, Cambridge is renowned for its ancient colleges and sprawling green gardens.
On the 29th (Fri), steep yourself in history at Gonville and Caius College, contemplate the long history of Christ's College, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Mary and St Michael's Church, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Our Lady and the English Martyrs (Roman Catholic), then steep yourself in history at Corpus Christi College, and finally deepen your understanding at Pembroke College.

To find ratings, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Cambridge trip itinerary planning site .

Drive from Norwich to Cambridge in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 63°F in May, and nighttime lows around 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Carlisle.

Things to do in Cambridge

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Gonville and Caius College ©
Gonville and Caius College
St Mary and St Michael's Church ©
St Mary and St Michael's Church

2
nights
Carlisle

Carlisle ©
Carlisle is a city and the county town of Cumbria. On the 30th (Sat), sample the fine beverages at House of Malt, examine the collection at Dumfries and Galloway Aviation Museum, examine the collection at Robert Burns Centre Film Theatre, then contemplate the long history of Old Bridge House Museum, and finally see the interesting displays at Robert Burns Mausoleum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, pause for some serene contemplation at Our Lady Of Eden Catholic Church, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Martin's Church, then see the interesting displays at Scaleby Hill Vintage motor bike museum, and finally see the interesting displays at Cumbria's Museum of Military Life.

For where to stay, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read Carlisle day trip app .

Traveling by car from Cambridge to Carlisle takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or take a train. Traveling from Cambridge in May, you will find days in Carlisle are slightly colder (57°F), and nights are about the same (49°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Bamburgh.

Things to do in Carlisle

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games

Side Trips

Dumfries, St Martin's Church
Highlights from your plan
Dumfries and Galloway Aviation Museum ©
St Martin's Church ©
St Martin's Church
Cumbria's Museum of Military Life ©
Cumbria's Museum of Military Life

2
nights
Bamburgh

Bamburgh ©
Bamburgh is a village and civil parish on the coast of Northumberland, England. Start off your visit on the 1st (Mon): pause for some serene contemplation at The Parish Church of Saint Mary the Virgin, admire the masterpieces at Lady Waterford Hall, witness the site of a historic battle at Flodden, then get engrossed in the history at Grace Darling Museum, then stop by R Carter & Sons, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Saint Aidan Bamburgh.

To see where to stay, maps, and tourist information, go to the Bamburgh day trip app .

You can drive from Carlisle to Bamburgh in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Carlisle in May, Bamburgh is little chillier at night with lows of 44°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Bamburgh

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Berwick upon Tweed, The Parish Church of Saint Mary the Virgin, Flodden, Bailiffgate Museum and Gallery
Highlights from your plan
Church of Saint Aidan Bamburgh ©
Church of Saint Aidan Bamburgh
Grace Darling Museum ©
Grace Darling Museum

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