13 days in England Itinerary

13 days in England Itinerary

Created using Inspirock England travel route planner

Make it your trip
Fly
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London
— 2 nights
Train
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Bath
— 3 nights
Drive
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Birmingham
— 3 nights
Drive
4
York
— 3 nights
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London

— 2 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.
On the 17th (Fri), don't miss a visit to Big Ben, take in the spiritual surroundings of Westminster Abbey, then make a trip to Buckingham Palace, and finally admire the masterpieces at National Gallery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral, then contemplate the long history of Tower of London, then enjoy breathtaking views from Tower Bridge, and finally get a sense of history and politics at Houses of Parliament.

To find other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the London tour itinerary maker site.

Singapore, Singapore to London is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 8 hours traveling from Singapore to London. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Singapore in April: high temperatures in London hover around 15°C and lows are around 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can catch the train to Bath.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Apr 16 — 18:

Bath

— 3 nights

Queen of English Cities

A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Explore hidden gems such as Wells Cathedral and Bombay Sapphire Distillery. Popular historic sites such as The Roman Baths and Gloucester Cathedral are in your itinerary. Venture out of the city with trips to WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre (in Slimbridge), Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary & All Saints (in Glastonbury) and Dunster Castle (in Dunster). There's much more to do: admire the striking features of The Royal Crescent Hotel & Spa, take an unorthodox tour of Stonehenge, and contemplate the long history of Winchester Cathedral.

To see ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Bath vacation planner.

Take a train from London to Bath in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to go by car to Birmingham.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites · Wildlife · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 18 — 21:

Birmingham

— 3 nights

City of a Thousand Trades

Britain's second-largest city, Birmingham was known as the City of a Thousand Trades and the Workshop of the World in the Victorian era.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Sudeley Castle and Ludlow Castle. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Tewkesbury Abbey and Stokesay Castle. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Birmingham: Stratford-upon-Avon (Holy Trinity Church & Anne Hathaway's Cottage & Gardens), Cotswolds Distillery (in Stourton) and St Mary's Church (in Halford). There's more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Worcester Cathedral and contemplate the long history of Hereford Cathedral.

For ratings, photos, maps, and more tourist information, use the Birmingham sightseeing planning site.

Drive from Bath to Birmingham in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. April in Birmingham sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 4°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to go by car to York.

Things to do in Birmingham

Historic Sites · Breweries & Distilleries · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 21 — 24:

York

— 3 nights

City of Festivals

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Fountains Abbey and RSPB Bempton Cliffs. Popular historic sites such as 199 Steps and York Minster are in your itinerary. Get out of town with these interesting York side-trips: Filey Beach (in Filey), Whitby Harbour (in Whitby) and Scarborough Beach (in Scarborough). The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at York Bird of Prey Centre.

To see traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our York day trip planning website.

You can drive from Birmingham to York in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in April, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in York

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 24 — 27:

England travel guide

4.4
Specialty Museums · Nightlife · Historic Sites
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.