11 days in England Itinerary

11 days in England Itinerary

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Fly
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Oxford
— 1 night
Train
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Bath
— 1 night
Drive
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Wareham
— 1 night
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Drive to Lymington, Ferry to Yarmouth, Drive to Newport
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Newport, Isle of Wight
— 1 night
+2
Drive to Fishbourne IOW Ferry Terminal, Ferry to Portsmouth Portsea IOW Car Ferry Terminal, Drive to London
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London
— 3 nights
Train
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Lincoln
— 1 night
Drive
7
Alnwick
— 2 nights
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Oxford

— 1 night

City of Dreaming Spires

A busy, cosmopolitan city, Oxford is perhaps best known for its ancient university.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): learn more about the world around you at Oxford University Museum of Natural History, then examine the collection at Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology, then see the interesting displays at Pitt Rivers Museum, and finally steep yourself in history at Blenheim Palace.

To see where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Oxford trip planner.

Boston, USA to Oxford is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 5 hours traveling from Boston to Oxford. In April, plan for daily highs up to 57°F, and evening lows to 36°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) to allow enough time to take a train to Bath.

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Bath

— 1 night

Queen of English Cities

A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): admire the striking features of The Royal Crescent Hotel & Spa, then admire the landmark architecture of No 1 Royal Crescent, Bath, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Bath Abbey, and finally take an in-depth tour of The Roman Baths.

To find photos, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Bath tour website.

You can take a train from Oxford to Bath in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to drive to Wareham.

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Wareham

— 1 night
Wareham is an historic market town and, under the name Wareham Town, a civil parish, in the English county of Dorset. On the 24th (Sun), brush up on your military savvy at The Tank Museum and then step into the grandiose world of Corfe Castle.

To find ratings, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read Wareham tour planner.

You can drive from Bath to Wareham in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. April in Wareham sees daily highs of 56°F and lows of 38°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to travel to Newport.

Things to do in Wareham

Museums · Historic Sites

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Newport, Isle of Wight

— 1 night
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Mon): explore the galleries of Carisbrooke Castle, then admire the natural beauty at Godshill Model Village, and then steep yourself in history at Osborne House.

To find more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Newport travel planner.

You can do a combination of car and ferry from Wareham to Newport in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, ferry, and bus; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In April, daily temperatures in Newport can reach 55°F, while at night they dip to 39°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can travel to London.

Things to do in Newport

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Museums

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London

— 3 nights

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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore National Gallery and Natural History Museum. Visit Tower of London and St. Paul's Cathedral for their historical value. Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at The British Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Westminster Abbey, ponder the world of politics at Houses of Parliament, and steep yourself in history at Buckingham Palace.

To find more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the London online attractions planner.

Getting from Newport to London by combination of car and ferry takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, ferry, and train; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 56°F in April, and nighttime lows around 40°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to Lincoln.

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Lincoln

— 1 night
Lincoln is a cathedral city and the county town of Lincolnshire, within the East Midlands of England. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Fri): get to know the fascinating history of Steep Hill, then contemplate the long history of Lincoln Cathedral, and then contemplate the long history of Lincoln Castle.

For other places to visit, maps, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Lincoln trip itinerary builder site.

Getting from London to Lincoln by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive. In April, daily temperatures in Lincoln can reach 55°F, while at night they dip to 39°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) so you can drive to Alnwick.

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Alnwick

— 2 nights
Alnwick is a relatively large market town in north Northumberland, England, of which it is the county town. On the 30th (Sat), delve into the distant past at Lindisfarne Priory and then step into the grandiose world of Bamburgh Castle. Keep things going the next day: explore the historical opulence of Alnwick Castle and then stroll through The Alnwick Garden.

To find maps, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Alnwick road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Lincoln to Alnwick takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In April, daytime highs in Alnwick are 51°F, while nighttime lows are 39°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) to allow time to fly back home.

Things to do in Alnwick

Historic Sites · Parks

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England travel guide

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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.