41 days in England Itinerary

41 days in England Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Melbourne
Fly + Train:  27 h
1
York
— 5 nights
Drive:  2 h
2
Penrith
— 7 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Windermere
— 4 nights
Drive:  3 h 45 min
4
Gloucester
— 7 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
5
Bath
— 7 nights
Train:  1 h 30 min
6
London
— 7 nights
Fly:  24 h
End: Melbourne

5
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 York's surroundings by going to Durham (Durham Cathedral & Durham Riverside Walk), Beacon Alpacas (in Husthwaite) and Fury Events (in Witton Gilbert). The adventure continues: admire the landmark architecture of York Minster, sample the tasty concoctions at Brew York, get your game on at Yorkshire Activity Centre, and identify plant and animal life at York Bird of Prey Centre.

To see maps, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the York tour itinerary planner.

Melbourne, Australia to York is an approximately 27- hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of flight, bus, and train; or do a combination of bus, flight, subway, and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Melbourne to York is minus 10 hours. In May, daytime highs in York are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Penrith.

Things to do in York

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Durham, Chatsworth House, Ladybower Reservoir, Beacon Alpacas, York Bird of Prey Centre
Find places to stay May 3 — 9:
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Yorkshire Activity Centre ©
Yorkshire Activity Centre
York Minster ©
York Minster
York City Walls ©
York City Walls

7
nights
Penrith

Penrith ©
Penrith is a market town and civil parish in the county of Cumbria, England. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Penrith: Alpacaly Ever After (in Portinscale), Easedale Tarn (in Grasmere) and Buttermere (Buttermere Lake & Crummock Water). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the waterfront views at Derwentwater, look for all kinds of wild species at Smardale Gill Nature Reserve, tee off at Riverside Golf Club, and stroll through The Howk.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, use the Penrith trip planner.

Getting from York to Penrith by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In May, daily temperatures in Penrith can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Windermere.

Things to do in Penrith

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Cockermouth, Keswick, Kirkby Stephen, Ullswater, High Cup Nick
Find places to stay May 9 — 16:
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Keswick Brewing Company ©
Keswick Brewing Company
Derwentwater ©
Derwentwater
Ullswater ©
Ullswater

4
nights
Windermere

Windermere ©
Windermere is the largest natural lake in England. Step out of Windermere to go to Ayside and see Predator Experience, which is approximately 34 minutes away. There's still lots to do: explore the striking landscape of Lake District National Park Guided Walks, have fun at Michael Coates Clay Shooting, take in nature's colorful creations at Wordsworth Daffodil Garden, and don't miss a visit to Lake Grasmere.

For more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Windermere vacation builder website.

You can drive from Penrith to Windermere in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can go by car to Gloucester.

Things to do in Windermere

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Ambleside, Grasmere, Lake District National Park Guided Walks, Old Man of Coniston, Newby Bridge Weir
Find places to stay May 16 — 20:
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Michael Coates Clay Shooting ©
Michael Coates Clay Shooting
Lake District National Park Guided Walks ©
Lake District National Park Guided Walks
Go Ape Grizedale ©
Go Ape Grizedale

7
nights
Gloucester

Gloucester ©
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Gloucester: Berkeley (Dr Jenner's House, Museum and Garden & St. Mary's Church), Cirencester (Rodmarton Manor & Bristol Aero Collectlon) and Tetbury (Chavenage House & St Saviour's Church).

For ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Gloucester trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Windermere to Gloucester in 4 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Gloucester are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Bath.

Things to do in Gloucester

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Stroud, Berkeley, Cirencester, Tetbury, St John the Evangelist Church, Slimbridge, Glos
Find places to stay May 20 — 27:
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Chavenage House ©
Chavenage House
Rodmarton Manor ©
Rodmarton Manor
Gloucester Cathedral ©
Gloucester Cathedral

7
nights
Bath

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Get out of town with these interesting Bath side-trips: Malmesbury (Malmesbury Abbey & Malmesbury Market Cross), Cheltenham (Rise Music, Wishing Fish Clock, &more) and Somerford Keynes (The Cotswold Range & All Saints' Church). There's still lots to do: get engrossed in the history at The Roman Baths, try for a hole-in-one at Stratford-upon-Avon Minigolf, sample the tasty concoctions at The Cotswold Brewing Company, and take in nature's colorful creations at Hidcote Manor Garden.

To plan Bath vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

You can drive from Gloucester to Bath in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can take a train to London.

Things to do in Bath

Parks Historic Sites Fun & Games

Side Trips

Cheltenham, Cirencester, Malmesbury, Moreton-in-Marsh, Stratford-upon-Avon Minigolf
Find places to stay May 27 — Jun 3:
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The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
The Cotswold Range ©
The Cotswold Range
Cotswold Archery ©
Cotswold Archery

7
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, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, don't miss a visit to Coca-Cola London Eye, enjoy breathtaking views from Tower Bridge, and take an in-depth tour of The British Museum.

For other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, refer to the London trip maker app.

Traveling by train from Bath to London takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in London are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Find places to stay Jun 3 — 10:
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National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum
Coca-Cola London Eye ©
Coca-Cola London Eye

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