28 days in England Itinerary

28 days in England Itinerary

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Fly to London Gatwick, Train to Victoria station, Train to York
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York
— 4 nights
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Grasmere
— 6 nights
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Cirencester
— 6 nights
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Bath
— 5 nights
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London
— 5 nights
Fly

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York

City of Festivals

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near York: Water Cut Sculpture (in Kirkby Stephen), Fury Events (in Witton Gilbert) and St Lawrence Church (in Appleby-in-Westmorland). Spend the 17th (Tue) exploring nature at Lake District National Park Guided Walks. The adventure continues: get engrossed in the history at National Railway Museum, get your game on at Yorkshire Activity Centre, appreciate the history behind Yorkshire Regiment Boer War Memorial York, and stop by Rue B.

For other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the York sightseeing planner.

Calgary, Canada to York is an approximately 15.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or fly. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time, which is usually a 7 hour difference. When traveling from Calgary in December, plan for a bit warmer days and warmer nights in York: temperatures range from 10°C by day to 2°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can go by car to Grasmere.

Things to do in York

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Fun & Games

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 16 — 20:

6
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Grasmere

Grasmere is a village and tourist destination in the centre of the English Lake District. Get out of town with these interesting Grasmere side-trips: Buttermere (St James’ Church & Scale Force), Alpacaly Ever After (in Portinscale) and Cockermouth (JB Banks & Sons & St. Bridget's Church). There's lots more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Derwentwater, make a trip to Lake Grasmere, hike along Catbells Lakeland Walk, and browse the different shops at Alexandra's of Keswick.

To see where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Grasmere attractions planner.

Traveling by car from York to Grasmere takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can travel to Cirencester.

Things to do in Grasmere

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 20 — 26:

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Cirencester

Cirencester is a market town in east Gloucestershire, England, west northwest of London. Change things up with these side-trips from Cirencester: Chipping Campden Visitor Information Centre (in Chipping Campden), Moreton-in-Marsh (The Moreton Gallery & Cotswold Archery) and Cotswolds Distillery (in Stourton). Next up on the itinerary: admire the landmark architecture of Chavenage House, indulge your thirst for a good beer at The Cotswold Brewing Company, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St Peter & St Paul, and get outside with WMSki.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Cirencester trip builder.

Traveling by car from Grasmere to Cirencester takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to drive to Bath.

Things to do in Cirencester

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 26 — Jan 1:

5
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Bath

Queen of English Cities

A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Change things up with these side-trips from Bath: St. James Church (in Wotton-under-Edge), Gloucester (Gloucestershire Archives, Jet Age Museum, &more) and Lady’s Wood Shooting School (in Chipping Sodbury). There's much more to do: get engrossed in the history at The Roman Baths, explore the ancient world of Stonehenge, examine the collection at Bugatti Trust Visitor Center, and brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Sibling Distillery.

For photos, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Bath trip itinerary tool.

Getting from Cirencester to Bath by car takes about 1.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to catch the train to London.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites · Museums · Fun & Games · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 1 — 6:

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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, steep yourself in history at Buckingham Palace, and take an in-depth tour of Natural History Museum.

For photos, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the London holiday maker website.

Getting from Bath to London by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In January, daily temperatures in London can reach 9°C, while at night they dip to 2°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in London

Museums · Historic Sites · Tours · Fun & Games
Find places to stay Jan 6 — 11:

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.