15 days in England Itinerary

15 days in England Itinerary

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15 days in England Itinerary

Start: Boston
Fly + train:  11​h 15​min
1
York
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Ambleside
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Bath
— 2 nights
train:  2​h
4
Torquay
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
5
Corfe Castle, Isle of Purbeck
— 1 night
+2
Drive + ferry + Drive:  2​h 15​min
6
Sandown, Isle of Wight
— 2 nights
ferry + Drive:  2​h 30​min
7
London
— 3 nights
Fly:  10​h
End: Boston

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Tue): have some family-friendly fun at The York Dungeon, examine the collection at National Railway Museum, and then delve into the distant past at Fountains Abbey. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the spiritual surroundings of York Minster, take an in-depth tour of Eden Camp Modern History Theme Museum, then admire the landmark architecture of Castle Howard, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at York Bird of Prey Centre.

For photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our York vacation planner.

New York City, USA to York is an approximately 12.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or do a combination of bus, flight, and train. Traveling from New York City to York, you'll lose 5 hours due to the time zone difference. In June, York is slightly colder than New York City - with highs of 66°F and lows of 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can drive to Ambleside.

Things to do in York

Historic Sites Museums Fun & Games

Side Trips

York Bird of Prey Centre, Eden Camp Modern History Theme Museum, Fountains Abbey
Highlights from your plan
The York Dungeon ©
The York Dungeon
York Bird of Prey Centre ©
York Bird of Prey Centre
Fountains Abbey ©
Fountains Abbey

2
nights
Ambleside

Ambleside ©
Ambleside is a town in Cumbria, in North West England. Start off your visit on the 20th (Thu): contemplate the waterfront views at Derwentwater, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Windermere, and then explore the historical opulence of Sizergh Castle. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at The World of Beatrix Potter, then examine the collection at Lakeland Motor Museum, then see the interesting displays at Hill Top, Beatrix Potter's House, and finally explore the activities along Tarn Hows.

To see other places to visit, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read Ambleside trip itinerary planner .

Getting from York to Ambleside by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can drive to Bath.

Things to do in Ambleside

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Sizergh Castle, Derwentwater, The World of Beatrix Potter Attraction, Lakeland Motor Museum, Tarn Hows
Highlights from your plan
Derwentwater ©
Derwentwater
Tarn Hows ©
Tarn Hows
Lakeland Motor Museum ©
Lakeland Motor Museum

2
nights
Bath

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
On the 22nd (Sat), delve into the distant past at Stonehenge and then explore the ancient world of Avebury Stone Circle. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun): get engrossed in the history at The Roman Baths, admire the striking features of The Royal Crescent Hotel & Spa, then take in breathtaking views at Cheddar Gorge, and finally admire the striking features of Wells Cathedral.

To find reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Bath online trip planner .

Getting from Ambleside to Bath by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of bus, train, and flight. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to take a train to Torquay.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trips

Cheddar Gorge, Wells Cathedral, Avebury Stone Circle, Stonehenge
Highlights from your plan
Avebury Stone Circle ©
Avebury Stone Circle
Wells Cathedral ©
Wells Cathedral
The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths

2
nights
Torquay

Torquay ©
Torquay is a seaside town in Devon, England, part of the unitary authority area of Torbay. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Mon): kick back and relax at Goodrington Sands, admire the natural beauty at Coleton Fishacre, and then explore the activities along Brixham Harbour. Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at Cockington Court, identify plant and animal life at Buckfast Butterfly Farm and Dartmoor Otter Sanctuary, and then kick back and relax at Exmouth Beach.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Torquay route app .

Getting from Bath to Torquay by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Corfe Castle.

Things to do in Torquay

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Brixham Harbour, Buckfast Butterfly Farm and Dartmoor Otter Sanctuary, Exmouth Beach, Goodrington Sands, Coleton Fishacre
Highlights from your plan
Goodrington Sands ©
Goodrington Sands
Exmouth Beach ©
Exmouth Beach

1
night
Corfe Castle, Isle of Purbeck

Corfe Castle ©
Corfe Castle is a fortification standing above the village of the same name on the Isle of Purbeck in the English county of Dorset. On the 26th (Wed), brush up on your military savvy at The Tank Museum, look for gifts at Pursenalities, identify plant and animal life at Durlston Country Park, then get to know the fascinating history of Model Village Gardens & Cafe, and finally explore the historical opulence of Corfe Castle.

For maps, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Corfe Castle attractions planning tool .

Drive from Torquay to Corfe Castle in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 68°F in June, and nighttime lows around 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Sandown.

Things to do in Corfe Castle

Wildlife Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Swanage, The Tank Museum
Highlights from your plan
Durlston Country Park ©
Durlston Country Park
Corfe Castle ©
Corfe Castle
Model Village Gardens & Cafe ©
Model Village Gardens & Cafe

2
nights
Sandown, Isle of Wight

Sandown ©
On the 27th (Thu), explore the historical opulence of Carisbrooke Castle, make a trip to Godshill Model Village, then identify plant and animal life at The Isle of Wight Donkey Sanctuary, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Shanklin Chine. On the 28th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get in on the family fun at Blackgang Chine.

To find maps, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read our Sandown day trip planning app .

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Corfe Castle to Sandown takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, ferry, and bus; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and train. In June, daytime highs in Sandown are 65°F, while nighttime lows are 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to travel to London.

Things to do in Sandown

Theme Parks Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Ventnor, Carisbrooke Castle, Shanklin Chine, Godshill Model Village
Highlights from your plan
Carisbrooke Castle ©
Carisbrooke Castle
Shanklin Chine ©
Shanklin Chine
Godshill Model Village ©
Godshill Model Village

3
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.
Get some cultural insight at Westminster Abbey and St. Paul's Cathedral. Head to Gustamps and North Lainefor some retail therapy. Get out of town with these interesting London side-trips: Lancing Beach (in Lancing), Woburn Safari Park (in Woburn) and Drusillas Park (in Berwick).

To find other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our London trip itinerary planning site .

Do a combination of car and ferry from Sandown to London in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and ferry. June in London sees daily highs of 68°F and lows of 52°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in London

Parks Wildlife Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Brighton and Hove, Drusillas Park, Woburn Safari Park, Lancing Beach
Highlights from your plan
St. Paul's Cathedral ©
St. Paul's Cathedral
Westminster Abbey ©
Westminster Abbey
Drusillas Park ©
Drusillas Park

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