19 days in England Itinerary

19 days in England Itinerary

Created using Inspirock England holiday planner

Make it your trip
Fly to Manchester, Train to York
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York
— 2 nights
Train
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Hexham
— 1 night
Drive
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Ambleside
— 4 nights
Drive
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Moreton-in-Marsh
— 2 nights
Drive
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Bath
— 3 nights
Drive
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Salisbury
— 2 nights
Drive
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London
— 4 nights
Fly

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York

— 2 nights

City of Festivals

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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Tue): examine the collection at Jorvik Viking Centre, then enjoy some diversion at The York Dungeon, then pause for some serene contemplation at York Minster, and finally admire the striking features of York Shambles. On the 8th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take an in-depth tour of National Railway Museum, then see the interesting displays at York Castle Museum, and then take in the pleasant sights at York City Walls.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, use the York sightseeing planning site.

Toronto, Canada to York is an approximately 12-hour combination of flight and train. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), which is usually a 5 hour difference. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Toronto in September; daily highs in York reach 20°C and lows reach 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a train to Hexham.

Things to do in York

Museums · Historic Sites · Fun & Games · Neighborhoods

Hexham

— 1 night
Hexham is a market town and civil parish in Northumberland, England, south of the River Tyne, and was the administrative centre for the Tynedale district from 1974 to 2009. On the 9th (Thu), stroll through Falconry Days, then take an in-depth tour of Roman Army Museum, and then take an in-depth tour of Vindolanda.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Hexham day trip planner.

You can take a train from York to Hexham in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In September in Hexham, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 10°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Ambleside.

Things to do in Hexham

Museums · Parks · Wildlife

Ambleside

— 4 nights
Ambleside is a town in Cumbria, in North West England. Venture out of the city with trips to Lakeland Motor Museum (in Backbarrow), Predator Experience (in Ayside) and Alpacaly Ever After (in Portinscale). There's lots more to do: explore the activities along Derwentwater, get great views at Orrest Head, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and contemplate the long history of Stott Park Bobbin Mill.

To see photos, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, use the Ambleside trip maker tool.

You can drive from Hexham to Ambleside in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can go by car to Moreton-in-Marsh.

Things to do in Ambleside

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Moreton-in-Marsh

— 2 nights
Moreton-in-Marsh is a town civil parish in northeastern Gloucestershire, England. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Tue): see the interesting displays at Cotswold Motoring Museum, then explore the historical opulence of Sudeley Castle, and then make a trip to The Model Village. On the 15th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: sample the fine beverages at Cotswolds Distillery, then meet the residents at Cotswold Falconry Centre, then take in the exciting artwork at Barnbury, and finally head outdoors with Arctic Quest Sled Dog Adventures.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Moreton-in-Marsh visit planner.

Traveling by car from Ambleside to Moreton-in-Marsh takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of bus, train, and flight. In September, daytime highs in Moreton-in-Marsh are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Bath.

Things to do in Moreton-in-Marsh

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Bath

— 3 nights

Queen of English Cities

A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Change things up with these side-trips from Bath: Wells Cathedral (in Wells), Glastonbury (St. Margaret's Chapel & Magdalene Almshouses & Wyrdraven) and The Cotswold Range (in Somerford Keynes). There's still lots to do: get engrossed in the history at The Roman Baths, get to know the fascinating history of Castle Combe Village, take in nature's colorful creations at Highgrove Gardens, and learn about winemaking at Woodchester Valley Vineyard.

For where to stay, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read Bath trip planner.

Drive from Moreton-in-Marsh to Bath in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Salisbury.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

Salisbury

— 2 nights
Salisbury is a cathedral city in Wiltshire, England, and the only city within the county. On the 19th (Sun), explore the ancient world of Stonehenge, then steep yourself in history at Mompesson House, and then get in on the family fun at Insight Activities Dorset. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta, then admire the landmark architecture of Sarum College, then gain insight at Winchester College, and finally indulge your thirst for a good beer at Ringwood Brewery.

For reviews, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Salisbury trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Bath to Salisbury by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Salisbury are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to London.

Things to do in Salisbury

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Theme Parks · Fun & Games

Side Trips

London

— 4 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.
London is known for museums, nightlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Buckingham Palace, take in the views from Tower Bridge, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral, and get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum.

To find reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our London trip itinerary builder tool.

Getting from Salisbury to London by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to catch the flight back home.

Things to do in London

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

England travel guide

4.4
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.