15 days in England Itinerary

15 days in England Itinerary

Created using Inspirock England trip planner

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Fly to London Heathrow, Train to Bath
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Bath
— 2 nights
Drive
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Wareham
— 1 night
Drive
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St Ives
— 2 nights
Drive
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Penrith
— 2 nights
Drive
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Alnwick
— 2 nights
Drive
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Whitby
— 1 night
Drive
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Norwich
— 1 night
Drive
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London
— 3 nights
Fly

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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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Tue): take in the exciting artwork at A2 Gallery, admire the natural beauty at The Bishop's Palace and Gardens, then admire the landmark architecture of Wells Cathedral, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St Cuthbert's parish Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the landmark architecture of The Royal Crescent Hotel & Spa, then browse the eclectic array of goods at Pulteney Bridge, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bath Abbey, and finally take an in-depth tour of The Roman Baths.

For maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Bath planner.

Austin, USA to Bath is an approximately 14-hour combination of flight and train. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time, which is usually a 6 hour difference. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Wareham.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums · Parks

Side Trip

Wareham

— 1 night
Wareham is an historic market town and, under the name Wareham Town, a civil parish, in the English county of Dorset. Start off your visit on the 9th (Thu): learn about all things military at The Tank Museum and then explore the historical opulence of Corfe Castle.

For where to stay, ratings, maps, and tourist information, use the Wareham online road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Bath to Wareham takes 2 hours. In June, daytime highs in Wareham are 68°F, while nighttime lows are 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can drive to St Ives.

Things to do in Wareham

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

St Ives

— 2 nights
St Ives is a seaside town, civil parish and port in Cornwall. Start off your visit on the 10th (Fri): explore the world behind art at Penlee House Gallery & Museum, step off the mainland to explore St. Michael's Mount, then explore the world behind art at Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Porthminster Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: step into the grandiose world of Pendennis Castle and then take in nature's colorful creations at Trebah Garden.

For ratings, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our St Ives driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Wareham to St Ives takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. When traveling from Wareham in June, plan for little chillier days in St Ives, with highs around 62°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Penrith.

Things to do in St Ives

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Beaches

Side Trips

Penrith

— 2 nights
Penrith is a market town and civil parish in the county of Cumbria, England. Start off your visit on the 12th (Sun): get engrossed in the history at Roman Army Museum, contemplate the long history of Housesteads Roman Fort - Hadrian's Wall, and then take an in-depth tour of Vindolanda. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the waterfront views at Derwentwater, then explore the ancient world of Castlerigg Stone Circle, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Aira Force Waterfall.

To see maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read Penrith trip planner.

You can drive from St Ives to Penrith in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. In June, daytime highs in Penrith are 63°F, while nighttime lows are 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Alnwick.

Things to do in Penrith

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Alnwick

— 2 nights
Alnwick is a relatively large market town in north Northumberland, England, of which it is the county town. Start off your visit on the 14th (Tue): explore the historical opulence of The Alnwick Garden, explore the historical opulence of Alnwick Castle, and then take a memorable tour with Tours. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the landmark architecture of Cragside House and Gardens, then step into the grandiose world of Bamburgh Castle, and then identify plant and animal life at The Northumberland Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

For reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Alnwick day trip planning website.

Drive from Penrith to Alnwick in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Penrith in June since evenings lows in Alnwick dip to 49°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can go by car to Whitby.

Things to do in Alnwick

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

Whitby

— 1 night
On the 16th (Thu), delve into the distant past at Whitby Abbey, then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Saint Mary, Whitby, then make a trip to 199 Steps, and finally make a trip to Whitby Harbour.

For photos, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read our Whitby driving holiday website.

You can drive from Alnwick to Whitby in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Whitby can reach 64°F, while at night they dip to 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to drive to Norwich.

Things to do in Whitby

Historic Sites

Norwich

— 1 night

Cultural Capital of East Anglia

Boasting a nearly 1,000-year history, Norwich is a vibrant city known for its inclusive atmosphere, openness, and quirky charm.
On the 17th (Fri), steep yourself in history at Felbrigg Hall, Gardens and Estate, then step into the grandiose world of Norwich Castle Museum & Art Gallery, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Norwich Cathedral.

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Traveling by car from Whitby to Norwich takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a train. In June, plan for daily highs up to 66°F, and evening lows to 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to London.

Things to do in Norwich

Historic Sites · Museums

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.
Tower of London and Westminster Abbey are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like St. Paul's Cathedral and Churchill War Rooms. There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at The British Museum, make a trip to Buckingham Palace, and get engrossed in the history at Natural History Museum.

For photos, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our London trip itinerary maker website.

Traveling by car from Norwich to London takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 68°F, and evening lows to 52°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in London

Museums · Historic Sites

England travel guide

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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.