32 days in England Itinerary

32 days in England Itinerary

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32 days in England Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Fly + train:  26​h
1
Southampton
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Cirencester
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Bath
— 6 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
4
Grasmere
— 6 nights
train:  4​h 45​min
5
London
— 7 nights
Fly:  24​h
End: Melbourne

4
nights
Southampton

Southampton, on the south coast of England, is the largest city in the ceremonial county of Hampshire. Explore Southampton's surroundings by going to Wilton House (in Wilton), Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta (in Salisbury) and Stonehenge (in Amesbury). There's much more to do: get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, take a memorable drive along Jurassic Safari, and step aboard Steamship Shieldhall.

For photos, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, go to the Southampton trip planner .

Melbourne, Australia to Southampton is an approximately 26-hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of shuttle, flight, and train; or do a combination of train and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 10 hours traveling from Melbourne to Southampton. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Melbourne in August; daily highs in Southampton reach 23°C and lows reach 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Cirencester.

Things to do in Southampton

Outdoors Historic Sites Tours

Side Trips

Winchester, Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta, Ringwood Brewery, Jurassic Safari, Hensting Alpacas alpaca walking
Highlights from your plan
Speed Boats Tours
Stonehenge ©
Stonehenge
Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta ©

6
nights
Cirencester

Cirencester ©
Cirencester is a market town in east Gloucestershire, England, west northwest of London. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cirencester: Moreton-in-Marsh (Cotswold Falconry Centre & Cotswold Archery), St. Edward's Church (in Stow-on-the-Wold) and Cotswolds Distillery (in Stourton). And it doesn't end there: get outside with Head 4 Heights Ltd, take in nature's colorful creations at The Royal Gardens at Highgrove, don't miss a visit to Bourton on the Water, and contemplate the long history of Chavenage House.

To find where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Cirencester attractions planning site .

You can drive from Southampton to Cirencester in 2 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Bath.

Things to do in Cirencester

Parks Outdoors Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Moreton-in-Marsh, Tetbury, Bourton-on-the-Water, Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens, Cotswolds Distillery
Highlights from your plan
Chavenage House ©
Chavenage House
Head 4 Heights Waterpark ©
Head 4 Heights Waterpark
Cotswold Archery ©
Cotswold Archery

6
nights
Bath

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Venture out of the city with trips to Tewkesbury (Old Baptist Chapel & Tewkesbury Abbey), Cheltenham (Sandford Parks Lido & Walks With Hawks) and Stratford-upon-Avon Minigolf (in Stratford-upon-Avon). Next up on the itinerary: get engrossed in the history at The Roman Baths, admire the natural beauty at Hidcote Manor Garden, hike along Cotswold Way, and stop by Cotswold Lavender.

To find where to stay, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Bath online trip itinerary builder .

Getting from Cirencester to Bath by car takes about 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to drive to Grasmere.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Chipping Campden, Tewkesbury, Castle Combe, Gloucester, Cheltenham
Highlights from your plan
The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
Cotswold Way ©
Cotswold Way
Walks With Hawks ©
Walks With Hawks

6
nights
Grasmere

Grasmere
Grasmere is a village and tourist destination in the centre of the English Lake District. Venture out of the city with trips to Alpacaly Ever After (in Portinscale) and Buttermere (in Buttermere). The adventure continues: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Helvellyn, take in the dramatic natural features at Helm Crag, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Jennings Brewery, and trek along Old Man of Coniston.

For ratings, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Grasmere tour planning site .

You can drive from Bath to Grasmere in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to travel to London.

Things to do in Grasmere

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trips

Keswick, Lake District, Coniston, Buttermere Lake, Jennings Brewery
Highlights from your plan
Helvellyn
Helvellyn
Derwentwater ©
Derwentwater
Ullswater ©
Ullswater

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, shopping, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at National Gallery, take in panoramic vistas at Tower Bridge, get engrossed in the history at Natural History Museum, and contemplate the long history of Westminster Abbey.

To see reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the London journey planner.

Traveling by train from Grasmere to London takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In August, daily temperatures in London can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in London

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

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