22 days in England Itinerary

22 days in England Itinerary

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Start: New York City
Fly:  19 h 30 min
1
Alnwick
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
York
— 5 nights
+4
Train + Subway + Train + Ferry + Train:  5 h 15 min
3
Ventnor, Isle of Wight
— 4 nights
+2
Drive + Ferry + Drive:  2 h 45 min
4
Bath
— 4 nights
Train:  1 h 30 min
5
London
— 5 nights
Fly:  14 h 15 min
End: New York City

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 Cragside House and Gardens 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: Vindolanda (in Hexham), Lindisfarne Castle (in Holy Island) and Housesteads Roman Fort - Hadrian's Wall (in Haydon Bridge). There's more to do: explore the historical opulence of The Alnwick Garden and pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Saint Aidan Bamburgh.

For maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Alnwick day trip planning tool.

New York City, USA to Alnwick is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 5 hours traveling from New York City to Alnwick. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from New York City in May, with highs in Alnwick at 56°F and lows at 44°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to York.

Things to do in Alnwick

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Hexham, Bamburgh, 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: Durham Cathedral (in Durham), Fountains Abbey (in Ripon) 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 car from Alnwick to York takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a 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, Streetlife Museum of Transport, Durham Cathedral, Beverley Minster, Fountains Abbey
Find places to stay May 12 — 17:
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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 Island Gems. 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.

Take a train from York to Ventnor in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. 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, Carisbrooke Castle, Beaulieu National Motor Museum, The Mulberry Tree Woodturnery
Find places to stay May 17 — 21:
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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 Brunel's SS Great Britain. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta and Clifton Suspension Bridge. Venture out of the city with trips to Weymouth Beach (in Weymouth), St. Margaret's Chapel & Magdalene Almshouses (in Glastonbury) and The Tank Museum (in Bovington). 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.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Bath trip simple and quick.

You can do a combination of car and ferry from Ventnor to Bath in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. 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, Weymouth Beach, Avebury Stone Circle, St. Margaret's Chapel & Magdalene Almshouses, Dyrham Park
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Brunel's SS Great Britain ©
Brunel's SS Great Britain
The Tank Museum ©
The Tank Museum
Avebury Stone Circle ©
Avebury Stone Circle

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 Westminster Abbey. Tower of London and Churchill War Rooms will appeal to history buffs. Next up on the itinerary: learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum, steep yourself in history at Buckingham Palace, take in panoramic vistas at Tower Bridge, and explore the world behind art at Victoria and Albert Museum.

For where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read our London tour planner.

Traveling by train from Bath to London takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 62°F, and evening lows to 46°F. On the 30th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites
Find places to stay May 25 — 30:
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Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
The British Museum ©
The British Museum

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