13 days in Southern England Itinerary

13 days in Southern England Itinerary

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13 days in Southern England Itinerary

Start: Telford
Drive:  3​h 15​min
1
Portsmouth
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Canterbury
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 15​min
3
London
— 7 nights
End: London

2
nights
Portsmouth

Portsmouth
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. To see traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Portsmouth vacation builder.

Telford to Portsmouth is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. In September in Portsmouth, expect temperatures between 66°F during the day and 50°F at night. You will leave for Canterbury on the 4th (Mon).

Things to do in Portsmouth

Nightlife Outdoors Parks

3
nights
Canterbury

Canterbury ©
Canterbury is a historic English cathedral city and UNESCO World Heritage Site, which lies at the heart of the City of Canterbury, a local government district of Kent, England. Your inner history buff will appreciate St. Mary's Parish Church and Dover Castle. There's more to do: explore the ancient world of St. Augustine's Abbey.

To see maps, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Canterbury travel itinerary creator.

You can drive from Portsmouth to Canterbury in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Canterbury can reach 67°F, while at night they dip to 52°F. You will leave for London on the 7th (Thu).

Things to do in Canterbury

Historic Sites

Side Trips

Dover Castle, St. Mary's Parish Church
Highlights from your plan
St. Mary's Parish Church ©
St. Mary's Parish Church
St. Augustine's Abbey ©
St. Augustine's Abbey
Dover Castle ©
Dover Castle

7
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes National Portrait Gallery, Royal Botanic Gardens Kew, The Wallace Collection, and other attractions you added. Museum-lovers will appreciate Victoria and Albert Museum and National Gallery. Get some cultural insight at Buckingham Palace and Westminster. Next up on the itinerary: take an in-depth tour of British Museum, wander the streets of Greenwich, get to know the fascinating history of South Bank, and take in the waterfront at Butler's Wharf.

To see reviews, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our London vacation trip planner.

Getting from Canterbury to London by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in London are 67°F, while nighttime lows are 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in London

Neighborhoods Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
Highlights from your plan
Greenwich ©
Greenwich
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Wallace Collection ©
Wallace Collection

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