22 days in England Itinerary

22 days in England Itinerary

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22 days in England Itinerary

Start: Bangkok
+2
Fly + subway + train:  17​h 45​min
1
York
— 5 nights
train + Fly:  4​h 45​min
2
Exeter
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Portsmouth
— 5 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
4
London
— 6 nights
Fly:  14​h 15​min
End: Bangkok

5
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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Scarborough Beach and National Coal Mining Museum for England. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Fountains Abbey and The Quayside. Change things up with these side-trips from York: Eden Camp Modern History Theme Museum (in Malton), Filey Beach (in Filey) and Flamborough Lighthouse (in Flamborough). There's still lots to do: get to know the fascinating history of Steep Hill, take an in-depth tour of National Railway Museum, admire the striking features of York Minster, and explore the historical opulence of Newark Castle.

For ratings, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read our York trip builder .

Bangkok, Thailand to York is an approximately 18-hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of flight, bus, and train; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference moving from Indochina Time (ICT) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is minus 7 hours. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Bangkok in May: high temperatures in York hover around 19°C and lows are around 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Exeter.

Things to do in York

Historic Sites Museums Beaches

Side Trips

National Coal Mining Museum for England, Steep Hill, Scarborough Beach, The Quayside, Flamborough Lighthouse
Highlights from your plan
Fountains Abbey ©
Fountains Abbey
Steep Hill ©
Steep Hill

4
nights
Exeter

Exeter ©
Exeter is a cathedral city in Devon England with a population of. Step off the beaten path and head to Tintagel Castle and Wells Cathedral. Bring the kids along to Woolacombe Beach and Watermouth Family Theme Park & Castle. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Exeter: Pendennis Castle (in Falmouth), Bride’s Mound (in Glastonbury) and Dunster Castle (in Dunster). Next up on the itinerary: take in nature's colorful creations at Lanhydrock House and Garden and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Exeter Cathedral.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Exeter online vacation builder .

Do a combination of train and flight from York to Exeter in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Portsmouth.

Things to do in Exeter

Historic Sites Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Bride’s Mound, Watermouth Family Theme Park & Castle, Tintagel Castle, Dunster Castle, Lanhydrock House and Garden
Highlights from your plan
Tintagel Castle ©
Tintagel Castle
Wells Cathedral ©
Wells Cathedral
Woolacombe Beach ©
Woolacombe Beach

5
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. Get some cultural insight at The Roman Baths and Beachy Head. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Winchester Cathedral and Corfe Castle. Get out of town with these interesting Portsmouth side-trips: Corfe Castle (Model Village Gardens & Cafe & Dorset Adventure Park), Newport (Monkey Haven & Carisbrooke Castle) and Highclere Castle (in Newbury). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Royal Armouries - Fort Nelson, take an in-depth tour of HMS Warrior 1860, and make a trip to Stonehenge.

For photos, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Portsmouth road trip app .

Getting from Exeter to Portsmouth by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. In May in Portsmouth, expect temperatures between 18°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) to allow time to take a train to London.

Things to do in Portsmouth

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Corfe Castle, Newport, Highclere Castle, Beachy Head, The Roman Baths
Highlights from your plan
The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
Corfe Castle ©
Corfe Castle
Royal Armouries - Fort Nelson ©
Royal Armouries - Fort Nelson

6
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.
Get some historical perspective at Tower of London and Westminster Abbey. Let the collections at The British Museum and Churchill War Rooms capture your imagination. Explore London's surroundings by going to Ely Cathedral (in Ely) and IWM Duxford (in Duxford). Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at Victoria and Albert Museum, contemplate the long history of Queen Elizabeth II Great Court, ponder the world of politics at Houses of Parliament, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral.

For where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our London online trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by train from Portsmouth to London takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. In May, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Ely Cathedral, IWM Duxford
Highlights from your plan
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
IWM Duxford ©
IWM Duxford
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum

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