Two-Week England Road Trip from Exeter to Bath, London, Leicester, Leeds, Manchester, and Birmingham

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15 days & 14 nights
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Experience the freedom of the open road in England as you embark on an unforgettable 15-day road trip! This experience caters to every traveler, featuring destinations like Exeter, Bath, Salisbury, Stourton, Woodstock, Oxford, Eton, London, Greenwich, East Ham, Camden Town, Westminster, Richmond, Kensington, City of London, Leavesden, Watford, Warwick, Stratford-on-Avon, Leicester, Castleton, Edensor, Bolsover, Crich, Leeds, Chester, Liverpool, Manchester, Blackpool, Dudley, and Birmingham. Set off on the ultimate European adventure and create memories that will last a lifetime.

This perfectly planned road trip itinerary in England takes you through some of the best places to see in the country. You will spend 2 nights in Exeter, 1 night in Bath, 7 nights in London, 1 night in Leicester, 1 night in Leeds, 1 night in Manchester, and 1 night in Birmingham. Anticipate well-spent days sightseeing, eating delicious food, and experiencing the highlights of each destination!

With this travel package, you can choose from an extensive selection of accommodations along your road trip route in England. We have handpicked the best hotels and places to stay across the country, including options for each budget. Whether you are in the mood for luxurious 5-star hotels or budget-friendly bed and breakfasts, we have got you covered.

Upon arriving in Exeter, the rental vehicle of your choice will be ready for collection. From there, the road trip can begin! Experience the ultimate freedom and uncover England on your own terms.

An expertly curated travel plan makes sure you don’t miss out on any of the best things to see and do on your road trip in England. London Eye and Buckingham Palace are just a couple of the bucket-list attractions that await your discovery.

As you hit the open road and drive through Exeter, Bath, Salisbury, Stourton, Woodstock, Oxford, Eton, London, Greenwich, East Ham, Camden Town, Westminster, Richmond, Kensington, City of London, Leavesden, Watford, Warwick, Stratford-on-Avon, Leicester, Castleton, Edensor, Bolsover, Crich, Leeds, Chester, Liverpool, Manchester, Blackpool, Dudley, and Birmingham, you will also enjoy plenty of opportunities to uncover hidden gems and experience the authentic charm of England. Whether you are exploring enchanting towns and villages, discovering scenic routes, or indulging in local cuisine, there is always something new and exciting to experience in England.

Throughout your road trip in England, take breaks from sightseeing to explore your favorite destinations' top shopping streets and markets. Discover unique souvenirs that will forever remind you of your self-drive adventure in England.

This package offers an all-in-one solution for your trip planning - choose flights, a rental car, accommodation, attractions, and tours that suit your needs and desires. You can customize each day of your road trip itinerary with flexible trip planning before and after booking.

The best services in England fill up quickly, so book your spot early. Select a date and start planning your road trip in England today!

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Hotel, 14 nights
Rental car, 15 days
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Personal travel agent
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Destinations

Photo of aerial view of Salisbury cathedral in the spring morning, England.Salisbury
Exeter - city in United KingdomExeter / 2 nights
Photo of old Turn Junction, or Deep Cutting Junction where the Birmingham and Fazeley Canal meets the Birmingham Canal Navigation's Main Line Canal, Birmingham, England.Birmingham / 1 night
Photo of aerial view of Leicester Town hall in Leicester, a city in England’s East Midlands region, UK.Leicester / 1 night
Photo of redeveloped Warehouses along the River in Leeds, UK.Leeds / 1 night
Bath - city in United KingdomBath
London, England - Panoramic skyline view of Bank and Canary Wharf, central London's leading financial districts with famous skyscrapers at golden hour sunset with blue sky and clouds.London / 7 nights
Photo of Clifton Suspension Bridge with Clifton and reflection, Bristol, United Kingdom.Bristol / 1 night
Oxford - city in United KingdomOxford
Photo of Westminster palace (Houses of Parliament) and Big Ben tower, London, UK.City of London
Aerial drone view of Manchester city in UK on a beautiful sunny day.Manchester / 1 night
Cheshire West and Chester - region in United KingdomCheshire West and Chester
Photo of aerial view of the city of Liverpool in United Kingdom.Liverpool

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Photo of beautiful shot of London Eye and River Thames ,London, UK.London Eye
Photo of Buckingham Palace in London, United Kingdom.Buckingham Palace
The British MuseumBritish Museum
Tower BridgeTower Bridge
Photo of beautiful landscape around Hyde Park, London, United Kingdom.Hyde Park
Trafalgar SquareTrafalgar Square
Tower of London, London Borough of Tower Hamlets, London, Greater London, England, United KingdomTower of London
The Making of Harry Potter Warner Brothers Studio Tour London, Leavesden, UK: The main entrance signWarner Bros Studio Tour London – The Making of Harry Potter
Photo of Borough Market, London, UK.Borough Market
Madame Tussauds LondonMadame Tussauds London
Photo of Science Museum, London, United Kingdom.Science Museum
St James's ParkSt James's Park
Stonehenge at sunset in England.Stonehenge
Photo of Victoria and Albert Museum, London, England.Victoria and Albert Museum
Big Ben
Photo of aerial view of Windsor Castle that was built in the 11th Century and is the residence of the British Royal Family, UK.Windsor Castle
Royal Albert Dock Liverpool, Liverpool, North West England, England, United KingdomRoyal Albert Dock Liverpool
Photo of Iconic London Tower Bridge on the Thames River, UK.London Bridge
The National Gallery, Westminster, London, Greater London, England, United KingdomNational Gallery
Photo of Peaceful scenery with fountain in regent's park of London, UK.Regent's Park
Photo of Kew Royal Botanic Gardens, Richmond, UK.Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
Panorama Cityscape View from Greenwich, London, England, UK.Greenwich Park
Sign above the entrance to Chester Zoo.Chester Zoo
Saint Paul's Cathedral, London, England. United Kingdom, Europe.St Paul's Cathedral
Peak District National ParkPeak District National Park
Photo of Royal Albert Hall in London, England.Royal Albert Hall
Photo of aerial view of the Shard and London skyline, UK.The Shard
Photo of ExCeL London that is an exhibition and international convention centre in the Custom House area of Newham, East London, UK.ExCeL London
Historical roman bathes in Bath city, England.Roman Baths
Photo of Kensington palace and gardens, London, UK.Kensington Gardens
Photo of Cannons at the entrance of the Imperial War Museum in London, England.Imperial War Museum London
Photo of Westminster Abbey viewed from Victoria tower gardens, London, UK.Green Park
Chatsworth House in the Peak District, England.Chatsworth House
Photo of Warwick castle from outside. It is a medieval castle built in 11th century and a major touristic attraction in UK nowadays.Warwick Castle
Photo of aerial view of the Blackpool Tower with the Central pier in the background located in Blackpool, UK.The Blackpool Tower
Stunning sunset over Dartmoor from Combestone Tor near Hexworthy.Dartmoor National Park
Clifton Suspension Bridge, Bristol, UK with sunset.Clifton Suspension Bridge
The Palace, the residence of the dukes of Marlborough, is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.Blenheim Palace
Photo of William Shakespeare's birthplace place house at sunrise on Henley Street in Stratford upon Avon in England, United Kingdom.Shakespeare's Birthplace
Photo of pink flamingos at Blackpool zoo, UK.Blackpool Zoo
Cavern Club, Liverpool, North West England, England, United KingdomCavern Club
Photo of World Museum and the Walker Art Gallery in Liverpool, England.World Museum
Photo of National Sea Life Centre, Birmingham, UK.National Sea Life Centre
Photo of the Natural History Museum of the University of Oxford, United Kingdom.Oxford University Museum of Natural History
Photo of Stourhead, a Palladian mansion house with world-famous landscape gardens, UK.Stourhead
Photo of the main village street at the Black Country Living Museum, Dudley, West Midlands, England, United Kingdom.Black Country Living Museum
SEA LIFE Blackpool, Blackpool, North West England, England, United KingdomSEA LIFE Blackpool
Photo of narrow boat moored at the river Gade, Grand Union Canal. The Grove Bridge aka Grove Ornamental Bridge No 164 is in the background in Cassiobury Park, Watford, England.Cassiobury Park
National Trust - Hardwick Hall, Ault Hucknall, Bolsover, Derbyshire, East Midlands, England, United KingdomNational Trust - Hardwick Hall
Photo of the Pulteney Bridge on River Avon in Bath, England.Pulteney Bridge
St George's Chapel
Photo of Crich Tramway Village ,England.Crich Tramway Village
Photo of the famous Exeter Cathedral. The main attraction of the city, Exeter, England.Exeter Cathedral
Belmont Park, Exeter, Devon, South West England, England, United KingdomBelmont Park
Underground Passages, Exeter, Devon, South West England, England, United KingdomUnderground passages
Northernhay GardensNorthernhay Gardens
Exeter Historic Guildhall, Exeter, Devon, South West England, England, United KingdomExeter Historic Guildhall

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Day 1

Day 1 – Exeter - arrival day

  • Exeter - Arrival day
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  • Belmont Park
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Your road trip adventure in England begins as soon as you reach Exeter and pick up your car. You’ll stay in Exeter for 1 night and explore the best things to see and do, sample the local cuisine, and choose from a curated selection of the best hotels and places to stay in the city.

Exeter is a beautiful city with plenty to discover. Soak in the lovely atmosphere and sit down for a bit to eat or drink.

As afternoon approaches, head to your chosen hotel in Exeter. Check-in typically starts around 2 to 4 PM at hotels in England. We recommend staying at a hotel in a central location for easy access to the best attractions, restaurants, and bars in the city.

As dinnertime approaches, it's time to head out for a bite to eat in Exeter. If you are looking to dine at a popular restaurant in the city, it's often a good idea to reserve a table in advance.

Don't miss out on experiencing Harry's Restaurant, a renowned dining spot in Exeter. This restaurant's rich flavors have left a lasting impression on diners. Its dedication to culinary perfection is evident in its 4.7 out of 5-star rating from 965 satisfied guests.

Make a reservation at Board – Game Bar & Restaurant while immersing yourself in Exeter. This distinguished restaurant offers imaginative dishes, with a remarkable rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 524 guests.

Discover the culinary treasures of Cosy Club, a beloved dining establishment within Exeter. Its exquisite menu promises to tantalize your taste buds and transport you to culinary bliss. Renowned for its exceptional service, it has earned a 4.3 out of 5-star rating from 1,234 satisfied customers.

After your meal, consider going for a drink to celebrate this wonderful night in England. One of the best bars in the city is Mill on the Exe. This bar has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 2,756 customers.

To gain one of the best bar experiences in Exeter, we recommend the cocktails at Rendezvous Wine Bar. This bar has been rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 278 customers and is an excellent place to make local friends.

Another of the best spots to experience the nightlife scene in Exeter is Crocketts. This bar has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 247 customers.

Raise a toast to the start of your 15-day road trip in England!

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Day 2

Day 2 – Exeter and Bath

  • Exeter
  • Bristol
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Drive 227 km, 3 hours 26 min

  • Underground passages
  • Exeter Historic Guildhall
  • Exeter Cathedral
  • Dartmoor National Park
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On day 2 of your exciting self-drive vacation in England, you’ll soak in the magnificence of 3 destinations, Exeter, Exeter, and Bath. When you’re not sightseeing, take time to relax at your selected hotel in Bath, where you’ll be staying for 1 night.

At the end of the day, you will drive to Bath, where you'll have a room waiting for you at the perfect place to stay. Check in and enjoy some downtime.

After a long day of exploring, sit down for a delicious dinner at a top-rated restaurant in Bath.

Transform your dining experience at COR, one of the top luxury restaurants in Bath. Offering a diverse menu focusing on modern british cuisine, COR has earned praise from numerous satisfied guests.

Indulge in culinary masterpieces at Bulrush in Bath, renowned as. With its 1 Michelin star rating, it caters to the most discerning palates. The delectable modern british cuisine at Bulrush is acclaimed far and wide.

Small Bar is one of our top recommendations. This bar is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 1,933 customers.

You can also enjoy drinks at a popular bar that locals recommend, like Botanist Bristol. This bar has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 1,047 customers.

The Milk Thistle is another top-rated bar in the city of Bath. This bar is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 716 customers.

Relax and recharge in preparation for another adventurous day in England!

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Day 3

Day 3 – Bath, Salisbury, Stourton, and London

  • Bath
  • Salisbury
  • London
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Drive 250 km, 3 hours 58 min

  • Pulteney Bridge
  • Roman Baths
  • Stourhead
  • Stonehenge
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Experience an unparalleled adventure on day 3 of your road trip in England. This exciting part of your journey invites you to discover the renowned landmarks in 4 vibrant destinations - Bath, Salisbury, Stourton, and London. After a day filled with exploration and new experiences, you will retreat to the hotel of your choice in London. You will spend 7 nights here for some well-deserved relaxation.

Set your GPS to Bath and hit the road. Expect a journey of approximately 44 min without stops. Soak in the beautiful landscapes as you drive and look forward to exploring your next destination. Bath beckons with new experiences!

Make Pulteney Bridge your first stop of the day. Previous visitors have rated this road bridge an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars in 7,931 reviews.

Next up, make a stop at Roman Baths. With an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 31,875 visitors, it's easy to understand why so many people visit this thermae every year.

As you’ve unraveled the marvels of Bath, it’s time to gear up for the next part of your road trip adventure. Under favorable conditions, your drive to Stourton may take around 43 min. Upon your arrival in Stourton, you’ll be greeted with the opportunity to do some sightseeing and exploring.

Start your sightseeing with a visit to Stourhead. This english garden is rated an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars from 9,871 visitors.

When you’re done exploring for the day, you’ll drive to London, where you'll have a hotel waiting for you. Check in and spend some time relaxing before you head out to explore the city.

Indulge in a memorable dining experience at one of London's most popular restaurants, and connect with friendly locals for an authentic adventure.

Treat yourself to a delightful dining experience at The Wolseley while you’re in London. Famous for its lovely menu and mouthwatering dishes, it has captivated around 5,980 diners, earning it an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars.

Another favorite dining locale in London is Burger & Lobster Leicester Square. Have a satisfying meal from the menu that has charmed its way to the hearts of around 4,454 happy customers, who gave it an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars.

While in London, enjoy Hawksmoor Air Street’s appetizing dishes. This dining establishment has earned a positive reputation and a rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars, thanks to the endorsements and reviews of around 3,216 satisfied guests.

The Connaught Bar is one of the best bars in London and the perfect place for a celebratory drink. This bar has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 654 customers.

You may also want to check out Hawksmoor Seven Dials, offering great drinks and a fantastic atmosphere. Hawksmoor Seven Dials is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 3,084 customers.

A third bar where you could have a great time tonight is The Red Lion, Parliament Street. This bar has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 3,534 customers.

Raise your glass and celebrate another amazing day of your road trip in England!

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Day 4

Day 4 – Woodstock, Oxford, Eton, and London

  • Oxford
  • London
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Drive 218 km, 4 hours 1 min

  • Blenheim Palace
  • Oxford University Museum of Natural History
  • St George's Chapel
  • Windsor Castle
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Wake up to day 4 of your extraordinary road trip in England. With 6 nights left in London, we encourage you to seize the day and discover the unexplored beauty of the city’s surroundings!

Make Blenheim Palace your first stop of the day. Previous visitors have rated this house museum an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars in 15,013 reviews.

When you’re ready to jump back into the car and say goodbye to Woodstock, you’ll hit the road in the direction of Oxford. This drive usually takes around 23 min. When you arrive, enjoy some sightseeing.

When you’re ready to jump back into the car and say goodbye to Oxford, you’ll hit the road in the direction of Eton. This drive usually takes around 1 hour 3 min. When you arrive, enjoy some sightseeing.

While on the road, immerse yourself in your favorite road trip tunes or sample the sounds from a local radio station. The best things to do, see, and eat are waiting for you.

When you’re done exploring for the day, you’ll return to London and your accommodation.

As dinnertime approaches, it's time to head out for a bite to eat in London. If you are looking to dine at a popular restaurant in the city, it's often a good idea to reserve a table in advance.

Elevate your experience by savoring a meal in Bill's Soho Restaurant, a distinguished dining establishment in London. It has a rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars, thanks to the positive reviews of 4,178 satisfied guests and a menu that’s committed to quality and flavor.

Another dining spot you shouldn't miss while in London is Cahoots London. This popular restaurant’s appealing menu has garnered a rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars, thanks to the positive reviews shared by 2,678 happy diners.

The Ivy stands out as a local favorite in London. It offers a menu that promises to take you on a flavorful journey. Due to its reputation for delivering a good dining experience, it has earned a 4.4 out of 5-star rating from 2,597 customers.

The Old Bank of England is one of our top recommendations. This bar is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 2,562 customers.

You can also enjoy drinks at a popular bar that locals recommend, like Rules. This bar has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 1,824 customers.

The Ship & Shovell is another top-rated bar in the city of London. This bar is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 1,465 customers.

Savor another day of unforgettable experiences in England!

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Day 5

Day 5 – London

  • London
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Drive 15 km, 1 hour 13 min

  • The Shard
  • Borough Market
  • London Bridge
  • Madame Tussauds London
  • Regent's Park
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Day 5 offers a multitude of experiences. You will stay in London for 5 nights more, offering you enough time to explore at a relaxed pace.

To do something one-of-a-kind on this day of your trip, you can join a tour. You can discover all of the most fun and eye-opening experiences in your destination below and secure your spot here.

As dinnertime approaches, it's time to head out for a bite to eat in London. If you are looking to dine at a popular restaurant in the city, it's often a good idea to reserve a table in advance.

Reserve your spot at Berners Tavern, a popular local restaurant in London. This culinary hotspot and its flavorful dishes have left a lasting impression on guests. Its dedication to culinary mastery is reflected by its 4.5 out of 5-star rating from 1,817 satisfied guests.

Make it a priority to experience The Palomar during your stay in London. This popular local restaurant offers an unparalleled menu, with a rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 1,537 discerning guests.

Explore the culinary wonders of Smith & Wollensky, a popular local gem in London. Its enticing menu promises a journey through flavors that will leave a lasting impression. Renowned for its impeccable service, it boasts a 4.5 out of 5-star rating from 1,343 satisfied guests.

Social Eating House is a fantastic bar many locals in London recognize. This popular bar is an excellent place to unwind after a busy day and is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 1,280 customers.

You can also enjoy a few drinks and some snacks at Old Shades, another popular bar in the city. This bar has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars from 1,047 customers.

American Bar is a local favorite and a great place to hang out and socialize with other travelers in London. Customers have rated the exciting American Bar an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars in 667 reviews.

Savor another day of unforgettable experiences in England!

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Day 6

Day 6 – London, Greenwich, and East Ham

  • London
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Drive 37 km, 1 hour 42 min

  • Greenwich Park
  • ExCeL London
  • Tower of London
  • Tower Bridge
  • Imperial War Museum London
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At the end of the day, you'll drive back to London, where you'll stay for 4 nights more.

Seize the day by visiting some of the best attractions in the area, like Greenwich Park. This extraordinary park has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 44,005 visitors.

Embrace the thrill of the open road as you wave goodbye to Greenwich and set your GPS to East Ham. While on the road, immerse yourself in your favorite road trip tunes or sample the sounds from a local radio station. This car ride usually takes around 20 min. Upon reaching East Ham, unwind, observe, and explore. The best things to do, see, and eat are waiting for you.

When you’re done exploring the area’s best attractions, you’ll drive back to your accommodation in London.

After a day of adventure, treat yourself to an exquisite dinner at one of London's best restaurants.

Plan ahead and secure a table at Estiatorio Milos, an acclaimed dining establishment in London. This restaurant and its exquisite cuisine have earned the admiration of diners far and wide. Its commitment to culinary excellence shines through its 4.4 out of 5-star rating from 1,065 satisfied guests.

Do not overlook the culinary excellence of Simpson's in the Strand while experiencing the best of London. This renowned restaurant presents a refined menu, distinguished with an exceptional rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars, celebrated by 830 discerning diners.

If you’re looking for a bar to end the evening at, many locals recommend Artesian, claiming it’s one of the best. This bar has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 657 customers.

If you feel like going somewhere else, another popular option in the city is Bar Américain. This bar has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 697 customers.

As the sun sets on another day of adventure, rest up and recharge for the next leg of your road trip in England.

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Day 7

Day 7 – Camden Town, Westminster, Richmond, and London

  • London
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Drive 34 km, 1 hour 50 min

  • British Museum
  • St James's Park
  • Buckingham Palace
  • Green Park
  • Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
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Greet day 7 of your road trip in England with a smile and start your day with a hearty breakfast. You will return to London for your remaining 3 nights in the city later today, but first, it’s time for some exploring! On the agenda for this day, you’ll find only the best things to see and do in Camden Town, Westminster, Richmond, and London.

Make British Museum one of your first sightseeing stops in Camden Town. Rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 148,750 travelers, a visit to this local attraction makes for a great introduction to the area. This national museum attracts 5,906,716 visitors every year.

Westminster’s wonders await as you prepare for another journey on the road, leaving the breathtaking surroundings of Camden Town behind. This drive usually takes around 18 min. Westminster welcomes you with a multitude of unique vacation experiences.

An excellent attraction to start your day with is St James's Park. This park is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars in 55,261 reviews.

Continue your journey at Buckingham Palace. This royal palace is rated 4.5 out of 5 stars by 164,776 travelers from near and far.

Westminster is also the home of Green Park. This park has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 24,389 visitors.

Embrace the thrill of the open road as you wave goodbye to Westminster and set your GPS to Richmond. While on the road, immerse yourself in your favorite road trip tunes or sample the sounds from a local radio station. This car ride usually takes around 32 min. Upon reaching Richmond, unwind, observe, and explore. The best things to do, see, and eat are waiting for you.

When you’re done exploring for the day, you’ll return to London and your accommodation.

Indulge in a memorable dining experience at one of London's most popular restaurants, and connect with friendly locals for an authentic adventure.

Get a good night's sleep and look forward to another great day on the road in England!

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Day 8

Day 8 – Westminster, Kensington, and London

  • London
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Drive 11 km, 1 hour 15 min

  • Victoria and Albert Museum
  • Science Museum
  • Royal Albert Hall
  • Kensington Gardens
  • Hyde Park
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Day 8 of your road trip across England promises a magnificent time exploring Westminster. You have 2 nights left in Westminster. Take the opportunity to experience more of the best attractions and activities in the city.

Don’t forget to check out all the popular tours and activities you can add to your travel plan. England is a beautiful travel destination that offers plenty of unique tours that will enhance your vacation experience. Explore and select your activities below.

After a day of adventure, treat yourself to an exquisite dinner at one of London's best restaurants.

After dinner, stop by one of the best bars in London.

Take some time to reflect on your day and savor another beautiful night in England.

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Day 9

Day 9 – London and City of London

  • London
  • City of London
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Drive 7 km, 49 min

  • National Gallery
  • Trafalgar Square
  • Big Ben
  • London Eye
  • St Paul's Cathedral
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Day 9 of your road trip will take you to the best attractions London has to offer. Cherish the 1 night you have left in London by discovering the best things there are to see and do in the city.

There are plenty of experiences you can choose from in England that will add excitement to your vacation. When you’re keen to discover what else London has in store for you, use this day to go on a tour. This tour allows curious travelers like you to experience the best of the country. You can make the most of your time in England by scrolling down and selecting tours and activities to include on your itinerary for the day.

Indulge in a memorable dining experience at one of London's most popular restaurants, and connect with friendly locals for an authentic adventure.

Relax and reminisce about your day in England and look forward to more memorable moments to come!

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Day 10

Day 10 – Leavesden, Watford, Warwick, Stratford-on-Avon, and Leicester

  • Leicester
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Drive 262 km, 4 hours

  • Cassiobury Park
  • Warner Bros Studio Tour London – The Making of Harry Potter
  • Shakespeare's Birthplace
  • Warwick Castle
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Embark on another extraordinary experience on day 10 of your road trip in England, where you’ll be making 5 stops. Today you will experience some of the highlights of this tour package, that is, the wonderful destinations of Leavesden, Watford, Warwick, Stratford-on-Avon, and Leicester. At the end of the day, you will enjoy the comforts of a top-rated hotel in Leicester. Leicester will be your home away from home for 1 night.

After soaking in Watford’s unique atmosphere, jump into the car with a full heart and drive in the direction of your next destination: Leavesden. Expect your car journey to take a minimum of 12 min. When you arrive in Leavesden, it's time to take a break from the road.

Take the opportunity to see Warner Bros. Studio Tour London – The Making of Harry Potter. This attraction has an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars from 82,133 visitors.

Stratford-on-Avon’s wonders await as you prepare for another journey on the road, leaving the breathtaking surroundings of Leavesden behind. This drive usually takes around 1 hour 41 min. Stratford-on-Avon welcomes you with a multitude of unique vacation experiences.

After soaking up all the sights of today's itinerary, you'll be ready to hit the road in the direction of Leicester. Leicester offers plenty of top-rated hotels and other places to stay on any travel budget. Check in at the hotel of your choice and take some time to relax before you head out to explore.

After a day of adventure, treat yourself to an exquisite dinner at one of Leicester's best restaurants.

Make sure to reserve a table at Turtle Bay Leicester, an iconic dining spot in Leicester. This culinary treasure and its outstanding menu have enchanted food enthusiasts from around the world. Its dedication to culinary innovation is evident in its 4.5 out of 5-star rating from 2,169 satisfied guests.

Don't miss the opportunity to enjoy culinary excellence at Cosy Club while in Leicester. This renowned dining destination showcases an exquisite menu, distinguished with an exceptional rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars, treasured by 1,795 previous guests.

Delight in the culinary creations of Firebug, a favorite in Leicester. Its innovative menu offers a symphony of flavors that will tantalize your taste buds. With a reputation for excellence, it has earned a 4.3 out of 5-star rating from 1,830 discerning guests.

The Globe - Pub & Kitchen is a great bar to relax after a busy day. About 947 customers have given this spot an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars, making it one of the most popular bars in the area.

Another bar in Leicester we recommend is Bodega Cantina | Leicester, an excellent place to meet new friends. This bar offers customers plenty of snack and drink options and is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 574 customers.

O'Neill'S Leicester is also one of the best places to go to unwind and chat with locals. Over 1,160 bar-goers have rated it an average of 4.2 out of 5 stars.

Get a good night's sleep and look forward to another great day on the road in England!

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Day 11

Day 11 – Castleton, Edensor, Bolsover, Crich, and Leeds

  • Leeds
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Drive 226 km, 3 hours 58 min

  • National Trust - Hardwick Hall
  • Crich Tramway Village
  • Chatsworth House
  • Peak District National Park
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Dive into day 11 of your remarkable road trip in England. Today you will jump into the car and make your way to Castleton, Edensor, Bolsover, Crich, and Leeds, where you will have the opportunity to experience all the top things to see and do. At the end of the day, you’ll unwind at one of the finest accommodations in Leeds. You’ll stay here for 1 night.

Make National Tramway Museum one of your first sightseeing stops in Crich. Rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 5,160 travelers, a visit to this local attraction makes for a great introduction to the area.

Embrace the thrill of the open road as you wave goodbye to Crich and set your GPS to Edensor. While on the road, immerse yourself in your favorite road trip tunes or sample the sounds from a local radio station. This car ride usually takes around 31 min. Upon reaching Edensor, unwind, observe, and explore. The best things to do, see, and eat are waiting for you.

A top pick for your self-guided sightseeing tour today is Chatsworth House. Previous visitors have rated this english country house an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars in 20,015 reviews.

When you’ve had your share of Edensor, prepare for your next destination. Admire the views and listen to some good music as you drive in the direction of Castleton. Your travel time is around 30 min.

When you’re ready for some sightseeing, make your way to Peak District National Park. This much-appreciated park is rated 4.8 out of 5 stars in 32,768 reviews.

At the end of the day, you will drive to Leeds, where you'll have a room waiting for you at the perfect place to stay. Check in and enjoy some downtime.

As dinnertime approaches, it's time to head out for a bite to eat in Leeds. If you are looking to dine at a popular restaurant in the city, it's often a good idea to reserve a table in advance.

Enjoy an outstanding luxury dining experience at Prashad. Holding an impressive rating and a remarkable menu, Prashad consistently impresses both foreign and local guests, earning praise for its exceptional indian vegetarian cuisine.

Do not miss the opportunity to dine at Whitelock's Ale House during your stay in Leeds. This popular dining spot boasts a tantalizing menu, earning a remarkable rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars, esteemed by 2,044 satisfied guests.

Savor the flavors of Bill's Leeds Restaurant, a renowned dining destination in Leeds. Offering a menu that's sure to please, it has a gained 4.4 out of 5-star rating from 1,768 satisfied guests.

When you’ve finished your meal and an after-dinner drink sounds enticing, visit Cosy Club, one of the best bars in the city. This bar has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 1,636 customers, and is the perfect complement to your refreshing weekend getaway experience in England.

If you would like to try another place, The Botanist Bar & Restaurant Leeds is another great option that serves a variety of drinks. Considered one of the most popular bars in Leeds, this bar is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 1,340 customers.

North Bar is also a great bar where you can have nice chats with locals and fellow travelers in the area. North Bar has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 1,002 customers.

Relax and reminisce about your day in England and look forward to more memorable moments to come!

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Day 12

Day 12 – Chester and Manchester

  • Liverpool
  • Cheshire West and Chester
  • Manchester
  • More

Drive 216 km, 3 hours 42 min

  • Chester Zoo
  • Royal Albert Dock Liverpool
  • Cavern Club
  • World Museum
  • More

On day 12 of your road trip in England, you will get a true taste of the freedom a self-drive vacation in Europe entails. Today’s travel plans include stops at the most scenic, wondrous, and interesting places in Chester, Liverpool, and Manchester. In the evening, you’ll end up in Manchester, where you will stay for 1 night.

Chester’s wonders await as you prepare for another journey on the road, leaving the breathtaking surroundings of Leeds behind. This drive usually takes around 1 hour 38 min. Chester welcomes you with a multitude of unique vacation experiences.

Embrace the thrill of the open road as you wave goodbye to Chester and set your GPS to Liverpool. While on the road, immerse yourself in your favorite road trip tunes or sample the sounds from a local radio station. This car ride usually takes around 41 min. Upon reaching Liverpool, unwind, observe, and explore. The best things to do, see, and eat are waiting for you.

Your sightseeing of the day begins at Royal Albert Dock Liverpool, a remarkable sightseeing destination where it’s easy to get lost in exploration. This top attraction is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars in 44,352 reviews.

Next, satisfy your wanderlust at Cavern Club. This bar has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 11,941 travelers.

World Museum is another must-visit attraction. This renowned museum offers a memorable experience, well worth a stop on your self-guided sightseeing tour. Rated 4.6 out of 5 stars by 11,960 travelers and attracting 605,601 annual visitors, it's one of the more popular places to see in the area.

When you’re done exploring for the day, you’ll drive to Manchester, where you'll have a hotel waiting for you. Check in and spend some time relaxing before you head out to explore the region.

After a long day of exploring, sit down for a delicious dinner at a top-rated restaurant in Manchester.

Elevate your experience by savoring a meal in Fazenda Manchester, a distinguished dining establishment in Manchester. It has a rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars, thanks to the positive reviews of 3,779 satisfied guests and a menu that’s committed to quality and flavor.

Another dining spot you shouldn't miss while in Manchester is Hawksmoor Manchester. This popular restaurant’s appealing menu has garnered a rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars, thanks to the positive reviews shared by 2,765 happy diners.

Flight Club Manchester stands out as a local favorite in Manchester. It offers a menu that promises to take you on a flavorful journey. Due to its reputation for delivering a good dining experience, it has earned a 4.7 out of 5-star rating from 1,658 customers.

After your meal, we recommend you get a drink at one of the best bars in the region. Royal Exchange Theatre is a popular option with an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 3,968 customers.

Another top option is Port Street Beer House. This bar offers a variety of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages and has been rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 2,146 customers.

THE BRITONS PROTECTION is also a great place to continue your evening. This bar is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 1,777 customers.

Take some time to reflect on your day and savor another beautiful night in England.

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Day 13

Day 13 – Blackpool and Birmingham

  • Birmingham
  • More

Drive 289 km, 3 hours 47 min

  • SEA LIFE Blackpool
  • The Blackpool Tower
  • Blackpool Zoo
  • More

On day 13 of your exciting self-drive vacation in England, you’ll soak in the magnificence of 2 destinations, Blackpool and Birmingham. When you’re not sightseeing, take time to relax at your selected hotel in Birmingham, where you’ll be staying for 1 night.

Fasten your seatbelt and make your way to your next stop. Blackpool, home to many well-known sights in the region, is a lovely destination on today’s itinerary. Keep in mind that your travel time from Manchester to Blackpool may take around 1 hour 11 min without traffic disruptions. Upon arrival, we highly recommend checking out some of the top attractions.

Continue your road trip and head to your next destination, Birmingham. This car ride takes around 2 hours 20 min.

After soaking up all the sights of today's itinerary, you'll be ready to hit the road in the direction of Birmingham. Birmingham offers plenty of top-rated hotels and other places to stay on any travel budget. Check in at the hotel of your choice and take some time to relax before you head out to explore.

Indulge in a memorable dining experience at one of Birmingham's most popular restaurants, and connect with friendly locals for an authentic adventure.

Reserve a table at Purnell's, a 1 Michelin star restaurant and a dining establishment in Birmingham. This epicurean hotspot’s delicious modern offering makes it a crowd favorite. Purnell's is highly regarded in the culinary world and boasts an impressive track record of satisfied customers.

Another popular dining spot in Birmingham is Opheem, which critics have graced with 2 Michelin stars. This Bib Gourmand establishment’s pleasant ambiance and food choices leave a lasting impression on everyone who dines here. Its indian menu, characterized by its exquisite flavors, is a true testament to the Opheem’s culinary excellence.

Locals and foreign travelers alike recommend the popular Bib Gourmand restaurant, Adam's. Captivated customers consistently praise this restaurant in Birmingham for its appetizing selection of food, including its modern courses. As a leading food haven, it boasts 1 Michelin stars for giving an unforgettable dining experience to its patrons.

Bacchus Bar is a fantastic bar many locals in Birmingham recognize. This popular bar is an excellent place to unwind after a busy day and is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 2,586 customers.

You can also enjoy a few drinks and some snacks at The Botanist Bar & Restaurant Birmingham, another popular bar in the city. This bar has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars from 3,002 customers.

The Ivy Temple Row is a local favorite and a great place to hang out and socialize with other travelers in Birmingham. Customers have rated the exciting The Ivy Temple Row an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars in 1,888 reviews.

Celebrate another amazing day of your road trip adventure in England!

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Day 14

Day 14 – Dudley and Exeter

  • Birmingham
  • Bristol
  • Exeter
  • More

Drive 285 km, 3 hours 47 min

  • National Sea Life Centre
  • Black Country Living Museum
  • Clifton Suspension Bridge
  • More

Experience an unparalleled adventure on day 14 of your road trip in England. This exciting part of your journey invites you to discover the renowned landmarks in 4 vibrant destinations - Bath, Dudley, Birmingham, and Exeter. After a day filled with exploration and new experiences, you will retreat to the hotel of your choice in Exeter. You will spend 1 night here for some well-deserved relaxation.

An excellent attraction to start your day with is National Sea Life Centre. This zoo is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars in 12,832 reviews.

Once you're ready to continue your road trip, it's time to buckle up and drive, eagerly anticipating your arrival in Dudley. This drive usually takes around 28 min, without any stops or traffic disruptions.

Set your GPS to Bath and hit the road. Expect a journey of approximately 1 hour 42 min without stops. Soak in the beautiful landscapes as you drive and look forward to exploring your next destination. Bath beckons with new experiences!

Start your day with a visit to Clifton Suspension Bridge. This extraordinary suspension bridge is rated an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 16,318 visitors.

At the end of the day, you will drive to Exeter, where you'll have a room waiting for you at the perfect place to stay. Check in and enjoy some downtime.

After a day of adventure, treat yourself to an exquisite dinner at one of Exeter's best restaurants.

Make a reservation at Nando's Exeter - Princess Hay, a popular dining spot in Exeter. Its reputation for being a popular dining spot shines through its 4.3 out of 5-star rating from 1,151 satisfied diners.

Make a reservation at iFood Thai Taste while indulging in the charm of Exeter. This restaurant offers a delicious menu reflected with a rating of 4.9 out of 5 stars, cherished by 511 discerning connoisseurs.

Indulge in the flavors of The Old Firehouse, a treasured establishment in Exeter. Its diverse menu promises to tantalize your palate and elevate your dining experience. Known for its exceptional service, it has earned a 4.5 out of 5-star rating from 2,029 satisfied guests.

Exeter Phoenix is an excellent example. This bar is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 1,312 customers.

You can also enjoy drinks at a popular bar that locals recommend, like Ship Inn. This bar has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 1,415 customers.

Boom Battle Bar Exeter is another of the best bars in the city of Exeter that serves various drinks. This bar is rated an average of 5 out of 5 stars by 335 customers.

Savor another day of unforgettable experiences in England!

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Day 15

Day 15 – Exeter - departure day

  • Exeter - Departure day
  • More
  • Northernhay Gardens
  • More

Day 15 of your road trip in England is your departure day. This is your chance to catch a last glimpse of Exeter before saying goodbye to this wonderful destination. If you've still got time left, we recommend doing some last-minute shopping or sightseeing.

Optimize your last day in England and go on a shopping spree in Exeter’s shopping center. This bustling commercial district is conveniently located near your lodging, granting you leisure time to roam and explore its assortment of establishments.

If you love the adrenaline rush of hunting for the best offers and deals in England, you’re in for a treat. A variety of goods and gifts await your discovery.

Before you conclude your road trip in England, drop by another restaurant for a last chance at a memorable dining experience in Exeter.

You’ll then say farewell to Exeter. Drive to the airport, return your car, and take the opportunity to get some last-minute souvenirs before you board your flight home. We wish you a pleasant journey and hope you leave with many wonderful memories of your road trip in England!

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