23 days in England Itinerary

23 days in England Itinerary

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23 days in England Itinerary

Start: Bandar Seri Begawan
+2
Fly + subway + train:  21​h 15​min
1
York
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Norwich
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  3​h 15​min
3
Exeter
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
4
Bath
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
5
Portsmouth
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
6
London
— 6 nights
Fly:  17​h 15​min
End: Bandar Seri Begawan

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.
Kids will enjoy Yorkshire's Winter Wonderland and York Maze. Get some historical perspective at York Minster and Margaret Clitherow Shrine. Change things up with a short trip to SMJ Falconry in Oxenhope (about 1h 15 min away). There's still lots to do: admire the landmark architecture of York Shambles, go for a walk through York City Walls, identify plant and animal life at York Bird of Prey Centre, and indulge your thirst for a good beer at York Brewery.

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Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei Darussalam to York is an approximately 21.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Bandar Seri Begawan to York is minus 8 hours. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Bandar Seri Begawan in December; daily highs in York reach 10°C and lows reach 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can drive to Norwich.

Things to do in York

Theme Parks Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

SMJ Falconry, York Bird of Prey Centre
Highlights from your plan
SMJ Falconry ©
SMJ Falconry
York City Walls ©
York City Walls
York Minster ©
York Minster

3
nights
Norwich

Boasting a nearly 1,000-year history, Norwich is a vibrant city known for its inclusive atmosphere, openness, and quirky charm.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Horsey Beach and Norwich Castle Museum & Art Gallery. Norwich Cathedral and Salle, St Peter & St Paul Church will appeal to history buffs. Explore Norwich's surroundings by going to Ely Cathedral (in Ely), Gorleston Beach (in Gorleston-on-Sea) and Blickling Estate (in Blickling). Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Historic Sites, see the interesting displays at Museum of Norwich at the Bridewell, and buy something for everyone on your list at Royal Arcade.

For traveler tips and more tourist information, read Norwich trip planner .

You can drive from York to Norwich in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of train, flight, and bus. In December, daily temperatures in Norwich can reach 10°C, while at night they dip to 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Exeter.

Things to do in Norwich

Historic Sites Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Blickling Estate, Ely Cathedral, Salle, St Peter & St Paul Church, Gorleston Beach, Horsey Beach
Highlights from your plan
Room Escape Games
Blickling Estate ©
Blickling Estate
Horsey Beach ©
Horsey Beach

3
nights
Exeter

Exeter ©
Exeter is a cathedral city in Devon England with a population of. Do your shopping at House of Marbles and Tom Wood Antiques and Coins. Your inner history buff will appreciate Exeter Cathedral and Haldon Belvedere (Lawrence Castle). You'll find plenty of places to visit near Exeter: Woolacombe Beach (in Woolacombe), Eden Project (in Bodelva) and Fleek Gallery (in Ilfracombe). There's more to do: have some family-friendly fun at Dreamscape Virtual Reality and get in on the family fun at Crealy Family Theme Park.

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Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Norwich to Exeter takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to take a train to Bath.

Things to do in Exeter

Parks Theme Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Fleek Gallery, Eden Project, Tom Wood Antiques and Coins, Woolacombe Beach, House of Marbles
Highlights from your plan
Woolacombe Beach ©
Woolacombe Beach
Eden Project ©
Eden Project
Exeter Cathedral ©
Exeter Cathedral

3
nights
Bath

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Attractions like The Roman Baths and Longleat make great kid-friendly stops. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Milsom Street and Pulteney Bridge. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bath: WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre (in Slimbridge), Stonehenge (in Amesbury) and Castle Combe Village (in Castle Combe). And it doesn't end there: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, admire the striking features of The Royal Crescent Hotel & Spa, contemplate the long history of Bath Abbey, and stop by Fudge Kitchen.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Bath holiday planner .

Take a train from Exeter to Bath in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to go by car to Portsmouth.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites Shopping Wildlife

Side Trips

Longleat, WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre, Stonehenge, Castle Combe Village
Highlights from your plan
The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
Stonehenge ©
Stonehenge
Castle Combe Village ©
Castle Combe Village

3
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. Head to Gustamps and The Lanesfor plenty of shopping. Get some historical perspective at Winchester Cathedral and Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta. Change things up with these side-trips from Portsmouth: The Minster Church of St Cuthburga (in Wimborne Minster) and Bournemouth Beach (in Bournemouth). And it doesn't end there: take a leisurely stroll along Portsmouth Historic Dockyard, examine the collection at The Mary Rose Museum, get engrossed in the history at HMS Warrior 1860, and enjoy breathtaking views from Spinnaker Tower.

For where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Portsmouth trip itinerary maker tool .

Drive from Bath to Portsmouth in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 11°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) to allow time to take a train to London.

Things to do in Portsmouth

Historic Sites Museums Beaches

Side Trips

Brighton and Hove, Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta, Bournemouth Beach, Winchester Cathedral, The Minster Church of St Cuthburga
Highlights from your plan
Gustamps ©
Gustamps
Winchester Cathedral ©
Winchester Cathedral
Bournemouth Beach ©
Bournemouth Beach

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.
Head to Covent Garden and London Rocksfor plenty of shopping. Buckingham Palace and Westminster Abbey will appeal to history buffs. Explore London's surroundings by going to The Big Cat Sanctuary (in Smarden), The Hawking Centre (in Doddington) and Warner's Distillery (in Harrington). There's much more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral, make a trip to Tower Bridge, steep yourself in history at Tower of London, and ponder the world of politics at Houses of Parliament.

To see other places to visit, maps, photos, and tourist information, use the London trip maker site .

Getting from Portsmouth to London by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or drive. In December, daytime highs in London are 11°C, while nighttime lows are 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trips

The Big Cat Sanctuary, The Hawking Centre, Warner's Distillery
Highlights from your plan
St. Paul's Cathedral ©
St. Paul's Cathedral
Tower of London ©
Tower of London
Buckingham Palace ©
Buckingham Palace

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