8 days in England Itinerary

8 days in England Itinerary

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Fly to London Heathrow, Train to Cheltenham
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Cheltenham
— 1 night
Drive
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Grasmere
— 2 nights
Drive
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London
— 3 nights
Fly

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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. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Fri): explore the activities along River Coln and then get outside with The Cotswold Range. On the next day, have some family-friendly fun at SimAir737, then trek along Cotswold Way, then identify plant and animal life at Walks With Hawks, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at Cheltenham Minster.

To see ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Cheltenham trip site.

Chicago, USA to Cheltenham is an approximately 14-hour combination of flight and train. Traveling from Chicago to Cheltenham, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Chicago in June, things will get little chillier in Cheltenham: highs are around 68°F and lows about 56°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can go by car to Grasmere.

Things to do in Cheltenham

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Trails

Side Trips

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nights
Grasmere

Grasmere is a village and tourist destination in the centre of the English Lake District. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sun): hike along Central Fells, then admire the natural beauty at Alpacaly Ever After, then identify plant and animal life at Alpacaly Ever After, and finally explore the activities along Derwentwater. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Mon): hike along Walla Crag, then hike along Catbells Lakeland Walk, and then take in the awesome beauty at Helvellyn.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Grasmere holiday builder website.

Traveling by car from Cheltenham to Grasmere takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) to allow time to drive to London.

Things to do in Grasmere

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

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nights
London

The Square Mile

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, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: enjoy breathtaking views from Coca-Cola London Eye, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, contemplate the long history of Buckingham Palace, and don't miss a visit to Big Ben.

For maps, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the London road trip tool.

Traveling by car from Grasmere to London takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of bus, train, and flight. In June, daytime highs in London are 68°F, while nighttime lows are 52°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in London

Museums · Historic Sites · Fun & Games

England travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Nightlife · Historic Sites
A trip through England is a trip through world history, and few places in the world offer such a diverse variety of places to visit, activities, and experiences. The sprawling urban areas surrounding the capital city offer countless sightseeing opportunities, such as museums and historical sites, as well as some of the best shopping, nightlife, and culinary options in the world. To truly experience this country steeped in centuries of history, try to make time to explore the sweeping countryside, where you can enjoy the warm hospitality of small villages and explore the ancient remains of once-powerful societies. England boasts an outstanding transportation system, and many visitors find that even a short train ride through the country’s landscape of rolling hills and plains can be a highlight of their entire vacation. However you choose to move about, remember that in this compact country you’re never very far from a bustling town, where modern pubs, shops, and restaurants await to be explored.