16 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

16 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Created using Inspirock England Trip Planner

This plan was created by another user.  Make it your plan

Route & dates

16 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: Sydney
+3
Fly + train + subway + train:  27​h
1
Stratford-upon-Avon
— 3 nights
bus:  1​h
2
Oxford
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
3
Bath
— 1 night
train:  1​h 15​min
4
Cheltenham
— 5 nights
Drive:  30​min
5
Stanton
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  28​h
End: Sydney


Learn more about your trip

3
nights
Stratford-upon-Avon

Stratford-upon-Avon ©
Stratford-upon-Avon is a market town and civil parish in Warwickshire, England, on the River Avon, 101mi north west of London, 22mi south east of Birmingham, and 8mi south west of Warwick. On the 2nd (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: sample the tasty concoctions at Hook Norton Brewery, admire the masterpieces at Compton Verney Art Gallery and Park, then browse for treasures at Stalls Lifestyle, and finally stop by Waterside Food and Craft Market.

To find more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Stratford-upon-Avon vacation trip planner.

Sydney, Australia to Stratford-upon-Avon is an approximately 27-hour flight. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) (AEST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), which is usually a -10 hour difference. In June, daytime highs in Stratford-upon-Avon are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Oxford.

Things to do in Stratford-upon-Avon

Museums Historic Sites Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Telford, Harvington Hall, Hook Norton Brewery
Highlights from your plan
Coalbrookdale Museum of Iron ©
Coalbrookdale Museum of Iron
Harvington Hall ©
Harvington Hall
Sunnycroft ©
Sunnycroft

2
nights
Oxford

Oxford ©
A busy, cosmopolitan city, Oxford is perhaps best known for its ancient university.
On the 4th (Mon), indulge your thirst for a good beer at The Wychwood Brewery, examine the collection at Didcot Railway Centre, and then steep yourself in history at White Horse Hill. Keep things going the next day: browse for treasures at Antiques Cellar, stop by Alice's Shop, then look for gifts at Fudge Kitchen, then stop by Blackwell's Bookshop, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Aidan Meller Gallery.

To see photos, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Oxford tour planner.

Getting from Stratford-upon-Avon to Oxford by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Stratford-upon-Avon in June since evenings lows in Oxford dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) so you can take a train to Bath.

Things to do in Oxford

Shopping Museums Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

The Wychwood Brewery, White Horse Hill, Didcot Railway Centre, Brackley Antique Cellar
Highlights from your plan
White Horse Hill ©
White Horse Hill
Didcot Railway Centre ©
Didcot Railway Centre
Blackwell's Bookshop ©
Blackwell's Bookshop

1
night
Bath

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
On the 6th (Wed), browse the exhibits of Haynes International Motor Museum, then admire the landmark architecture of Lacock Abbey, and then get to know the fascinating history of Castle Combe Village. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of Chalice Well, stop by Clarks Village, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Weston Super Mare Beach.

For reviews, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, use the Bath itinerary maker.

Take a train from Oxford to Bath in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Bath are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to drive to Cheltenham.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Chalice Well, Haynes International Motor Museum, Castle Combe Village, Lacock Abbey, Weston-Super-Mare Beach
Highlights from your plan
Castle Combe Village ©
Castle Combe Village
Haynes International Motor Museum ©
Haynes International Motor Museum
Chalice Well ©
Chalice Well

5
nights
Cheltenham

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. Shop till you drop at Richard Booth's Bookshop and Hopewell Colliery. Museum-lovers will appreciate The Judge's Lodging Museum and The Wilson, Cheltenham Art Gallery & Museum. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cheltenham: Brockhampton Estate (in Bringsty), Ludlow Brewing Company (in Ludlow) and Erwood Station Gallery (in Builth Wells). The adventure continues: step into the grandiose world of Goodrich Castle, steep yourself in history at Talgarth Mill, soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, and learn about winemaking at Three Choirs Vineyard.

To find reviews and other tourist information, you can read our Cheltenham trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Bath to Cheltenham in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in June, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to travel to Stanton.

Things to do in Cheltenham

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Brecon Beacons National Park, Gloucester, Booth's Bookshop, Hopewell Colliery, Goodrich Castle
Highlights from your plan
National Trust - Brockhampton Estate ©
The Judge's Lodging Museum ©
The Judge's Lodging Museum
Nature in Art ©
Nature in Art

1
night
Stanton

Stanton ©
On the 13th (Wed), stop by Alain Rouveure Galleries, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Cotswolds Distillery, look for gifts at Whichford Pottery, then pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Station Mill Antiques Centre, and finally stop by Jaffé and Neale Bookshop and Café.

To see ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Stanton itinerary builder.

Stanton is just a stone's throw from Cheltenham. June in Stanton sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Stanton

Shopping Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Shipston on Stour, Chipping Norton, Alain Rouveure Galleries, Elgar Birthplace Museum
Highlights from your plan
Elgar Birthplace Museum ©
Elgar Birthplace Museum
Jaffe and Neale Bookshop and Cafe ©
Jaffe and Neale Bookshop and Cafe
Whichford Pottery ©
Whichford Pottery

Similar Plans

14 days in Cotswolds BY A USER FROM THAILAND April, popular sights PREFERENCES: April ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 15 days in Cotswolds BY A USER FROM SWITZERLAND September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, slow & easy, hidden gems PREFERENCES: September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 4 days in Cotswolds BY A USER FROM ISRAEL April, kids, outdoors, popular sights PREFERENCES: April, kids, outdoors ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 30 days in United Kingdom BY A USER FROM INDIA May, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, popular sights PREFERENCES: May, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 3 days in Cotswolds BY A USER FROM ISRAEL April, outdoors, romantic, shopping, hidden gems PREFERENCES: April, outdoors, romantic, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 4 days in Cotswolds BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM April, fast-paced, popular sights PREFERENCES: April ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Fast-paced 7 days in Cotswolds BY A USER FROM ISRAEL April, kids, popular sights PREFERENCES: April, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 28 days in United Kingdom BY A USER FROM INDIA May, culture, beaches, popular sights PREFERENCES: May, culture, beaches ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 28 days in England BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, popular sights PREFERENCES: May ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 4 days in Cotswolds BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM April, popular sights PREFERENCES: April ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 4 days in Cotswolds BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM April, kids, culture, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, slow & easy, hidden gems PREFERENCES: April, kids, culture, relaxing, beaches, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 4 days in Cotswolds BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA June, popular sights PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium
View more plans