30 days in England Itinerary

30 days in England Itinerary

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30 days in England Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  25​h
1
London
— 5 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
2
Bath
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Tewkesbury
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
4
Ambleside
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
York
— 7 nights
train + Fly:  27​h
End: Sydney

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.
Popular historic sites such as Tower of London and St. Paul's Cathedral are in your itinerary. Appreciate the collections at The British Museum and Victoria and Albert Museum. The adventure continues: take an in-depth tour of Churchill War Rooms, see the interesting displays at Madame Tussauds London, learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum, and ponder the world of politics at Houses of Parliament.

For reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the London journey maker app .

Sydney, Australia to London is an approximately 25-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 10 hours traveling from Sydney to London. In May, London is slightly colder than Sydney - with highs of 19°C and lows of 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to catch the train to Bath.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
Highlights from your plan
The British Museum ©
The British Museum
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Westminster Abbey ©
Westminster Abbey

6
nights
Bath

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Museum-lovers will appreciate The Roman Baths and Corinium Museum. Take a break from the city and head to The Cotswold Range and Walks With Hawks. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bath: Castle Combe Village (in Castle Combe), Stonehenge (in Amesbury) and St Saviour's Church (in Tetbury). The adventure continues: examine the collection at Mechanical Music Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Wells Cathedral, admire the landmark architecture of Bath Abbey, and explore the historical opulence of Warwick Castle.

For more things to do, reviews, maps, and tourist information, go to the Bath trip maker website .

Take a train from London to Bath in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can go by car to Tewkesbury.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Glastonbury, Cheltenham, Cirencester, Castle Combe Village, Cotswolds Distillery
Highlights from your plan
The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
Stonehenge ©
Stonehenge
St. Mary's Church ©
St. Mary's Church

4
nights
Tewkesbury

Tewkesbury ©
Tewkesbury is a town and civil parish in Gloucestershire, England. Sudeley Castle and Tewkesbury Abbey are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Do your shopping at Showborough House Sculpture Garden and The Gallery at The Guild. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Tewkesbury: Cotswold Archery (in Moreton-in-Marsh), Snowshill Manor (in Snowshill) and Alain Rouveure Galleries (in Todenham). There's still lots to do: explore the activities along The Severn Ham, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hailes Church, see the interesting displays at Jet Age Museum, and witness the site of a historic battle at Tewkesbury Battlefield Commemorative Sculptures.

For maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Tewkesbury driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Bath to Tewkesbury takes 1.5 hours. In May, daytime highs in Tewkesbury are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to travel to Ambleside.

Things to do in Tewkesbury

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Gloucester, Winchcombe, Cotswold Archery, Alain Rouveure Galleries, Snowshill Manor
Highlights from your plan
Sudeley Castle ©
Sudeley Castle
Tewkesbury Abbey ©
Tewkesbury Abbey
Snowshill Manor
Snowshill Manor

5
nights
Ambleside

Ambleside ©
Ambleside is a town in Cumbria, in North West England. Get some historical perspective at Loughrigg Fell and Castle Crag. Get in touch with nature at Predator Experience and Alpacaly Ever After. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ambleside: Lakeland Motor Museum (in Backbarrow), Buttermere Lake (in Buttermere) and Stott Park Bobbin Mill (in Ulverston). There's still lots to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Helm Crag, take in the awesome beauty at Old Man of Coniston, take some stellar pictures from Orrest Head, and hike along Catbells Lakeland Walk.

For ratings, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Ambleside road trip planning tool .

Drive from Tewkesbury to Ambleside in 4 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to York.

Things to do in Ambleside

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trips

Grasmere, Troutbeck, Coniston, Windermere, Castle Crag
Highlights from your plan
Predator Experience Ltd ©
Predator Experience Ltd
Alpacaly Ever After ©
Alpacaly Ever After
Castle Crag ©
Castle Crag

7
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.
You'll explore and learn at Chatsworth House and York's Chocolate Story. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like York Minster and York City Walls. Venture out of the city with trips to Ladybower Reservoir (in Bamford), Durham (Durham Heritage Coast & Durham Cathedral) and RSPB Bempton Cliffs (in Bempton). And it doesn't end there: get engrossed in the history at National Railway Museum, see the interesting displays at Jorvik Viking Centre, take in the spiritual surroundings of Holy Trinity Church, and admire the landmark architecture of St Michael le Belfrey.

For where to stay, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, go to the York trip itinerary maker website .

Getting from Ambleside to York by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train. In June, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 11°C. You will have some time to spend on the 8th (Mon) before leaving for home.

Things to do in York

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Durham, Chatsworth House, Ladybower Reservoir, RSPB Bempton Cliffs
Highlights from your plan
Chatsworth House ©
Chatsworth House
National Railway Museum ©
National Railway Museum
York Castle Museum ©
York Castle Museum

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