13 days in England Itinerary

13 days in England Itinerary

Created using Inspirock England travel route planner

Make it your trip
Fly to Birmingham, Train to York
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York
— 1 night
Drive
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Bath
— 2 nights
Drive
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Swanage, Isle of Purbeck
— 2 nights
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Drive to Lymington, Ferry to Yarmouth, Drive to Sandown
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Sandown, Isle of Wight
— 2 nights
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Drive to Fishbourne IOW Ferry Terminal, Ferry to Portsea, Portsmouth IOW Car Ferry Terminal, Drive to London
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London
— 3 nights
Fly

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York

— 1 night

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.
On the 19th (Tue), delve into the distant past at York City Walls, then take an in-depth tour of National Railway Museum, and then explore the ancient world of Fountains Abbey. On the 20th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the galleries of The York Dungeon, wander the streets of York Shambles, then pause for some serene contemplation at York Minster, and finally steep yourself in history at Treasurer's House.

To find more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read our York trip planning app.

Lucknow, India to York is an approximately 17-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly. The time zone difference when traveling from Lucknow to York is minus 5.5 hours. In March, York is much colder than Lucknow - with highs of 11°C and lows of 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Bath.

Things to do in York

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Fun & Games

Side Trip

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 21st (Thu): take an in-depth tour of The Roman Baths, then take in the views from Pulteney Bridge, and then admire the striking features of Wells Cathedral. On your second day here, admire the landmark architecture of The Royal Crescent Hotel & Spa, then examine the collection at No 1 Royal Crescent, Bath, then steep yourself in history at Bath Abbey, and finally delve into the distant past at Stonehenge.

To see maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Bath trip site.

You can drive from York to Bath in 4 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) to allow time to drive to Swanage.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

Swanage, Isle of Purbeck

— 2 nights
Swanage is a coastal town and civil parish in the south east of Dorset, England. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): step into the grandiose world of Corfe Castle, brush up on your military savvy at The Tank Museum, and then explore the striking landscape at Lulworth Cove. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: cool off at Dorset Adventure Park, stop by Pursenalities, then take in the exciting artwork at Lucy's Farm, and finally identify plant and animal life at Durlston Country Park.

To see reviews, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Swanage trip planner.

Traveling by car from Bath to Swanage takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Swanage are 13°C, while nighttime lows are 2°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to travel to Sandown.

Things to do in Swanage

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Museums

Side Trips

Sandown, Isle of Wight

— 2 nights
A holiday in Sandown offers opportunities for leisure, great nature experiences, and a variety of educational and kid-friendly activities.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Mon): stop by The Garlic Farm and then look for all kinds of wild species at The Isle of Wight Donkey Sanctuary. On the next day, look for all kinds of wild species at Shanklin Chine, look for gifts at Jurassic Jim, then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Monkey Haven, and finally explore the historical opulence of Carisbrooke Castle.

To find photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Sandown trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Swanage to Sandown by combination of car and ferry takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi, train, and ferry; or do a combination of taxi, ferry, and bus. In March in Sandown, expect temperatures between 12°C during the day and 3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to London.

Things to do in Sandown

Parks · Wildlife · Shopping · Zoos & Aquariums

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 cultural itinerary includes sights like The British Museum and Natural History Museum. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Westminster Abbey and Churchill War Rooms. Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery and get a sense of history and politics at Houses of Parliament.

To see traveler tips, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read our London online visit planner.

Getting from Sandown to London by combination of car and ferry takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and ferry. In March, daytime highs in London are 11°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in London

Museums · Historic Sites

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.