45 days in England Itinerary

45 days in England Itinerary

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1
London
— 5 nights
2
Cambridge
— 2 nights
3
Windsor
— 1 night
4
Oxford
— 2 nights
5
Stratford-upon-Avon
— 2 nights
6
Birmingham
— 2 nights
7
Nottingham
— 2 nights
8
York
— 3 nights
9
Windermere
— 3 nights
10
Manchester
— 2 nights
11
Liverpool
— 2 nights
12
Bath
— 2 nights
13
Bristol
— 2 nights
14
Plymouth
— 2 nights
15
Salisbury
— 1 night
16
Southampton
— 2 nights
17
Winchester
— 2 nights
18
Portsmouth
— 2 nights
19
Brighton and Hove
— 1 night
20
Canterbury
— 2 nights
21
Dover
— 2 nights

5
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.
You've added Kensington Gardens, Harrods, Covent Garden, and other attractions to your itinerary. Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, steep yourself in history at Tower of London, enjoy breathtaking views from Tower Bridge, and take an in-depth tour of Natural History Museum.

To see more things to do, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, go to the London road trip app.

Cluj-Napoca, Romania to London is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Cluj-Napoca to London. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Cluj-Napoca in November since evenings lows in London dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) to allow time to take a train to Cambridge.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Find places to stay Nov 1 — 6:
Highlights from your plan
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Coca-Cola London Eye ©
Coca-Cola London Eye
Tower Bridge ©
Tower Bridge

2
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Cambridge

Cambridge ©
Steeped in history and tradition, Cambridge is renowned for its ancient colleges and sprawling green gardens.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Christ's College, Ascension Parish Burial Ground, Museum of Classical Archaeology, and other attractions. On the 6th (Wed), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Great St Mary's Church (Church of England), thentake in the spiritual surroundings of King's College Chapel, thenexplore the world behind art at Fitzwilliam Museum, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at The River Cam. Here are some ideas for day two: take an in-depth tour of Museum of Classical Archaeology, contemplate the long history of St. John's College, thenexplore the different monuments and memorials at Ascension Parish Burial Ground, and finally gain insight at Christ's College.

For reviews, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Cambridge online holiday maker.

Traveling by train from London to Cambridge takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in November, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Windsor.

Things to do in Cambridge

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Find places to stay Nov 6 — 8:
Highlights from your plan
King's College Chapel ©
King's College Chapel
Fitzwilliam Museum
Fitzwilliam Museum
Museum of Classical Archaeology ©
Museum of Classical Archaeology

1
night
Windsor

Windsor ©
Windsor is a historic market town and unparished area in the Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead in Berkshire, England. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Windsor Great Park as well as St. George's Chapel. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Fri): step into the grandiose world of Windsor Castle, thencontemplate the long history of St. George's Chapel, and then walk around Windsor Great Park.

For ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Windsor road trip website.

You can drive from Cambridge to Windsor in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Oxford.

Things to do in Windsor

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

2
nights
Oxford

Oxford ©
A busy, cosmopolitan city, Oxford is perhaps best known for its ancient university.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Corpus Christi College, St John's College, Sheldonian Theatre, and other attractions. On the 9th (Sat), take in nature's colorful creations at Corpus Christi College, admire the natural beauty at St John's College, thenadmire the striking features of Sheldonian Theatre, thensee the interesting displays at Pitt Rivers Museum, and finally examine the collection at Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology. On your second day here, contemplate the long history of Oxford Castle & Prison, thenadmire the landmark architecture of Bodleian Library, and then contemplate the long history of Blenheim Palace.

To see maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Oxford trip itinerary site.

Traveling by car from Windsor to Oxford takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In November in Oxford, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can go by car to Stratford-upon-Avon.

Things to do in Oxford

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Blenheim Palace
Find places to stay Nov 9 — 11:
Highlights from your plan
Blenheim Palace ©
Blenheim Palace
Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology ©
Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology
Pitt Rivers Museum ©
Pitt Rivers Museum

2
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. On the 11th (Mon), admire the landmark architecture of Shakespeare's Birthplace, admire the natural beauty at Anne Hathaway's Cottage & Gardens, thenrelax in the rural setting at Mary Arden's Farm, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Holy Trinity Church, and finally see a show at Royal Shakespeare Theatre. On the 12th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: steep yourself in history at Warwick Castle, admire the landmark architecture of St Nicholas Church, thenenjoy breathtaking views from Broadway Tower, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St Eadburgha’s Church.

Plan trip to Stratford-upon-Avon with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Getting from Oxford to Stratford-upon-Avon by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around °C in November, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Birmingham.

Things to do in Stratford-upon-Avon

Historic Sites Parks Nightlife

Side Trips

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

2
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 list of things to see and do now includes Highbury Hall, Museum of the Jewellery Quarter, Winterbourne House and Garden, and other attractions. Start off your visit on the 13th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Cadbury World, enjoy some music at Barber Institute of Fine Arts, thentake in nature's colorful creations at Winterbourne House and Garden, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at Key Hill Cemetery. On the 14th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the world behind art at Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery, see the interesting displays at Museum of the Jewellery Quarter, thensteep yourself in history at Birmingham Back to Backs, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Highbury Hall.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Birmingham route planner.

Getting from Stratford-upon-Avon to Birmingham by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. November in Birmingham sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can go by car to Nottingham.

Things to do in Birmingham

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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

2
nights
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. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Fri): admire the striking features of Wollaton Hall and Park, explore the world behind art at Nottingham Castle Museum & Art Gallery, thensteep yourself in history at City of Caves, and finally steep yourself in history at St. Mary's Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: steep yourself in history at Lincoln Castle, thenadmire the striking features of Lincoln Cathedral, and then get to know the fascinating history of Steep Hill.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Nottingham tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Birmingham to Nottingham in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to drive to York.

Things to do in Nottingham

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

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

3
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. Go for a jaunt from York to Durham to see Durham Cathedral about 1h 40 min away. There's still lots to do: admire the landmark architecture of York Minster, examine the collection at York Castle Museum, don't miss a visit to Clifford's Tower, and wander the streets of York Shambles.

To see where to stay, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the York journey app.

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 °C in November, and nighttime lows around °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
Durham Cathedral ©
Durham Cathedral

3
nights
Windermere

Windermere
Windermere is the largest natural lake in England. You've added Lake Grasmere, Derwentwater, Old Man of Coniston, and other attractions to your itinerary. There's much more to do: get great views at Orrest Head, make a trip to Rydal Water, and explore the activities along Lake Windermere.

To see ratings, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read Windermere online itinerary maker.

Drive from York to Windermere in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can 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 Trails

Side Trips

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

2
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 list of things to see and do now includes Royal Exchange Theatre, Manchester Town Hall, The Manchester Museum, and other attractions. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): admire the landmark architecture of Manchester Cathedral, thenbrowse the collection at The John Rylands Library, thenexplore the engaging exhibits at Science and Industry Museum, and finally take an in-depth tour of Clayton Hall Museum. Keep things going the next day: take in the exciting artwork at Manchester Art Gallery, thensee the interesting displays at The Manchester Museum, thenponder the world of politics at Manchester Town Hall, and finally see a show at Royal Exchange Theatre.

To find maps, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Manchester trip itinerary planning website.

You can drive from Windermere to Manchester in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Manchester can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Liverpool.

Things to do in Manchester

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

2
nights
Liverpool

Liverpool ©
Famous for being the birthplace of the Beatles, Liverpool is a vibrant city with an outstanding cultural heritage.
You've added Pier Head, World Museum, Walker Art Gallery, and other attractions to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 25th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Liverpool Cathedral, see the interesting displays at Merseyside Maritime Museum, thentake in the pleasant sights at Royal Albert Dock Liverpool, and finally examine the collection 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, thenview the masterpieces at Walker Art Gallery, thenget a new perspective on nature at World Museum, and finally take a leisurely stroll along Pier Head.

For maps, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Liverpool trip planner.

You can drive from Manchester to Liverpool in an hour. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In November in Liverpool, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can go by car 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

2
nights
Bath

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes American Museum & Gardens, The Circus, Pulteney Bridge, and other attractions you added. On the 27th (Wed), see the interesting displays at The Jane Austen Centre, take an in-depth tour of No 1 Royal Crescent, Bath, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Bath Abbey, thenget engrossed in the history at The Roman Baths, and finally hunt for treasures at Pulteney Bridge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the landmark architecture of The Circus, admire the natural beauty at American Museum & Gardens, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Wells Cathedral.

To find maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Bath holiday website.

Traveling by car from Liverpool to Bath takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough to drive to Bristol.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

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

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nights
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. On the 29th (Fri), explore the activities along Bristol Floating Harbour, see the interesting displays at Brunel's SS Great Britain, thenexplore the historical opulence of Blaise Castle Estate, and finally snap pictures at Clifton Suspension Bridge. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St Mary Redcliffe Church, thentake in panoramic vistas at Cabot Tower, thencontemplate the long history of Bristol Cathedral, and finally admire the striking features of Chavenage House.

To find more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Bristol travel planner.

You can drive from Bath to Bristol in an hour. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) early enough to drive 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

2
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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. Start off your visit on the 1st (Sun): take a stroll through The Barbican, visit a coastal fixture at Smeaton's Tower, thendon't miss a visit to Plymouth Hoe, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Eden Project. On the 2nd (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: steep yourself in history at National Trust - Saltram and then head off the coast to St. Michael's Mount.

For where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Plymouth driving holiday planning tool.

Traveling by car from Bristol to Plymouth takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; 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 Nature

Side Trips

Eden Project, St. Michael's Mount
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

1
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. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): delve into the mystery of Stonehenge, contemplate the long history of Old Sarum, thenadmire the landmark architecture of Arundells, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta.

For more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Salisbury online trip builder.

Getting from Plymouth to Salisbury by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Salisbury can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can go by car to Southampton.

Things to do in Salisbury

Historic Sites Museums

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 ©
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. On the 4th (Wed), take a tour of Steamship Shieldhall, thensee the interesting displays at Tudor House and Garden, thenpause for some photo ops at Titanic Engineer Officers Memorial, and finally go for a walk through Buckler's Hard. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the wealth of natural beauty at New Forest National Park.

For photos, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Southampton trip builder website.

You can drive from Salisbury to Southampton in an hour. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can drive to Winchester.

Things to do in Southampton

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Buckler's Hard, New Forest National Park
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

2
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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), contemplate the long history of Highclere Castle, step into the grandiose world of The Great Hall, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Winchester Cathedral, thencontemplate the long history of Hospital of St Cross, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of St Bartholomew's Church. Here are some ideas for day two: learn about all things military at Winchester’s Military Museums and then get to know the resident critters at Hawk Conservancy Trust.

For more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Winchester travel route planner.

Winchester is just a short distance from Southampton. In December, daytime highs in Winchester are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Portsmouth.

Things to do in Winchester

Historic Sites Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Highclere Castle, Hawk Conservancy Trust
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. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sun): examine the collection at The Mary Rose, learn about all things military at WW1 Remembrance Centre, thenbrush up on your military savvy at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard, thenstep aboard HMS Warrior 1860, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Spinnaker Tower. On the 9th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the long history of Osborne House, take an in-depth tour of The D-Day Story, and then see the interesting displays at HMS Victory.

To find maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Portsmouth attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Winchester to Portsmouth takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Portsmouth can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) to allow time to drive 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 ©
The Mary Rose
Portsmouth Historic Dockyard ©
Portsmouth Historic Dockyard
HMS Victory ©
HMS Victory

1
night
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. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Tue): take a stroll through The Lanes, contemplate the long history of Royal Pavilion, thentake a leisurely stroll along Brighton Palace Pier, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Brighton Beach.

To see ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Brighton and Hove trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Portsmouth to Brighton and Hove takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In December, daytime highs in Brighton and Hove are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to drive to Canterbury.

Things to do in Brighton and Hove

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

2
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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. You've added St Andrew's Church, The Kent Museum of Freemasonry, St. Martin's Church, and other attractions to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Wed): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Canterbury Cathedral, see the interesting displays at The Canterbury Tales, thenlook for all kinds of wild species at The Hawking Centre, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Martin's Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Leeds Castle, see the interesting displays at The Kent Museum of Freemasonry, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Andrew's Church.

For ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Canterbury planner.

Traveling by car from Brighton and Hove to Canterbury takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Dover.

Things to do in Canterbury

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Leeds Castle, The Hawking Centre
Find places to stay Dec 11 — 13:
Highlights from your plan
The Hawking Centre ©
The Hawking Centre
Canterbury Cathedral ©
Canterbury Cathedral
St. Martin's Church ©
St. Martin's Church

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Dover

Dover ©
Dover is a town and major ferry port in the home county of Kent, in South East England. Your list of things to see and do now includes The Grand Shaft, Western Heights, St Mary's Church, and other attractions. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Fri): get engrossed in the history at Dover Museum, thenenjoy the sea views from South Foreland Lighthouse, and then explore the historical opulence of Dover Castle. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Sat): explore the striking landscape at The White Cliffs of Dover, pause for some serene contemplation at St Mary's Church, thenmake a trip to Western Heights, and finally learn about all things military at The Grand Shaft.

To find maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Dover tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Canterbury to Dover by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. On the 15th (Sun), you'll travel back home.

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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