15 days in England Itinerary

15 days in England Itinerary

Created using Inspirock England trip itinerary planner

Make it your trip
Fly to London Heathrow, Train to Bath
1
Bath
— 2 nights
Drive
2
St Austell
— 1 night
Drive
3
Wareham
— 2 nights
+2
Drive to Lymington, Ferry to Yarmouth, Drive to Newport
4
Newport, Isle of Wight
— 1 night
Ferry to Portsmouth Harbour, Fly to Alnwick
5
Alnwick
— 2 nights
Drive
6
Lincoln
— 1 night
Drive
7
Cambridge
— 1 night
Train
8
London
— 4 nights
Fly

S M T W T F S
30
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20

Bath

— 2 nights

Queen of English Cities

A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
On the 2nd (Tue), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wells Cathedral, then examine the collection at The Jane Austen Centre, then admire the landmark architecture of Bath Abbey, and finally get engrossed in the history at The Roman Baths. On your second day here, delve into the distant past at Stonehenge, then explore the ancient world of Avebury Stone Circle, and then admire the landmark architecture of Lacock Abbey.

To see other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Bath route maker site.

Atlanta, USA to Bath is an approximately 13-hour combination of flight and train. You'll lose 5 hours traveling from Atlanta to Bath due to the time zone difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can drive to St Austell.

Things to do in Bath

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 1 — 3:
Find places to stay with best proximity to your trip

St Austell

— 1 night
St Austell is a civil parish and major town in Cornwall, England, UK. It is situated on the south coast, approximately south of Bodmin and west of the border with Devon.St Austell is one of the largest towns in Cornwall; in the 2011 Census, St Austell civil parish had a population of 19,958, with a total of 34,700 living in the wider area comprising several other civil parishes.HistoryNamed after Saint Austol (Saint Austell is mostly unrelated), one of the earliest references to the village of St Austell is in John Leland's Itinerary, where he says "At S. Austelles is nothing notable but the paroch chirch".Not long after William Cookworthy discovered china clay at Tregonning hill in west Cornwall, the same mineral was found in greater quantity in Hensbarrow downs north of St Austell. Start off your visit on the 4th (Thu): take in nature's colorful creations at The Lost Gardens of Heligan, tour the pleasant surroundings at Eden Project, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Lanhydrock House and Garden.

Plan my St Austell trip by asking Inspirock to come up with tips and suggestions.

Traveling by car from Bath to St Austell takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can go by car to Wareham.

Things to do in St Austell

Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 3 — 4:
Find places to stay with best proximity to your trip

Wareham

— 2 nights
Wareham is an historic market town and, under the name Wareham Town, a civil parish, in the English county of Dorset. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Fri): brush up on your military savvy at The Tank Museum and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Monkey World. On the 6th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take an in-depth tour of Purbeck Mineral and Mining Museum, explore the historical opulence of Corfe Castle, and then make a splash at Dorset Adventure Park.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Wareham day trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from St Austell to Wareham takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 62°F in May, and nighttime lows around 44°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to travel to Newport.

Things to do in Wareham

Wildlife · Parks · Museums · Theme Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay May 4 — 6:
Find places to stay with best proximity to your trip

Newport, Isle of Wight

— 1 night
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sun): step into the grandiose world of Carisbrooke Castle, then tour the pleasant surroundings at The Isle of Wight Donkey Sanctuary, and then steep yourself in history at Osborne House.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Newport trip simple and quick.

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Wareham to Newport takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, ferry, and bus; or do a combination of bus and ferry. May in Newport sees daily highs of 60°F and lows of 46°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to travel to Alnwick.

Things to do in Newport

Historic Sites · Wildlife · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 6 — 7:
Find places to stay with best proximity to your trip

Alnwick

— 2 nights
Alnwick is a relatively large market town in north Northumberland, England, of which it is the county town. On the 8th (Mon), step into the grandiose world of Bamburgh Castle and then explore the ancient world of Lindisfarne Priory. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Tue): step into the grandiose world of Alnwick Castle and then explore the historical opulence of The Alnwick Garden.

For more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Alnwick trip planner.

Do a combination of ferry and flight from Newport to Alnwick in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and train. In May, plan for daily highs up to 56°F, and evening lows to 44°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Lincoln.

Things to do in Alnwick

Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 7 — 9:
Find places to stay with best proximity to your trip

Lincoln

— 1 night
Lincoln is a cathedral city and the county town of Lincolnshire, within the East Midlands of England. Start off your visit on the 10th (Wed): explore the historical opulence of Lincoln Castle, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Lincoln Cathedral, and then get to know the fascinating history of Steep Hill.

To see more things to do, maps, photos, and other tourist information, use the Lincoln online tour planner.

Getting from Alnwick to Lincoln by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In May, daytime highs in Lincoln are 60°F, while nighttime lows are 45°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can drive to Cambridge.

Things to do in Lincoln

Find places to stay May 9 — 10:
Find places to stay with best proximity to your trip

Cambridge

— 1 night

City of Perspiring Dreams

Steeped in history and tradition, Cambridge is renowned for its ancient colleges and sprawling green gardens.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Thu): deepen your understanding at King's College Chapel, then learn about all things military at IWM Duxford, and then admire the masterpieces at Fitzwilliam Museum.

To find other places to visit, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Cambridge day trip planning tool.

You can drive from Lincoln to Cambridge in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. May in Cambridge sees daily highs of 63°F and lows of 49°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can catch the train to London.

Things to do in Cambridge

Side Trip

Find places to stay May 10 — 11:
Find places to stay with best proximity to your trip

London

— 4 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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Tower of London and Buckingham Palace. The British Museum and St. Paul's Cathedral are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Westminster Abbey, stroll around St. James's Park, and take in panoramic vistas at Coca-Cola London Eye.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our London journey maker website.

Take a train from Cambridge to London in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in London are 62°F, while nighttime lows are 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to fly back home.

Things to do in London

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks
Find places to stay May 11 — 15:
Find places to stay with best proximity to your trip

England travel guide

4.4
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.