45 days in England Itinerary

45 days in England Itinerary

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45 days in England Itinerary

Start: Cluj-Napoca
Fly:  6​h
1
London
— 5 nights
train:  1​h
2
Cambridge
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Windsor
— 1 night
train:  1​h
4
Oxford
— 2 nights
bus:  1​h 30​min
5
Stratford-upon-Avon
— 2 nights
train:  1​h
6
Birmingham
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
7
Nottingham
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
8
York
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
9
Windermere
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
10
Manchester
— 2 nights
train:  1​h
11
Liverpool
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
12
Bath
— 2 nights
train:  30​min
13
Bristol
— 2 nights
train:  2​h
14
Plymouth
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
15
Salisbury
— 1 night
train:  30​min
16
Southampton
— 2 nights
Drive:  30​min
17
Winchester
— 2 nights
train:  1​h
18
Portsmouth
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
19
Brighton and Hove
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
20
Canterbury
— 2 nights
train:  30​min
21
Dover
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  8​h
End: Cluj-Napoca

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nights
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Kensington Gardens, Harrods, Covent Garden, and other attractions you added. There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, steep yourself in history at Buckingham Palace, take in panoramic vistas at Tower Bridge, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Westminster Abbey.

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Cluj-Napoca, Romania to London is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or take a train. Traveling from Cluj-Napoca to London, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Cluj-Napoca in November, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in London, with lows of 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to catch the train to Cambridge.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Buckingham Palace ©
Buckingham Palace
The British Museum ©
The British Museum

2
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Cambridge

Cambridge ©
Steeped in history and tradition, Cambridge is renowned for its ancient colleges and sprawling green gardens.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Christ's College, Ascension Parish Burial Ground, Museum of Classical Archaeology, and other attractions you added. On the 6th (Wed), take in the spiritual surroundings of Great St Mary's Church (Church of England), then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at King's College Chapel, then explore the world behind art at Fitzwilliam Museum, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at The River Cam. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Thu): enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at Museum of Classical Archaeology, then contemplate the long history of St. John's College, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Ascension Parish Burial Ground, and finally contemplate the long history of Christ's College.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Cambridge vacation maker app .

You can take a train from London to Cambridge in an hour. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. November in Cambridge sees daily highs of 12°C and lows of 6°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can drive to Windsor.

Things to do in Cambridge

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Find places to stay Nov 6 — 8:
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King's College Chapel ©
King's College Chapel
Fitzwilliam Museum
Fitzwilliam Museum
The River Cam ©
The River Cam

1
night
Windsor

Windsor ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Windsor Great Park as well as St. George's Chapel. On the 8th (Fri), step into the grandiose world of Windsor Castle, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. George's Chapel, and then walk around Windsor Great Park.

To find ratings, maps, photos, and tourist information, read Windsor route maker website .

You can drive from Cambridge to Windsor in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 13°C in November, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to Oxford.

Things to do in Windsor

Historic Sites Parks
Find places to stay Nov 8 — 9:
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Windsor Castle ©
Windsor Castle
St. George's Chapel ©
St. George's Chapel
Windsor Great Park ©
Windsor Great Park

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nights
Oxford

Oxford ©
A busy, cosmopolitan city, Oxford is perhaps best known for its ancient university.
You've added Corpus Christi College, St John's College, Sheldonian Theatre, and other attractions to your itinerary. On the 9th (Sat), take in nature's colorful creations at Corpus Christi College, take in nature's colorful creations at St John's College, then admire the striking features of Sheldonian Theatre, then examine the collection at Pitt Rivers Museum, and finally examine the collection at Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Sun): step into the grandiose world of Oxford Castle & Prison, then get lost in a book at Bodleian Library, and then admire the striking features of Blenheim Palace.

To find other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read Oxford trip planner .

Traveling by train from Windsor to Oxford takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Oxford are 12°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can catcht the bus to Stratford-upon-Avon.

Things to do in Oxford

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Blenheim Palace
Find places to stay Nov 9 — 11:
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Blenheim Palace ©
Blenheim Palace
Pitt Rivers Museum ©
Pitt Rivers Museum

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nights
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. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes St Eadburgha’s Church, St Nicholas Church and Royal Shakespeare Theatre. Start off your visit on the 11th (Mon): admire the striking features of Shakespeare's Birthplace, stroll through Anne Hathaway's Cottage & Gardens, experience rural life at Mary Arden's Farm, then admire the landmark architecture of Holy Trinity Church, and finally catch a live performance at Royal Shakespeare Theatre. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Tue): explore the historical opulence of Warwick Castle, admire the landmark architecture of St Nicholas Church, then take in panoramic vistas at Broadway Tower, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St Eadburgha’s Church.

For ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Stratford-upon-Avon vacation planner .

You can take a bus from Oxford to Stratford-upon-Avon in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In November, daytime highs in Stratford-upon-Avon are 12°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a train to Birmingham.

Things to do in Stratford-upon-Avon

Historic Sites Nightlife Parks

Side Trips

St Nicholas Church, Warwick Castle, St Eadburgha’s Church, Broadway Tower
Find places to stay Nov 11 — 13:
Highlights from your plan
Anne Hathaway's Cottage & Gardens ©
Anne Hathaway's Cottage & Gardens
St Eadburgha’s Church ©
St Eadburgha’s Church
St Nicholas Church ©
St Nicholas Church

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nights
Birmingham

Birmingham ©
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Highbury Hall, Museum of the Jewellery Quarter, Winterbourne House and Garden, and other attractions you added. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Wed): examine the collection at Cadbury World, explore the world behind art at Barber Institute of Fine Arts, then take in nature's colorful creations at Winterbourne House and Garden, and finally stroll the grounds of Key Hill Cemetery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the world behind art at Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery, see the interesting displays at Museum of the Jewellery Quarter, then contemplate the long history of Birmingham Back to Backs, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Highbury Hall.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Birmingham online sightseeing planner .

Take a train from Stratford-upon-Avon to Birmingham in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 11°C in November, and nighttime lows around 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can drive to Nottingham.

Things to do in Birmingham

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Find places to stay Nov 13 — 15:
Highlights from your plan
Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery ©
Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery
Birmingham Back to Backs ©
Birmingham Back to Backs
Key Hill Cemetery ©
Key Hill Cemetery

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Nottingham

Nottingham ©
With its historic connection to the legend of Robin Hood, Nottingham is a vibrant blend of medieval and modern.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Lincoln Castle, St. Mary's Church and Nottingham Castle Museum & Art Gallery. On the 15th (Fri), learn more about the world around you at Wollaton Hall and Park, explore the world behind art at Nottingham Castle Museum & Art Gallery, then Head underground at City of Caves, and finally contemplate the long history of St. Mary's Church. Keep things going the next day: step into the grandiose world of Lincoln Castle, contemplate the long history of Lincoln Cathedral, and then get to know the fascinating history of Steep Hill.

For reviews, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Nottingham attractions planning website .

You can drive from Birmingham to Nottingham in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In November in Nottingham, expect temperatures between 11°C during the day and 4°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can drive to York.

Things to do in Nottingham

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Lincoln
Find places to stay Nov 15 — 17:
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Wollaton Hall and Park ©
Wollaton Hall and Park
Lincoln Castle ©
Lincoln Castle
Lincoln Cathedral ©
Lincoln Cathedral

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nights
York

York ©
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Castle Howard, Treasurer's House and Museum Gardens. Change things up with a short trip to Durham Cathedral in Durham (about 1h 30 min away). There's lots more to do: admire the striking features of York Minster, take a stroll through York Shambles, explore the galleries of The York Dungeon, and explore the ancient world of York City Walls.

To find reviews, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read York online itinerary builder .

Getting from Nottingham to York by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 11°C in November, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can go by car to Windermere.

Things to do in York

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Durham Cathedral
Find places to stay Nov 17 — 20:
Highlights from your plan
York City Walls ©
York City Walls
York Minster ©
York Minster
York Castle Museum ©
York Castle Museum

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nights
Windermere

Windermere
Windermere is the largest natural lake in England. Your list of things to see and do now includes Lake Grasmere, Derwentwater, Old Man of Coniston, and other attractions. And it doesn't end there: take some stellar pictures from Orrest Head, explore the activities along Lake Windermere, and don't miss a visit to Rydal Water.

To find more things to do, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read Windermere vacation maker site .

You can drive from York to Windermere in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to drive to Manchester.

Things to do in Windermere

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Derwentwater, Old Man of Coniston, Loughrigg Fell, Helvellyn, Lake Grasmere
Find places to stay Nov 20 — 23:
Highlights from your plan
Helvellyn
Helvellyn
Derwentwater ©
Derwentwater
Orrest Head ©
Orrest Head

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nights
Manchester

Manchester ©
Unofficially dubbed the Capital of the North, Manchester is known for its influence on industry and music, as well as its world-renowned connection to sports.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Royal Exchange Theatre, Manchester Town Hall, The Manchester Museum, and other attractions you added. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): admire the landmark architecture of Manchester Cathedral, browse the collection at The John Rylands Library, then engage your brain at Science and Industry Museum, and finally get engrossed in the history at Clayton Hall Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the exciting artwork at Manchester Art Gallery, examine the collection at The Manchester Museum, then ponder the world of politics at Manchester Town Hall, and finally catch a live performance at Royal Exchange Theatre.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Manchester route planning site .

You can drive from Windermere to Manchester in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Manchester are 11°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to take a train to Liverpool.

Things to do in Manchester

Museums Childrens Museums Nightlife
Find places to stay Nov 23 — 25:
Highlights from your plan
Science and Industry Museum ©
Science and Industry Museum
Manchester Town Hall ©
Manchester Town Hall
Manchester Cathedral ©
Manchester Cathedral

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Liverpool

Liverpool ©
Famous for being the birthplace of the Beatles, Liverpool is a vibrant city with an outstanding cultural heritage.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Pier Head, World Museum, Walker Art Gallery, and other attractions. Start off your visit on the 25th (Mon): stroll the grounds of Liverpool Cathedral, then examine the collection at Merseyside Maritime Museum, then take a leisurely stroll along Royal Albert Dock Liverpool, and finally see the interesting displays at The Beatles Story. On your second day here, examine the collection at Museum of Liverpool, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Metropolitan Cathedral of Christ the King Liverpool, then take in the exciting artwork at Walker Art Gallery, then get a new perspective on nature at World Museum, and finally take in the waterfront at Pier Head.

To find where to stay, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read Liverpool trip planner.

Take a train from Manchester to Liverpool in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 12°C in November, and nighttime lows around 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Bath.

Things to do in Liverpool

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
Find places to stay Nov 25 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
The Beatles Story ©
The Beatles Story
Royal Albert Dock Liverpool ©
Royal Albert Dock Liverpool
Merseyside Maritime Museum ©
Merseyside Maritime Museum

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Bath

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Your list of things to see and do now includes American Museum & Gardens, The Circus, Pulteney Bridge, and other attractions. On the 27th (Wed), examine the collection at The Jane Austen Centre, examine the collection at No 1 Royal Crescent, Bath, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bath Abbey, then get engrossed in the history at The Roman Baths, and finally browse the eclectic array of goods at Pulteney Bridge. Keep things going the next day: admire the striking features of The Circus, take in nature's colorful creations at American Museum & Gardens, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wells Cathedral.

For ratings, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read Bath online holiday planner .

You can drive from Liverpool to Bath in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a train to Bristol.

Things to do in Bath

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Wells Cathedral
Find places to stay Nov 27 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
American Museum & Gardens ©
American Museum & Gardens
Bath Abbey ©
Bath Abbey

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Bristol

Bristol ©
Bristol is famous for its Georgian and Victorian architecture, street art, underground music, maritime history, and the world-famous Clifton Suspension Bridge.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Blaise Castle Estate, Bristol Floating Harbour and Cabot Tower. Start off your visit on the 29th (Fri): explore the activities along Bristol Floating Harbour, then see the interesting displays at Brunel's SS Great Britain, then explore the historical opulence of Blaise Castle Estate, and finally snap pictures at Clifton Suspension Bridge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of St Mary Redcliffe Church, make a trip to Cabot Tower, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Bristol Cathedral, and finally admire the striking features of Chavenage House.

To see maps, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Bristol travel itinerary planner.

Bristol is very close to Bath. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) early enough to catch the train to Plymouth.

Things to do in Bristol

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Chavenage House
Find places to stay Nov 29 — Dec 1:
Highlights from your plan
Chavenage House ©
Chavenage House
Brunel's SS Great Britain ©
Brunel's SS Great Britain
St Mary Redcliffe Church ©
St Mary Redcliffe Church

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Plymouth

Plymouth ©
Once an important departure point for immigrants sailing for the New World, Plymouth is now mostly known for being one of the world’s most impressive natural harbors.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes St. Michael's Mount, National Trust - Saltram and Eden Project. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sun): take a stroll through The Barbican, enjoy the sea views from Smeaton's Tower, then make a trip to Plymouth Hoe, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Eden Project. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of National Trust - Saltram and then head off the coast to St. Michael's Mount.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Plymouth vacation planning website .

Traveling by train from Bristol to Plymouth takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Salisbury.

Things to do in Plymouth

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

St. Michael's Mount, Eden Project
Find places to stay Dec 1 — 3:
Highlights from your plan
Smeaton's Tower ©
Smeaton's Tower
St. Michael's Mount ©
St. Michael's Mount
Eden Project ©
Eden Project

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night
Salisbury

Salisbury
Salisbury is a cathedral city in Wiltshire, England, and the only city within the county. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Arundells as well as Stonehenge. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): don't miss a visit to Stonehenge, then make a trip to Old Sarum, then admire the landmark architecture of Arundells, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta.

To find maps, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Salisbury travel planner .

Traveling by car from Plymouth to Salisbury takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 11°C in December, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a train to Southampton.

Things to do in Salisbury

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Stonehenge
Find places to stay Dec 3 — 4:
Highlights from your plan
Old Sarum
Old Sarum
Stonehenge ©
Stonehenge
Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta ©

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Southampton

Southampton ©
Southampton, on the south coast of England, is the largest city in the ceremonial county of Hampshire. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Tudor House and Garden as well as New Forest National Park. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Wed): step aboard Steamship Shieldhall, take an in-depth tour of Tudor House and Garden, then pause for some photo ops at Titanic Engineer Officers Memorial, and finally take in the pleasant sights at Buckler's Hard. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: delve into the lush surroundings at New Forest National Park.

To see reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Southampton tour itinerary planner .

Southampton is just a short distance from Salisbury. In December, daily temperatures in Southampton can reach 11°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to drive to Winchester.

Things to do in Southampton

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

New Forest National Park, Buckler's Hard
Find places to stay Dec 4 — 6:
Highlights from your plan
Steamship Shieldhall ©
Steamship Shieldhall
New Forest National Park ©
New Forest National Park
Tudor House and Garden ©
Tudor House and Garden

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Winchester

Winchester ©
Winchester is a city and the county town of Hampshire, England. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Hawk Conservancy Trust, Winchester’s Military Museums and St Bartholomew's Church. On the 6th (Fri), step into the grandiose world of Highclere Castle, explore the historical opulence of The Great Hall, pause for some serene contemplation at Winchester Cathedral, then contemplate the long history of Hospital of St Cross, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St Bartholomew's Church. On the 7th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: brush up on your military savvy at Winchester’s Military Museums and then meet the residents at Hawk Conservancy Trust.

To find photos, ratings, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Winchester trip planning tool .

Winchester is just a short distance from Southampton. In December, plan for daily highs up to 11°C, and evening lows to 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) to allow time to take a train to Portsmouth.

Things to do in Winchester

Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums Parks

Side Trips

Hawk Conservancy Trust, Highclere Castle
Find places to stay Dec 6 — 8:
Highlights from your plan
Hawk Conservancy Trust ©
Hawk Conservancy Trust
Winchester Cathedral ©
Winchester Cathedral
Hospital of St Cross ©
Hospital of St Cross

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Portsmouth

Portsmouth ©
Portsmouth is a port city and unitary authority in the ceremonial English county of Hampshire and is located south-west of London and south-east of Southampton. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes WW1 Remembrance Centre as well as The D-Day Story. Start off your visit on the 8th (Sun): examine the collection at The Mary Rose Museum, brush up on your military savvy at WW1 Remembrance Centre, take in the waterfront at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard, then steep yourself in history at HMS Warrior 1860, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Spinnaker Tower. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of Osborne House, take an in-depth tour of The D-Day Story, and then examine the collection at HMS Victory.

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Take a train from Winchester to Portsmouth in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Portsmouth can reach 11°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to take a train to Brighton and Hove.

Things to do in Portsmouth

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Osborne House
Find places to stay Dec 8 — 10:
Highlights from your plan
The Mary Rose Museum ©
The Mary Rose Museum
Portsmouth Historic Dockyard ©
Portsmouth Historic Dockyard
Osborne House ©
Osborne House

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Brighton and Hove

Brighton and Hove ©
The vibrant seaside resort of Brighton and Hove features a lively nightclub scene and an abundance of cultural sites sure to keep you entertained for days.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Brighton Beach as well as Brighton Palace Pier. Start off your visit on the 10th (Tue): make a trip to The Lanes, don't miss a visit to Royal Pavilion, then laugh and play at Brighton Palace Pier, and finally kick back and relax at Brighton Beach.

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Take a train from Portsmouth to Brighton and Hove in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 11°C in December, and nighttime lows around 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can drive to Canterbury.

Things to do in Brighton and Hove

Historic Sites Outdoors Beaches
Find places to stay Dec 10 — 11:
Highlights from your plan
Royal Pavilion ©
Royal Pavilion
Brighton Palace Pier ©
Brighton Palace Pier
The Lanes ©
The Lanes

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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. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes St Andrew's Church, The Kent Museum of Freemasonry, St. Martin's Church, and other attractions you added. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Wed): pause for some serene contemplation at Canterbury Cathedral, see the interesting displays at The Canterbury Tales, then identify plant and animal life at The Hawking Centre, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St. Martin's Church. On the 12th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the historical opulence of Leeds Castle, then see the interesting displays at The Kent Museum of Freemasonry, and then pause for some serene contemplation at St Andrew's Church.

To see photos, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read Canterbury trip planner.

You can drive from Brighton and Hove to Canterbury in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to catch the train to Dover.

Things to do in Canterbury

Historic Sites Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

The Hawking Centre, Leeds Castle
Find places to stay Dec 11 — 13:
Highlights from your plan
The Hawking Centre ©
The Hawking Centre
Canterbury Cathedral ©
Canterbury Cathedral
Leeds Castle ©
Leeds Castle

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Dover

Dover ©
Dover is a town and major ferry port in the home county of Kent, in South East England. You've added The Grand Shaft, Western Heights, St Mary's Church, and other attractions to your itinerary. On the 13th (Fri), take an in-depth tour of Dover Museum, enjoy the sea views from South Foreland Lighthouse, and then explore the historical opulence of Dover Castle. On your second day here, take in the dramatic natural features at The White Cliffs of Dover, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Mary's Church, then make a trip to Western Heights, and finally brush up on your military savvy at The Grand Shaft.

For ratings, photos, and more tourist information, use the Dover holiday planner.

Dover is just a short distance from Canterbury. On the 15th (Sun), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Dover

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Find places to stay Dec 13 — 15:
Highlights from your plan
Dover Castle ©
Dover Castle
The White Cliffs of Dover ©
The White Cliffs of Dover
South Foreland Lighthouse ©
South Foreland Lighthouse

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