17 days in England Itinerary

17 days in England Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Colombo
Fly:  14 h 15 min
1
London
— 4 nights
Train:  1 h 30 min
2
Bath
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Stow-on-the-Wold
— 3 nights
Drive:  4 h 45 min
4
Grasmere
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
5
York
— 2 nights
+2
Train + Subway + Fly:  16 h 30 min
End: Colombo

4
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.
Family-friendly places like The British Museum and National Gallery will thrill your kids. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Tower of London and Buckingham Palace. There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Westminster Abbey, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral, browse the range of quality goods at Harrods, and get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum.

To see ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the London tour app.

Colombo, Sri Lanka to London is an approximately 15-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Colombo to London is minus 5.5 hours. Traveling from Colombo in January, expect London to be colder, temps between 9°C and 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) to allow time to take a train to Bath.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Westminster Abbey ©
Westminster Abbey
Tower of London ©
Tower of London
Buckingham Palace ©
Buckingham Palace

3
nights
Bath

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Your inner history buff will appreciate The Roman Baths and Stonehenge. Get out of town with these interesting Bath side-trips: WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre (in Slimbridge), Somerset Crafts (in Westhay) and Cotswold Guided Walks Ltd (in Uley).

To find reviews, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Bath journey planner.

You can take a train from London to Bath in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can drive to Stow-on-the-Wold.

Things to do in Bath

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre, Somerset Crafts, Cotswold Guided Walks Ltd, Stonehenge
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The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
Stonehenge ©
Stonehenge
Cotswold Guided Walks Ltd ©
Cotswold Guided Walks Ltd

3
nights
Stow-on-the-Wold

Stow-on-the-Wold ©
Stow-on-the-Wold is a small market town and civil parish in Gloucestershire, England. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Showborough House Sculpture Garden and Richard Hagen. Your inner history buff will appreciate St Mary's Church and Church of St Peter & St Paul. Get out of town with these interesting Stow-on-the-Wold side-trips: Cirencester (Cirencester Park & Elemental Sculpture Park) and St. Mary's Church (in Fairford). And it doesn't end there: look for gifts at Alain Rouveure Galleries, browse the exhibits of Fosse Gallery, look for all kinds of wild species at Greystones Farm, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hailes Church.

For more things to do, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Stow-on-the-Wold online day trip planner.

You can drive from Bath to Stow-on-the-Wold in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 9°C in January, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Grasmere.

Things to do in Stow-on-the-Wold

Shopping Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Broadway, Cirencester, Church of St Peter & St Paul, St Nicholas Church, Alain Rouveure Galleries
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Alain Rouveure Galleries ©
Alain Rouveure Galleries
St Mary's Church ©
St Mary's Church
Hailes Church ©
Hailes Church

3
nights
Grasmere

Grasmere ©
Grasmere is a village and tourist destination in the centre of the English Lake District. Get a sense of the local culture at Heaton Cooper Studio and Holy Trinity Church. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Silecroft Beach and Seascale Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to SpindleCraft (in Holmrook), Sheffield Pike (in Glenridding) and Alpacaly Ever After (in Portinscale). And it doesn't end there: explore the historical opulence of Castle Crag, look for all kinds of wild species at Scale Force, and admire the masterpieces at Merz Barn.

For photos, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read Grasmere online tour itinerary maker.

You can drive from Stow-on-the-Wold to Grasmere in 4 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to York.

Things to do in Grasmere

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Seascale, Borrowdale, Merz Barn, Sheffield Pike, Scale Force
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Alpacaly Ever After ©
Alpacaly Ever After
Castle Crag ©
Castle Crag
Silecroft Beach ©
Silecroft Beach

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): explore the galleries of Pyramid Gallery, admire the striking features of York Minster, thenwander the streets of York Shambles, thenbrowse for treasures at Yorkshire Antiques.com, and finally take an in-depth tour of National Railway Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: look for gifts at Pylones, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saint Wilfrid's Catholic Church, admire the striking features of Monkbar Gate York, explore the ancient world of York City Walls, thenget a sense of history and politics at York Mansion House, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of York Baptist Church.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read our York travel planner.

Getting from Grasmere to York by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 7°C in January, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in York

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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York Minster ©
York Minster
National Railway Museum ©
National Railway Museum
York City Walls ©
York City Walls

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