30 days in England Itinerary

30 days in England Itinerary

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30 days in England Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly + train:  27​h
1
Penrith
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Windermere
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
3
Gloucester
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Bath
— 5 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
5
London
— 7 nights
Fly:  25​h
End: Sydney

5
nights
Penrith

Penrith ©
Penrith is a market town and civil parish in the county of Cumbria, England. Explore Penrith's surroundings by going to Easedale Tarn (in Grasmere), Buttermere Lake (in Buttermere) and Alpacaly Ever After (in Portinscale). There's lots more to do: sample the tasty concoctions at Keswick Brewing Company, identify plant and animal life at Smardale Gill Nature Reserve, get great views at Walla Crag, and stroll through Catbells Lakeland Walk.

To find more things to do, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Penrith trip site .

Sydney, Australia to Penrith is an approximately 27-hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or fly. You'll gain 10 hours traveling from Sydney to Penrith due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Sydney in September, you will find days in Penrith are slightly colder (19°C), and nights are about the same (13°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Windermere.

Things to do in Penrith

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Keswick, Cockermouth, Easedale Tarn, Smardale Gill Nature Reserve, St Anne's Hospital
Highlights from your plan
Keswick Brewing Company ©
Keswick Brewing Company
Ullswater ©
Ullswater
Alpacaly Ever After ©
Alpacaly Ever After

4
nights
Windermere

Windermere ©
Windermere is the largest natural lake in England. Take a break from Windermere with a short trip to Predator Experience in Ayside, about 34 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: get interesting insight from Tours, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Lake District National Park Guided Walks, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Helvellyn, and contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Windermere.

To see more things to do, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Windermere travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Penrith to Windermere takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can drive to Gloucester.

Things to do in Windermere

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Ambleside, Lake District, Ruskin Museum, Newby Bridge Weir, Stott Park Bobbin Mill
Highlights from your plan
Michael Coates Clay Shooting ©
Michael Coates Clay Shooting
Predator Experience Ltd ©
Predator Experience Ltd

6
nights
Gloucester

Gloucester ©
Gloucester is a city and district in southwest England, the county city of Gloucestershire. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Gloucester: Wotton-under-Edge (Walks around Wotton-under-Edge & St. James Church), Tetbury (The Royal Gardens at Highgrove & Chavenage House) and Berkeley (Berkeley Castle & Dr Jenner's House, Museum and Garden). There's much more to do: examine the collection at Jet Age Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Marys Painswick, admire the natural beauty at Highnam Court Gardens, and look for all kinds of wild species at Alney Island Nature Reserve.

To see photos, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Gloucester road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Windermere to Gloucester takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Gloucester can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to drive to Bath.

Things to do in Gloucester

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Tetbury, Tewkesbury, Wotton-under-Edge, Berkeley, Painswick
Highlights from your plan
Chavenage House ©
Chavenage House
Jet Age Museum ©
Jet Age Museum
The Royal Gardens at Highgrove ©
The Royal Gardens at Highgrove

5
nights
Bath

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Get out of town with these interesting Bath side-trips: Cirencester (Octavia's Bookshop, Corinium Museum, & more), The Cotswold Range (in Somerford Keynes) and Stonehenge (in Amesbury). There's still lots to do: browse the exhibits of The Roman Baths, sample the fine beverages at Cotswolds Distillery, take in the spiritual surroundings of Bath Abbey, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Cheltenham Minster.

To see photos, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read Bath trip maker .

Traveling by car from Gloucester to Bath takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can take a train to London.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Cirencester, Cheltenham, Moreton-in-Marsh, Cotswold Way, The Cotswold Brewing Company
Highlights from your plan
Walks With Hawks ©
Walks With Hawks
The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
The Cotswold Range ©
The Cotswold Range

7
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, get a taste of local nightlife at Coca-Cola London Eye, steep yourself in history at Tower of London, and admire the striking features of Houses of Parliament.

For traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read our London trip itinerary planner .

Getting from Bath to London by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in London are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. On the 29th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Tours
Highlights from your plan
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Buckingham Palace ©
Buckingham Palace
Tower of London ©
Tower of London

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