9 days in England Itinerary

9 days in England Itinerary

Created using Inspirock England planner

Make it your trip
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London
— 3 nights
Train
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Manchester
— 1 night
Drive
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Telford
— 1 night
Drive
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Cheltenham
— 2 nights
Drive
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Bath
— 1 night
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London

— 3 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.
London is known for museums, nightlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Coca-Cola London Eye, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral, explore the world behind art at National Gallery, and take in panoramic vistas at Tower Bridge.

For reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, use the London trip itinerary maker app.

Roanoke, USA to London is an approximately 15-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time is 5 hours. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Roanoke in July; daily highs in London reach 73°F and lows reach 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to take a train to Manchester.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Manchester

— 1 night

Capital of the North

Unofficially dubbed the Capital of the North, Manchester is known for its influence on industry and music, as well as its world-renowned connection to sports.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Wed): get engrossed in the history at Imperial War Museum North, then view the masterpieces at Manchester Art Gallery, and then get a new perspective on things with Bridgewater Cruises.

To see photos, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Manchester trip planner.

Getting from London to Manchester by train takes about 3 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. In July, daytime highs in Manchester are 69°F, while nighttime lows are 53°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Telford.

Things to do in Manchester

Museums · Outdoors · Tours · Shopping

Side Trips

Telford

— 1 night
Telford is a large new town in the borough of Telford and Wrekin and ceremonial county of Shropshire, England, about 13mi east of Shrewsbury, and 30mi north west of Birmingham. Start off your visit on the 8th (Thu): have fun at The Edge Adventure Activities, then take an in-depth tour of Coalbrookdale Museum of Iron, and then let the river carry you with Shropshire Raft Tours - Ironbridge Gorge Boat Trips, canoe, kayak, Mega SUP & Mini-raft hire.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Telford trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can drive from Manchester to Telford in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 70°F, and evening lows to 52°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Cheltenham.

Things to do in Telford

Fun & Games · Museums · Outdoors · Adventure

Side Trip

Cheltenham

— 2 nights
Cheltenham, also known as Cheltenham Spa, is a regency spa town and borough which is located on the edge of the Cotswolds, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in Gloucestershire, England. On the 9th (Fri), look for all kinds of wild species at Walks With Hawks, glide peacefully along the water with SUP Gloucester, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Tewkesbury Abbey. Keep things going the next day: admire the natural beauty at Hidcote Manor Garden, then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Cotswold Falconry Centre, and then see the interesting displays at Cotswold Motoring Museum.

To see photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Cheltenham trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Telford to Cheltenham in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Telford in July, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Cheltenham, with lows around 60°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Bath.

Things to do in Cheltenham

Parks · Outdoors · Adventure · Tours

Side Trips

Bath

— 1 night

Queen of English Cities

A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
On the 11th (Sun), explore the galleries of The Roman Baths and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bath Abbey.

For other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Bath attractions site.

Traveling by car from Cheltenham to Bath takes 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites · Museums

England travel guide

4.4
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.