23 days in England Itinerary

23 days in England Itinerary

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York
— 3 nights
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Norwich
— 3 nights
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Exeter
— 3 nights
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Bath
— 3 nights
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Portsmouth
— 3 nights
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London
— 6 nights

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York

York ©

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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate York Minster and York City Walls. Kids will appreciate attractions like York Shambles and Margaret Clitherow Shrine. Step out of York with an excursion to SMJ Falconry in Oxenhope--about 1h 15 min away. The adventure continues: examine the collection at York Castle Museum, look for all kinds of wild species at York Bird of Prey Centre, indulge your thirst for a good beer at York Brewery, and get in on the family fun at Yorkshire's Winter Wonderland.

To see other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read York road trip planning tool.

Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei Darussalam to York is an approximately 20.5-hour combination of flight and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Bandar Seri Begawan to York is minus 8 hours. Traveling from Bandar Seri Begawan in December, expect York to be much colder, temps between 10°C and 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Norwich.

Things to do in York

Theme Parks · Wildlife · Parks · Historic Sites

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Find places to stay Dec 9 — 12:
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Must see
SMJ Falconry
5.0
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Architectural Building
York Minster
4.4

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Norwich

Norwich ©

Cultural Capital of East Anglia

Boasting a nearly 1,000-year history, Norwich is a vibrant city known for its inclusive atmosphere, openness, and quirky charm.
Get some historical perspective at Blickling Estate and Norwich Castle Museum & Art Gallery. Attractions like Horsey Beach and Room Escape Games make great kid-friendly stops. Venture out of the city with trips to Gorleston-on-Sea Beach (in Gorleston-on-Sea) and Ely Cathedral (in Ely). And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Norwich Cathedral, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Salle, St Peter & St Paul Church, steep yourself in history at Felbrigg Hall, Gardens and Estate, and browse the different shops at Royal Arcade.

For ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Norwich online itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from York to Norwich takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In December in Norwich, expect temperatures between 10°C during the day and 4°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Exeter.

Things to do in Norwich

Historic Sites · Beaches · Outdoors · Parks

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Religious Site
Norwich Cathedral
4.7
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Historic Site
Blickling Estate
4.5
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Beach
Horsey Beach
4.8

3
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Exeter

Exeter ©
Exeter is a cathedral city in Devon England with a population of. Head to House of Marbles and Tom Wood Antiques and Coinsfor some retail therapy. Popular historic sites such as Exeter Cathedral and Haldon Belvedere (Lawrence Castle) are in your itinerary. Venture out of the city with trips to Eden Project (in Bodelva), Woolacombe Beach (in Woolacombe) and Fleek Gallery (in Ilfracombe). There's more to do: have some family-friendly fun at The VRVE and find something for the whole family at Crealy Family Theme Park.

To find other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Exeter online driving holiday planner.

Drive from Norwich to Exeter in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a train to Bath.

Things to do in Exeter

Parks · Theme Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

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Garden
Eden Project
3.6
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Religious Site
Exeter Cathedral
4.5

3
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Bath

Bath ©

Queen of English Cities

A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Shop till you drop at Milsom Street and Pulteney Bridge. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like The Roman Baths and Castle Combe Village. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bath: Longleat (in Warminster), Stonehenge (in Amesbury) and WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre (in Slimbridge). And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Bath Abbey, admire the landmark architecture of The Royal Crescent Hotel & Spa, stop by Fudge Kitchen, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

For where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read our Bath trip itinerary app.

You can take a train from Exeter to Bath in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) to allow time to drive to Portsmouth.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites · Wildlife · Shopping · Parks

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Find places to stay Dec 18 — 21:
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Must see
The Roman Baths
4.6
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World heritage site
Stonehenge
4.0
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Historic Walking Area
Castle Combe Village
4.7

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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. Do your shopping at Gustamps and The Lanes. Family-friendly places like Winchester Cathedral and Portsmouth Historic Dockyard will thrill your kids. Venture out of the city with trips to Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta (in Salisbury), The Minster Church of St Cuthburga (in Wimborne Minster) and Bournemouth Beach (in Bournemouth). There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at The Mary Rose, take a tour of HMS Warrior 1860, take in panoramic vistas at Spinnaker Tower, and contemplate the long history of Royal Armouries - Fort Nelson.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read our Portsmouth trip maker site.

You can drive from Bath to Portsmouth in 2 hours. Another option is to take a train. In December, daytime highs in Portsmouth are 11°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) to allow time to drive to London.

Things to do in Portsmouth

Historic Sites · Museums · Beaches · Outdoors

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Find places to stay Dec 21 — 24:
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Must see
Gustamps
5.0
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Architectural Building
Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta
4.8

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London

London ©

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. Attractions like Westminster Abbey and Houses of Parliament make great kid-friendly stops. You'll find plenty of places to visit near London: The Hawking Centre (in Doddington), The Big Cat Sanctuary (in Smarden) and Warner's Distillery (in Harrington). The adventure continues: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral, shop like a local with Oxford Street, take a stroll through Greenwich, and enjoy breathtaking views from Tower Bridge.

To see where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read London online holiday builder.

You can drive from Portsmouth to London in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 11°C in December, and nighttime lows around 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in London

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Find places to stay Dec 24 — 30:
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Must see
Tower of London
4.6
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Must see
Buckingham Palace
4.3

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