22 days in England Itinerary

22 days in England Itinerary

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Fly to Manchester, Train to York
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York
— 2 nights
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Penrith
— 4 nights
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Coniston
— 4 nights
Drive
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Gloucester
— 4 nights
Drive
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Bath
— 3 nights
Train
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London
— 3 nights
Fly

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York

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.
Escape the urban bustle at Ladybower Reservoir and York Bird of Prey Centre. York City Walls and York Minster are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Take a break from York with a short trip to Durham Cathedral in Durham, about 1h 40 min away. Next up on the itinerary: take an in-depth tour of National Railway Museum, steep yourself in history at Treasurer's House, and take a stroll through York Shambles.

For other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, use the York trip planner.

Atlanta, USA to York is an approximately 13.5-hour combination of flight and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Atlanta to York is 5 hours. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Atlanta in May, with highs in York at 61°F and lows at 45°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Penrith.

Things to do in York

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Nature

Side Trips

4
nights
Penrith

Penrith is a market town and civil parish in the county of Cumbria, England. Get a sense of the local culture at Aira Force Waterfall and Lake District National Park Guided Walks. Get in touch with nature at Canyoning & Rappelling Tours and Buttermere Lake. Get out of town with these interesting Penrith side-trips: Helm Crag (in Grasmere), Alpacaly Ever After (in Portinscale) and Jesus Church (in Troutbeck). There's still lots to do: trek along Catbells Lakeland Walk, take in the awesome beauty at Loughrigg Fell, head outdoors with Greystoke Outdoor Pool, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Lawrences Church.

For maps, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Penrith trip planner.

Drive from York to Penrith in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. May in Penrith sees daily highs of 58°F and lows of 49°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Coniston.

Things to do in Penrith

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

4
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Coniston

Coniston is a village and civil parish in the Furness region of Cumbria, England. Get outdoors at Old Man of Coniston and Coniston Water. Your inner history buff will appreciate Muncaster Castle and Cartmel Priory. Get out of town with these interesting Coniston side-trips: Predator Experience (in Ayside) and Holy Trinity Church (in Grange-in-Borrowdale). And it doesn't end there: explore the activities along Tarn Hows, take in the dramatic scenery at Stanley Ghyll Force Waterfall, take in the dramatic natural features at Jack"s Rake, and hike along Hodge Close Trail.

To see traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Coniston trip planner.

Drive from Penrith to Coniston in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can go by car to Gloucester.

Things to do in Coniston

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

4
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Gloucester

Get a sense of the local culture at Mariners Church and Chavenage House. Escape the urban bustle at The Barn Owl Centre and Alney Island Nature Reserve. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Gloucester: St Oswald's Church (in Swinbrook), Walks around Wotton-under-Edge (in Wotton-under-Edge) and Purton Ships Graveyard (in Berkeley).

To find photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Gloucester tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Coniston to Gloucester takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of bus and train. In June, plan for daily highs up to 68°F, and evening lows to 56°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Bath.

Things to do in Gloucester

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

3
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Bath

Queen of English Cities

A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Visiting The Cotswold Range and Walks With Hawks will get you outdoors. Visit The Roman Baths and Wells Cathedral for their historical value. Get out of town with these interesting Bath side-trips: Tewkesbury (Tewkesbury Battlefield & Tewkesbury Abbey), Malmesbury Market Cross (in Malmesbury) and Hailes Abbey (in Hailes). The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Bath Abbey and stroll the grounds of Cheltenham Minster.

To find maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Bath tour planner.

Getting from Gloucester to Bath by car takes about 1.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can catch the train to London.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites · Wildlife · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

3
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London

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.
Tower of London and Buckingham Palace will appeal to history buffs. Natural History Museum and Victoria and Albert Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Westminster Abbey, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral, explore the world behind art at National Gallery, and snap pictures at Tower Bridge.

To see maps, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, use the London itinerary builder tool.

Getting from Bath to London by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in London can reach 68°F, while at night they dip to 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in London

Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours

England travel guide

4.3
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.