36 days in England Itinerary

36 days in England Itinerary

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36 days in England Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  25​h
1
London
— 5 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
2
Southampton
— 5 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
3
Bath
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Moreton-in-Marsh
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
5
Grasmere
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
6
York
— 9 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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Tower Bridge and Coca-Cola London Eye. The adventure continues: get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Westminster Abbey, stroll around Hyde Park, and explore the world behind art at Victoria and Albert Museum.

To see where to stay, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, go to the London day trip website .

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. Traveling from Sydney to London, you'll gain 10 hours due to the time zone difference. June in London sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) to allow time to take a train to Southampton.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Coca-Cola London Eye ©
Coca-Cola London Eye
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum
Tower Bridge ©
Tower Bridge

5
nights
Southampton

Southampton ©
Southampton, on the south coast of England, is the largest city in the ceremonial county of Hampshire. Family-friendly places like Hawk Conservancy Trust and Dorset Adventure Park will thrill your kids. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Southampton: Wilton House (in Wilton), Stonehenge (in Amesbury) and Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta (in Salisbury). There's much more to do: find something for the whole family at Paultons Park, kick back and relax at Bournemouth Beach, take a tour of Steamship Shieldhall, and test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

To see traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Southampton road trip app .

You can take a train from London to Southampton in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June in Southampton, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a train to Bath.

Things to do in Southampton

Parks Theme Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Weymouth Beach, Stonehenge, New Forest Activities, Paultons Park, Hensting Alpacas alpaca walking
Highlights from your plan
Dorset Adventure Park ©
Dorset Adventure Park
Hawk Conservancy Trust ©
Hawk Conservancy Trust
Paultons Park ©
Paultons Park

5
nights
Bath

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Kids will enjoy The Roman Baths and Cattle Country Adventure Park. Get out of town with these interesting Bath side-trips: Malmesbury Market Cross (in Malmesbury), Chavenage House (in Tetbury) and The Cotswold Range (in Somerford Keynes). There's lots more to do: experience rural life at Cotswold Farm Park, see the interesting displays at Corinium Museum, browse the exhibits of Art Couture Painswick Gallery, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Cheltenham Minster.

To see more things to do, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read Bath travel planner.

Traveling by train from Southampton to Bath takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to go by car to Moreton-in-Marsh.

Things to do in Bath

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Cheltenham, Cirencester, Chavenage House, Cotswold Way, Art Couture Painswick Gallery
Highlights from your plan
The Cotswold Range ©
The Cotswold Range
Cotswold Farm Park ©
Cotswold Farm Park
The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths

4
nights
Moreton-in-Marsh

Moreton-in-Marsh ©
Moreton-in-Marsh is a town civil parish in northeastern Gloucestershire, England. Bring the kids along to Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens and The Old Mill Museum. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Moreton-in-Marsh: St Oswald's Church (in Swinbrook) and Warwick Castle (in Warwick). There's lots more to do: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Cotswold Falconry Centre, sample the fine beverages at Cotswolds Distillery, admire the natural beauty at Bourton House Garden, and let little ones run wild at Broadway Playground.

For maps, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Moreton-in-Marsh road trip planner .

Traveling by car from Bath to Moreton-in-Marsh takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In June, daily temperatures in Moreton-in-Marsh can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Grasmere.

Things to do in Moreton-in-Marsh

Parks Fun & Games Historic Sites

Side Trips

Bourton-on-the-Water, Shipston on Stour, Lower Slaughter, Stratford-upon-Avon, Burford
Highlights from your plan
Stratford-upon-Avon Minigolf ©
Stratford-upon-Avon Minigolf
Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens ©
Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens
Warwick Castle ©
Warwick Castle

5
nights
Grasmere

Grasmere
Grasmere is a village and tourist destination in the centre of the English Lake District. Bring the kids along to The Lake District Wildlife Park and The Puzzling Place. Explore Grasmere's surroundings by going to Buttermere Lake (in Buttermere), Country Experiences (in Bassenthwaite) and Alpacaly Ever After (in Portinscale). There's much more to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Helvellyn, trek along Old Man of Coniston, get great views at Walla Crag, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Catbells Lakeland Walk.

For traveler tips, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Grasmere trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Moreton-in-Marsh to Grasmere takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to drive to York.

Things to do in Grasmere

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trips

Keswick, Bassenthwaite, Lake District, Buttermere Lake, Old Man of Coniston
Highlights from your plan
Helvellyn
Helvellyn
The Lake District Wildlife Park ©
The Lake District Wildlife Park
The Puzzling Place ©
The Puzzling Place

9
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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like York Maze and Lakeland Maze Farm Park. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around York: Kendal Parish Church (in Kendal), Wetheriggs Animal Rescue Centre (in Clifton) and Penrith (Hutton in the Forest & Center Parcs - Whinfell Forest). Spend the 5th (Sun) exploring nature at Lake District National Park Guided Walks. There's lots more to do: take an in-depth tour of National Railway Museum, examine the collection at York Castle Museum, take in nature's colorful creations at Breezy Knees Gardens, and admire the landmark architecture of York Shambles.

To find where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the York tour itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Grasmere to York takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 13°C. On the 10th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in York

Parks Fun & Games Museums

Side Trips

Penrith, Doncaster, Kendal, Lake District National Park Guided Walks
Highlights from your plan
Ashworth Barracks Museum ©
Ashworth Barracks Museum
York Maze ©
York Maze
Wetheriggs Animal Rescue Centre ©
Wetheriggs Animal Rescue Centre

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