22 days in England Itinerary

22 days in England Itinerary

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London
— 3 nights
Train
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Bath
— 2 nights
Drive
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Cirencester
— 3 nights
Drive
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Warwick
— 2 nights
Drive
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Coniston
— 3 nights
Drive
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Buttermere
— 3 nights
Drive
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York
— 2 nights
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London

— 3 nights

The Square Mile

Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Appreciate the collections at The British Museum and Victoria and Albert Museum. Get some cultural insight at Tower of London and Westminster Abbey. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Buckingham Palace, explore the world behind art at National Gallery, don't miss a visit to Tower Bridge, and learn about all things military at Churchill War Rooms.

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Brisbane, Australia to London is an approximately 24.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time, which is usually a -10 hour difference. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Brisbane in May, with highs in London at 19°C and lows at 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can take a train to Bath.

Things to do in London

Museums · Historic Sites

Bath

— 2 nights

Queen of English Cities

A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
On the 4th (Thu), take an in-depth tour of The Roman Baths, then delve into the mystery of Stonehenge, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Andrew's Church, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Castle Combe Village. On your second day here, take in the spiritual surroundings of Bath Abbey, then contemplate the long history of Farleigh Hungerford Castle, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wells Cathedral, and finally examine the collection at Brunel's SS Great Britain.

For photos, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Bath road trip tool.

You can take a train from London to Bath in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Cirencester.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Cirencester

— 3 nights
Cirencester is a market town in east Gloucestershire, England, west northwest of London. Get some cultural insight at Sudeley Castle and Corinium Museum. Visiting The Cotswold Range and Cotswold Guided Walks Ltd will get you outdoors. Take a break from Cirencester with a short trip to Cotswold Archery in Moreton-in-Marsh, about 44 minutes away. There's much more to do: head outdoors with Head 4 Heights Waterpark, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St Peter & St Paul, and don't miss a visit to Malmesbury Market Cross.

To see ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Cirencester itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Bath to Cirencester takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Warwick.

Things to do in Cirencester

Outdoors · Tours · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trips

Warwick

— 2 nights
On the 9th (Tue), contemplate the long history of Warwick Castle, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Collegiate Church of St Mary's, and then head outdoors with The Knights of Middle England. On the 10th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the long history of Old Court House, contemplate the long history of Guy's Cliffe, then don't miss a visit to Charlecote Mill, and finally explore the activities along Hatton Locks.

To find ratings, maps, photos, and tourist information, use the Warwick holiday maker website.

Traveling by car from Cirencester to Warwick takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. June in Warwick sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can go by car to Coniston.

Things to do in Warwick

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks · Nature

Coniston

— 3 nights
Coniston is a village and civil parish in the Furness region of Cumbria, England. Get outdoors at Old Man of Coniston and Tarn Hows. Let the collections at Lakeland Motor Museum and Merz Barn capture your imagination. Go for a jaunt from Coniston to Ayside to see Predator Experience about 36 minutes away. The adventure continues: take in the dramatic natural features at Helm Crag, steep yourself in history at Stott Park Bobbin Mill, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Catherine's Chruch, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Hodge Close Trail.

To find reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read Coniston trip planner.

You can drive from Warwick to Coniston in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and taxi; or do a combination of train and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Buttermere.

Things to do in Coniston

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Buttermere

— 3 nights
Holidays in Buttermere allow you to get away from it all as well as to satisfy your inner adventurer.
Escape the urban bustle at Helvellyn and Walla Crag. Take a break from Buttermere with a short trip to Scafell Pike Mountain in Seathwaite, about 1h 25 min away. There's lots more to do: trek along Catbells Lakeland Walk, take some stellar pictures from Alpacaly Ever After, stroll through Central Fells, and step into the grandiose world of Castle Crag.

To find where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Buttermere travel route planner.

You can drive from Coniston to Buttermere in 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to York.

Things to do in Buttermere

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

York

— 2 nights

City of Festivals

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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Wed): wander the streets of York Shambles, admire the striking features of York Minster, then examine the collection at York Castle Museum, and finally get engrossed in the history at National Railway Museum. Keep things going the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at York Bird of Prey Centre, examine the collection at Jorvik Viking Centre, then see the interesting displays at York's Chocolate Story, and finally explore the ancient world of York City Walls.

For other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read York sightseeing app.

Traveling by car from Buttermere to York takes 3 hours. In June, daytime highs in York are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in York

Museums · Historic Sites · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trip

England travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Nightlife · Historic Sites
A trip through England is a trip through world history, and few places in the world offer such a diverse variety of places to visit, activities, and experiences. The sprawling urban areas surrounding the capital city offer countless sightseeing opportunities, such as museums and historical sites, as well as some of the best shopping, nightlife, and culinary options in the world. To truly experience this country steeped in centuries of history, try to make time to explore the sweeping countryside, where you can enjoy the warm hospitality of small villages and explore the ancient remains of once-powerful societies. England boasts an outstanding transportation system, and many visitors find that even a short train ride through the country’s landscape of rolling hills and plains can be a highlight of their entire vacation. However you choose to move about, remember that in this compact country you’re never very far from a bustling town, where modern pubs, shops, and restaurants await to be explored.