16 days in England Itinerary

16 days in England Itinerary

Created using Inspirock England holiday planner

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Fly
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London
— 5 nights
Train to Windermere, Bus to Ambleside
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Ambleside
— 3 nights
Drive
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Cheltenham
— 4 nights
Drive
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Bath
— 3 nights
Train to London Heathrow, Fly to Roanoke

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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 historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: enjoy breathtaking views from Coca-Cola London Eye, admire the masterpieces at The British Museum, take in the views from Tower Bridge, and contemplate the long history of Buckingham Palace.

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Roanoke, USA to London is an approximately 15-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Roanoke to London is 5 hours. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Roanoke in May; daily highs in London reach 62°F and lows reach 46°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can travel to Ambleside.

Things to do in London

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping

Ambleside

— 3 nights
Ambleside is a town in Cumbria, in North West England. Ambleside is known for museums, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour, contemplate the waterfront views at Derwentwater, take a memorable tour with Tours, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Tarn Hows.

For more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Ambleside attractions site.

Traveling by combination of train and bus from London to Ambleside takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight, train, and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to drive to Cheltenham.

Things to do in Ambleside

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trips

Cheltenham

— 4 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. Change things up with these side-trips from Cheltenham: Cotswolds Distillery (in Stourton), Hidcote Manor Garden (in Chipping Campden) and Chavenage House (in Tetbury). The adventure continues: head outdoors with The Cotswold Range, admire the landmark architecture of Gloucester Cathedral, don't miss a visit to The Model Village, and see the interesting displays at Cotswold Motoring Museum.

For maps, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Cheltenham trip planner.

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, daily temperatures in Cheltenham can reach 63°F, while at night they dip to 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) to allow time to drive to Bath.

Things to do in Cheltenham

Historic Sites · Wildlife · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bath: Wilton House (in Wilton), Stonehenge (in Amesbury) and Dorset Adventure Park (in Corfe Castle). The adventure continues: take an in-depth tour of The Roman Baths, see the interesting displays at The Jane Austen Centre, stop by Wyrdraven, and steep yourself in history at Bath Abbey.

To see ratings, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Bath trip itinerary planning app.

Traveling by car from Cheltenham to Bath takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. On the 5th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites · Museums · Wildlife · Theme Parks

Side Trips

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.