51 days in England Itinerary

51 days in England Itinerary

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51 days in England Itinerary

Start: Atlanta
Fly:  11​h
1
London
— 9 nights
train:  1​h 15​min
2
Canterbury
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Cambridge
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
York
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Lincoln
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
6
Oxford
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h
7
Cheltenham
— 7 nights
train:  1​h 15​min
8
Bath
— 5 nights
train:  1​h
9
Salisbury
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
10
Glastonbury
— 7 nights
Drive + Fly:  19​h
End: Atlanta

9
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.
You've added The Wallace Collection, Hyde Park, Strawberry Hill House, and other attractions to your itinerary.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our London trip planner

Atlanta, USA to London is an approximately 11-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), which is usually a 5 hour difference. In May, London is little chillier than Atlanta - with highs of 62°F and lows of 46°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Canterbury.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Penshurst Place & Gardens, Hampton Court Palace, Windsor Castle, Strawberry Hill House
Highlights from your plan
Westminster Abbey ©
Westminster Abbey
Tower of London ©
Tower of London
Victoria and Albert Museum ©
Victoria and Albert Museum

4
nights
Canterbury

Canterbury ©
Canterbury is a historic English cathedral city and UNESCO World Heritage Site, which lies at the heart of the City of Canterbury, a local government district of Kent, England. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes St. Martin's Church, Sissinghurst Castle Garden, Giants Fireplace Bar at The Mermaid Inn, and other attractions you added. Get some cultural insight at Canterbury Cathedral and Leeds Castle. When in Canterbury, make a side trip to see Bodiam Castle in Bodiam, approximately 1h 10 min away. It doesn't end there: wander the streets of Old Town Hastings.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read Canterbury itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from London to Canterbury takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 62°F, and evening lows to 47°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Cambridge.

Things to do in Canterbury

Historic Sites Parks Nightlife

Side Trips

Rochester, Giants Fireplace Bar at The Mermaid Inn, Great Dixter House & Gardens, Old Town Hastings, Bodiam Castle
Highlights from your plan
Canterbury Cathedral ©
Canterbury Cathedral
Leeds Castle ©
Leeds Castle
Bodiam Castle ©
Bodiam Castle

4
nights
Cambridge

Cambridge ©
Steeped in history and tradition, Cambridge is renowned for its ancient colleges and sprawling green gardens.
You've added King's College Chapel, Blickling Estate, Holkham Hall, and other attractions to your itinerary. Step out of Cambridge with an excursion to Ely Cathedral in Ely--about 40 minutes away. There's more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at The River Cam.

To see reviews, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read Cambridge vacation builder.

You can drive from Canterbury to Cambridge in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Cambridge can reach 62°F, while at night they dip to 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to York.

Things to do in Cambridge

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trips

Ely, Ickworth, Burghley House, Houghton Mill (National Trust), Holkham Hall
Highlights from your plan
Trinity College ©
Trinity College
Blickling Estate ©
Blickling Estate
Ickworth
Ickworth

3
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Fountains Abbey, Durham Cathedral and Castle Howard. On the 22nd (Tue), steep yourself in history at York Minster, then contemplate the long history of Treasurer's House, then delve into the distant past at York City Walls, and finally step into the grandiose world of Castle Howard. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: steep yourself in history at Durham Cathedral, then admire the natural beauty at Fountains Abbey, and then take a stroll through York Shambles.

To find ratings, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read our York sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Cambridge to York takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train, flight, and bus. May in York sees daily highs of 60°F and lows of 44°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Lincoln.

Things to do in York

Historic Sites Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Fountains Abbey, Durham Cathedral
Highlights from your plan
York City Walls ©
York City Walls
Durham Cathedral ©
Durham Cathedral
York Minster ©
York Minster

2
nights
Lincoln

Lincoln ©
Lincoln is a cathedral city and the county town of Lincolnshire, within the East Midlands of England. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Lincoln Medieval Bishops' Palace, Biddulph Grange Garden and Haddon Hall. On the 24th (Thu), contemplate the long history of Haddon Hall and then explore the galleries of Chatsworth House. Keep things going the next day: take in nature's colorful creations at Biddulph Grange Garden, then admire the striking features of Lincoln Medieval Bishops' Palace, and then admire the landmark architecture of Lincoln Cathedral.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Lincoln vacation planner.

Traveling by car from York to Lincoln takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In May, daytime highs in Lincoln are 59°F, while nighttime lows are 45°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Sat) to allow time for the car ride to Oxford.

Things to do in Lincoln

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trips

Bakewell, Biddulph Grange Garden
Highlights from your plan
Chatsworth House ©
Chatsworth House
Lincoln Castle ©
Lincoln Castle
Haddon Hall ©
Haddon Hall

4
nights
Oxford

Oxford ©
A busy, cosmopolitan city, Oxford is perhaps best known for its ancient university.
You've added Bridge of Sighs, Christ Church, Blackwell's Bookshop, and other attractions to your itinerary. The adventure continues: examine the collection at Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology and take in nature's colorful creations at University of Oxford Botanic Garden.

To see ratings, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Oxford vacation trip planner.

Traveling by car from Lincoln to Oxford takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 61°F, and evening lows to 44°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can drive to Cheltenham.

Things to do in Oxford

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Blenheim Palace, Kelmscott Manor, National Trust Stowe
Highlights from your plan
Magdalen College ©
Magdalen College
Blenheim Palace ©
Blenheim Palace
Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology ©

7
nights
Cheltenham

Cheltenham ©
Cheltenham, also known as Cheltenham Spa, is a regency spa town and borough which is located on the edge of the Cotswolds, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in Gloucestershire, England. You've added Coughton Court, Charlecote Mill, Hailes Abbey, and other attractions to your itinerary. Warwick Castle and Kenilworth Castle are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Sudeley Castle and Tewkesbury Abbey will appeal to history buffs. Change things up with these side-trips from Cheltenham: Corinium Museum (in Cirencester) and Broadway Tower (in Broadway).

For other places to visit, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read Cheltenham trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Oxford to Cheltenham in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Oxford in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Cheltenham, with lows of 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Bath.

Things to do in Cheltenham

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Chipping Campden, Bibury, Warwick, Sudeley Castle, Kenilworth Castle
Highlights from your plan
Warwick Castle ©
Warwick Castle
Sudeley Castle ©
Sudeley Castle
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.
You've added The Roman Baths, Bowood House and Gardens, Lacock Abbey, and other attractions to your itinerary. Get some cultural insight at Bath Abbey and Assembly Rooms. Step out of Bath with an excursion to Castle Combe Village in Castle Combe--about 32 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: get engrossed in the history at No 1 Royal Crescent, Bath, see the interesting displays at The Jane Austen Centre, admire the landmark architecture of The Circus, and stop by The Oldfield Park Bookshop.

For more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Bath travel itinerary creator.

Getting from Cheltenham to Bath by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 65°F, and evening lows to 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Salisbury.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Bristol, Lacock Abbey, Tintern Abbey, Stourhead House and Garden, Bowood House and Gardens
Highlights from your plan
The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
Castle Combe Village ©
Castle Combe Village
Bath Abbey ©
Bath Abbey

5
nights
Salisbury

Salisbury ©
Salisbury is a cathedral city in Wiltshire, England, and the only city within the county. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Avebury Stone Circle, Salisbury & Stonehenge Guided Tours, The Poultry Cross Salisbury, and other attractions you added. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta and Wilton House. Visit Winchester Cathedral and Old Sarum for their historical value. Get out of town with these interesting Salisbury side-trips: Winchester (Winchester College & The Great Hall). There's more to do: contemplate the long history of Mompesson House.

For photos, reviews, maps, and tourist information, go to the Salisbury day trip app .

You can take a train from Bath to Salisbury in an hour. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Salisbury can reach 67°F, while at night they dip to 50°F. On the 16th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Glastonbury.

Things to do in Salisbury

Historic Sites Tours Parks

Side Trips

Winchester, Jane Austen's House Museum, Compton Acres, Wilton House, Avebury Stone Circle
Highlights from your plan
Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta ©
Avebury Stone Circle ©
Avebury Stone Circle
Winchester Cathedral ©
Winchester Cathedral

7
nights
Glastonbury

Glastonbury ©
Your list of things to see and do now includes Labyrinth Books, Penllergare Valley Woods, Castell Coch, and other attractions. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Wells Cathedral and Chalice Well. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Saint Marks's Brithdir and The Bishop's Palace and Gardens.

To find where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Glastonbury road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Salisbury to Glastonbury takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 67°F in June, and nighttime lows around 51°F. You will leave for home on the 23rd (Sat).

Things to do in Glastonbury

Parks Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Wells, Dartmouth, Hestercombe Gardens, Forde Abbey & Gardens, Barrington Court
Highlights from your plan
The Bishop's Palace and Gardens ©
The Bishop's Palace and Gardens
Wells Cathedral ©
Wells Cathedral
Saint Marks's Brithdir ©
Saint Marks's Brithdir

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