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
— 7 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
2
Bath
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Gloucester
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
4
Ambleside
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Liverpool
— 7 nights
train + Fly:  27​h
End: Melbourne

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.
St. Paul's Cathedral and Churchill War Rooms are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Westminster Abbey and Victoria and Albert Museum will appeal to museum buffs. There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at National Gallery, take in the views from Tower Bridge, steep yourself in history at Buckingham Palace, and don't miss a visit to Coca-Cola London Eye.

For photos, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our London trip itinerary maker app .

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. You'll gain 10 hours traveling from Melbourne to London due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Melbourne in August; daily highs in London reach 26°C and lows reach 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to catch the train to Bath.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum
The British Museum ©
The British Museum

5
nights
Bath

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Stonehenge and The Roman Baths are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Visit Sudeley Castle and Hailes Abbey for their historical value. Change things up with these side-trips from Bath: Tewkesbury (Tewkesbury Battlefield Commemorative Sculptures & Tewkesbury Abbey), Mechanical Music Museum (in Northleach) and Cirencester (All Saints Church & Corinium Museum). And it doesn't end there: sample the fine beverages at Cotswolds Distillery, admire the natural beauty at Snowshill Manor, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Battledown Brewery, and take an in-depth tour of Sally Lunn's Museum.

To find more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Bath trip maker site .

You can take a train from London to Bath in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to drive to Gloucester.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites Museums Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Tewkesbury, Cheltenham, Cirencester, Sudeley Castle, Cotswolds Distillery
Highlights from your plan
The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
Stonehenge ©
Stonehenge
Sudeley Castle ©
Sudeley Castle

5
nights
Gloucester

Gloucester ©
Gloucester is a city and district in southwest England, the county city of Gloucestershire. Nature in Art and Soldiers of Gloucestershire Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Gloucester Cathedral and Chavenage House are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Venture out of the city with trips to Berkeley (Berkeley Castle, Dr Jenner's House, Museum and Garden, & more) and Malmesbury (Malmesbury Abbey & Malmesbury Market Cross). There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Jet Age Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Marys Painswick, get to know the fascinating history of Gloucester Docks, and get engrossed in the history at Museum in the Park.

To see other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Gloucester route planner.

You can drive from Bath to Gloucester in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In August, daytime highs in Gloucester are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can go by car to Ambleside.

Things to do in Gloucester

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Berkeley, Malmesbury, Chavenage House, Museum in the Park, St Marys Painswick
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Chavenage House ©
Chavenage House
Nature in Art ©
Nature in Art
Jet Age Museum ©
Jet Age Museum

5
nights
Ambleside

Ambleside ©
Ambleside is a town in Cumbria, in North West England. Hill Top, Beatrix Potter's House and Townend will appeal to history buffs. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Hawkshead Grammar School and Beatrix Potter Gallery. Explore Ambleside's surroundings by going to Hardknott Roman Fort (in Eskdale), Grange-in-Borrowdale (Castle Crag & Holy Trinity Church) and Stott Park Bobbin Mill (in Ulverston). There's lots more to do: indulge your thirst for a good beer at Hawkshead Brewery, explore the world behind art at Blackwell, The Arts & Crafts House, step into the grandiose world of Sizergh Castle, and contemplate the long history of St Michael and All Angels Church, Hawkshead.

To see photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Ambleside online vacation builder .

Traveling by car from Gloucester to Ambleside takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Liverpool.

Things to do in Ambleside

Museums Historic Sites Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Troutbeck, Grange-in-Borrowdale, Kendal, Cockermouth, Riverside Golf Club
Highlights from your plan
Hawkshead Grammar School ©
Hawkshead Grammar School
Castle Crag ©
Castle Crag
Lakeland Motor Museum ©
Lakeland Motor Museum

7
nights
Liverpool

Liverpool ©
Famous for being the birthplace of the Beatles, Liverpool is a vibrant city with an outstanding cultural heritage.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Chatsworth House and Ruthin Gaol. Get some cultural insight at Plas Mawr and Caernarfon Castle. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Liverpool: Padeswood & Buckley Golf Club (in Padeswood), Rhuddlan Castle (in Rhuddlan) and Conwy Castle (in Conwy). There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Harlech Beach, take an in-depth tour of Eyam Plague Village Museum, contemplate the long history of Yr Ysgwrn, and examine the collection at The Darby Houses.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read Liverpool online holiday planner .

Getting from Ambleside to Liverpool by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In August, daily temperatures in Liverpool can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. You will have some time to spend on the 31st (Sat) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Liverpool

Museums Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Conwy, Telford, Padeswood & Buckley Golf Club, Harlech Beach, Rhuddlan Castle
Highlights from your plan
Chatsworth House ©
Chatsworth House
Conwy Castle ©
Conwy Castle
Yr Ysgwrn ©
Yr Ysgwrn

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