17 days in England Itinerary

17 days in England Itinerary

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17 days in England Itinerary

Start: Los Angeles
Fly:  14​h 30​min
1
London
— 3 nights
Train:  1​h 30​min
2
Bath
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Burford
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
4
Grasmere
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
York
— 3 nights
Train + Fly:  15​h
End: Los Angeles

3
nights
London

London ©
Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Do some cultural sightseeing at National Gallery and Buckingham Palace. There's lots more to do: get engrossed in the history at Natural History Museum, snap pictures at Tower Bridge, take in the spiritual surroundings of Westminster Abbey, and explore the world behind art at Victoria and Albert Museum.

To see where to stay, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, go to the London trip itinerary planning website .

Los Angeles, USA to London is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time is 8 hours. While traveling from Los Angeles, expect much colder days and slightly colder nights in London, ranging from highs of 46°F to lows of 36°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) to allow time to take a train to Bath.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
The British Museum ©
The British Museum

3
nights
Bath

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Do some cultural sightseeing at The Roman Baths and St. Mary's Church. Explore Bath's surroundings by going to Stonehenge (in Amesbury), Malmesbury (Malmesbury Market Cross & Athelstan Museum) and Castle Combe (Castle Combe Village & St. Andrew's Church). There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Bugatti Trust Visitor Center, contemplate the long history of Purton Ships Graveyard, pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Fifi's Fancy Furniture, and pause for some serene contemplation at Old Baptist Chapel.

To find maps, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Bath online trip builder .

You can take a train from London to Bath in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Burford.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Malmesbury, Castle Combe, Tewkesbury, Berkeley, Fifi's Fancy Furniture
Highlights from your plan
The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
Stonehenge ©
Stonehenge
Bugatti Trust Visitor Center ©
Bugatti Trust Visitor Center

3
nights
Burford

Burford ©
Burford is a medieval town on the River Windrush in the Cotswold hills in West Oxfordshire, England. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at St Mary's Church and St Nicholas Church. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Burford: Corinium Museum (in Cirencester) and Cotswolds Distillery (in Stourton). There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Combe Mill, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Mary's Church, contemplate the long history of St Michael and St Martins Church, and get engrossed in the history at Charlbury Museum.

For ratings, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Burford trip tool .

Getting from Bath to Burford by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In January in Burford, expect temperatures between 46°F during the day and 34°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) to allow time to drive to Grasmere.

Things to do in Burford

Museums Historic Sites Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Northleach, Stow-on-the-Wold, Cirencester, St Peter's Church, Cotswolds Distillery
Highlights from your plan
Corinium Museum ©
Corinium Museum
St Mary's Church ©
St Mary's Church
Combe Mill ©
Combe Mill

3
nights
Grasmere

Grasmere ©
Grasmere is a village and tourist destination in the centre of the English Lake District. Get a sense of the local culture at St John's in the Vale and JB Banks & Sons. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Grasmere: Boot (St Catherine's Chruch & Eskdale Mill) and Millom Discovery Centre (in Millom). The adventure continues: explore the historical opulence of Castle Crag, go for a walk through Watendlath, take in the exciting artwork at Viridian Gallery, and pause for some serene contemplation at Holy Trinity Church.

To see photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Grasmere day trip planning site .

Getting from Burford to Grasmere by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) to allow time to drive to York.

Things to do in Grasmere

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Cockermouth, Keswick, Grange-in-Borrowdale, Boot, St John's in the Vale
Highlights from your plan
St John's in the Vale ©
St John's in the Vale
Castle Crag ©
Castle Crag
JB Banks & Sons ©
JB Banks & Sons

3
nights
York

York ©
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like National Railway Museum and York Castle Museum. Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at York Minster, get a sense of history and politics at Guildhall, learn about all things military at The Royal Dragoon Guards Museum, and explore the ancient world of York City Walls.

To see reviews, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our York tour builder .

Traveling by car from Grasmere to York takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train. In February, daily temperatures in York can reach 45°F, while at night they dip to 34°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in York

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
Highlights from your plan
National Railway Museum ©
National Railway Museum
York Minster ©
York Minster
York Castle Museum ©
York Castle Museum

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