15 days in England Itinerary

15 days in England Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Manchester
Drive:  1 h 15 min
1
Matlock
— 1 night
Train:  30 min
2
Derby
— 2 nights
Drive:  30 min
3
Nottingham
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
4
London
— 6 nights
Train:  2 h
5
York
— 3 nights
Train:  1 h 30 min
End: Manchester

1
night
Matlock

Matlock ©
Matlock is the county town of Derbyshire, England. Start off your visit on the 6th (Sat): have some family-friendly fun at Zombie Uprising and then take in the exciting artwork at Chatsworth House. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the waterfront views at Ladybower Reservoir and then trek along Ridge Walk Mam Tor to Losehill.

To see more things to do, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Matlock holiday planning site.

Manchester to Matlock is an approximately 2- hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 14°C, and evening lows to 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to take a train to Derby.

Things to do in Matlock

Parks Fun & Games Trails

Side Trips

Ladybower Reservoir, Chatsworth House, Ridge Walk Mam Tor to Losehill, Zombie Uprising
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Zombie Uprising ©
Zombie Uprising
Ladybower Reservoir ©
Ladybower Reservoir
Ridge Walk Mam Tor to Losehill ©
Ridge Walk Mam Tor to Losehill

2
nights
Derby

Derby ©
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Mon): find something for the whole family at Alton Towers Theme Park. Here are some ideas for day two: test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, have some family-friendly fun at Wild Park Derbyshire, and then have some family-friendly fun at Field Sport UK.

To see more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Derby trip itinerary builder tool.

Getting from Matlock to Derby by train takes about an hour. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Derby are 14°C, while nighttime lows are 4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Nottingham.

Things to do in Derby

Theme Parks Fun & Games

Side Trips

Wild Park Derbyshire, Alton Towers Theme Park, Field Sport UK
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Wild Park Derbyshire ©
Wild Park Derbyshire
Alton Towers Theme Park
Alton Towers Theme Park
Field Sport UK ©
Field Sport UK

2
nights
Nottingham

With its historic connection to the legend of Robin Hood, Nottingham is a vibrant blend of medieval and modern.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Wed): test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, then identify plant and animal life at Hawks Of Steele, and then hone your skills at Skirmish Paintball Games Nottingham. On the 11th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: have fun at The Adrenalin Jungle and then get engrossed in the history at Beth Shalom Holocaust Centre.

To find maps, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Nottingham trip planner.

Nottingham is just a stone's throw from Derby. In April, daytime highs in Nottingham are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can catch the train to London.

Things to do in Nottingham

Fun & Games Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Beth Shalom Holocaust Centre, Hawks Of Steele
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Room Escape Games
The Adrenalin Jungle ©
The Adrenalin Jungle

6
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.
Family-friendly places like Tower Bridge and Coca-Cola London Eye will thrill your kids. There's still lots to do: learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum, contemplate the long history of Buckingham Palace, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral, and admire the masterpieces at Victoria and Albert Museum.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our London day trip planning tool.

Traveling by train from Nottingham to London takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in April, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) to allow time to take a train to York.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Tower Bridge ©
Tower Bridge
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum
Coca-Cola London Eye ©
Coca-Cola London Eye

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.
Step out of York with an excursion to Live For Today Adventures - Hazlewood Castle in Leeds--about 38 minutes away. There's much more to do: take an in-depth tour of National Railway Museum, see the interesting displays at York Castle Museum, head outdoors with Yearsley Pool, and delve into the distant past at York City Walls.

For photos, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the York travel route planning site.

You can take a train from London to York in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and flight. In April, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can catch the train back home.

Things to do in York

Museums Fun & Games Outdoors

Side Trips

York Bird of Prey Centre, Live For Today Adventures - Hazlewood Castle
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York Bird of Prey Centre ©
York Bird of Prey Centre
Room Escape Games
The York Dungeon ©
The York Dungeon

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