21 days in England Itinerary

21 days in England Itinerary

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Fly
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London
— 5 nights
Train
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Cambridge
— 2 nights
Drive
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Lincoln
— 2 nights
Drive
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York
— 2 nights
Drive
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Liverpool
— 2 nights
Drive
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Stratford-upon-Avon
— 1 night
Drive
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Oxford
— 2 nights
Train
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Bath
— 4 nights
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London

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Trafalgar Square and Fortnum & Mason. There's lots more to do: learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum, enjoy breathtaking views from Tower Bridge, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral, and explore the world behind art at The British Museum.

To find reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read London trip itinerary maker site.

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to London is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Arabian Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time is minus 3 hours. Traveling from Riyadh in January, you will find days in London are cooler (9°C), and nights are slightly colder (2°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to Cambridge.

Things to do in London

Museums · Historic Sites · Tours · Parks

2
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Cambridge

City of Perspiring Dreams

Steeped in history and tradition, Cambridge is renowned for its ancient colleges and sprawling green gardens.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sun): explore the world behind art at Fitzwilliam Museum and then brush up on your military savvy at IWM Duxford. Keep things going the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of King's College Chapel, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ely Cathedral, and then cool off at Subtropical Swimming Paradise.

To find reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Cambridge trip planner.

Take a train from London to Cambridge in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In January in Cambridge, expect temperatures between 8°C during the day and 2°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to drive to Lincoln.

Things to do in Cambridge

Museums · Historic Sites · Theme Parks

Side Trips

2
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Lincoln

Lincoln is a cathedral city and the county town of Lincolnshire, within the East Midlands of England. On the 12th (Tue), get to know the fascinating history of Steep Hill, admire the striking features of Lincoln Cathedral, and then appreciate the history behind Dambusters Memorial. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Wed): see the interesting displays at The Vulcan Experience and then explore the ancient world of Rufford Abbey Country Park.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Lincoln trip itinerary planning app.

Getting from Cambridge to Lincoln by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 7°C in January, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to drive to York.

Things to do in Lincoln

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

2
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York

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 14th (Thu): have some family-friendly fun at The York Dungeon, then examine the collection at National Railway Museum, and then identify plant and animal life at York Bird of Prey Centre. Keep things going the next day: wander the streets of York Shambles, then see the interesting displays at York's Chocolate Story, and then delve into the distant past at Fountains Abbey.

To find reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the York trip planner.

Traveling by car from Lincoln to York takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In January, daytime highs in York are 7°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Liverpool.

Things to do in York

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Fun & Games

Side Trips

2
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Liverpool

Capital of Pop Music

Famous for being the birthplace of the Beatles, Liverpool is a vibrant city with an outstanding cultural heritage.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Sat): examine the collection at Museum of Liverpool, examine the collection at Merseyside Maritime Museum, then take in the waterfront at Royal Albert Dock Liverpool, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Metropolitan Cathedral of Christ the King Liverpool. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at The Beatles Story, then make a trip to Chester Cathedral, and then contemplate the long history of Mendips - John Lennon Home.

To find out how to plan a trip to Liverpool, use our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from York to Liverpool takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In January, plan for daily highs up to 9°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Stratford-upon-Avon.

Things to do in Liverpool

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

1
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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 18th (Mon): contemplate the long history of Holy Trinity Church, admire the landmark architecture of Shakespeare's Birthplace, browse for treasures at Hart Gold and Silversmiths, then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Cotswolds Distillery, and finally don't miss a visit to The Tower @ RSC.

For ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read Stratford-upon-Avon trip itinerary planning site.

You can drive from Liverpool to Stratford-upon-Avon in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 9°C in January, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Oxford.

Things to do in Stratford-upon-Avon

Historic Sites · Breweries & Distilleries · Shopping · Museums

Side Trips

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Oxford

City of Dreaming Spires

A busy, cosmopolitan city, Oxford is perhaps best known for its ancient university.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Tue): examine the collection at Pitt Rivers Museum, learn more about the world around you at Oxford University Museum of Natural History, and then examine the collection at Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology. Here are some ideas for day two: step into the grandiose world of Oxford Castle & Prison, get lost in a book at Bodleian Library, and then get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

For maps, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Oxford trip planner.

Getting from Stratford-upon-Avon to Oxford by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In January in Oxford, expect temperatures between 9°C during the day and 0°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can take a train to Bath.

Things to do in Oxford

Museums · Historic Sites · Tours

4
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Bath

Queen of English Cities

A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Step off the beaten path and head to Gloucester Cathedral and Clifton Suspension Bridge. Explore Bath's surroundings by going to Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta (in Salisbury) and Cheddar Gorge (in Cheddar). There's lots more to do: take an in-depth tour of The Roman Baths, admire the landmark architecture of Bath Abbey, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Pulteney Bridge.

For more things to do, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Bath trip planner.

Traveling by train from Oxford to Bath takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

England travel guide

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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.