8 days in Central England and the Midlands Itinerary

8 days in Central England and the Midlands Itinerary

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8 days in Central England and the Midlands Itinerary

Start: Vancouver
Fly + Drive:  14​h 30​min
Church Stretton
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  13​h 45​min
End: Vancouver

Church Stretton

Church Stretton ©
Church Stretton is a small town in Shropshire, England, 13mi south of Shrewsbury and 15mi north of Ludlow. Take a break from the city and head to The Long Mynd and Carding Mill Valley. Your inner history buff will appreciate Hawkstone Park Follies and Stokesay Castle. Get out of town with these interesting Church Stretton side-trips: Docklow Pools (in Docklow) and Battlefield Falconry Centre (in Shrewsbury). There's more to do: explore the activities along The Quarry.

To see ratings, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read our Church Stretton online trip itinerary maker .

Vancouver, Canada to Church Stretton is an approximately 14.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is 8 hours. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Vancouver in August: high temperatures in Church Stretton hover around 23°C and lows are around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to drive to Stratford-upon-Avon.

Things to do in Church Stretton

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Shrewsbury, Docklow Pools, Stokesay Castle
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Docklow Pools ©
Docklow Pools
Battlefield Falconry Centre ©
Battlefield Falconry Centre
Carding Mill Valley ©
Carding Mill Valley


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. Escape the urban bustle at The River Avon Trail and The Welcombe Hills. Popular historic sites such as Warwick Castle and The Shakespeare Heritage Trail are in your itinerary. The adventure continues: play a few rounds at Welford-On-Avon Golf Course, head outdoors with The Knights of Middle England, admire the striking features of Shakespeare's Birthplace, and look for all kinds of wild species at Stratford-upon-Avon Butterfly Farm.

For reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read Stratford-upon-Avon trip itinerary planning tool .

Traveling by car from Church Stretton to Stratford-upon-Avon takes 2 hours. In August in Stratford-upon-Avon, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Uttoxeter.

Things to do in Stratford-upon-Avon

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites

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The River Avon Trail ©
The River Avon Trail
Warwick Castle ©
Warwick Castle
Shakespeare's Birthplace ©
Shakespeare's Birthplace


Uttoxeter ©
Uttoxeter is a market town in Staffordshire, England. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Wed): appreciate the extensive heritage of Cannock Chase AONB, trek along Lodge Hill Bluebells, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Llama Adventures.

To find photos, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Uttoxeter online travel route planner .

You can drive from Stratford-upon-Avon to Uttoxeter in 1.5 hours. In August in Uttoxeter, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 14°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Uttoxeter

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trips

Cannock Chase AONB, Lodge Hill Bluebells
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Cannock Chase AONB ©
Cannock Chase AONB