18 days in England Itinerary

18 days in England Itinerary

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18 days in England Itinerary

Start: Tucson
Fly + Train:  16​h 30​min
1
Bath
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Gloucester
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
3
Penrith
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
4
York
— 3 nights
Train:  2​h
5
London
— 5 nights
Fly:  14​h 15​min
End: Tucson

2
nights
Bath

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Museum-lovers will appreciate The Roman Baths and Corinium Museum. Visit Stonehenge and St Mary's Church for their historical value. Get out of town with these interesting Bath side-trips: Wells Cathedral (in Wells), St. Edward's Church (in Stow-on-the-Wold) and St. Mary's Church (in Fairford). There's lots more to do: get to know the fascinating history of Castle Combe Village, admire the striking features of St. Andrew's Church, steep yourself in history at Bath Abbey, and pause for some serene contemplation at Manvers Street Baptist Church.

To find more things to do, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, use the Bath day trip app .

Tucson, USA to Bath is an approximately 16.5-hour combination of shuttle, flight, and train. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or fly. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is 7 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can drive to Gloucester.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Castle Combe, Corinium Museum, St. Edward's Church, Wells Cathedral, St. Mary's Church
Highlights from your plan
The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
Stonehenge ©
Stonehenge
St Mary's Church ©
St Mary's Church

3
nights
Gloucester

Gloucester ©
Gloucester is a city and district in southwest England, the county city of Gloucestershire. Visit Purton Ships Graveyard and Gloucester Docks for their historical value. Let the collections at Jet Age Museum and Nature in Art capture your imagination. Venture out of the city with trips to Chavenage House (in Tetbury) and Berkeley (St. Mary's Church & Berkeley Castle). There's lots more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Gloucester Cathedral, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Marys Painswick, take in the spiritual surroundings of St John the Evangelist Church, Slimbridge, Glos, and steep yourself in history at Old Baptist Chapel.

To see reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Gloucester trip planner .

You can drive from Bath to Gloucester in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around 51°F in November, and nighttime lows around 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to drive to Penrith.

Things to do in Gloucester

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Berkeley, Old Baptist Chapel, Chavenage House, St Marys Painswick, St John the Evangelist Church, Slimbridge, Glos
Highlights from your plan
Chavenage House ©
Chavenage House
Nature in Art ©
Nature in Art
Berkeley Castle ©
Berkeley Castle

3
nights
Penrith

Penrith ©
Penrith is a market town and civil parish in the county of Cumbria, England. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Castle Crag and Stott Park Bobbin Mill. Museum-lovers will appreciate Lakeland Motor Museum and Hill Top, Beatrix Potter's House. Change things up with these side-trips from Penrith: St Michael and All Angels Church, Hawkshead (in Hawkshead), St. Andrew's Church (in Dacre) and Brough Castle (in Brough). There's still lots to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Jesus Church, take in the spiritual surroundings of St Paul's Church, Grange over Sands, take in the awesome beauty at Loughrigg Fell, and don't miss a visit to Townend.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Penrith travel route planner .

Getting from Gloucester to Penrith by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. November in Penrith sees daily highs of 47°F and lows of 41°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can drive to York.

Things to do in Penrith

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Ambleside, Troutbeck, Grange-over-Sands, Ulverston, Lakeland Motor Museum
Highlights from your plan
Castle Crag ©
Castle Crag
Townend ©
Townend
Hill Top, Beatrix Potter's House ©
Hill Top, Beatrix Potter's House

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.
Get some historical perspective at York Minster and Durham Cathedral. Appreciate the collections at National Railway Museum and Prince of Wales Own Regiment of Yorkshire Museum. There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at York Castle Museum, shop like a local with York Shambles, brush up on your military savvy at Kohima Museum, and delve into the distant past at York City Walls.

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Drive from Penrith to York in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In November, daytime highs in York are 49°F, while nighttime lows are 37°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to London.

Things to do in York

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Durham Cathedral
Highlights from your plan
National Railway Museum ©
National Railway Museum
York Castle Museum ©
York Castle Museum
Durham Cathedral ©
Durham Cathedral

5
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.
Popular historic sites such as Buckingham Palace and Churchill War Rooms are in your itinerary. Let the collections at Natural History Museum and The British Museum capture your imagination. There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at National Gallery, snap pictures at Tower Bridge, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Westminster Abbey.

To see more things to do, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read London day trip app .

You can take a train from York to London in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, bus, and flight; or drive. November in London sees daily highs of 53°F and lows of 41°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum
Buckingham Palace ©
Buckingham Palace

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