12 days in England Itinerary

12 days in England Itinerary

Created using Inspirock England trip planner

Make it your trip
Fly
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London
— 2 nights
Drive
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Cirencester
— 3 nights
Drive
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Grange-over-Sands
— 4 nights
Drive to Manchester Airport, Fly to Adelaide International Airport

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London

— 2 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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Tower of London and St. Paul's Cathedral. Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Buckingham Palace, get a sense of history and politics at Houses of Parliament, take in panoramic vistas at Tower Bridge, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Westminster Abbey.

To find other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the London day trip planning app.

Adelaide, Australia to London is an approximately 25-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Adelaide to London is minus 9.5 hours. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Adelaide in July: high temperatures in London hover around 26°C and lows are around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Cirencester.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites · Museums

Cirencester

— 3 nights
Cirencester is a market town in east Gloucestershire, England, west northwest of London. Get in touch with nature at The Cotswold Range and WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre. Visit Chavenage House and All Saints' Church for their historical value. The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at Birdland, explore the striking landscape of Monastery garden prinknash, walk around Elemental Sculpture Park, and contemplate the long history of Malmesbury Market Cross.

To see where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Cirencester trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from London to Cirencester in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to travel to Grange-over-Sands.

Things to do in Cirencester

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Grange-over-Sands

— 4 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.
Get some historical perspective at Muncaster Castle and Stott Park Bobbin Mill. Get outdoors at Canyoning & Rappelling Tours and Predator Experience. Venture out of the city with trips to Alpacaly Ever After (in Portinscale), Jesus Church (in Troutbeck) and Old Man of Coniston (in Coniston). The adventure continues: take in the awesome beauty at Helvellyn, explore the activities along Newby Bridge Weir, and have fun and explore at The World of Beatrix Potter Attraction.

To find other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Grange-over-Sands trip itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by car from Cirencester to Grange-over-Sands takes 4 hours. You'll have a few hours on the 15th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Grange-over-Sands

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Trails

Side Trips

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.