10 days in England Itinerary

10 days in England Itinerary

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Fly to Glasgow, Train to Penrith
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Penrith
— 2 nights
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Cheltenham
— 2 nights
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London
— 4 nights
Fly

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Penrith

Penrith is a market town and civil parish in the county of Cumbria, England. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sat): stroll through Hallin Fell, look for all kinds of wild species at Aira Force Waterfall, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Center Parcs - Whinfell Forest. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Sun): hike along Catbells Lakeland Walk, contemplate the waterfront views at Derwentwater, and then browse the different shops at The Rheged Centre.

To find photos, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Penrith travel route tool.

New York City, USA to Penrith is an approximately 13-hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from New York City to Penrith, you'll lose 5 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New York City in May, things will get little chillier in Penrith: highs are around 58°F and lows about 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can drive to Cheltenham.

Things to do in Penrith

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors

Side Trip

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Cheltenham

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. Family-friendly places like The Cotswold Range and Cotswold Way will thrill your kids. Go for a jaunt from Cheltenham to Burford to see Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens about 40 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: have some family-friendly fun at SimAir737, relax in the rural setting at Cotswold Farm Park, head outdoors with Tiger Airways, and let little ones run wild at The Play Farm.

To find ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Cheltenham tour planning tool.

You can drive from Penrith to Cheltenham in 4 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 63°F in May, and nighttime lows around 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) to allow time to drive to London.

Things to do in Cheltenham

Parks · Outdoors · Zoos & Aquariums · Fun & Games

Side Trips

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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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Coca-Cola London Eye and The British Museum. There's much more to do: take in panoramic vistas at Tower Bridge, don't miss a visit to Big Ben, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, and contemplate the long history of Buckingham Palace.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read London tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Cheltenham to London by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in London are 68°F, while nighttime lows are 52°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in London

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Tours

England travel guide

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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.