32 days in England & Wales Itinerary

32 days in England & Wales Itinerary

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Portsmouth
— 5 nights
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Oxford
— 2 nights
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Bath
— 3 nights
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St Austell
— 4 nights
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Cardiff
— 2 nights
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Caernarfon
— 4 nights
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Liverpool
— 3 nights
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Durham
— 2 nights
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London
— 5 nights

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5
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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. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at The Mary Rose and Jane Austen's House. Discover out-of-the-way places like HMS Victory and Tangmere Military Aviation Museum. Get out of town with these interesting Portsmouth side-trips: Isle of Portland (Portland Bill Lighthouse & Castletown D-Day Centre), Weymouth Portland Railway Walk (in Weymouth) and Weald & Downland Living Museum (in Singleton). And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at The D-Day Story, get to know the fascinating history of Portsdown Hill, steep yourself in history at RAF Tangmere, and learn about all things military at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard.

For traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Portsmouth tour planning website.

Paris, France to Portsmouth is an approximately 5.5-hour train ride. You can also fly; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. In November, plan for daily highs up to 12°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can go by car to Oxford.

Things to do in Portsmouth

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping

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Must see
HMS Victory
4.6
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Must see
The Mary Rose
4.8
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Specialty Museum
Jane Austen's House
4.6

2
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Oxford

Oxford ©

City of Dreaming Spires

A busy, cosmopolitan city, Oxford is perhaps best known for its ancient university.
On the 11th (Mon), admire the striking features of Weston Library, contemplate the long history of Sheldonian Theatre, then see the interesting displays at Pitt Rivers Museum, then examine the collection at Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St. Martin's Church. On your second day here, steep yourself in history at Chedworth Roman Villa, admire the landmark architecture of University Church of St Mary the Virgin, stop by Blackwell's Bookshop, then get curious at History of Science Museum, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Magdalen College.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Oxford trip itinerary maker website.

You can drive from Portsmouth to Oxford in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. November in Oxford sees daily highs of 12°C and lows of 3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) to allow time to take a train to Bath.

Things to do in Oxford

Historic Sites · Museums · Childrens Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

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Historic Site
Chedworth Roman Villa
4.4
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Specialty Museum
Pitt Rivers Museum
4.7

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like No 1 Royal Crescent, Bath and Sally Lunn's Museum. Museum-lovers will appreciate The Roman Baths and The Jane Austen Centre. Venture out of the city with trips to Amesbury (Stonehenge & Stonehenge public footpath). The adventure continues: make a trip to Bath Street, stroll around Royal Victoria Park, take a stroll through Milsom Street, and get curious at Herschel Museum of Astronomy.

For other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Bath day trip app.

You can take a train from Oxford to Bath in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can go by car to St Austell.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Side Trips

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World heritage site
Stonehenge
4.0
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Historic Site
Bath Street
4.6

4
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St Austell

St Austell ©
St Austell is a civil parish and major town in Cornwall, England, UK. Museum-lovers will get to explore Shipwreck Treasure Museum and Atishoo Gallery. Popular historic sites such as The Lost Gardens of Heligan and Holy Trinity Church are in your itinerary. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around St Austell: St Just-in-Roseland Church (in St Just in Roseland), Haldon Belvedere (Lawrence Castle) (in Dunchideock) and St Mawes Castle (in St Mawes). There's much more to do: enjoy some diversion at Cornwall Football Golf, make a trip to Charlestown Harbour, take in the exciting artwork at Cscape Art, and brush up on your military savvy at Davidstow Airfield & Cornwall At War Museum.

To find maps, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our St Austell day trip site.

Getting from Bath to St Austell by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Cardiff.

Things to do in St Austell

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Fun & Games

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2
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Cardiff

Cardiff ©

City of Castles

The capital of Wales, Cardiff is a very green city indeed, boasting more green space per person than any other place in the country.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Wed): see the interesting displays at St Fagans National Museum of History, then step into the grandiose world of Raglan Castle, then contemplate the long history of Goodrich Castle, and finally snap pictures at Monnow Bridge and Gate. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Thu): pause for some serene contemplation at The University Church, Nazareth House, stroll the grounds of Llandaff Cathedral, then examine the collection at Museum of Cardiff, and finally step into the grandiose world of Cardiff Castle.

To find maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Cardiff day trip planner.

Drive from St Austell to Cardiff in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around 13°C in November, and nighttime lows around 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can travel to Caernarfon.

Things to do in Cardiff

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Castle
Raglan Castle
4.7

4
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Caernarfon

Caernarfon
Caernarfon is a royal town, community, and port in Gwynedd, Wales, with a population of 9,615. Step off the beaten path and head to Caernarfon Castle and Marble Church. You'll explore and learn at Conwy Castle and The Royal Welch Fusiliers Regimental Museum. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Caernarfon: Penmon Point (in Penmon) and Smallest House in Britain (in Conwy). And it doesn't end there: do a tasting at Pant Du Vineyard, take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Presbyterian Church of Wales, Castle Square, pause for some photo ops at Gelert The Faithful Hound Statue, and don't miss a visit to Llywelyn Our Last Leader Memorial.

To find ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Caernarfon travel route planner.

You can fly from Cardiff to Caernarfon in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In November, daytime highs in Caernarfon are 13°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Liverpool.

Things to do in Caernarfon

Historic Sites · Museums · Trails · Outdoors

Side Trips

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World heritage site
Caernarfon Castle
4.6
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World heritage site
Conwy Castle
4.6

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Liverpool

Liverpool ©

Capital of Pop Music

Famous for being the birthplace of the Beatles, Liverpool is a vibrant city with an outstanding cultural heritage.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The Beatles Story and Quarry Bank. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Western Approaches Museum - The Battle of the Atlantic Experience and Speke Hall. And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Mendips - John Lennon Home, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Liverpool Cathedral, get engrossed in the history at International Slavery Museum, and test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

For traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Liverpool online travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Caernarfon to Liverpool takes 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 12°C in November, and nighttime lows around 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to drive to Durham.

Things to do in Liverpool

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Specialty Museum
Quarry Bank
4.6
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Specialty Museum
The Beatles Story
4.3

2
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Durham

Durham ©
Durham is a historic city and the county town of County Durham in North East England. Start off your visit on the 29th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St Nicholas Church, appreciate the history behind The Durham Light Infantry Memorial, then contemplate the long history of Durham Cathedral, then explore the historical opulence of Durham Castle, and finally see the interesting displays at Lindisfarne Gospels. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the pleasant sights at Durham Riverside Walk, enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at Ushaw Historic House, Chapels & Gardens, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Agatha's Church, and finally take an in-depth tour of Green Howards Museum.

To see reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Durham trip planner.

You can drive from Liverpool to Durham in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect little chillier evenings in Durham when traveling from Liverpool in November, with lows around 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train to London.

Things to do in Durham

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

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Must see
Durham Cathedral
4.8
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World heritage site
Durham Castle
4.3
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Military Museum
Green Howards Museum
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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Wallace Collection and Westminster Abbey. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like National Gallery and Hever Castle & Gardens. Change things up with these side-trips from London: IWM Duxford (in Duxford), Hampton Court Palace (in East Molesey) and Windsor Castle (in Windsor). There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at The British Museum, get engrossed in the history at Natural History Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral, and don't miss a visit to Trafalgar Square.

To find maps, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the London trip planner.

Getting from Durham to London by train takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. December in London sees daily highs of 11°C and lows of 4°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Fri) to allow time for the train ride back home.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

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Must see
IWM Duxford
4.7

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