15 days in England Itinerary

15 days in England Itinerary

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15 days in England Itinerary

Start: Washington DC
Fly:  15​h 30​min
1
Bamburgh
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
York
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Norwich
— 2 nights
4
London
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
5
Portsmouth
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
6
Exeter
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
7
Bath
— 2 nights
+3
train + Fly + bus + train:  12​h
End: Washington DC

1
night
Bamburgh

Bamburgh ©
Bamburgh is a village and civil parish on the coast of Northumberland, England. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): admire the striking features of Cragside House and Gardens, explore the historical opulence of Bamburgh Castle, and then see the interesting displays at Grace Darling Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu): admire the masterpieces at Paxton House and then make a trip to Lindisfarne Priory.

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Washington DC, USA to Bamburgh is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 5 hours traveling from Washington DC to Bamburgh. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Washington DC in October, with highs in Bamburgh at 57°F and lows at 46°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to go by car to York.

Things to do in Bamburgh

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Cragside House and Gardens, Paxton House, Lindisfarne Priory
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Cragside House and Gardens ©
Cragside House and Gardens
Lindisfarne Priory ©
Lindisfarne Priory
Bamburgh Castle ©
Bamburgh Castle

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Fri): wander the streets of York Shambles, take in the spiritual surroundings of York Minster, then get your game on at The York Dungeon, and finally explore the ancient world of Fountains Abbey. Here are some ideas for day two: learn about all things military at Eden Camp Modern History Theme Museum, then step into the grandiose world of Castle Howard, and then see the interesting displays at National Railway Museum.

To find where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the York road trip app .

Traveling by car from Bamburgh to York takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In October, daily temperatures in York can reach 59°F, while at night they dip to 45°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Norwich.

Things to do in York

Historic Sites Museums Fun & Games

Side Trips

Fountains Abbey, Eden Camp Modern History Theme Museum
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Fountains Abbey ©
Fountains Abbey
Eden Camp Modern History Theme Museum ©
Castle Howard ©
Castle Howard

2
nights
Norwich

Norwich ©
Boasting a nearly 1,000-year history, Norwich is a vibrant city known for its inclusive atmosphere, openness, and quirky charm.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sun): steep yourself in history at Blickling Estate, then steep yourself in history at Felbrigg Hall, then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Norwich Cathedral. Here are some ideas for day two: step into the grandiose world of Norwich Castle Museum & Art Gallery, take in the waterfront at Southwold Pier, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Gorleston Beach.

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Drive from York to Norwich in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. In October, plan for daily highs up to 59°F, and evening lows to 47°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can catch the train to London.

Things to do in Norwich

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Blickling Estate, Gorleston Beach, Southwold Pier
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Norwich Cathedral ©
Norwich Cathedral
Blickling Estate ©
Blickling Estate
Felbrigg Hall ©
Felbrigg Hall

3
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.
Westminster Abbey and Natural History Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Do some cultural sightseeing at St. Paul's Cathedral and National Gallery. There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of Tower of London, brush up on your military savvy at Churchill War Rooms, get a sense of history and politics at Houses of Parliament, and don't miss a visit to Big Ben.

To find reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the London trip itinerary planning site .

Traveling by train from Norwich to London takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 61°F in October, and nighttime lows around 48°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to catch the train to Portsmouth.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites
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Tower of London ©
Tower of London
Westminster Abbey ©
Westminster Abbey
National Gallery ©
National Gallery

1
night
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. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Chichester Cathedral, contemplate the long history of Royal Armouries - Fort Nelson, then examine the collection at The Mary Rose Museum, then get engrossed in the history at HMS Warrior 1860, and finally see the interesting displays at HMS Victory.

For more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Portsmouth road trip website .

Getting from London to Portsmouth by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or drive. In October, daytime highs in Portsmouth are 59°F, while nighttime lows are 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to drive to Exeter.

Things to do in Portsmouth

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Chichester Cathedral
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Royal Armouries - Fort Nelson ©
Royal Armouries - Fort Nelson
HMS Warrior 1860 ©
HMS Warrior 1860
HMS Victory ©
HMS Victory

2
nights
Exeter

Exeter ©
Exeter is a cathedral city in Devon England with a population of. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sat): admire the landmark architecture of Exeter Cathedral, then steep yourself in history at Cockington Court, then contemplate the long history of Greenway House, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Coleton Fishacre. Keep things going the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Buckfast Abbey, then see the interesting displays at Bygones, and then take a stroll through Babbacombe.

To see reviews, maps, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Exeter itinerary planning website .

Drive from Portsmouth to Exeter in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can catch the train to Bath.

Things to do in Exeter

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Torquay, Dartmouth, Buckfast Abbey
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Coleton Fishacre ©
Coleton Fishacre
Cockington Court ©
Cockington Court
Buckfast Abbey ©
Buckfast Abbey

2
nights
Bath

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
On the 14th (Mon), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wells Cathedral, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Bishop's Palace and Gardens, then get engrossed in the history at No 1 Royal Crescent, Bath, and finally admire the striking features of The Royal Crescent Hotel & Spa. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of The Roman Baths and then delve into the distant past at Stonehenge.

To find maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Bath online tour itinerary builder .

You can take a train from Exeter to Bath in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Wells, Stonehenge
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Wells Cathedral ©
Wells Cathedral
The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
The Bishop's Palace and Gardens ©
The Bishop's Palace and Gardens

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