22 days in England Itinerary

22 days in England Itinerary

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22 days in England Itinerary

Start: Cleveland
Fly:  12​h
1
London
— 4 nights
train:  2​h
2
York
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Penrith
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
4
Gloucester
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Bath
— 5 nights
Fly:  13​h 30​min
End: Cleveland

4
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.
London is known for museums, nightlife, historic sites, shopping, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at National Gallery, don't miss a visit to Tower of London, step into the grandiose world of Buckingham Palace, and take in panoramic vistas at Coca-Cola London Eye.

For where to stay, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read our London driving holiday planner.

Cleveland, USA to London is an approximately 12-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train, bus, and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 5 hours traveling from Cleveland to London. Traveling from Cleveland in September, things will get a bit cooler in London: highs are around 67°F and lows about 51°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to catch the train to York.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Tower Bridge ©
Tower Bridge
Buckingham Palace ©
Buckingham Palace

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.
Go for a jaunt from York to Durham to see Durham Cathedral about 1h 30 min away. Next up on the itinerary: take an in-depth tour of National Railway Museum, get in on the family fun at York Maze, wander the streets of York Shambles, and admire the landmark architecture of York Minster.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read York driving holiday planner.

You can take a train from London to York in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, bus, and train; or drive. In September in York, expect temperatures between 64°F during the day and 48°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to drive to Penrith.

Things to do in York

Historic Sites Theme Parks Museums

Side Trip

Durham Cathedral
Highlights from your plan
York Minster ©
York Minster
National Railway Museum ©
National Railway Museum
York City Walls ©
York City Walls

4
nights
Penrith

Penrith is a market town and civil parish in the county of Cumbria, England. Get out of town with these interesting Penrith side-trips: Jesus Church (in Troutbeck), Windermere (Climbing Tours, Michael Coates Clay Shooting, & more) and Alpacaly Ever After (in Portinscale). There's still lots to do: take in the awesome beauty at Helvellyn, contemplate the long history of Stott Park Bobbin Mill, contemplate the waterfront views at Derwentwater, and explore the striking landscape of Lake District National Park Guided Walks.

To see maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Penrith trip itinerary app .

Getting from York to Penrith by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In September in Penrith, expect temperatures between 61°F during the day and 52°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) to allow time to drive to Gloucester.

Things to do in Penrith

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Windermere, Keswick, Lake District, Stott Park Bobbin Mill, Alpacaly Ever After
Highlights from your plan
Climbing Tours
Helvellyn
Helvellyn
Derwentwater ©
Derwentwater

4
nights
Gloucester

Gloucester ©
Gloucester is a city and district in southwest England, the county city of Gloucestershire. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Gloucester: Walks around Wotton-under-Edge (in Wotton-under-Edge), Tetbury (Chavenage House & The Royal Gardens at Highgrove) and The Cotswold Range (in Somerford Keynes). There's much more to do: examine the collection at Jet Age Museum, get lost in a book at Gloucestershire Archives, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Nicholas' Church, and look for all kinds of wild species at The Barn Owl Centre.

For more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read Gloucester day trip planning tool .

Traveling by car from Penrith to Gloucester takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Gloucester are 66°F, while nighttime lows are 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Bath.

Things to do in Gloucester

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Painswick, Tetbury, Walks around Wotton-under-Edge, The Cotswold Range
Highlights from your plan
Chavenage House ©
Chavenage House
The Cotswold Range ©
The Cotswold Range
Jet Age Museum ©
Jet Age Museum

5
nights
Bath

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Venture out of the city with trips to Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta (in Salisbury), Stonehenge (in Amesbury) and The Cotswold Brewing Company (in Bourton-on-the-Water). The adventure continues: explore the galleries of The Roman Baths, get your game on at Cotswold Archery, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and look for all kinds of wild species at Walks With Hawks.

To see maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Bath visit planner .

Drive from Gloucester to Bath in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Moreton-in-Marsh, Stonehenge, Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta, Walks With Hawks, Cotswolds Distillery
Highlights from your plan
The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
Stonehenge ©
Stonehenge
Walks With Hawks ©
Walks With Hawks

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