22 days in United Kingdom & Stratford Itinerary

22 days in United Kingdom & Stratford Itinerary

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22 days in United Kingdom & Stratford Itinerary

Start: Newark, United States
Fly + Drive:  10​h 45​min
1
Richmond-upon-Thames, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Ambleside, United Kingdom
— 5 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  18​h
4
Stratford, Canada
— 5 nights
Drive + Fly:  7​h
End: Newark, United States

4
nights
Richmond-upon-Thames, United Kingdom

Richmond-upon-Thames
A holiday in Richmond-upon-Thames ensures a chance to enjoy one of Greater London's greenest, fanciest, and most spacious neighborhoods.
Let the collections at The Musical Museum and London Motorcycle Museum capture your imagination. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Osterley Park and House - National Trust and Syon House and Park. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Richmond-upon-Thames: St Marys Church (in Uxbridge), Ruislip Lido (in Ruislip) and Harmondsworth Moor (in Harmondsworth). There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Ham House, admire the natural beauty at Strawberry Hill House, get a taste of the local shopping with Marianne North Gallery, and don't miss a visit to York House Gardens.

For ratings, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Richmond-upon-Thames travel route planner.

Newark, USA to Richmond-upon-Thames is an approximately 11-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time, which is usually a 5 hour difference. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Newark in July: high temperatures in Richmond-upon-Thames hover around 75°F and lows are around 57°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Cheltenham.

Things to do in Richmond-upon-Thames

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Twickenham, Brentford, London Motorcycle Museum, Ruislip Lido, Osterley Park and House - National Trust
Highlights from your plan
London Museum of Water & Steam
London Museum of Water & Steam
The Musical Museum ©
The Musical Museum

5
nights
Cheltenham, United Kingdom

Cheltenham ©
Cheltenham, also known as Cheltenham Spa, is a regency spa town and borough which is located on the edge of the Cotswolds, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in Gloucestershire, England. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Mechanical Music Museum and Kiftsgate Court Gardens. Snowshill Manor and Corinium Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Change things up with these side-trips from Cheltenham: Parish Church of St John Baptist (in Cirencester), Berkeley Castle (in Berkeley) and Malmesbury (Malmesbury Abbey & Malmesbury Market Cross). The adventure continues: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Edward's Church, tour the pleasant surroundings at Pittville Park, admire the natural beauty at Painswick Rococo Garden, and hike along Walk to Broadway Tower.

To see reviews, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Cheltenham trip planner .

Traveling by car from Richmond-upon-Thames to Cheltenham takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Cheltenham can reach 73°F, while at night they dip to 60°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Ambleside.

Things to do in Cheltenham

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Malmesbury, Cirencester, Chipping Campden, Painswick Rococo Garden, Church of St Peter & St Paul
Highlights from your plan
Malmesbury Abbey ©
Malmesbury Abbey
Jet Age Museum ©
Jet Age Museum
St. Edward's Church ©
St. Edward's Church

5
nights
Ambleside, United Kingdom

Ambleside ©
Ambleside is a town in Cumbria, in North West England. Museum-lovers will appreciate J.B.Banks and Son Ltd and Beatrix Potter Gallery. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Threlkeld Quarry and Mining Museum and Townend. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ambleside: Wordsworth House and Garden (in Cockermouth), Buttermere (in Buttermere) and Stott Park Bobbin Mill (in Ulverston). And it doesn't end there: admire the natural beauty at Wordsworth Daffodil Garden, get to know the fascinating history of Loughrigg Fell, explore the activities along Easedale Tarn, and steep yourself in history at Levens Hall.

To see maps, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Ambleside trip website .

You can drive from Cheltenham to Ambleside in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can travel to Stratford.

Things to do in Ambleside

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Grasmere, Grange-over-Sands, Cockermouth, Coniston, Levens Hall
Highlights from your plan
Threlkeld Quarry and Mining Museum ©
Threlkeld Quarry and Mining Museum
Townend ©
Townend
Stott Park Bobbin Mill ©
Stott Park Bobbin Mill

5
nights
Stratford, Canada

Stratford ©
Named after Shakespeare's birthplace in England, Stratford serves as a top destination for theater buffs.
Get some cultural insight at Huron Historic Gaol and HMCS Haida National Historic Site. Eldon House and Old St Thomas Church will appeal to history buffs. Change things up with these side-trips from Stratford: School on Wheels (in Clinton), Cove Beach (in Goderich) and Dundurn Castle (in Hamilton). The adventure continues: learn about all things military at The Museum of Naval History, take a memorable tour with Tours, kick back and relax at Grand Bend Beach, and stroll through Port Stanley Beach.

For more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Stratford tour itinerary tool .

Explore your travel options from Ambleside to Stratford with the Route module. The time zone difference when traveling from Ambleside to Stratford is minus 5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Stratford can reach 79°F, while at night they dip to 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Stratford

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Goderich, Grand Bend, Hamilton, Port Stanley Beach, Old St Thomas Church
Highlights from your plan
Shakespearean Gardens ©
Shakespearean Gardens
HMCS Haida National Historic Site ©
HMCS Haida National Historic Site
Eldon House ©
Eldon House

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