15 days in England Itinerary

15 days in England Itinerary

Created using Inspirock England journey planner
Make it your trip
Fly
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London
— 4 nights
Drive
2
Norwich
— 2 nights
Drive
3
Lincoln
— 1 night
Drive
4
Bath
— 3 nights
Drive
5
Winchester
— 3 nights
Drive to London Heathrow Airport, Fly to Canberra

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London — 4 nights

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 cultural itinerary includes sights like Waddesdon Manor and Westminster Abbey. Discover out-of-the-way places like Trafalgar Square and Saatchi Gallery. And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Tower of London, get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, and pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral.

For photos, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read London trip itinerary website.

Canberra, Australia to London is an approximately 27-hour flight. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time, which is usually a -10 hour difference. When traveling from Canberra in December, plan for much colder days and slightly colder nights in London: temperatures range from 11°C by day to 4°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Norwich.
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Norwich — 2 nights

Boasting a nearly 1,000-year history, Norwich is a vibrant city known for its inclusive atmosphere, openness, and quirky charm.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Mon): don't miss a visit to Thursford and then steep yourself in history at Felbrigg Hall, Gardens and Estate. On the 27th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the spiritual surroundings of Norwich Cathedral, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Peter Mancroft, then contemplate the long history of Blickling Estate, and finally take a leisurely stroll along Cromer Pier.

To see reviews, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read Norwich online trip itinerary planner.

Getting from London to Norwich by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Norwich are 10°C, while nighttime lows are 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Lincoln.
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Lincoln — 1 night

Lincoln is a cathedral city and the county town of Lincolnshire, within the East Midlands of England. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Wed): contemplate the long history of Lincoln Castle, admire the landmark architecture of Lincoln Cathedral, then take in nature's colorful creations at Doddington Hall & Gardens, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Steep Hill.

For reviews, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Lincoln trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Norwich to Lincoln in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In December in Lincoln, expect temperatures between 9°C during the day and 3°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Bath.
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Bath — 3 nights

A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Sudeley Castle and Castle Combe Village will appeal to history buffs. Step off the beaten path and head to Goodrich Castle and The Royal Crescent Hotel & Spa. Get out of town with these interesting Bath side-trips: Corfe Castle (in Corfe Castle), Wells (West Front & Wells Cathedral) and The Market Cross (in Castle Combe). It doesn't end there: get engrossed in the history at The Roman Baths and contemplate the long history of Bath Abbey.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Bath trip planner.

Traveling by car from Lincoln to Bath takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) early enough to drive to Winchester.
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Winchester — 3 nights

Winchester is a city and the county town of Hampshire, England. On the 1st (Sun), explore the ancient world of Stonehenge, admire the landmark architecture of Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta, and then explore the galleries of Beaulieu National Motor Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon): pause for some serene contemplation at Winchester Cathedral, step into the grandiose world of The Great Hall, then step aboard HMS Warrior 1860, and finally see the interesting displays at The Mary Rose.

To find maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Winchester online vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Bath to Winchester takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around 11°C in December, and nighttime lows around 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.
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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.
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