13 days in England Itinerary

13 days in England Itinerary

Created using Inspirock England trip planner

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London
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Leicester
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Liverpool
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York
— 2 nights
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London
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London

— 3 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.
London is known for museums, nightlife, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Coca-Cola London Eye, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral, get engrossed in the history at Churchill War Rooms, and admire the masterpieces at The British Museum.

To find photos, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read our London attractions planner.

Ahmedabad, India to London is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. Traveling from Ahmedabad to London, you'll gain 5.5 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Ahmedabad in December, plan for much colder days in London, with highs around 11°C, while nights are slightly colder with lows around 4°C. On the 26th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Leicester.

Things to do in London

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Parks
Find places to stay Dec 23 — 26:

Leicester

— 2 nights
Get out of town with these interesting Leicester side-trips: Cotswolds Distillery (in Stourton), Stratford-upon-Avon (Boat Tours & Water Sports & Shakespeare's Schoolroom & Guildhall) and SnowDome (in Tamworth).

For photos, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Leicester journey planner.

Traveling by train from London to Leicester takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December in Leicester, expect temperatures between 10°C during the day and 3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can drive to Liverpool.

Things to do in Leicester

Historic Sites · Breweries & Distilleries · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 26 — 28:

Liverpool

— 2 nights

Capital of Pop Music

Famous for being the birthplace of the Beatles, Liverpool is a vibrant city with an outstanding cultural heritage.
To find ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Liverpool trip planner.

You can drive from Leicester to Liverpool in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 11°C, and evening lows to 5°C. On the 30th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to York.

Things to do in Liverpool

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping
Find places to stay Dec 28 — 30:

York

— 2 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.
On the 30th (Thu), take in the pleasant sights at York City Walls, then admire the striking features of York Minster, and then get thoroughly spooked out with a ghost and vampire tour. On the 31st (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take a stroll through York Shambles, examine the collection at National Railway Museum, and then get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

To see reviews, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our York online trip planner.

Traveling by car from Liverpool to York takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In December in York, expect temperatures between 10°C during the day and 2°C at night. On the 1st (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to London.

Things to do in York

Historic Sites · Tours · Shopping · Museums
Find places to stay Dec 30 — Jan 1:

London

— 1 night

The Square Mile

On the 1st (Sat), take in panoramic vistas at Tower Bridge, then contemplate the long history of Buckingham Palace, then get engrossed in the history at Natural History Museum, and finally admire the masterpieces at Saatchi Gallery. On the 2nd (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the long history of Tower of London, admire the masterpieces at Tate Modern, and then stroll around Hyde Park.

To see ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our London trip planner.

Take a train from York to London in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) early enough to catch the flight back home.

Things to do in London

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks
Find places to stay Jan 1 — 2:

England travel guide

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Nightlife · Specialty Museums · 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.