12 days in England Itinerary

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— 2 nights
Train to Castle Cary, Taxi to Glastonbury
— 3 nights
Taxi to Castle Cary, Train to Bodmin Parkway, Taxi to Tintagel
— 2 nights
Taxi to Bodmin Parkway, Train to York
— 2 nights
Train to Manchester, Fly to Boston


London — 2 nights

The Square Mile

Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Fri): enjoy breathtaking views from Tower Bridge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Westminster Abbey, then make a trip to Big Ben, then enjoy breathtaking views from Coca-Cola London Eye, and finally admire the masterpieces at National Gallery.

To find where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our London journey planner.

Boston, USA to London is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You'll lose 5 hours traveling from Boston to London due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Boston in June; daily highs in London reach 68°F and lows reach 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Glastonbury.
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Glastonbury — 3 nights

You'll find plenty of places to visit near Glastonbury: Bath (American Museum & Gardens, Bath Abbey, &more) and Salisbury (Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta & Stonehenge).

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You can do a combination of train and taxi from London to Glastonbury in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In June, daily temperatures in Glastonbury can reach 67°F, while at night they dip to 51°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can go by car to Tintagel.
Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature
Side Trips
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Tintagel — 2 nights

Tintagel or Trevena is a civil parish and village situated on the Atlantic coast of Cornwall, England, United Kingdom. On the 22nd (Thu), delve into the distant past at Tintagel Castle, admire the verdant scenery at St. Nectan's Glen, and then appreciate the views at Rocky Valley. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the landmark architecture of King Arthur's Great Halls, learn about all things military at Davidstow Airfield & Cornwall At War Museum, and then get outside with Padstow Sealife Safaris.

To see photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Tintagel day trip planning website.

You can drive from Glastonbury to Tintagel in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can fly to York.
Nature · Wildlife · Parks · Tours
Side Trips
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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 out of town with these interesting York side-trips: National Centre for Birds of Prey (in Helmsley), Room Escape Games (in Leeds) and Beacon Alpacas (in Husthwaite). And it doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at York Bird of Prey Centre, visit York Shambles, explore the ancient world of York City Walls, and take an in-depth tour of National Railway Museum.

For traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read our York online trip itinerary maker.

You can fly from Tintagel to York in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. In June, plan for daily highs up to 66°F, and evening lows to 50°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can travel back home.
Museums · Wildlife · Parks · Historic Sites
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England travel guide

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.