19 days in England Itinerary

19 days in England Itinerary

Created using Inspirock England holiday maker
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London
— 5 nights
Drive
2
Leavesden
— 2 nights
Drive
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Nottingham
— 2 nights
Drive
4
York
— 2 nights
Drive
5
Ambleside
— 3 nights
Drive
6
Cheltenham
— 2 nights
Drive
7
Bath
— 2 nights
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London — 5 nights

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 sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: enjoy breathtaking views from Coca-Cola London Eye, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral, snap pictures at Tower Bridge, and get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum.

For traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read London itinerary app.

Dallas, USA to London is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), which is usually a 6 hour difference. Traveling from Dallas in May, you will find days in London are colder (62°F), and nights are a bit cooler (46°F). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can go by car to Leavesden.
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Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Leavesden — 2 nights

On the 21st (Tue), indulge in some personalized pampering at Sequoia at The Grove and then take in nature's colorful creations at Chenies Manor House and Gardens. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed): stop by Battlers Green Farm Shopping Village and then play a few rounds at Golf at The Grove.

For photos, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Leavesden trip itinerary maker site.

You can drive from London to Leavesden in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a subway. In May, daytime highs in Leavesden are 64°F, while nighttime lows are 47°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can go by car to Nottingham.
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Shopping · Golf · Historic Sites · Parks
Side Trips

Nottingham — 2 nights

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 23rd (Thu): take in nature's colorful creations at Hardwick Hall and Gardens, admire the landmark architecture of Wollaton Hall and Park, and then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms. Here are some ideas for day two: look for all kinds of wild species at Charnwood Forest Alpacas and then pause for some photo ops at National Memorial Arboretum.

For ratings, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Nottingham journey tool.

You can drive from Leavesden to Nottingham in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In May in Nottingham, expect temperatures between 60°F during the day and 45°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can go by car to York.
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Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife · Fun & Games
Side Trips

York — 2 nights

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.
On the 25th (Sat), admire the landmark architecture of York Minster, steep yourself in history at Treasurer's House, and then delve into the distant past at York City Walls. Keep things going the next day: get the lay of the land with Walking tours, then get engrossed in the history at National Railway Museum, and then wander the streets of York Shambles.

For traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the York travel route planner.

You can drive from Nottingham to York in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 61°F, and evening lows to 45°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Ambleside.
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Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums · Neighborhoods

Ambleside — 3 nights

Ambleside is a town in Cumbria, in North West England. When in Ambleside, make a side trip to see Lake Windermere in Windermere, approximately Windermere away. And it doesn't end there: push the limits with an extreme tour, step into the grandiose world of Wray Castle, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and take in the awesome beauty at Loughrigg Fell.

For ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Ambleside trip itinerary maker website.

Traveling by car from York to Ambleside takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Cheltenham.
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Historic Sites · Tours · Outdoors · Parks
Side Trips

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. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Thu): identify plant and animal life at Walks With Hawks, admire the striking features of Gloucester Cathedral, and then appreciate the history behind Boer War Memorial. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: relax in the rural setting at Cotswold Farm Park, admire the natural beauty at Hidcote Manor Garden, and then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Cotswolds Distillery.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Cheltenham visit planner.

You can drive from Ambleside to Cheltenham in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of bus and train. In May, plan for daily highs up to 63°F, and evening lows to 51°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) early enough to go by car to Bath.
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Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife · Breweries & Distilleries
Side Trips

Bath — 2 nights

A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Sat): delve into the distant past at Stonehenge, then admire the landmark architecture of The Royal Crescent Hotel & Spa, then get engrossed in the history at The Roman Baths, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Bath Abbey. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, examine the collection at The Jane Austen Centre, and then explore the world behind art at American Museum & Gardens.

To see where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Bath road trip planning tool.

Getting from Cheltenham to Bath by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) early enough to travel back home.
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Historic Sites · Spas · Museums · Parks
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England travel guide

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Nightlife · Specialty Museums · 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.
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