21 days in England Itinerary

21 days in England Itinerary

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21 days in England Itinerary

Start: Cairns
Fly + Drive:  31​h
1
Portinscale
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
York
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Warwick
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Birdlip
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Bath
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
6
London
— 5 nights
Fly:  23​h 15​min
End: Cairns

2
nights
Portinscale

Portinscale ©
Muncaster Castle and Castle Crag will appeal to history buffs. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Hardknott Roman Fort and Keld Chapel. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Portinscale: St Catherine's Chruch (in Boot), Brockhole on Windermere (in Windermere) and Climbing Tours (in Coniston).

To find where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Portinscale tour planner.

Townsville, Australia to Portinscale is an approximately 33-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (Queensland) to Greenwich Mean Time is minus 10 hours. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Townsville in June: high temperatures in Portinscale hover around 20°C and lows are around 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to travel to York.

Things to do in Portinscale

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trips

Penrith, Castle Crag, St Catherine's Chruch, Brockhole on Windermere, Buttermere Lake
Highlights from your plan
Muncaster Castle ©
Muncaster Castle
Castle Crag ©
Castle Crag
Keld Chapel ©
Keld Chapel

4
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 Chatsworth House. You'll explore and learn at York Castle Museum and York's Chocolate Story. Venture out of the city with trips to Walworth Castle Birds of Prey (in Walworth) and National Centre for Birds of Prey (in Helmsley). And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at York Bird of Prey Centre, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at York Minster, explore the ancient world of York City Walls, and contemplate the long history of York Cold War Bunker.

To see other places to visit, ratings, photos, and tourist information, refer to the York journey planner.

Traveling by car from Portinscale to York takes 2.5 hours. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Portinscale in June since evenings lows in York dip to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to catch the train to Warwick.

Things to do in York

Wildlife Parks Museums

Side Trips

National Centre for Birds of Prey, York Bird of Prey Centre, Chatsworth House, Walworth Castle Birds of Prey
Highlights from your plan
York Bird of Prey Centre ©
York Bird of Prey Centre
National Railway Museum ©
National Railway Museum
Chatsworth House ©
Chatsworth House

2
nights
Warwick

Warwick ©
Warwick is the county town of Warwickshire, England. On the 2nd (Tue), explore the historical opulence of Warwick Castle, appreciate the extensive heritage of The Welcombe Hills, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Stratford-upon-Avon Butterfly Farm. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed): don't miss a visit to Charlecote Mill, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Mary's Church, pause for some serene contemplation at St Eadburgha’s Church, then take in the exciting artwork at The Gallery at The Guild, and finally get your game on at Cotswold Archery.

For traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Warwick journey maker .

Getting from York to Warwick by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from York in July, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Warwick, with lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Birdlip.

Things to do in Warwick

Historic Sites Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Stratford-upon-Avon, Chipping Campden, Cotswold Archery, St Mary's Church
Highlights from your plan
Cotswold Archery ©
Cotswold Archery
Warwick Castle ©
Warwick Castle
St Mary's Church ©
St Mary's Church

2
nights
Birdlip

Birdlip ©
On the 4th (Thu), take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Nicholas' Church, identify plant and animal life at Slimbridge Wetland Centre, and then identify plant and animal life at WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the historical opulence of Sudeley Castle and then identify plant and animal life at Crickley Hill.

For reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Birdlip online day trip planner .

Traveling by car from Warwick to Birdlip takes 1.5 hours. In July, daytime highs in Birdlip are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can travel to Bath.

Things to do in Birdlip

Wildlife Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre, St. Nicholas' Church, Sudeley Castle
Highlights from your plan
Crickley Hill ©
Crickley Hill
Sudeley Castle ©
Sudeley Castle
WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre ©
WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre

2
nights
Bath

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
On the 6th (Sat), take an in-depth tour of The Roman Baths, get to know the fascinating history of Castle Combe Village, and then delve into the distant past at Stonehenge. Here are some ideas for day two: look for gifts at Somerset Crafts, then admire the natural beauty at Longleat, and then admire the striking features of Bath Abbey.

For photos, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, use the Bath attractions tool .

Traveling by car from Birdlip to Bath takes 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) to allow time to take a train to London.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Castle Combe Village, Longleat, Stonehenge, Somerset Crafts
Highlights from your plan
The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
Stonehenge ©
Stonehenge
Castle Combe Village ©
Castle Combe Village

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.
Visit Westminster Abbey and Churchill War Rooms for their historical value. National Gallery and Natural History Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at British Museum, examine the collection at Madame Tussauds London, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral, and make a trip to Tower of London.

To see reviews, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our London trip tool .

Getting from Bath to London by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

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

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