24 days in England Itinerary

24 days in England Itinerary

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24 days in England Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  10​h
1
London
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
2
Portsmouth
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Bath
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
4
Stratford-upon-Avon
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
5
Cambridge
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
6
Norwich
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
7
York
— 3 nights
train:  1​h
8
Newcastle upon Tyne
— 2 nights
train:  3​h
9
Liverpool
— 2 nights
train + Fly:  27​h
End: Sydney

2
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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Buckingham Palace and St. Paul's Cathedral. Discover out-of-the-way places like Hampton Court Palace and South Bank. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Westminster Abbey, admire the masterpieces at Freud Museum, get engrossed in the history at The British Museum, and admire the landmark architecture of Banqueting House.

To see photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the London tour itinerary builder tool .

Sydney, Australia to London is an approximately 25-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 10 hours traveling from Sydney to London. In June, daytime highs in London are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) to allow time to take a train to Portsmouth.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites Museums Nightlife

Side Trip

Hampton Court Palace
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Westminster Abbey ©
Westminster Abbey
Hampton Court Palace ©
Hampton Court Palace
Buckingham Palace ©
Buckingham Palace

2
nights
Portsmouth

Portsmouth ©
Portsmouth is a port city and unitary authority in the ceremonial English county of Hampshire and is located south-west of London and south-east of Southampton. On the 6th (Sat), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Portsmouth Cathedral, step aboard HMS Warrior 1860, then brush up on your military savvy at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard, and finally steep yourself in history at Dockyard Apprentice. Here are some ideas for day two: step into the grandiose world of Portchester Castle, then get to know the fascinating history of Portsdown Hill, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Royal Garrison Church.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Portsmouth online journey planner .

Traveling by train from London to Portsmouth takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. In June, daytime highs in Portsmouth are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Bath.

Things to do in Portsmouth

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Portchester Castle
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Portsmouth Historic Dockyard ©
Portsmouth Historic Dockyard
Portchester Castle ©
Portchester Castle
Portsdown Hill ©
Portsdown Hill

3
nights
Bath

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at The Roman Baths and The Royal Crescent Hotel & Spa. Explore hidden gems such as Bath Abbey and Sally Lunn's Museum. Take a break from Bath with a short trip to Avebury Stone Circle in Avebury, about 56 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: take an in-depth tour of No 1 Royal Crescent, Bath, admire the natural beauty at American Museum & Gardens, contemplate the long history of Farleigh Hungerford Castle, and don't miss a visit to Bath Street.

For reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read Bath route site .

You can drive from Portsmouth to Bath in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can drive to Stratford-upon-Avon.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Avebury Stone Circle
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The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
Bath Abbey ©
Bath Abbey
No 1 Royal Crescent, Bath ©
No 1 Royal Crescent, Bath

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 11th (Thu): admire the natural beauty at Anne Hathaway's Cottage & Gardens, then steep yourself in history at Holy Trinity Church, and then get engrossed in the history at Tudor World. Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at Shakespeare's New Place, contemplate the long history of Shakespeare's Birthplace, then admire the striking features of Hall's Croft, and finally see the interesting displays at Shakespeare's Schoolroom & Guildhall.

To see reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Stratford-upon-Avon road trip website .

You can drive from Bath to Stratford-upon-Avon in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In June, daytime highs in Stratford-upon-Avon are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Cambridge.

Things to do in Stratford-upon-Avon

Historic Sites Parks Museums
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Shakespeare's Birthplace ©
Shakespeare's Birthplace
Holy Trinity Church ©
Holy Trinity Church
Anne Hathaway's Cottage & Gardens ©
Anne Hathaway's Cottage & Gardens

3
nights
Cambridge

Cambridge ©
Steeped in history and tradition, Cambridge is renowned for its ancient colleges and sprawling green gardens.
Anglesey Abbey and University of Cambridge are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Grantchester Village and Little St Mary's Church (Church of England). There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Christ's College, gain insight at Corpus Christi College, take in the spiritual surroundings of St Bene’t’s Church, and don't miss a visit to Castle Hill.

For other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Cambridge road trip site .

Getting from Stratford-upon-Avon to Cambridge by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Cambridge are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Norwich.

Things to do in Cambridge

Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Anglesey Abbey
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Anglesey Abbey ©
Anglesey Abbey
St Bene’t’s Church ©
St Bene’t’s Church
Grantchester Village ©
Grantchester Village

2
nights
Norwich

Norwich ©
Boasting a nearly 1,000-year history, Norwich is a vibrant city known for its inclusive atmosphere, openness, and quirky charm.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Tue): steep yourself in history at Dragon Hall, walk around Castle Green, then wander the streets of Tombland, then examine the collection at Museum of Norwich at the Bridewell, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Norwich Cathedral. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Strangers' Hall Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of St Peter Mancroft, then explore the galleries of Norwich Castle Museum & Art Gallery, then contemplate the long history of University of East Anglia, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Wymondham Abbey.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Norwich vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Cambridge to Norwich takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June in Norwich, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 12°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to go by car to York.

Things to do in Norwich

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Wymondham Abbey
Highlights from your plan
Norwich Cathedral ©
Norwich Cathedral
Norwich Castle Museum & Art Gallery ©
Wymondham Abbey ©
Wymondham Abbey

3
nights
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.
Popular historic sites such as Treasurer's House and York City Walls are in your itinerary. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Jorvik Viking Centre and Fairfax House. There's much more to do: get engrossed in the history at National Railway Museum, contemplate the long history of St. Crux Parish Hall, see the interesting displays at York Castle Museum, and pause for some serene contemplation at York Minster.

For other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, go to the York trip itinerary maker .

You can drive from Norwich to York in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus, flight, and train. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in June, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can take a train to Newcastle upon Tyne.

Things to do in York

Historic Sites Museums Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Treasurer's House ©
Treasurer's House
York City Walls ©
York City Walls
National Railway Museum ©
National Railway Museum

2
nights
Newcastle upon Tyne

Newcastle upon Tyne ©
One of the hippest urban centers in the northeastern part of the country, Newcastle upon Tyne once had a reputation for being an industrial wasteland with little to offer casual tourists.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sun): pause for some serene contemplation at St. Mary's Church, steep yourself in history at Segedunum Roman Fort and Museum, then steep yourself in history at Victoria Tunnel, then view the masterpieces at Laing Art Gallery, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Andrew's Church. On the 22nd (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the striking features of National Trust Wallington, then wander the streets of The Quayside, then steep yourself in history at Grainger Town, and finally contemplate the long history of Blackfriars Medieval Friary.

To see photos, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Newcastle upon Tyne vacation builder tool .

You can take a train from York to Newcastle upon Tyne in an hour. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Newcastle upon Tyne can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can catch the train to Liverpool.

Things to do in Newcastle upon Tyne

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping

Side Trips

National Trust Wallington, St. Mary's Church, Segedunum Roman Fort and Museum
Highlights from your plan
The Quayside ©
The Quayside
National Trust Wallington ©
National Trust Wallington
St. Mary's Church ©
St. Mary's Church

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Liverpool

Liverpool ©
Famous for being the birthplace of the Beatles, Liverpool is a vibrant city with an outstanding cultural heritage.
On the 23rd (Tue), steep yourself in history at Mendips - John Lennon Home, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Marble Church, take an in-depth tour of Western Approaches Museum - The Battle of the Atlantic Experience, then browse the exhibits of World Museum, then steep yourself in history at Williamson Tunnels Heritage Centre, and finally take in the pleasant sights at Royal Albert Dock Liverpool. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: steep yourself in history at Speke Hall, take in the exciting artwork at Sudley House, then walk around Sefton Park, and finally contemplate the long history of Casbah Coffee Club.

To find photos, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Liverpool route maker .

You can take a train from Newcastle upon Tyne to Liverpool in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Liverpool are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Liverpool

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Marble Church
Highlights from your plan
Speke Hall ©
Speke Hall
Sefton Park ©
Sefton Park
Mendips - John Lennon Home ©
Mendips - John Lennon Home

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