32 days in England Itinerary

32 days in England Itinerary

Created using Inspirock England planner
Make it your trip
Drive
1
Bamburgh
— 2 nights
Drive
2
Newcastle upon Tyne
— 3 nights
Drive
3
Whitby
— 4 nights
Drive
4
Scarborough
— 2 nights
Drive
5
York
— 3 nights
Drive
6
Skipton
— 1 night
Drive
7
Leeds
— 3 nights
Drive
8
Doncaster
— 3 nights
Drive
9
Leicester
— 3 nights
Drive
10
Cambridge
— 2 nights
Train
11
London
— 3 nights
Train

S M T W T F S
28
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
31
1
2
3

Bamburgh — 2 nights

Bamburgh is a village and civil parish on the coast of Northumberland, England. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Grace Darling Museum and St Aiden Beach. Step out of Bamburgh to go to Holy Island and see Lindisfarne Castle, which is approximately 34 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: explore the historical opulence of Bamburgh Castle, take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Parish Church of Saint Mary the Virgin, examine the collection at Lindisfarne Centre, and look for gifts at Swallow Fish.

Make your Bamburgh itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Berwick upon Tweed to Bamburgh is an approximately half hour car ride. You can also take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Bamburgh are 9°C, while nighttime lows are 2°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can go by car to Newcastle upon Tyne.
more
Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Beaches
Side Trips

Newcastle upon Tyne — 3 nights

One of the hippest urban centers in the northeastern part of the country, Newcastle upon Tyne once had a reputation for being an industrial wasteland with little to offer casual tourists.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Victoria Tunnel and The Literary & Philosophical Society. There's lots more to do: visit Quayside, appreciate the history behind Grey's Monument, stroll around Rising Sun Country Park, and get lost in a book at New City Library.

For reviews, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Newcastle upon Tyne online tour planner.

Traveling by car from Bamburgh to Newcastle upon Tyne takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In March in Newcastle upon Tyne, expect temperatures between 9°C during the day and 1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to drive to Whitby.
more
Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Fun & Games · Museums

Whitby — 4 nights

Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Whitby Harbour and 199 Steps.

For other places to visit, maps, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Whitby itinerary builder site.

Getting from Newcastle upon Tyne to Whitby by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train. In March, plan for daily highs up to 11°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can drive to Scarborough.
more
Outdoors · Parks · Museums · Beaches
Side Trip

Scarborough — 2 nights

Scarborough is a town on the North Sea coast of North Yorkshire, England. On the 12th (Fri), grab your bike and head to Scarborough to Whitby Rail Trail, then stroll around Peasholm Park, then appreciate the history behind Freddie Gilroy and the Belsen Stragglers, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Scarborough Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the masterpieces at Tracy Savage, brush up on your military savvy at Scarborough Maritime Heritage Centre, then pause for some serene contemplation at St Mary's Church, then observe the fascinating underwater world at Sea Life Scarborough, and finally take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Scarborough planner.

Traveling by car from Whitby to Scarborough takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 10°C, and evening lows to 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) to allow time to drive to York.
more
Parks · Outdoors · Zoos & Aquariums · Nature

York — 3 nights

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to York Bird of Prey Centre and York Cold War Bunker. And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Treasurer's House, get your game on at Yorkshire Activity Centre, see the interesting displays at York Castle Museum, and explore the ancient world of York City Walls.

To find reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our York trip planner.

You can drive from Scarborough to York in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in York can reach 11°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Skipton.
more
Museums · Historic Sites · Tours · Spas
Side Trip

Skipton — 1 night

Skipton is a market town and civil parish in the Craven district of North Yorkshire, England. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Thu): relax in the rural setting at Thornton Hall Farm Country Park, see Off-Road Tours, then explore the world behind art at Craven Museum & Gallery at Skipton Town Hall, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Holy Trinity Church,.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read our Skipton trip website.

You can drive from York to Skipton in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In March, plan for daily highs up to 11°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Leeds.
more
Outdoors · Historic Sites · Tours · Museums

Leeds — 3 nights

One of the most cosmopolitan, innovative, and prosperous cities in the country, Leeds went from a run-down mill town to a hip 21st-century urban center in just a few decades.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Fri): experience rural life at Crag House Farm, walk around Golden Acre Park, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kirkstall Abbey, and finally admire the striking features of Leeds Town Hall. Keep things going the next day: experience the excitement of Live For Today Adventures - Hazlewood Castle, then stroll around Temple Newsam, and then admire the striking features of Thornton's Arcade.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Leeds itinerary planner.

You can drive from Skipton to Leeds in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. When traveling from Skipton in March, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Leeds: temperatures range from 8°C by day to 1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Doncaster.
more
Historic Sites · Parks · Fun & Games · Museums
Side Trip

Doncaster — 3 nights

Doncaster, is a large market town in South Yorkshire, England. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Bawtry Paintball & Laser Fields and The Vulcan Experience. Next up on the itinerary: get to know the resident critters at Yorkshire Wildlife Park, step into the grandiose world of Conisbrough Castle, take in the exciting artwork at Limited 2 Art, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Reptile Rendezvous & Furry Friends.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Doncaster tour itinerary planner.

Drive from Leeds to Doncaster in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train. Traveling from Leeds in March, you will find days in Doncaster are somewhat warmer (12°C), and nights are about the same (2°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to drive to Leicester.
more
Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums

Leicester — 3 nights

On the 25th (Thu), steep yourself in history at Leicester Cathedral, get engrossed in the history at Leicester Guildhall, then admire the masterpieces at New Walk Museum, then deepen your understanding at De Montfort University Heritage Centre, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Haymarket Memorial Clock Tower. On the next day, expand your horizons at 45 Gin School - The Distillers Kitchen, pause for some photo ops at Sporting Success Statue, and then don't miss a visit to Stoneywell.

To see reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Leicester trip builder tool.

Traveling by car from Doncaster to Leicester takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In March, daytime highs in Leicester are 11°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Sat) to allow time for the car ride to Cambridge.
more
Museums · Historic Sites · Classes · Breweries & Distilleries

Cambridge — 2 nights

Steeped in history and tradition, Cambridge is renowned for its ancient colleges and sprawling green gardens.
Step off the beaten path and head to Fitzwilliam Museum and Jesus College. There's lots more to do: brush up on your knowledge of spirits at The Cambridge Gin Laboratory, get engrossed in the history at The Polar Museum, Scott Polar Research Institute, examine the collection at The Centre for Computing History, and get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For ratings, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Cambridge trip planner.

Getting from Leicester to Cambridge by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train. In March in Cambridge, expect temperatures between 11°C during the day and 4°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to catch the train to London.
more
Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums · Wildlife

London — 3 nights

Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Tue): see the interesting displays at Hunterian Museum and then indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink. Keep things going the next day: tour in style with a train tour and then admire the masterpieces at National Portrait Gallery.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to London fast, fun, and easy.

Traveling by train from Cambridge to London takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 11°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train back home.
more
Tours · Museums · Outdoors

England travel guide

4.4
Nightlife · Specialty Museums · 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.
more