14 days in England & Cardiff Itinerary

14 days in England & Cardiff Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United Kingdom trip maker

This plan was created by another user. Make it your plan

Route & dates

14 days in England & Cardiff Itinerary

Start: Chicago
Fly:  12 h
1
London
— 1 day
Train:  1 h 30 min
2
Bath
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h 15 min
3
Cardiff
— Few hours
Drive:  1 h 45 min
4
Stow-on-the-Wold
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h
5
Stratford-upon-Avon
— Few hours
Bus:  30 min
6
Warwick
— Few hours
Drive:  1 h 30 min
7
Chesterfield
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
8
Cambridge
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
9
Canterbury
— 1 night
Train:  1 h
10
London
— 3 nights
Fly:  12 h
End: Chicago

1
day
London

London
Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
For more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read London trip itinerary website.

Chicago, USA to London is an approximately 12-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Chicago to London is 6 hours. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Chicago in May, with highs in London at 62°F and lows at 46°F. You'll set off for Bath on the 31st (Sun).

Things to do in London

Nightlife Fun & Games Parks
Find places to stay May 30 — 31:

2
nights
Bath

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
You've now added St John The Evangelist Church to your itinerary. On the 31st (Sun), pause for some serene contemplation at St John The Evangelist Church.

To see maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Bath trip planning app.

You can take a train from London to Bath in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to take a train to Cardiff.

Things to do in Bath

Museums Historic Sites
Find places to stay May 31 — Jun 2:
Highlights from your plan
The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
Bath Abbey ©
Bath Abbey
The Jane Austen Centre ©
The Jane Austen Centre

few
hours
Cardiff

Cardiff ©
The capital of Wales, Cardiff is a very green city indeed, boasting more green space per person than any other place in the country.
Caerphilly Castle has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): explore the historical opulence of Caerphilly Castle and then examine the collection at St Fagans National Museum of History.

For reviews, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Cardiff day trip planning site.

Traveling by train from Bath to Cardiff takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June in Cardiff, expect temperatures between 65°F during the day and 52°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can travel to Stow-on-the-Wold.

Things to do in Cardiff

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Caerphilly Castle
Find places to stay Jun 2 — 3:
Highlights from your plan
St Fagans National Museum of History ©
Caerphilly Castle ©
Caerphilly Castle

2
nights
Stow-on-the-Wold

Stow-on-the-Wold ©
Stow-on-the-Wold is a small market town and civil parish in Gloucestershire, England. To see photos, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Stow-on-the-Wold road trip website.

Traveling by car from Cardiff to Stow-on-the-Wold takes 2 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Stow-on-the-Wold can reach 67°F, while at night they dip to 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to drive to Stratford-upon-Avon.

Things to do in Stow-on-the-Wold

Historic Sites Breweries & Distilleries Shopping

Side Trips

Cotswolds Distillery, Cotswold Sheepskin
Find places to stay Jun 2 — 4:
Highlights from your plan
Cotswolds Distillery ©
Cotswolds Distillery
St. Edward's Church ©
St. Edward's Church
Cotswold Sheepskin ©
Cotswold Sheepskin

few
hours
Stratford-upon-Avon

Stratford-upon-Avon ©
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 4th (Thu), admire the natural beauty at Anne Hathaway's Cottage & Gardens.

For more things to do, maps, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Stratford-upon-Avon day trip tool.

Traveling by car from Stow-on-the-Wold to Stratford-upon-Avon takes an hour. In June, daytime highs in Stratford-upon-Avon are 67°F, while nighttime lows are 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a bus to Warwick.

Things to do in Stratford-upon-Avon

Historic Sites Parks
Find places to stay Jun 4 — 5:
Highlights from your plan
Anne Hathaway's Cottage & Gardens ©
Anne Hathaway's Cottage & Gardens

few
hours
Warwick

Warwick ©
Warwick is the county town of Warwickshire, England. On the 4th (Thu), step into the grandiose world of Warwick Castle.

To find ratings, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read Warwick planning site.

Warwick is very close to Stratford-upon-Avon. In June in Warwick, expect temperatures between 68°F during the day and 55°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can go by car to Chesterfield.

Things to do in Warwick

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jun 4 — 5:
Highlights from your plan
Warwick Castle ©
Warwick Castle

2
nights
Chesterfield

Chesterfield ©
Chesterfield is a market town and a borough in Derbyshire, England. You've now added Peak Walking Adventures to your itinerary. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get the lay of the land with Peak Walking Adventures.

To see ratings, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Chesterfield trip app.

Traveling by car from Warwick to Chesterfield takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Chesterfield can reach 67°F, while at night they dip to 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Cambridge.

Things to do in Chesterfield

Tours Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Chatsworth House, Peak Walking Adventures
Find places to stay Jun 4 — 6:
Highlights from your plan
Peak Walking Adventures ©
Peak Walking Adventures
Chatsworth House ©
Chatsworth House
Hardwick Hall and Gardens ©
Hardwick Hall and Gardens

2
nights
Cambridge

Cambridge
Steeped in history and tradition, Cambridge is renowned for its ancient colleges and sprawling green gardens.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Sun): deepen your understanding at King's College, University of Cambridge, then contemplate the waterfront views at The River Cam, then explore the world behind art at Fitzwilliam Museum, and finally get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Cambridge online day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Chesterfield to Cambridge takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 69°F in June, and nighttime lows around 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can drive to Canterbury.

Things to do in Cambridge

Museums Parks Nature
Find places to stay Jun 6 — 8:
Highlights from your plan
Fitzwilliam Museum
Fitzwilliam Museum
The River Cam ©
The River Cam
Boat Tours & Water Sports

1
night
Canterbury

Canterbury ©
Canterbury is a historic English cathedral city and UNESCO World Heritage Site, which lies at the heart of the City of Canterbury, a local government district of Kent, England. On the 8th (Mon), steep yourself in history at Dover Castle and then delve into the distant past at St. Augustine's Abbey. Keep things going the next day: pause for some photo ops at Statue of Geoffrey Chaucer, then see the interesting displays at The Canterbury Tales, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Christ Church Gate, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Canterbury Cathedral.

For traveler tips and other tourist information, use the Canterbury planner.

Drive from Cambridge to Canterbury in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) to allow time to take a train to London.

Things to do in Canterbury

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Dover Castle
Find places to stay Jun 8 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
Dover Castle ©
Dover Castle
Canterbury Cathedral ©
Canterbury Cathedral
Christ Church Gate ©
Christ Church Gate

3
nights
London

London ©
Keep things going the next day: get engrossed in the history at Natural History Museum, then explore the world behind art at National Gallery, and then don't miss a visit to Buckingham Palace.

To find reviews, maps, and tourist information, read our London online trip itinerary builder.

Take a train from Canterbury to London in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. You will leave for home on the 12th (Fri).

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jun 9 — 12:
Highlights from your plan
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum
The British Museum ©
The British Museum

Similar Plans

15 days in England BY A USER FROM SOUTH AFRICA September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 16 days in England BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 25 days in England BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 16 days in England BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: June, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 17 days in England BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, shopping, popular sights PREFERENCES: September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 15 days in England BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES March, teens, culture, outdoors, historic sites, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: March, teens, culture, outdoors, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 16 days in England & Barmouth BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES March, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums, fast-paced, popular sights PREFERENCES: March, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Fast-paced 13 days in England BY A USER FROM BELGIUM May, kids, culture, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: May, kids, culture, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 15 days in Ireland, England & Scotland BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 19 days in United Kingdom & Ireland BY A USER FROM INDONESIA June, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: June, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 18 days in England BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, kids, historic sites, museums, hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, kids, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 32 days in England BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium
See more plans