9 days in England Itinerary

9 days in England Itinerary

Created using Inspirock England trip itinerary planner

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Train
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Lincoln
— 1 day
Drive
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Buxton
— 1 night
Drive
3
Coventry
— 2 nights
Drive
4
Birmingham
— 1 night
Drive
5
Bristol
— 2 nights
Drive
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Bath
— 1 night
Drive
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Salisbury
— 1 night
Drive

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Lincoln

— 1 day
Lincoln is a cathedral city and the county town of Lincolnshire, within the East Midlands of England. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): steep yourself in history at Lincoln Castle, admire the striking features of Lincoln Cathedral, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Steep Hill.

For reviews, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, use the Lincoln trip planning app.

London to Lincoln is an approximately 2.5-hour train ride. You can also drive. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in October, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can drive to Buxton.

Things to do in Lincoln

Historic Sites

Buxton

— 1 night
Buxton is a spa town in Derbyshire, England. On the 24th (Sat), stop by Hartington Cheese Shop, identify plant and animal life at Sally Mosley Guided Walks, then view the masterpieces at Chatsworth House, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eyam Parish Church of St Lawrence.

For where to stay, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Buxton planning tool.

You can drive from Lincoln to Buxton in 2 hours. October in Buxton sees daily highs of 16°C and lows of 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to drive to Coventry.

Things to do in Buxton

Historic Sites · Shopping · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trips

Coventry

— 2 nights
Coventry is a city and metropolitan borough in the West Midlands, England.Historically part of Warwickshire, Coventry is the 9th largest city in England and the 12th largest in the United Kingdom. On the 25th (Sun), explore the historical opulence of Warwick Castle, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Cotswolds Distillery, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Holy Trinity Church. On the 26th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some serene contemplation at Coventry Cathedral, look for all kinds of wild species at Bird on the Hand Falconry Experiences, and then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Warner's Distillery.

For maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Coventry trip itinerary app.

Traveling by car from Buxton to Coventry takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In October, daily temperatures in Coventry can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Birmingham.

Things to do in Coventry

Historic Sites · Breweries & Distilleries · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Birmingham

— 1 night

City of a Thousand Trades

Britain's second-largest city, Birmingham was known as the City of a Thousand Trades and the Workshop of the World in the Victorian era.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Tue): steep yourself in history at Birmingham Back to Backs, then sample the tasty concoctions at Banks's Park Brewery, and then take a stroll through Gas Street Basin.

To find photos, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Birmingham trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Coventry to Birmingham takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in October, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Bristol.

Things to do in Birmingham

Neighborhoods · Breweries & Distilleries · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Bristol

— 2 nights
Bristol is famous for its Georgian and Victorian architecture, street art, underground music, maritime history, and the world-famous Clifton Suspension Bridge.
On the 28th (Wed), learn about winemaking at Woodchester Valley Vineyard, look for all kinds of wild species at WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Tewkesbury Abbey. On the next day, admire the natural beauty at Westonbirt Arboretum and then see the interesting displays at Brunel's SS Great Britain.

For reviews, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read Bristol trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Birmingham to Bristol takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) so you can go by car to Bath.

Things to do in Bristol

Parks · Wildlife · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Bath

— 1 night

Queen of English Cities

A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
On the 30th (Fri), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bath Abbey, get engrossed in the history at The Roman Baths, then surround yourself with nature on West of England Falconry, and finally indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To find ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Bath trip itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by car from Bristol to Bath takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Salisbury.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites · Spas · Museums · Tours

Salisbury

— 1 night
Salisbury is a cathedral city in Wiltshire, England, and the only city within the county. Kick off your visit on the 31st (Sat): admire the landmark architecture of Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta, steep yourself in history at Mompesson House, then take an unorthodox tour of Stonehenge, then contemplate the long history of Old Sarum, and finally admire the architecture and history at History Hunt - SALISBURY.

For ratings, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read Salisbury online trip planner.

Getting from Bath to Salisbury by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Salisbury can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Salisbury

Historic Sites

Side Trip

England travel guide

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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.