33 days in England Itinerary

33 days in England Itinerary

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33 days in England Itinerary

Start: Auckland
Fly:  30​h
1
Newcastle upon Tyne
— 4 nights
train:  1​h
2
York
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Liverpool
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Birmingham
— 3 nights
train:  2​h
5
Bath
— 5 nights
train:  1​h 15​min
6
Oxford
— 3 nights
train:  1​h
7
London
— 7 nights
Fly:  27​h
End: Auckland

4
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Newcastle upon Tyne side-trips: Durham Riverside Walk (in Durham), Fury Events (in Witton Gilbert) and Windermere (Orrest Head, Climbing Tours, & more). There's much more to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Helvellyn, see the interesting displays at Ruskin Museum, contemplate the waterfront views at Ullswater, and hike along Alpacaly Ever After.

To see reviews, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Newcastle upon Tyne online sightseeing planner .

Auckland, New Zealand to Newcastle upon Tyne is an approximately 30-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. Traveling from Auckland to Newcastle upon Tyne, you'll gain 12 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Auckland in August, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Newcastle upon Tyne: temperatures range from 22°C by day to 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can take a train to York.

Things to do in Newcastle upon Tyne

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Windermere, Lake District, Durham, Alpacaly Ever After, Penrith Golf Centre and Driving Range
Highlights from your plan
Climbing Tours
Helvellyn
Helvellyn
Ullswater ©
Ullswater

6
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.
Get out of town with these interesting York side-trips: Ladybower Reservoir (in Bamford), Chatsworth House (in Bakewell) and Spirit of Yorkshire Distillery (in Hunmanby). There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at National Railway Museum, shop like a local with York Shambles, admire the natural beauty at Breezy Knees Gardens, and indulge your thirst for a good beer at Brew York.

For reviews, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our York trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by train from Newcastle upon Tyne to York takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in York are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can go by car to Liverpool.

Things to do in York

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

York Bird of Prey Centre, Spirit of Yorkshire Distillery, Ladybower Reservoir, Chatsworth House
Highlights from your plan
York Bird of Prey Centre ©
York Bird of Prey Centre
National Railway Museum ©
National Railway Museum
York Minster ©
York Minster

2
nights
Liverpool

Famous for being the birthplace of the Beatles, Liverpool is a vibrant city with an outstanding cultural heritage.
On the 24th (Sat), take a leisurely stroll along Royal Albert Dock Liverpool, then have some family-friendly fun at Outpost Paintball, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chester Cathedral, and finally take a tour of The Black Pearl New Brighton. Keep things going the next day: test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, meet the residents at Vale Royal Falconry Centre, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Stockley Farm Birds of Prey Centre.

For traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read Liverpool tour planner.

Traveling by car from York to Liverpool takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In August, daytime highs in Liverpool are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can drive to Birmingham.

Things to do in Liverpool

Parks Fun & Games Wildlife

Side Trips

Chester, Northwich, The Black Pearl New Brighton
Highlights from your plan
Room Escape Games
Royal Albert Dock Liverpool ©
Royal Albert Dock Liverpool
Outpost Paintball ©
Outpost Paintball

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Birmingham: Chipping Campden (Kiftsgate Court Gardens, Hidcote Manor Garden, & more), Stratford-upon-Avon Minigolf (in Stratford-upon-Avon) and Tewkesbury (Tewkesbury Abbey & The Severn Ham). There's still lots to do: let the kids burn off some steam at Broadway Playground and pause for some serene contemplation at St Mary's Church.

To find photos, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Birmingham trip planning site .

You can drive from Liverpool to Birmingham in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. August in Birmingham sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a train to Bath.

Things to do in Birmingham

Parks Nature Fun & Games

Side Trips

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

5
nights
Bath

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Explore Bath's surroundings by going to Tetbury (Chavenage House & The Royal Gardens at Highgrove), Frampton Court Estate (in Frampton on Severn) and Head 4 Heights Ltd (in Shorncote). Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at The Roman Baths, admire the landmark architecture of Woodchester Mansion Trust, trek along Cotswold Way, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Marys Painswick.

Plan a Bath trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

Getting from Birmingham to Bath by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) so you can catch the train to Oxford.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Cirencester, Malmesbury, Tetbury, Frampton Court Estate, Stonehenge
Highlights from your plan
The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
Stonehenge ©
Stonehenge
Head 4 Heights Waterpark ©
Head 4 Heights Waterpark

3
nights
Oxford

Oxford ©
A busy, cosmopolitan city, Oxford is perhaps best known for its ancient university.
Explore Oxford's surroundings by going to Moreton-in-Marsh (Cotswold Archery & Cotswold Falconry Centre), Mechanical Music Museum (in Northleach) and Walks With Hawks (in Cheltenham). There's lots more to do: brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Cotswolds Distillery, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Edward's Church, look for gifts at Cotswold Lavender, and take in nature's colorful creations at Bourton House Garden.

To see maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Oxford road trip planning website .

Getting from Bath to Oxford by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus; or drive. In September, daytime highs in Oxford are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to catch the train to London.

Things to do in Oxford

Parks Wildlife Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

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

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 an in-depth tour of Natural History Museum, don't miss a visit to Buckingham Palace, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Westminster Abbey.

To find maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read London journey builder tool .

Traveling by train from Oxford to London takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. In September, daytime highs in London are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

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

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