16 days in England Itinerary

16 days in England Itinerary

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16 days in England Itinerary

Start: Miami
Fly + Drive:  13​h 30​min
1
Oxford
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 15​min
2
Bath
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Weymouth
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
4
Swanage, Isle of Purbeck
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
5
Ryde, Isle of Wight
— 3 nights
+2
ferry + bus + train:  2​h 15​min
6
London
— 3 nights
Fly:  12​h 45​min
End: Miami

2
nights
Oxford

Oxford ©
A busy, cosmopolitan city, Oxford is perhaps best known for its ancient university.
On the 11th (Tue), contemplate the long history of Blenheim Palace, then examine the collection at Pitt Rivers Museum, then get your bearings at Bodleian Library, and finally examine the collection at Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology. On the next day, have some family-friendly fun at Cotswold Archery and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens.

To see more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Oxford custom trip planner.

Miami, USA to Oxford is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 5 hours traveling from Miami to Oxford. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Miami in April; daily highs in Oxford reach 57°F and lows reach 39°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Bath.

Things to do in Oxford

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens, Cotswold Archery, Blenheim Palace
Highlights from your plan
Cotswold Archery ©
Cotswold Archery
Pitt Rivers Museum ©
Pitt Rivers Museum
Bodleian Library ©
Bodleian Library

2
nights
Bath

Bath ©
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 13th (Thu): admire the landmark architecture of Bath Abbey, then contemplate the long history of The Roman Baths, then see the interesting displays at Brunel's SS Great Britain, and finally take in the views from Clifton Suspension Bridge Trust. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to Glastonbury Tor, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Margaret's Chapel & Magdalene Almshouses, and then steep yourself in history at Assembly Rooms.

To find ratings, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Bath sightseeing planner.

Getting from Oxford to Bath by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In April in Bath, expect temperatures between 54°F during the day and 41°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Weymouth.

Things to do in Bath

Museums Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Glastonbury, Bristol
Highlights from your plan
The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
Glastonbury Tor ©
Glastonbury Tor
Bath Abbey ©
Bath Abbey

2
nights
Weymouth

Weymouth ©
Weymouth is a seaside town in Dorset, England, situated on a sheltered bay at the mouth of the River Wey on the English Channel coast. On the 15th (Sat), take in the dramatic natural features at Lulworth Cove, then enjoy breathtaking views from Jurassic Skyline, and then kick back and relax at Weymouth Beach. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to Weymouth Harbour, steep yourself in history at Nothe Fort, and then visit a coastal fixture at Portland Bill Lighthouse.

For where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Weymouth travel planner.

Traveling by car from Bath to Weymouth takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 57°F, and evening lows to 39°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can drive to Swanage.

Things to do in Weymouth

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Portland Bill Lighthouse, Lulworth Cove
Highlights from your plan
Weymouth Beach ©
Weymouth Beach
Lulworth Cove ©
Lulworth Cove
Weymouth Harbour ©
Weymouth Harbour

3
nights
Swanage, Isle of Purbeck

Swanage ©
Swanage is a coastal town and civil parish in the south east of Dorset, England. Start off your visit on the 17th (Mon): look for gifts at Pursenalities, brush up on your military savvy at The Tank Museum, then look for all kinds of wild species at Monkey World, and finally explore the historical opulence of Corfe Castle. On the next day, identify plant and animal life at Durlston Country Park, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and then examine the collection at Langton Matravers Museum of the Stone Industry.

For traveler tips, photos, maps, and tourist information, read our Swanage online itinerary creator.

Drive from Weymouth to Swanage in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In April, daily temperatures in Swanage can reach 58°F, while at night they dip to 39°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Ryde.

Things to do in Swanage

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Wareham, Corfe Castle
Highlights from your plan
Monkey World ©
Monkey World
Durlston Country Park ©
Durlston Country Park
Corfe Castle ©
Corfe Castle

3
nights
Ryde, Isle of Wight

Ryde ©
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Godshill Model Village and The Isle of Wight Donkey Sanctuary. Take a break from Ryde with a short trip to St Lawrence Old Church in Ventnor, about 34 minutes away.

To find reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Ryde itinerary planner.

Getting from Swanage to Ryde by combination of car and ferry takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 56°F, and evening lows to 41°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to travel to London.

Things to do in Ryde

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Ventnor, Monkey Haven, Tackt Isle Adventures, The Mulberry Tree Woodturnery, Shanklin Chine
Highlights from your plan
Godshill Model Village ©
Godshill Model Village
Wight Karting ©
Wight Karting
Monkey Haven ©
Monkey Haven

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.
London is known for museums, sightseeing, nightlife, shopping, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum, make a trip to Tower Bridge, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral, and stroll through Buckingham Palace.

For more things to do, maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the London tour planner.

You can do a combination of ferry and car from Ryde to London in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and train; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 58°F, and evening lows to 45°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Tower Bridge ©
Tower Bridge
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum

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