15 days in England Itinerary

15 days in England Itinerary

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15 days in England Itinerary

Start: Vancouver
Fly + train:  14​h
1
York
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Stratford-upon-Avon
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Cirencester
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Bath
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
5
London
— 5 nights
Fly:  12​h 15​min
End: Vancouver

2
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.
You'll explore and learn at National Railway Museum and York Castle Museum. Shop till you drop at York Shambles and The Imaginarium. Pack the 7th (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at York Maze. And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at York Minster, stop by The Yorkshire Soap Company, and delve into the distant past at York City Walls.

To find maps, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the York vacation planner.

Vancouver, Canada to York is an approximately 14-hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of flight, bus, and train; or do a combination of train, flight, and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Vancouver to York is 8 hours. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Vancouver in August: high temperatures in York hover around 24°C and lows are around 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can go by car to Stratford-upon-Avon.

Things to do in York

Theme Parks Shopping Museums
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York Maze ©
York Maze
National Railway Museum ©
National Railway Museum
York Castle Museum ©
York Castle Museum

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. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Thu): step into the grandiose world of Warwick Castle, stop by Waterside Food and Craft Market, then look for gifts at Roly's Fudge, and finally look for gifts at Shakespeare Hospice Bookshop. Here are some ideas for day two: browse for treasures at The Barn, look for gifts at Alain Rouveure Galleries, look for gifts at Longborough & Sezincote Village Shop, then look for gifts at Cotswold Lavender, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Holy Trinity Church.

To find maps, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Stratford-upon-Avon itinerary planner .

Getting from York to Stratford-upon-Avon by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In August in Stratford-upon-Avon, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 16°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Cirencester.

Things to do in Stratford-upon-Avon

Shopping Historic Sites Nightlife

Side Trips

Longborough & Sezincote Village Shop, Warwick Castle, Alain Rouveure Galleries, Cotswold Lavender
Highlights from your plan
Alain Rouveure Galleries ©
Alain Rouveure Galleries
Warwick Castle ©
Warwick Castle
Holy Trinity Church ©
Holy Trinity Church

1
night
Cirencester

Cirencester ©
Cirencester is a market town in east Gloucestershire, England, west northwest of London. Start off your visit on the 11th (Sat): stop by Octavia's Bookshop, look for gifts at Pick a Pot, see the interesting displays at Corinium Museum, then browse for treasures at Cirencester Antiques & Collectables Market, and finally get outside with The Cotswold Range.

To see reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read Cirencester itinerary planning site .

Traveling by car from Stratford-upon-Avon to Cirencester takes 1.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can travel to Bath.

Things to do in Cirencester

Shopping Museums Outdoors
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The Cotswold Range ©
The Cotswold Range
Corinium Museum ©
Corinium Museum

3
nights
Bath

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Shop till you drop at Somerset Crafts and Emma Rose Art Works. You'll explore and learn at The Roman Baths and Brunel's SS Great Britain. Change things up with a short trip to Stonehenge in Amesbury (about 1 hour away). Next up on the itinerary: hunt for treasures at Pulteney Bridge, stop by The Silver Shop of Bath, pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Simon Jackson Antiques & Interiors, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Bath Abbey.

To see more things to do, maps, photos, and tourist information, read Bath day trip website .

Drive from Cirencester to Bath in 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) to allow time to take a train to London.

Things to do in Bath

Shopping Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Brunel's SS Great Britain, Somerset Crafts, Stonehenge
Highlights from your plan
The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
Stonehenge ©
Stonehenge
Bath Abbey ©
Bath Abbey

5
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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Natural History Museum and National Gallery. Westminster Abbey and St. Paul's Cathedral will appeal to history buffs. There's lots more to do: browse the eclectic array of goods at Camden Market, admire the masterpieces at British Museum, don't miss a visit to Coca-Cola London Eye, and explore the wide array of goods at Harrods.

To see ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our London road trip planning app .

Traveling by train from Bath to London takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August in London, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
St. Paul's Cathedral ©
St. Paul's Cathedral

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