Itinerary #1: The Ultimate Tour of England
From quaint villages to bustling cities, this all-encompassing trip takes you on an eclectic tour of England, including the complete London experience and a visit to William Shakespeare's hometown.
|Day 1||Arrive in London||London|
|Day 2||Black Cab Tour of London||London|
|Day 3||Transfer to Oxford & "Harry Potter" Tour||Oxford|
|Day 4||Punting & a Picnic in Oxford||Oxford|
|Day 5||Explore Stratford-upon-Avon & Guided Tour of Warwick Castle||Stratford Upon Avon|
|Day 6||Small-Group Tour of the Cotswolds||Stratford Upon Avon|
|Day 7||Self-Guided Tour of Bath||Bath|
|Day 8||Sightseeing in Birmingham||Birmingham|
|Day 9||Tour Chester en Route to Liverpool||Liverpool|
|Day 10||Self-Guided Tour of Liverpool||Liverpool|
|Day 11||Eat the City Tour in Manchester||Manchester|
|Day 12||Lake District Day Trip||Manchester|
|Day 13||Visit Leeds & Tour York||York|
|Day 14||Depart From London|
Your two-week stay in England begins in London, where you will see famous landmarks like Westminster Abbey, Big Ben, and St. Paul's Cathedral. Days three and four take you to Oxford, complete with a Harry Potter-inspired tour and a peaceful punting and picnic outing along the River Cherwell. A train ride to Stratford-upon-Avon brings you to the birthplace of William Shakespeare—which also features the impressive 11th-century Warwick Castle.
Between Bath and Birmingham, you have opportunities to explore two historical cities that are vastly different. Next, The Beatles fans get a full day in Liverpool that features an escorted walk through the childhood homes of John Lennon and Paul McCartney. Day 11 has everything a travel foodie could ask for on the "Eat the City" tour in Manchester, followed by a visit to the gorgeous lakes, valleys, and villages in the scenic Lake District on day 12. Finally, visiting York and its many cathedrals and monuments provides the perfect chance to show off your photography skills before heading home. Learn more
Itinerary #2: England & Wales Outdoor Tour
Prepare for 14 days of beautiful scenery, intimate tours, and exciting adventures on an outdoor-inspired trip to England and Wales.
|Day 1||Arrive in London, Self-Guided Tour||London|
|Day 2||Punting and a Picnic in Oxford & Bodleian Library Tour||Oxford|
|Day 3||Transfer to Chipping Campden & Group E-Bike Tour||Chipping Campden|
|Day 4||Cotswolds Discovery Trail (Southern Loop) & Hidcote Gardens Tour||Chipping Campden|
|Day 5||Private Horse Trek & Cotswold Falconry Centre Visit||Chipping Campden|
|Day 6||Cotswolds Discovery Trail (North), Stratford-upon-Avon & Conwy||Conwy|
|Day 7||Conwy Guided Trail Tour||Conwy|
|Day 8||Explore the Northern Coasts of Wales & Transfer to Ambleside||Conwy|
|Day 9||Conwy to Ambleside & Self-Guided Tour||Ambleside|
|Day 10||Lake District: Private, Guided Walking Tour of Buttermere||Ambleside|
|Day 11||Many Lives of Beatrix Potter: Full-Day, All-Inclusive Tour||Ambleside|
|Day 12||Full-Day Electric Mountain Biking Trip in Keswick||Ambleside|
|Day 13||Punting in Cambridge, Sutton Hoo Tour & Transfer to Ipswich||Ipswich|
|Day 14||Transfer to London and Depart|
Start your two-week vacation with a self-guided tour of London that could include stops at Piccadilly Circus, the Sherlock Holmes Museum, or other destinations that pique your interests. Pack comfortable clothes and athletic shoes for day three's electric bike tour of the Cotswolds, as well as day four's adventure on the Cotswolds Discovery Trail - Southern Loop. Then, get an intimate experience with nature on day five with a private horse trek and a visit to the Cotswold Falconry Centre.
The second week of your trip crosses into Wales. From touring Conwy Castle to windsurfing, kayaking, and paddleboarding in beautiful Llandudno, there's plenty to do in this historic country. Then, return to England for a few more days of breathtaking views in the Lake District, a guided tour of the "Many Lives of Beatrix Potter," a boating adventure in Cambridge, and a visit to Sutton Hoo, an archaeological dig site made famous by Netflix. Learn more
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Itinerary #3: From England to France
This two-country tour lets you experience the best of both worlds: six action-packed days in London and an unforgettable week in France.
|Day 1||Arrive in London & Hop-On, Hop-Off Bus Tour||London|
|Day 2||Tower of London Private Tour||London|
|Day 3||Day Trip: Canterbury Cathedral, Dover Castle & White Cliffs||London|
|Day 4||Churchill War Rooms Walking Tour & Visit Kensington Palace||London|
|Day 5||Day Trip: Oxford, Cotswolds, Stratford-upon-Avon & Warwick Castle||London|
|Day 6||Harry Potter Walking Tour & High Tea at The Savoy Hotel||London|
|Day 7||Transfer to Paris & Hop-On, Hop-Off Bus Tour||Paris|
|Day 8||Day Trip: Euro-Disney||Paris|
|Day 9||Explore Paris & Evening Eiffel Tower Tour||Paris|
|Day 10||A Day in Le Marais: Cheese Shop, Museums & Market||Paris|
|Day 11||Cruise on The Seine & Hemingway Tour||Paris|
|Day 12||Transfer to Lyon & Self-Guided Tour||Lyon|
|Day 13||Beaujolais Tour & Wine Tasting||Lyon|
|Day 14||Depart Lyon|
Arrive in London, step on the Hop-On, Hop-Off Bus, and complete all the sightseeing your heart desires. Day three takes you out of the city on a relaxing coastal journey through the southeastern areas of Dover and Canterbury. Next, take a deeper dive into London's history with interactive exhibits and guided walking tours. The first half of your trip wraps with one of the city's most well-known—and delicious—traditions: afternoon tea at The Savoy Hotel.
Next, it's time to say bonjour to Paris! Cozy cafés, luxury department stores, and art museums are all at your fingertips, as are popular attractions like Notre Dame and the Grand Palais. Family-friendly adventure awaits on day eight with a trip to Euro-Disney. Then, experience a once-in-a-lifetime moment as you view Paris from the top of the Eiffel Tower before taking in the city from a different angle on a Seine River cruise. While Lyon offers excellent dining options, nothing compares to the finale: a tasting tour and toast to the wine-growing region of Beaujolais. Learn more
More Great England Itineraries
Looking for more inspiration for your trip to England? Check out these other England itineraries, with outdoor adventures, sightseeing tours, and countryside trips, to hit the highlights.