52 days in England Itinerary

52 days in England Itinerary

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52 days in England Itinerary

Start: Perth
Fly:  19​h 45​min
1
London
— 5 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
2
Bath
— 9 nights
train:  1​h 15​min
3
Oxford
— 4 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
4
Stratford-upon-Avon
— 9 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Nottingham
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
6
York
— 9 nights
train:  1​h
7
Newcastle upon Tyne
— 4 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
8
Manchester
— 7 nights
Fly:  23​h 15​min
End: Perth

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.
London is known for museums, nightlife, historic sites, shopping, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, take in panoramic vistas at Coca-Cola London Eye, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral, and snap pictures at Tower Bridge.

To see other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the London trip itinerary builder site .

Perth, Australia to London is an approximately 20-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight, bus, and train; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Perth to London is minus 8 hours. Traveling from Perth in January, expect London to be colder, temps between 9°C and 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can take a train to Bath.

Things to do in London

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

9
nights
Bath

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bath: Lady’s Wood Shooting School (in Chipping Sodbury), Berkeley (St. Mary's Church & Purton Ships Graveyard) and Tetbury (Westonbirt House and Gardens, St Saviour's Church, & more). The adventure continues: explore the galleries of The Roman Baths, get outside with The Cotswold Range, don't miss a visit to Frampton Court Estate, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bath Abbey.

For ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Bath trip builder .

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 21st (Tue) early enough to take a train to Oxford.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Cirencester, Tetbury, Stroud, Malmesbury, Berkeley
Highlights from your plan
The Cotswold Range ©
The Cotswold Range
The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
Gloucester Ski & Snowboard Centre ©
Gloucester Ski & Snowboard Centre

4
nights
Oxford

Oxford ©
A busy, cosmopolitan city, Oxford is perhaps best known for its ancient university.
Get out of town with these interesting Oxford side-trips: Swinbrook (St Mary's Church & St Oswald's Church), St. Mary's Church (in Fairford) and Room Escape Games (in Southampton). Next up on the itinerary: take an in-depth tour of Charlbury Museum, examine the collection at Combe Mill, pause for some serene contemplation at St John the Baptist, and get your game on at The Race Hut Berkshire.

For reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Oxford trip planning tool .

You can take a train from Bath to Oxford in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or drive. In January, daily temperatures in Oxford can reach 9°C, while at night they dip to 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) to allow time to take a bus to Stratford-upon-Avon.

Things to do in Oxford

Historic Sites Museums Fun & Games

Side Trips

Burford, Winchester Cathedral, Church of St Peter & St Paul, St. Mary's Church, Combe Mill
Highlights from your plan
The Race Hut Berkshire ©
The Race Hut Berkshire
St Mary's Church ©
St Mary's Church
Church of St Peter & St Paul ©
Church of St Peter & St Paul

9
nights
Stratford-upon-Avon

Stratford-upon-Avon ©
Stratford-upon-Avon is a market town and civil parish in Warwickshire, England, on the River Avon, 101mi north west of London, 22mi south east of Birmingham, and 8mi south west of Warwick. Get out of town with these interesting Stratford-upon-Avon side-trips: The Parish Church of St. Mary (in Lower Slaughter), St Nicholas Church (in Lower Oddington) and The Cotswold Brewing Company (in Bourton-on-the-Water). The adventure continues: sample the fine beverages at Cotswolds Distillery, look for gifts at Longborough & Sezincote Village Shop, play a few rounds at Feldon Valley, Cotswolds, and examine the collection at Gordon Russell Design Museum.

To see more things to do, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Stratford-upon-Avon travel planning site .

Traveling by bus from Oxford to Stratford-upon-Avon takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In January, daily temperatures in Stratford-upon-Avon can reach 9°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) to allow time to drive to Nottingham.

Things to do in Stratford-upon-Avon

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Moreton-in-Marsh, Stow-on-the-Wold, Broadway, Chipping Campden, Upper Slaughter
Highlights from your plan
Cotswolds Distillery ©
Cotswolds Distillery
Cotswold Archery ©
Cotswold Archery
St Nicholas Church ©
St Nicholas Church

3
nights
Nottingham

Nottingham ©
With its historic connection to the legend of Robin Hood, Nottingham is a vibrant blend of medieval and modern.
Explore Nottingham's surroundings by going to Zombie Uprising (in Chesterfield) and Lincoln (Steep Hill, Imperial Teas, & more). And it doesn't end there: get your game on at Skirmish Paintball Games Nottingham, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, learn more about the world around you at Wollaton Hall and Park, and make a trip to Old Market Square.

To see where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Nottingham trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Stratford-upon-Avon to Nottingham in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In February, plan for daily highs up to 7°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to York.

Things to do in Nottingham

Fun & Games Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Lincoln, Zombie Uprising
Highlights from your plan
Zombie Uprising ©
Zombie Uprising
Room Escape Games
Wollaton Hall and Park ©
Wollaton Hall and Park

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around York: Bawtry Paintball & Laser Fields (in Bawtry), Live For Today Adventures - Hazlewood Castle (in Leeds) and The Vulcan Experience (in Doncaster). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at National Railway Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at York Minster, have some family-friendly fun at Yorkshire Activity Centre, and contemplate the long history of Guildhall.

To see more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the York trip planner.

Traveling by car from Nottingham to York takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In February in York, expect temperatures between 8°C during the day and 1°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can catch the train to Newcastle upon Tyne.

Things to do in York

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games

Side Trips

Doncaster, Live For Today Adventures - Hazlewood Castle
Highlights from your plan
Yorkshire Activity Centre ©
Yorkshire Activity Centre
National Railway Museum ©
National Railway Museum
Yorkshire's Winter Wonderland ©
Yorkshire's Winter Wonderland

4
nights
Newcastle upon Tyne

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.
Change things up with a short trip to Durham Cathedral in Durham (about 34 minutes away). There's still lots to do: get your game on at Flight Sim Centre, don't miss a visit to Grey Street, take a stroll through The Quayside, and put a fun spin on your tour with The Escape Key.

To find maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Newcastle upon Tyne journey website .

Traveling by train from York to Newcastle upon Tyne takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In February, daytime highs in Newcastle upon Tyne are 7°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a train to Manchester.

Things to do in Newcastle upon Tyne

Museums Fun & Games Historic Sites

Side Trip

Durham
Highlights from your plan
The Escape Key ©
The Escape Key
Flight Sim Centre ©
Flight Sim Centre
Durham Cathedral ©
Durham Cathedral

7
nights
Manchester

Manchester ©
Unofficially dubbed the Capital of the North, Manchester is known for its influence on industry and music, as well as its world-renowned connection to sports.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Manchester: Live For Today Kendal Activity Centre (in Kendal), Liverpool (Metropolitan Cathedral of Christ the King Liverpool, Royal Albert Dock Liverpool, & more) and Easedale Tarn (in Grasmere). And it doesn't end there: test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, explore the engaging exhibits at Science and Industry Museum, have some family-friendly fun at Whistle Punks Urban Axe Throwing, and admire the landmark architecture of Manchester Town Hall.

To find photos, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Manchester road trip planner.

Take a train from Newcastle upon Tyne to Manchester in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In February, plan for daily highs up to 8°C, and evening lows to 1°C. You will have some time to spend on the 26th (Wed) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Manchester

Fun & Games Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Liverpool, Live For Today Kendal Activity Centre, The World of Beatrix Potter Attraction, Easedale Tarn
Highlights from your plan
Virtual Hideout Manchester ©
Virtual Hideout Manchester
Easedale Tarn ©
Easedale Tarn
Live For Today Kendal Activity Centre ©

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