8 days in England Itinerary

8 days in England Itinerary

Created using Inspirock England trip itinerary planner

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York
— 2 nights
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Warwick
— 2 nights
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Stratford-upon-Avon
— 2 nights
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Windsor
— 1 night
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York

— 2 nights

City of Festivals

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.
Get in touch with nature at National Centre for Birds of Prey and York Bird of Prey Centre. Get some cultural insight at National Railway Museum and York Castle Museum. And it doesn't end there: admire the striking features of York Minster, go for a walk through York City Walls, contemplate the long history of York Cold War Bunker, and wander the streets of York Shambles.

For reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our York trip itinerary maker tool.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to York is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or do a combination of car and train. Traveling from Amsterdam to York, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in July, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can go by car to Warwick.

Things to do in York

Museums · Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Warwick

— 2 nights
On the 5th (Thu), step into the grandiose world of Warwick Castle, add some fun to your beach time Warwick Boats, and then contemplate the long history of Guy's Cliffe. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the water at your own pace with Kate Boats, then get outside with The Knights of Middle England, and then contemplate the long history of Charlecote Mill.

To find maps, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Warwick online travel route planner.

Traveling by car from York to Warwick takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Traveling from York in July, expect a bit warmer with lows of 17°C in Warwick. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to drive to Stratford-upon-Avon.

Things to do in Warwick

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Transportation · Tours
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Stratford-upon-Avon

— 2 nights
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. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sat): meet the residents at Cotswold Falconry Centre, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Oswald's Church, and then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens. Keep things going the next day: relax in the rural setting at Mary Arden's Farm, then stroll through The Welcombe Hills, and then stroll through The River Avon Trail.

To find more things to do, photos, and tourist information, use the Stratford-upon-Avon travel route planner.

Stratford-upon-Avon is very close to Warwick. In July, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can drive to Windsor.

Things to do in Stratford-upon-Avon

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Trails · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Windsor

— 1 night
Windsor is a historic market town and unparished area in the Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead in Berkshire, England. On the 9th (Mon), step into the grandiose world of Windsor Castle and then tee off at Burnham Beeches Golf Club.

For traveler tips, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read our Windsor trip planner.

Traveling by car from Stratford-upon-Avon to Windsor takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In July in Windsor, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Windsor

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Golf

Side Trip

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England travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Nightlife · Historic Sites
A trip through England is a trip through world history, and few places in the world offer such a diverse variety of places to visit, activities, and experiences. The sprawling urban areas surrounding the capital city offer countless sightseeing opportunities, such as museums and historical sites, as well as some of the best shopping, nightlife, and culinary options in the world. To truly experience this country steeped in centuries of history, try to make time to explore the sweeping countryside, where you can enjoy the warm hospitality of small villages and explore the ancient remains of once-powerful societies. England boasts an outstanding transportation system, and many visitors find that even a short train ride through the country’s landscape of rolling hills and plains can be a highlight of their entire vacation. However you choose to move about, remember that in this compact country you’re never very far from a bustling town, where modern pubs, shops, and restaurants await to be explored.