25 days in England Itinerary

25 days in England Itinerary

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25 days in England Itinerary

Start: Los Angeles
Fly + Train:  15 h 45 min
1
Oxford
— 1 night
Train:  1 h 15 min
2
Bath
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Wareham
— 2 nights
Drive + Ferry:  2 h
4
Newport, Isle of Wight
— 3 nights
+3
Ferry + Bus + Train + Fly:  5 h 45 min
5
Alnwick
— 2 nights
Train:  2 h 15 min
6
York
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
7
Lincoln
— 2 nights
Train:  2 h 30 min
8
London
— 5 nights
Fly:  15 h
End: Los Angeles

1
night
Oxford

Oxford ©
A busy, cosmopolitan city, Oxford is perhaps best known for its ancient university.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): step into the grandiose world of Christ Church, see the interesting displays at Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology, then examine the collection at Pitt Rivers Museum, then learn more about the world around you at University Museum of Natural History, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Blenheim Palace. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Cotswold Motoring Museum and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens.

To find other places to visit, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, use the Oxford travel planner.

Los Angeles, USA to Oxford is an approximately 16-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Los Angeles to Oxford is 8 hours. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Los Angeles in August: high temperatures in Oxford hover around 71°F and lows are around 53°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Bath.

Things to do in Oxford

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens, Blenheim Palace, Cotswold Motoring Museum
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Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology ©
Pitt Rivers Museum ©
Pitt Rivers Museum

4
nights
Bath

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Kids will appreciate attractions like The Roman Baths and Brunel's SS Great Britain. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Gloucester Cathedral and Clifton Suspension Bridge. Venture out of the city with trips to Stonehenge (in Amesbury), Wells Cathedral (in Wells) and Gloucester Docks (in Gloucester). Next up on the itinerary: explore the ancient world of Avebury Stone Circle, engage your brain at At-Bristol, and contemplate the long history of Old Theatre Royal.

For traveler tips, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Bath trip planner.

Traveling by train from Oxford to Bath takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Oxford in August, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Bath: temperatures range from 66°F by day to 54°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Wareham.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Bristol, Gloucester, Stonehenge, Wells Cathedral, Avebury Stone Circle
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The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
Wells Cathedral ©
Wells Cathedral
Avebury Stone Circle ©
Avebury Stone Circle

2
nights
Wareham

Wareham ©
Wareham is an historic market town and, under the name Wareham Town, a civil parish, in the English county of Dorset. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Tue): kick back and relax at Weymouth Beach, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Salisbury Cathedral, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Sandbanks Beach. Keep things going the next day: step into the grandiose world of Corfe Castle, then look for all kinds of wild species at Monkey World, then brush up on your military savvy at The Tank Museum, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Nicholas Church.

To find more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Wareham travel itinerary creator.

You can drive from Bath to Wareham in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August in Wareham, expect temperatures between 70°F during the day and 54°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to travel to Newport.

Things to do in Wareham

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Saint Nicholas Church, Corfe Castle, Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta, Weymouth Beach, Sandbanks Beach
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Weymouth Beach ©
Weymouth Beach
The Tank Museum ©
The Tank Museum
Corfe Castle ©
Corfe Castle

3
nights
Newport, Isle of Wight

Newport ©
Bring the kids along to Blackgang Chine and Godshill Model Village. Step off the beaten path and head to Osborne House and Church of St George.

To find ratings, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Newport vacation builder.

You can do a combination of car and ferry from Wareham to Newport in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 69°F in August, and nighttime lows around 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Alnwick.

Things to do in Newport

Historic Sites Theme Parks Parks

Side Trips

Ventnor, Arreton, St Mildred's Church, Osborne House, Godshill Model Village
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Osborne House ©
Osborne House
Carisbrooke Castle ©
Carisbrooke Castle
St Catherine's Lighthouse ©
St Catherine's Lighthouse

2
nights
Alnwick

Alnwick ©
Alnwick is a relatively large market town in north Northumberland, England, of which it is the county town. Start off your visit on the 12th (Sun): explore the historical opulence of Alnwick Castle.

For maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Alnwick tour planner.

You can fly from Newport to Alnwick in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In August, daytime highs in Alnwick are 65°F, while nighttime lows are 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) to allow time to drive to York.

Things to do in Alnwick

Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Cragside House and Gardens
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Alnwick Castle ©
Alnwick Castle
Cragside House and Gardens ©
Cragside House and Gardens
National Trust - Dunstanburgh Castle ©
National Trust - Dunstanburgh Castle

4
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.
Family-friendly places like Filey Beach and York Maze will thrill your kids. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Durham Cathedral and Eden Camp. Change things up with these side-trips from York: Whitby (Whitby Abbey & Church of Saint Mary, Whitby) and Fountains Abbey (in Ripon). The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at National Railway Museum, delve into the distant past at York City Walls, and admire the landmark architecture of York Minster.

For maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the York trip planner.

You can drive from Alnwick to York in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in York can reach 68°F, while at night they dip to 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to drive to Lincoln.

Things to do in York

Historic Sites Theme Parks Museums

Side Trips

Whitby, Fountains Abbey, Filey Beach, Durham Cathedral, Eden Camp Modern History Theme Museum
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York Maze ©
York Maze
Fountains Abbey ©
Fountains Abbey
Durham Cathedral ©
Durham Cathedral

2
nights
Lincoln

Lincoln ©
Lincoln is a cathedral city and the county town of Lincolnshire, within the East Midlands of England. Popular historic sites such as Lincoln Castle and Lincoln Cathedral are in your itinerary. Get some cultural insight at Chatsworth House and Museum of Lincolnshire Life. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Lincoln: Grantham (Belton House & St. Wulfram's Church) and Sundown Adventureland (in Retford). There's still lots to do: get to know the fascinating history of Steep Hill.

To find where to stay, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Lincoln online itinerary creator.

Getting from York to Lincoln by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Lincoln are 69°F, while nighttime lows are 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to London.

Things to do in Lincoln

Historic Sites Theme Parks Museums

Side Trips

Grantham, Sundown Adventureland, Chatsworth House
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Lincoln Cathedral ©
Lincoln Cathedral
Steep Hill ©
Steep Hill
Belton House ©
Belton House

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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate National Gallery and British Museum. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like St. Paul's Cathedral and Westminster Abbey. There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Tower of London, get engrossed in the history at Churchill War Rooms, explore the historical opulence of Buckingham Palace, and admire the masterpieces at V&A - Victoria and Albert Museum.

For reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read our London custom trip planner.

Getting from Lincoln to London by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in London are 71°F, while nighttime lows are 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Nightlife
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Tower of London ©
Tower of London
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum
The British Museum ©
The British Museum

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