27 days in England Itinerary

27 days in England Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: London
Train:  1 h
1
Canterbury
— 1 day
Drive:  3 h 15 min
2
Bath
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h
3
St Ives
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h
4
Gloucester
— 2 nights
Drive:  30 min
5
Cirencester
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
6
Oxford
— 1 night
Train:  1 h
7
Moreton-in-Marsh
— 2 nights
Drive:  30 min
8
Stratford-upon-Avon
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
9
Chester
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
10
Leeds
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
11
Ashby de la Zouch
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
12
Avebury
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h
13
Battle
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 45 min
14
Sutton Cheney
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 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. On the 8th (Sun), look for all kinds of wild species at Joe's Bows, take in the exciting artwork at Gallery 64a, see the interesting displays at The Kent Museum of Freemasonry, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Canterbury Cathedral, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Christ Church Gate.

To see traveler tips, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Canterbury trip itinerary planning site.

London to Canterbury is an approximately 1- hour train ride. You can also take a bus; or drive. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can go by car to Bath.

Things to do in Canterbury

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

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

2
nights
Bath

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
You've now added Stonehenge to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 9th (Mon): delve into the distant past at Stonehenge, admire the landmark architecture of The Royal Crescent Hotel & Spa, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, then steep yourself in history at The Roman Baths, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bath Abbey. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Wells Cathedral, snap pictures at Clifton Suspension Bridge, then examine the collection at Brunel's SS Great Britain, and finally browse the exhibits of 44AD artspace.

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Traveling by car from Canterbury to Bath takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to St Ives.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites Museums Spas

Side Trips

Bristol, Wells Cathedral, Stonehenge
Highlights from your plan
The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
Stonehenge ©
Stonehenge
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 11th (Wed): enjoy the sand and surf at Porthminster Beach, then admire the masterpieces at Tate St. Ives, then admire the masterpieces at Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden, and finally kick back and relax at Porthmeor Beach.

To find traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the St Ives visit planner.

You can drive from Bath to St Ives in 4 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 11°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can go by car to Gloucester.

Things to do in St Ives

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden ©
Porthminster Beach ©
Porthminster Beach
Tate St. Ives ©
Tate St. Ives

2
nights
Gloucester

Gloucester ©
On the 12th (Thu), delve into the distant past at Tewkesbury Abbey, pause for some serene contemplation at Old Baptist Chapel, then get to know the fascinating history of Gloucester Docks, then pause for some serene contemplation at Gloucester Cathedral, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Nicholas' Church. Here are some ideas for day two: stop by Treasure Seekers Gift Shop, then get your game on at SimAir737, then try your luck at Cheltenham Racecourse, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Walks With Hawks.

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You can drive from St Ives to Gloucester in 4 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 13°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Cirencester.

Things to do in Gloucester

Historic Sites Fun & Games Parks

Side Trips

Cheltenham, Tewkesbury
Highlights from your plan
SimAir737 ©
SimAir737
Cheltenham Racecourse ©
Cheltenham Racecourse
Tewkesbury Abbey ©
Tewkesbury Abbey

2
nights
Cirencester

Cirencester ©
Cirencester is a market town in east Gloucestershire, England, west northwest of London. On the 14th (Sat), stop by Octavia's Bookshop, then see the interesting displays at Corinium Museum, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Parish Church of St John Baptist, and finally get outside with The Cotswold Range. Here are some ideas for day two: take in nature's colorful creations at Westonbirt Arboretum, then explore the ancient world of Cirencester Amphitheatre, and then admire the striking features of Arlington Row.

To find photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Cirencester road trip site.

Cirencester is very close to Gloucester. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Oxford.

Things to do in Cirencester

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trips

Arlington Row, Westonbirt Arboretum
Highlights from your plan
The Cotswold Range ©
The Cotswold Range
Corinium Museum ©
Corinium Museum
Parish Church of St John Baptist ©
Parish Church of St John Baptist

1
night
Oxford

A busy, cosmopolitan city, Oxford is perhaps best known for its ancient university.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Mon): see the interesting displays at Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology, then steep yourself in history at Blenheim Palace, and then get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Oxford road trip planning website.

You can drive from Cirencester to Oxford in 1.5 hours. In March, daytime highs in Oxford are 11°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can take a train to Moreton-in-Marsh.

Things to do in Oxford

Tours Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Blenheim Palace
Highlights from your plan
Walking tours
Blenheim Palace ©
Blenheim Palace
Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology ©
Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology

2
nights
Moreton-in-Marsh

Moreton-in-Marsh ©
Moreton-in-Marsh is a town civil parish in northeastern Gloucestershire, England. On the 17th (Tue), have some family-friendly fun at Cotswold Archery, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Cotswold Falconry Centre, then look for all kinds of wild species at Birdland, then don't miss a visit to The Model Village, and finally look for gifts at Living Green Centre. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: sample the fine beverages at Cotswolds Distillery, take in nature's colorful creations at Batsford Arboretum, then pause for some serene contemplation at The Parish Church of St. Mary, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St Lawrence's Church.

To see where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read our Moreton-in-Marsh trip itinerary builder app.

Traveling by train from Oxford to Moreton-in-Marsh takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. In March in Moreton-in-Marsh, expect temperatures between 12°C during the day and 3°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can go by car to Stratford-upon-Avon.

Things to do in Moreton-in-Marsh

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Wildlife

Side Trips

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

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 19th (Thu): admire the striking features of Shakespeare's Birthplace, then take in nature's colorful creations at Anne Hathaway's Cottage & Gardens, and then explore the historical opulence of Warwick Castle. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the natural beauty at Hidcote Manor Garden, putt your heart out at Stratford-upon-Avon Minigolf, then relax in the rural setting at Stratford-upon-Avon Butterfly Farm, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Holy Trinity Church.

To find more things to do, maps, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Stratford-upon-Avon tour itinerary website.

Stratford-upon-Avon is just a short distance from Moreton-in-Marsh. March in Stratford-upon-Avon sees daily highs of 12°C and lows of 4°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) to allow time to drive to Chester.

Things to do in Stratford-upon-Avon

Historic Sites Parks Fun & Games

Side Trips

Warwick Castle, Hidcote Manor Garden
Highlights from your plan
Stratford-upon-Avon Minigolf ©
Stratford-upon-Avon Minigolf
Hidcote Manor Garden ©
Hidcote Manor Garden
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. On the 21st (Sat), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chester Cathedral, then get to know the resident critters at Chester Zoo, then delve into the distant past at Walls of Chester, and finally stop by Rococo Chocolates. Here are some ideas for day two: identify plant and animal life at Chester Cathedral Falconry and Nature Gardens, then have some family-friendly fun at Outpost Paintball, and then make a trip to Great Orme.

To find where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Chester trip itinerary maker tool.

Drive from Stratford-upon-Avon to Chester in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In March, plan for daily highs up to 12°C, and evening lows to 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) to allow enough time to 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
Great Orme ©
Great Orme
Chester Zoo ©
Chester Zoo

1
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.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): see the interesting displays at Royal Armouries Museum, then head outdoors with Live For Today Adventures - Hazlewood Castle, and then walk around Roundhay Park.

For traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Leeds online trip planner.

You can drive from Chester to Leeds in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. When traveling from Chester in March, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Leeds: temperatures range from 8°C by day to 1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can travel to Ashby de la Zouch.

Things to do in Leeds

Outdoors Fun & Games Parks
Highlights from your plan
Roundhay Park ©
Roundhay Park
Royal Armouries Museum ©
Royal Armouries Museum

2
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. Change things up with these side-trips from Ashby de la Zouch: Tamworth (Tameside Nature Reserve & Drayton Manor Theme Park). There's much more to do: have some family-friendly fun at Field Sport UK, get in on the family fun at Conkers, pause for some serene contemplation at Mount St Bernard Abbey, and explore the historical opulence of Ashby de la Zouch Castle.

To find maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Ashby de la Zouch online journey planner.

You can drive from Leeds to Ashby de la Zouch in 2 hours. In March, daytime highs in Ashby de la Zouch are 11°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to travel to Avebury.

Things to do in Ashby de la Zouch

Parks Theme Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Tamworth, National Memorial Arboretum, Mount St Bernard Abbey, Twycross Zoo
Highlights from your plan
Field Sport UK ©
Field Sport UK
SnowDome ©
SnowDome
Drayton Manor Theme Park ©
Drayton Manor Theme Park

3
nights
Avebury

Avebury ©
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Fri): stop by The Henge Shop, then explore the ancient world of Avebury Stone Circle, then explore the ancient world of West Kennet Long Barrow, and finally explore the ancient world of Swanborough Tump. Keep things going the next day: relax in the rural setting at Farmtastic Animal Farm, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. James, and then steep yourself in history at Avebury Manor.

For photos, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Avebury trip builder app.

Getting from Ashby de la Zouch to Avebury by car takes about 2.5 hours. On the 29th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Battle.

Things to do in Avebury

Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Swanborough Tump, Farmtastic Animal Farm
Highlights from your plan
West Kennet Long Barrow ©
West Kennet Long Barrow
Church of St. James ©
Church of St. James
Avebury Stone Circle ©
Avebury Stone Circle

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Battle

Battle ©
Battle is a small town and civil parish in the local government district of Rother in East Sussex, England. Change things up with a short trip to Drusillas Park in Berwick (about 32 minutes away). There's still lots to do: get your game on at 1066 Target Sports, wander the streets of Old Town Hastings, take in the exciting artwork at BRITISH design BRITISH made, and steep yourself in history at Scotney Castle Garden.

To find more things to do, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read our Battle driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Avebury to Battle takes 3 hours. In March, daily temperatures in Battle can reach 11°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Sutton Cheney.

Things to do in Battle

Fun & Games Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Hastings, Bodiam Castle, Scotney Castle Garden, Drusillas Park
Highlights from your plan
1066 Target Sports ©
1066 Target Sports
Battle Abbey and Battlefield ©
Battle Abbey and Battlefield
Old Town Hastings ©
Old Town Hastings

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Sutton Cheney

Sutton Cheney ©
Bosworth Battlefield Heritage Centre has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): relax in the rural setting at Tomlinsons Farm Shop, have some family-friendly fun at Mallory Park Racing Circuit, then walk around Bradgate Park, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Thornton Reservoir.

To find reviews, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Sutton Cheney trip planner.

Getting from Battle to Sutton Cheney by car takes about 3.5 hours. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Sutton Cheney when traveling from Battle in April, with lows around 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Sutton Cheney

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

Mallory Park Racing Circuit, Bradgate Park, Thornton Reservoir, Tomlinsons Farm Shop
Highlights from your plan
Bradgate Park ©
Bradgate Park
Thornton Reservoir ©
Thornton Reservoir
Bosworth Battlefield Heritage Centre ©
Bosworth Battlefield Heritage Centre

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