6 days in Central England and the Midlands Itinerary

6 days in Central England and the Midlands Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Central England and the Midlands journey builder

Make it your trip
Fly to London Stansted, Train to Lincoln
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Lincoln
— 1 night
Drive
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Alton
— 1 night
Drive
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Stratford-upon-Avon
— 3 nights
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Train to Marylebone station, Fly to Bologna, Shuttle to Rimini

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Lincoln

— 1 night
Lincoln is a cathedral city and the county town of Lincolnshire, within the East Midlands of England. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): get to know the fascinating history of Steep Hill. Keep things going the next day: explore the historical opulence of Lincoln Castle, then admire the striking features of Lincoln Cathedral, and then identify plant and animal life at Hawks Of Steele.

To see ratings, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Lincoln vacation maker website.

Rimini, Italy to Lincoln is an approximately 9.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of car and train; or take a train. Traveling from Rimini to Lincoln, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In April, Lincoln is little chillier than Rimini - with highs of 15°C and lows of 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Alton.

Things to do in Lincoln

Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trip

Alton

— 1 night
Start off your visit on the 4th (Sun): find something for the whole family at Alton Towers Theme Park.

For more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Alton road trip planning app.

Getting from Lincoln to Alton by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In April, daily temperatures in Alton can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Stratford-upon-Avon.

Things to do in Alton

Theme Parks
Highlights from your trip

Stratford-upon-Avon

— 3 nights
Stratford-upon-Avon is a market town and civil parish in Warwickshire, England, on the River Avon, 101mi north west of London, 22mi south east of Birmingham, and 8mi south west of Warwick. On the 5th (Mon), contemplate the waterfront views at Hatton Locks, step into the grandiose world of Warwick Castle, and then contemplate the long history of Charlecote Mill. Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at Holy Trinity Church, admire the masterpieces at The MAD Museum, admire the striking features of Shakespeare's Birthplace, then steep yourself in history at Shakespeare's Schoolroom & Guildhall, and finally don't miss a visit to The Tower @ RSC.

For reviews, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read our Stratford-upon-Avon trip builder app.

Drive from Alton to Stratford-upon-Avon in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of bus and train. In April, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 6°C. On the 7th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Stratford-upon-Avon

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trip