13 days in England Itinerary

13 days in England Itinerary

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13 days in England Itinerary

Start: London
train:  2​h
1
York
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Stratford-upon-Avon
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Bath
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
4
London
— 4 nights
End: London

3
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.
Get some historical perspective at York City Walls and York Minster. Get some cultural insight at York Shambles and York Cold War Bunker. There's lots more to do: look for gifts at Pylones, browse the different shops at Stonegate, and see the interesting displays at National Railway Museum.

For traveler tips, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, use the York itinerary builder.

London to York is an approximately 2-hour train ride. You can also do a combination of flight, bus, and train; or drive. In August, daytime highs in York are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Stratford-upon-Avon.

Things to do in York

Shopping Historic Sites Museums
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York Shambles ©
York Shambles
National Railway Museum ©
National Railway Museum
York Minster ©
York Minster

2
nights
Stratford-upon-Avon

Stratford-upon-Avon ©
Stratford-upon-Avon is a market town and civil parish in Warwickshire, England, on the River Avon, 101mi north west of London, 22mi south east of Birmingham, and 8mi south west of Warwick. Start off your visit on the 13th (Sun): browse for treasures at The Barn, then look for gifts at Alain Rouveure Galleries, and then look for gifts at Cotswold Lavender. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for gifts at Waterside Food and Craft Market, get interesting insight from Stratford Town Walk, then look for gifts at Roly's Fudge Pantry Stratford-upon-Avon, then browse for treasures at Bonds, and finally explore the historical opulence of Warwick Castle.

To see maps, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Stratford-upon-Avon trip builder.

Traveling by car from York to Stratford-upon-Avon takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from York in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Stratford-upon-Avon, with lows of 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can go by car to Bath.

Things to do in Stratford-upon-Avon

Shopping Historic Sites Tours

Side Trips

Alain Rouveure Galleries, Cotswold Lavender, Warwick Castle
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Alain Rouveure Galleries ©
Alain Rouveure Galleries
Warwick Castle ©
Warwick Castle
Cotswold Lavender ©
Cotswold Lavender

3
nights
Bath

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
For shopping fun, head to Emma Rose Art Works or Pick a Pot. Popular historic sites such as The Roman Baths and Stonehenge are in your itinerary. Venture out of the city with trips to Cirencester Antiques Centre (in Cirencester) and West Kennet Long Barrow (in Avebury). There's lots more to do: look for gifts at Mr B's Emporium Of Reading Delights, hunt for treasures at Pulteney Bridge, and admire the striking features of Bath Abbey.

To see other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Bath vacation builder.

Traveling by car from Stratford-upon-Avon to Bath takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in August, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can catch the train to London.

Things to do in Bath

Shopping Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Cirencester, West Kennet Long Barrow, Stonehenge
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The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
Stonehenge ©
Stonehenge
Bath Abbey ©
Bath Abbey

4
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.
Attractions like Natural History Museum and St. Paul's Cathedral make great kid-friendly stops. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Buckingham Palace and Westminster Abbey. There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Tower of London, browse the exhibits of Churchill War Rooms, browse the eclectic array of goods at Camden Stables Market, and get a taste of the local shopping with Harrods.

To see maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read London travel planner.

You can take a train from Bath to London in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Bath in August, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in London: temperatures range from 26°C by day to 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in London

Museums Shopping Historic Sites
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Buckingham Palace ©
Buckingham Palace
Westminster Abbey ©
Westminster Abbey
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum

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