31 days in England Itinerary

31 days in England Itinerary

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London
— 6 nights
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Warwick
— 2 nights
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Gloucester
— 4 nights
Drive
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Bath
— 4 nights
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Grange-over-Sands
— 2 nights
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Bakewell
— 3 nights
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York
— 4 nights
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Durham
— 4 nights
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London — 6 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: explore the world behind art at National Gallery, steep yourself in history at Tower of London, take an in-depth tour of The British Museum, and enjoy breathtaking views from Tower Bridge.

To find photos, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, go to the London online trip itinerary planner.

Hobart, Australia to London is an approximately 29-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 10 hours traveling from Hobart to London. Expect colder weather when traveling from Hobart in December: highs in London hover around 11°C, while lows dip to 4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can go by car to Warwick.
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Warwick — 2 nights

Start off your visit on the 8th (Thu): stroll around St Nicholas Park, contemplate the long history of Collegiate Church of St Mary's, and then don't miss a visit to Smith Street. Here are some ideas for day two: take an in-depth tour of St. John's House Museum and then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Hook Norton Brewery.

To find reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Warwick road trip website.

You can drive from London to Warwick in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. December in Warwick sees daily highs of 11°C and lows of 5°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Gloucester.
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Gloucester — 4 nights

Venture out of the city with trips to Stratford-upon-Avon Canal (in Stratford-upon-Avon), The Cotswold Range (in Somerford Keynes) and Cotswold Motoring Museum (in Bourton-on-the-Water).

To see reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Gloucester tour planner.

Traveling by car from Warwick to Gloucester takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a train. In December, daytime highs in Gloucester are 11°C, while nighttime lows are 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to drive to Bath.
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Bath — 4 nights

A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bath: Westonbirt Arboretum (in Tetbury), Clifton Suspension Bridge (in Bristol) and Castle Combe Village (in Castle Combe). The adventure continues: take an in-depth tour of The Roman Baths, pause for some serene contemplation at Wells Cathedral, admire the masterpieces at Holburne Museum, and make a trip to Winchester Cathedral.

To find ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Bath trip itinerary builder site.

Drive from Gloucester to Bath in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to fly to Grange-over-Sands.
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Grange-over-Sands — 2 nights

Known for its friendly people and balmy climate, Grange-over-Sands serves as a home base for holidaymakers who come to explore the surrounding area.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Sun): look for all kinds of wild species at Predator Experience. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Mon): explore the striking landscape at Helm Crag and then take some stellar pictures from Orrest Head.

For traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read Grange-over-Sands attractions planner.

Fly from Bath to Grange-over-Sands in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can drive to Bakewell.
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Bakewell — 3 nights

Bakewell is a small market town and civil parish in the Derbyshire Dales district of Derbyshire, England, well known for the local confection Bakewell pudding. Venture out of the city with trips to Shropshire Falconry Ltd (in Shrewsbury), Land Rover Experience (in Tarporley) and Stockley Farm Birds of Prey Centre (in Northwich). Next up on the itinerary: view the masterpieces at Chatsworth House, contemplate the long history of Tissington Hall, explore the activities along Ladybower Reservoir, and surround yourself with nature on Peak Mountaineering.

To see more things to do, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, use the Bakewell tour app.

Getting from Grange-over-Sands to Bakewell by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In December, daytime highs in Bakewell are 10°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can go by car to York.
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York — 4 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.
York is known for museums, sightseeing, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, revel in the low prices at McArthurGlen's York Designer Outlet, see the interesting displays at York's Chocolate Story, and explore the historical opulence of Castle Howard.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read our York trip itinerary maker website.

You can drive from Bakewell to York in 2 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and train. In December, plan for daily highs up to 10°C, and evening lows to 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to take a train to Durham.
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Durham — 4 nights

Durham is a historic city and the county town of County Durham in North East England. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Durham: Penrith (Center Parcs - Whinfell Forest & Aqua Sana - Whinfell Forest). There's still lots to do: make a trip to Tommy World War One Soldier Sculpture - Eleven 'O' One, visit Fury Events, explore the historical opulence of Durham Castle, and admire the striking features of Ushaw Historic House, Chapels & Gardens.

To see photos, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read Durham holiday app.

You can take a train from York to Durham in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In December, daytime highs in Durham are 9°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (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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