24 days in England Itinerary

24 days in England Itinerary

Created using Inspirock England itinerary planner
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London
— 5 nights
Train
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Cambridge
— 1 night
Drive
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Gloucester
— 4 nights
Drive
4
Bath
— 3 nights
Fly
5
Durham
— 3 nights
Train
6
York
— 3 nights
Drive
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Liverpool
— 3 nights
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London — 5 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 sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, contemplate the long history of Buckingham Palace, admire the landmark architecture of Houses of Parliament, and snap pictures at Tower Bridge.

To find ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read London journey planner.

Canberra, Australia to London is an approximately 27-hour flight. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time, which is usually a -10 hour difference. Traveling from Canberra in January, expect London to be much colder, temps between 9°C and 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to take a train to Cambridge.
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Cambridge — 1 night

City of Perspiring Dreams

Steeped in history and tradition, Cambridge is renowned for its ancient colleges and sprawling green gardens.
On the 11th (Wed), sample the fine beverages at The Cambridge Gin Laboratory, admire the masterpieces at Fitzwilliam Museum, then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and finally do a tasting at Cambridgeshire Wine School.

To see where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Cambridge online road trip planner.

Traveling by train from London to Cambridge takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 8°C in January, and nighttime lows around 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can drive to Gloucester.
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Gloucester — 4 nights

Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Gloucester: Cotswolds Distillery (in Stourton), The Cotswold Range (in Somerford Keynes) and Broadway Tower (in Broadway).

To find traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Gloucester trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Cambridge to Gloucester takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a train. January in Gloucester sees daily highs of 9°C and lows of 4°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Bath.
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Bath — 3 nights

Queen of English Cities

A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bath: Castle Combe (The Market Cross & Castle Combe Village), Westonbirt Arboretum (in Tetbury) and Stonehenge (in Amesbury). There's still lots to do: get engrossed in the history at The Roman Baths, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta, take in the spiritual surroundings of Bath Abbey, and test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

To find ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Bath online trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Gloucester to Bath takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to Durham.
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Durham — 3 nights

Durham is a historic city and the county town of County Durham in North East England. Get out of town with these interesting Durham side-trips: Penrith (Center Parcs - Whinfell Forest & Kandoo Adventures). The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Tommy World War One Soldier Sculpture - Eleven 'O' One, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, appreciate the history behind Marquess of Londonderry's Statue, and take in the pleasant sights at Durham Riverside Walk.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Durham tour itinerary builder app.

Getting from Bath to Durham by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In January in Durham, expect temperatures between 7°C during the day and 1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can take a train to York.
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York — 3 nights

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Live For Today Adventures - Hazlewood Castle (in Tadcaster) and The Vulcan Experience (in Doncaster). There's much more to do: take an in-depth tour of National Railway Museum, delve into the distant past at York City Walls, admire the striking features of York Minster, and browse for treasures at Yorkshire Antiques.com.

To find where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the York online trip itinerary maker.

Take a train from Durham to York in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. January in York sees daily highs of 7°C and lows of 1°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Liverpool.
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Liverpool — 3 nights

Capital of Pop Music

Famous for being the birthplace of the Beatles, Liverpool is a vibrant city with an outstanding cultural heritage.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Wed): examine the collection at Merseyside Maritime Museum, then take in the waterfront at Royal Albert Dock Liverpool, then get thoroughly spooked out with a ghost and vampire tour, and finally test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms. Here are some ideas for day two: browse the exhibits of Walker Art Gallery, see the interesting displays at Quirky Quarter, and then join the crowd at Land Rover Experience.

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

Getting from York to Liverpool by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train. In January in Liverpool, expect temperatures between 9°C during the day and 3°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to catch the flight back home.
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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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