32 days in England Itinerary

32 days in England Itinerary

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32 days in England Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Fly:  24​h
1
London
— 5 nights
train:  1​h
2
Oxford
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 15​min
3
Bath
— 5 nights
train:  2​h
4
Birmingham
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
5
Manchester
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
6
York
— 5 nights
train:  1​h
7
Newcastle upon Tyne
— 5 nights
Fly:  26​h
End: Melbourne

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.
London is known for museums, nightlife, shopping, historic sites, 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 Bridge, take an in-depth tour of Natural History Museum, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Westminster Abbey.

For maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the London online trip itinerary builder .

Melbourne, Australia to London is an approximately 24-hour flight. You can also do a combination of shuttle and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Melbourne to London is minus 10 hours. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Melbourne in August, with highs in London at 26°C and lows at 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can catch the train to Oxford.

Things to do in London

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

3
nights
Oxford

Oxford ©
A busy, cosmopolitan city, Oxford is perhaps best known for its ancient university.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Oxford: Moreton-in-Marsh (Cotswold Archery, Cotswold Falconry Centre, & more), Cotswold Lavender (in Broadway) and Walks With Hawks (in Cheltenham). There's much more to do: admire the natural beauty at Bourton House Garden, make a trip to Bourton on the Water, sample the fine beverages at Cotswolds Distillery, and pause for some serene contemplation at St Peter's Church.

For other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, use the Oxford day trip app .

You can take a train from London to Oxford in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. Traveling from London in August, plan for a bit cooler nights in Oxford, with lows around 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to take a train to Bath.

Things to do in Oxford

Parks Wildlife Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Moreton-in-Marsh, Cotswold Lavender, Walks With Hawks, St Oswald's Church, Bourton on the Water
Highlights from your plan
Cotswold Archery ©
Cotswold Archery
Walks With Hawks ©
Walks With Hawks
Cotswold Falconry Centre ©
Cotswold Falconry Centre

5
nights
Bath

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bath: Stonehenge (in Amesbury), Malmesbury (Malmesbury Abbey & Abbey House Gardens) and Tetbury (Chavenage House & The Royal Gardens at Highgrove). Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at The Roman Baths, look for gifts at Octavia's Bookshop, don't miss a visit to Bath Street, and get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

For maps, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Bath online road trip planner .

Take a train from Oxford to Bath in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to Birmingham.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Cirencester, Malmesbury, Tetbury, Stonehenge, Gloucester Cathedral
Highlights from your plan
The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
Head 4 Heights Waterpark ©
Head 4 Heights Waterpark
Stonehenge ©
Stonehenge

3
nights
Birmingham

Birmingham ©
Britain's second-largest city, Birmingham was known as the City of a Thousand Trades and the Workshop of the World in the Victorian era.
Change things up with these side-trips from Birmingham: Tewkesbury Abbey (in Tewkesbury), Stratford-upon-Avon Minigolf (in Stratford-upon-Avon) and Chipping Campden (Hidcote Manor Garden, Kiftsgate Court Gardens, & more). There's more to do: let the kids burn off some steam at Broadway Playground and pause for some serene contemplation at St Mary's Church.

For photos and tourist information, go to the Birmingham route builder .

Take a train from Bath to Birmingham in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Birmingham can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train to Manchester.

Things to do in Birmingham

Parks Fun & Games Trails

Side Trips

Chipping Campden, Tewkesbury Abbey, Stratford-upon-Avon Minigolf, Broadway Playground, St Mary's Church
Highlights from your plan
Kiftsgate Court Gardens ©
Kiftsgate Court Gardens
Hidcote Manor Garden ©
Hidcote Manor Garden
Tewkesbury Abbey ©
Tewkesbury Abbey

3
nights
Manchester

Unofficially dubbed the Capital of the North, Manchester is known for its influence on industry and music, as well as its world-renowned connection to sports.
Venture out of the city with trips to The Black Pearl New Brighton (in New Brighton), Ladybower Reservoir (in Bamford) and Room Escape Games (in Liverpool). There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of Chatsworth House, get your game on at Flip Out Manchester, take in nature's colorful creations at Thornbridge Hall Gardens, and stroll through Peak Pilgrimage.

For ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Manchester trip planner.

Getting from Birmingham to Manchester by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in August, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to take a train to York.

Things to do in Manchester

Parks Historic Sites Trails

Side Trips

Bakewell, Holly Hagg, Room Escape Games, Ladybower Reservoir, The Black Pearl New Brighton
Highlights from your plan
Room Escape Games
Chatsworth House ©
Chatsworth House
Ladybower Reservoir ©
Ladybower Reservoir

5
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.
Explore York's surroundings by going to Farm Adventure (in Masham), Nidderdale Llamas (in Harrogate) and National Centre for Birds of Prey (in Helmsley). There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at National Railway Museum, get in on the family fun at York Maze, don't miss a visit to York City Walls, and admire the natural beauty at Breezy Knees Gardens.

To see reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read York sightseeing planner.

Traveling by train from Manchester to York takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in York can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) to allow time to take a train to Newcastle upon Tyne.

Things to do in York

Parks Outdoors Theme Parks

Side Trips

York Bird of Prey Centre, Farm Adventure Yorkshire, National Centre for Birds of Prey, Wainwright's Coast-to-Coast Walk, Nidderdale Llamas
Highlights from your plan
National Centre for Birds of Prey ©
National Centre for Birds of Prey
National Railway Museum ©
National Railway Museum
York Minster ©
York Minster

5
nights
Newcastle upon Tyne

One of the hippest urban centers in the northeastern part of the country, Newcastle upon Tyne once had a reputation for being an industrial wasteland with little to offer casual tourists.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Newcastle upon Tyne: Alpacaly Ever After (in Portinscale), Windermere (Holehird Gardens, Climbing Tours, & more) and Ambleside Climbing Wall (in Ambleside). There's more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Helvellyn and explore the activities along Ullswater.

To find maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Newcastle upon Tyne travel itinerary planner .

Getting from York to Newcastle upon Tyne by train takes about an hour. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in August, and nighttime lows around 12°C. You will leave for home on the 31st (Sat).

Things to do in Newcastle upon Tyne

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Windermere, Lake District, Ambleside Climbing Wall, Alpacaly Ever After
Highlights from your plan
Climbing Tours
Helvellyn
Helvellyn
Ullswater ©
Ullswater

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