22 days in England Itinerary

22 days in England Itinerary

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1
Alnwick
— 2 nights
2
York
— 5 nights
3
Ventnor, Isle of Wight
— 4 nights
4
Bath
— 4 nights
5
London
— 5 nights

2
nights
Alnwick

Alnwick ©
Alnwick is a relatively large market town in north Northumberland, England, of which it is the county town. Alnwick Castle and The Alnwick Garden will appeal to history buffs. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Barter Books and The Emporium. Get out of town with these interesting Alnwick side-trips: Housesteads Roman Fort - Hadrian's Wall (in Haydon Bridge), Lindisfarne Castle (in Holy Island) and Vindolanda (in Hexham). There's lots more to do: admire the striking features of Cragside House and Gardens, explore the historical opulence of Bamburgh Castle, and pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Saint Aidan Bamburgh.

To see photos, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Alnwick trip app.

New York City, USA to Alnwick is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from New York City to Alnwick is 5 hours. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from New York City in May, with highs in Alnwick at 56°F and lows at 44°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) to allow time to take a train to York.

Things to do in Alnwick

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Bamburgh, Hexham, Cragside House and Gardens, Lindisfarne Castle
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Alnwick Castle ©
Alnwick Castle
Bamburgh Castle ©
Bamburgh Castle
Cragside House and Gardens ©
Cragside House and Gardens

5
nights
York

York ©
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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Streetlife Museum of Transport and York Castle Museum. Lincoln Cathedral and Steep Hill will appeal to history buffs. Get out of town with these interesting York side-trips: Fountains Abbey (in Ripon), Durham Cathedral (in Durham) and Whitby Abbey (in Whitby). There's much more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Beverley Minster, step into the grandiose world of Lincoln Castle, explore the ancient world of York City Walls, and admire the striking features of York Minster.

For reviews, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our York sightseeing site.

Traveling by train from Alnwick to York takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 61°F in May, and nighttime lows around 45°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Ventnor.

Things to do in York

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Lincoln, Beverley Minster, Fountains Abbey, Durham Cathedral, Whitby Abbey
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Whitby Abbey ©
Whitby Abbey
Durham Cathedral ©
Durham Cathedral
Fountains Abbey ©
Fountains Abbey

4
nights
Ventnor, Isle of Wight

Ventnor ©
Do some cultural sightseeing at Osborne House and Carisbrooke Castle. For shopping fun, head to Oasis or JURASSIC JIM. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ventnor: Beaulieu National Motor Museum (in Beaulieu), The Needles Battery (in Totland) and Portsmouth (HMS Victory, The Mary Rose, &more).

For more things to do, photos, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Ventnor trip planner.

Do a combination of train and ferry from York to Ventnor in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of flight, train, and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 60°F in May, and nighttime lows around 46°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Bath.

Things to do in Ventnor

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Portsmouth, Arreton, The Mulberry Tree Woodturnery, JURASSIC JIM, Beaulieu National Motor Museum
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HMS Victory ©
HMS Victory
Osborne House ©
Osborne House
The Mary Rose ©
The Mary Rose

4
nights
Bath

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Museum-lovers will appreciate The Roman Baths and The Tank Museum. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta and Clifton Suspension Bridge. Venture out of the city with trips to St. Margaret's Chapel & Magdalene Almshouses (in Glastonbury), Brunel's SS Great Britain (in Bristol) and Weymouth Beach (in Weymouth). There's much more to do: take an unorthodox tour of Avebury Stone Circle, explore the ancient world of Stonehenge, admire the natural beauty at American Museum & Gardens, and admire the landmark architecture of Dyrham Park.

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You can do a combination of car and ferry from Ventnor to Bath in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can catch the train to London.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Bristol, St. Margaret's Chapel & Magdalene Almshouses, Dyrham Park, The Tank Museum, Stonehenge
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The Tank Museum ©
The Tank Museum
Avebury Stone Circle ©
Avebury Stone Circle
Stonehenge ©
Stonehenge

5
nights
London

London ©
Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Get some cultural insight at The British Museum and Natural History Museum. Tower of London and Buckingham Palace will appeal to history buffs. The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral, enjoy breathtaking views from Tower Bridge, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Westminster Abbey.

For photos, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read London journey planner.

You can take a train from Bath to London in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in London can reach 62°F, while at night they dip to 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in London

Museums · Historic Sites
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Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
The British Museum ©
The British Museum

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