4 days in England Itinerary

4 days in England Itinerary

Created using Inspirock England tour itinerary planner

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Drive
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Chelmsford
— 1 day
Drive
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Lavenham
— 1 night
Drive
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Harwich
— 1 night
Drive
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Colchester
— 1 night
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Chelmsford

— 1 day
Chelmsford is the principal settlement of the City of Chelmsford and the county town of Essex, in the East of England. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): stop by The Essex Cider Shop, pause for some serene contemplation at Chelmsford Cathedral, then browse for treasures at Battlesbridge Antiques Centre, and finally grab your bike and head to Radical Bikes C.I.C..

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London to Chelmsford is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also take a train. June in Chelmsford sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) to allow time to travel to Lavenham.

Things to do in Chelmsford

Trails · Parks · Outdoors · Shopping

Side Trip

Lavenham

— 1 night
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Mon): contemplate the long history of Lavenham Guildhall, see the interesting displays at Little Hall Lavenham, stop by Beautiful Beers, then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Saint Peter and Saint Paul, then pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Sarah's Attic, and finally savor the flavors at Lavenham Farmers Market.

For traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Lavenham driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Chelmsford to Lavenham in 1.5 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Lavenham can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Harwich.

Things to do in Lavenham

Shopping · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Harwich

— 1 night
Harwich is a town in Essex, England and one of the Haven ports, located on the coast with the North Sea to the east. Your day by day itinerary now includes Harwich Redoubt. On the 25th (Tue), see the interesting displays at Harwich Redoubt, hunt for treasures at Quirky Old Stuff, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Dovercourt Bay Beach, then get engrossed in the history at Lightvessel LV18, and finally examine the collection at Felixstowe Museum.

To find photos, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Harwich trip itinerary maker site.

Getting from Lavenham to Harwich by car takes about an hour. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Colchester.

Things to do in Harwich

Museums · Beaches · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trip

Colchester

— 1 night
Colchester is an historic market town and the largest settlement within the borough of Colchester in the county of Essex.At the time of the census in 2011, it had a population of 121,859, marking a considerable rise from the previous census and with considerable development since 2001 and ongoing building plans; it has been named as one of Britain's fastest growing towns. To see reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Colchester trip builder tool.

Traveling by car from Harwich to Colchester takes an hour. In June in Colchester, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can take a train back home.

Things to do in Colchester

Shopping · Museums · Historic Sites

England travel guide

4.4
Specialty Museums · Nightlife · 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.