20 days in England Itinerary

20 days in England Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: London
Train:  1 h
1
Canterbury
— 1 day
Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
Winchester
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
3
Bath
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 45 min
4
St Ives
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 45 min
5
Gloucester
— 2 nights
Drive:  30 min
6
Cirencester
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
7
Oxford
— 1 night
Train:  45 min
8
Moreton-in-Marsh
— 2 nights
Drive:  30 min
9
Stratford-upon-Avon
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
10
Chester
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
11
Leeds
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
12
Ashby de la Zouch
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
End: London

1
day
Canterbury

Canterbury ©
Canterbury is a historic English cathedral city and UNESCO World Heritage Site, which lies at the heart of the City of Canterbury, a local government district of Kent, England. Start off your visit on the 9th (Mon): stop by Siesta, appreciate the extensive heritage of Christ Church Gate, then pause for some serene contemplation at Canterbury Cathedral, then look for all kinds of wild species at Joe's Bows, and finally browse the exhibits of Gallery 64a.

For traveler tips, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Canterbury route planner.

London to Canterbury is an approximately 1- hour train ride. You can also take a bus; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Winchester.

Things to do in Canterbury

Wildlife Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Joe's Bows, Gallery 64a
Highlights from your plan
Joe's Bows ©
Joe's Bows
Canterbury Cathedral ©
Canterbury Cathedral
Christ Church Gate ©
Christ Church Gate

1
night
Winchester

Winchester ©
Winchester is a city and the county town of Hampshire, England. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Tue): identify plant and animal life at Winchester City Mill, step into the grandiose world of The Great Hall, admire the natural beauty at Dean Garnier Garden, contemplate the long history of Winchester Cathedral, then steep yourself in history at Hospital of St Cross, and finally gain insight at Winchester College.

To see other places to visit, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read our Winchester tour itinerary builder site.

Getting from Canterbury to Winchester by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 12°C in March, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to drive to Bath.

Things to do in Winchester

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Winchester Cathedral ©
Winchester Cathedral
Winchester College ©
Winchester College
The Great Hall ©
The Great Hall

2
nights
Bath

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Wed): stop by Robert Welch Bath Studio Shop, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, then take an in-depth tour of The Roman Baths, and finally steep yourself in history at Bath Abbey. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Thu): admire the striking features of The Royal Crescent Hotel & Spa, examine the collection at Brunel's SS Great Britain, then take in the views from Clifton Suspension Bridge, and finally appreciate the history behind Sir Bevil Grenville's Monument.

For reviews, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read our Bath road trip site.

Drive from Winchester to Bath in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to go by car to St Ives.

Things to do in Bath

Museums Historic Sites Spas

Side Trip

Bristol
Highlights from your plan
The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
Bath Abbey ©
Bath Abbey
Spas

1
night
St Ives

St Ives ©
St Ives is a seaside town, civil parish and port in Cornwall. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Fri): look for all kinds of wild species at Feadon Farm Wildlife Centre, then step into the grandiose world of St. Michael's Mount, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden.

To find ratings, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the St Ives trip planner.

Getting from Bath to St Ives by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in St Ives can reach 11°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Gloucester.

Things to do in St Ives

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

St. Michael's Mount, Feadon Farm Wildlife Centre
Highlights from your plan
Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden ©
St. Michael's Mount ©
St. Michael's Mount

2
nights
Gloucester

Gloucester ©
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sat): get to know the fascinating history of Gloucester Docks, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Gloucester Cathedral, pause for some serene contemplation at St Mary de Lode Church, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Nicholas' Church, and finally have some family-friendly fun at SimAir737. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Sun): examine the collection at Jet Age Museum, then try your luck at Cheltenham Racecourse, then pause for some photo ops at Boer War Memorial, and finally identify plant and animal life at Walks With Hawks.

To find reviews, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Gloucester trip itinerary builder app.

Getting from St Ives to Gloucester by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. March in Gloucester sees daily highs of 13°C and lows of 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Cirencester.

Things to do in Gloucester

Historic Sites Fun & Games Wildlife

Side Trip

Cheltenham
Highlights from your plan
Walks With Hawks ©
Walks With Hawks
Cheltenham Racecourse ©
Cheltenham Racecourse
Jet Age Museum ©
Jet Age Museum

2
nights
Cirencester

Cirencester ©
Cirencester is a market town in east Gloucestershire, England, west northwest of London. On the 16th (Mon), get outside with The Cotswold Range, then look for gifts at Octavia's Bookshop, then see the interesting displays at Corinium Museum, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Arlington Row. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Tue): admire the natural beauty at Westonbirt Arboretum, then steep yourself in history at Chavenage House, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Parish Church of St John Baptist.

To see reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Cirencester trip itinerary tool.

Cirencester is just a stone's throw from Gloucester. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Oxford.

Things to do in Cirencester

Wildlife Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Tetbury, Arlington Row
Highlights from your plan
The Cotswold Range ©
The Cotswold Range
Corinium Museum ©
Corinium Museum
Octavia's Bookshop ©
Octavia's Bookshop

1
night
Oxford

Oxford ©
A busy, cosmopolitan city, Oxford is perhaps best known for its ancient university.
On the 18th (Wed), see the interesting displays at Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology, learn more about the world around you at Oxford University Museum of Natural History, then sample the fine beverages at The Oxford Artisan Distillery, then have some family-friendly fun at The Race Hut, and finally have some family-friendly fun at The Race Hut Berkshire.

To find where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Oxford online attractions planner.

Getting from Cirencester to Oxford by car takes about 1.5 hours. In March, daytime highs in Oxford are 11°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to catch the train to Moreton-in-Marsh.

Things to do in Oxford

Fun & Games Museums Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trip

The Race Hut Berkshire
Highlights from your plan
The Oxford Artisan Distillery ©
The Oxford Artisan Distillery
Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology ©
Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology
The Race Hut ©
The Race Hut

2
nights
Moreton-in-Marsh

Moreton-in-Marsh ©
Moreton-in-Marsh is a town civil parish in northeastern Gloucestershire, England. On the 19th (Thu), admire the natural beauty at Batsford Arboretum, have some family-friendly fun at Cotswold Archery, then make a trip to The Moreton Gallery, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Parish Church of St. Mary. On the next day, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Cotswold Falconry Centre, sample the fine beverages at Cotswolds Distillery, then sample the tasty concoctions at The Cotswold Brewing Company, and finally see the interesting displays at Cotswold Motoring Museum.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Moreton-in-Marsh trip simple and quick.

Traveling by train from Oxford to Moreton-in-Marsh takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. March in Moreton-in-Marsh sees daily highs of 12°C and lows of 3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Stratford-upon-Avon.

Things to do in Moreton-in-Marsh

Parks Breweries & Distilleries Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Bourton-on-the-Water, Cotswolds Distillery, The Parish Church of St. Mary
Highlights from your plan
Cotswold Archery ©
Cotswold Archery
Cotswolds Distillery ©
Cotswolds Distillery
Cotswold Falconry Centre ©
Cotswold Falconry Centre

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 21st (Sat): admire the natural beauty at Hidcote Manor Garden, putt your heart out at Stratford-upon-Avon Minigolf, and then explore the historical opulence of Warwick Castle. On the 22nd (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the natural beauty at Anne Hathaway's Cottage & Gardens, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Church of St Peter, then contemplate the long history of Shakespeare's Birthplace, and finally get engrossed in the history at The Battle of Edgehill Exhibition.

For reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Stratford-upon-Avon driving holiday website.

Stratford-upon-Avon is very close to Moreton-in-Marsh. In March in Stratford-upon-Avon, expect temperatures between 12°C during the day and 4°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to drive to Chester.

Things to do in Stratford-upon-Avon

Historic Sites Parks Fun & Games

Side Trips

Hidcote Manor Garden, Warwick Castle
Highlights from your plan
Stratford-upon-Avon Minigolf ©
Stratford-upon-Avon Minigolf
Warwick Castle ©
Warwick Castle
Shakespeare's Birthplace ©
Shakespeare's Birthplace

2
nights
Chester

Chester ©
Chester is a walled city in Cheshire, England, on the River Dee, close to the border with Wales. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chester Cathedral, get to know the resident critters at Chester Zoo, then explore the ancient world of Walls of Chester, and finally look for gifts at Rococo Chocolates. On your second day here, look for all kinds of wild species at Chester Cathedral Falconry and Nature Gardens, then have some family-friendly fun at Outpost Paintball, and then stroll through Great Orme.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Chester sightseeing tool.

Traveling by car from Stratford-upon-Avon to Chester takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In March, daily temperatures in Chester can reach 12°C, while at night they dip to 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can drive to Leeds.

Things to do in Chester

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Great Orme
Highlights from your plan
Outpost Paintball ©
Outpost Paintball
Chester Zoo ©
Chester Zoo
Great Orme ©
Great Orme

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night
Leeds

Leeds ©
One of the most cosmopolitan, innovative, and prosperous cities in the country, Leeds went from a run-down mill town to a hip 21st-century urban center in just a few decades.
On the 25th (Wed), examine the collection at Royal Armouries Museum, then stop by Scent Salim, then get lost in a book at Shadwell Library, Arts Centre and Cafe, and finally head outdoors with Live For Today Adventures - Hazlewood Castle.

To see maps and more tourist information, refer to the Leeds trip itinerary planning app.

Traveling by car from Chester to Leeds takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. While traveling from Chester, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Leeds, ranging from highs of 8°C to lows of 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to travel to Ashby de la Zouch.

Things to do in Leeds

Fun & Games Outdoors Museums
Highlights from your plan
Royal Armouries Museum ©
Royal Armouries Museum
Scent Salim ©
Scent Salim

3
nights
Ashby de la Zouch

Ashby de la Zouch ©
Ashby-de-la-Zouch, often shortened to Ashby, is a small market town and civil parish in North West Leicestershire, England, within the National Forest. Start off your visit on the 26th (Thu): look for gifts at Sweet Memory Lane, identify plant and animal life at Charnwood Forest Alpacas, then get in on the family fun at Conkers, and finally get your game on at Field Sport UK. On the 27th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: tour the pleasant surroundings at National Memorial Arboretum, then identify plant and animal life at Tameside Nature Reserve, and then hit the slopes at SnowDome.

To see maps, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Ashby de la Zouch day trip planner.

Getting from Leeds to Ashby de la Zouch by car takes about 2 hours. March in Ashby de la Zouch sees daily highs of 11°C and lows of 3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Ashby de la Zouch

Parks Theme Parks Winter Sports

Side Trips

Tamworth, Atherstone, National Memorial Arboretum
Highlights from your plan
Field Sport UK ©
Field Sport UK
National Memorial Arboretum ©
National Memorial Arboretum
Sweet Memory Lane ©
Sweet Memory Lane

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