28 days in England Itinerary

28 days in England Itinerary

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28 days in England Itinerary

Start: Calgary
+2
Fly + Subway + Train:  14​h 30​min
1
York
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Grasmere
— 6 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
3
Cirencester
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Bath
— 5 nights
Train:  1​h 30​min
5
London
— 5 nights
Fly:  12​h
End: Calgary

4
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Fury Events (in Witton Gilbert), Water Cut Sculpture (in Kirkby Stephen) and St Lawrence Church (in Appleby-in-Westmorland). Spend the 17th (Tue) exploring nature at Lake District National Park Guided Walks. And it doesn't end there: get engrossed in the history at National Railway Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Priory Church of the Holy Trinity, pause for some photo ops at Statue of Constantine the Great, and stop by Rue B.

To find maps, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our York trip itinerary planning tool .

Calgary, Canada to York is an approximately 14.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of flight, bus, and train. Traveling from Calgary to York, you'll lose 7 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Calgary in December, you will find days in York are somewhat warmer (10°C), and nights are much hotter (2°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Grasmere.

Things to do in York

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Lake District National Park Guided Walks, St Lawrence Church, Water Cut Sculpture, Fury Events
Find places to stay Dec 16 — 20:
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Yorkshire Activity Centre ©
Yorkshire Activity Centre
National Railway Museum ©
National Railway Museum
York Minster ©
York Minster

6
nights
Grasmere

Grasmere ©
Grasmere is a village and tourist destination in the centre of the English Lake District. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Grasmere: Cartmel Alpacas (in Cartmel), Alpacaly Ever After (in Portinscale) and Buttermere (St James’ Church & Scale Force). And it doesn't end there: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Helvellyn, pause for some serene contemplation at St John's in the Vale, find something for the whole family at Country Experiences, and contemplate the waterfront views at Derwentwater.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Grasmere trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can drive from York to Grasmere in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Cirencester.

Things to do in Grasmere

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trips

Keswick, Lake District, Cockermouth, Buttermere, St John's in the Vale
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Alpacaly Ever After ©
Alpacaly Ever After
Helvellyn
Helvellyn
Keswick Brewing Company ©
Keswick Brewing Company

6
nights
Cirencester

Cirencester ©
Cirencester is a market town in east Gloucestershire, England, west northwest of London. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cirencester: Chipping Campden Visitor Information Centre (in Chipping Campden), Cotswolds Distillery (in Stourton) and Moreton-in-Marsh (The Moreton Gallery & Cotswold Archery). There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Corinium Museum, don't miss a visit to Onform London, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St Peter & St Paul, and take in the pleasant sights at Selsley Common.

To find photos, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read Cirencester travel itinerary planner.

Drive from Grasmere to Cirencester in 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

Side Trips

Stroud, Tetbury, Burford, Berkeley, Malmesbury
Find places to stay Dec 26 — Jan 1:
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Cotswolds Distillery ©
Cotswolds Distillery
Corinium Museum ©
Corinium Museum
Cotswold Archery ©
Cotswold Archery

5
nights
Bath

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Explore Bath's surroundings by going to Gloucester (Gloucestershire Archives, Jet Age Museum, & more), St. James Church (in Wotton-under-Edge) and Lady’s Wood Shooting School (in Chipping Sodbury). There's still lots to do: take an in-depth tour of The Roman Baths, appreciate the history behind Boer War Memorial, pause for some serene contemplation at Hailes Church, and sample the tasty concoctions at Battledown Brewery.

To find maps, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Bath tour planner.

Getting from Cirencester to Bath by car takes about 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to London.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites Museums Fun & Games

Side Trips

Cheltenham, Gloucester, St. James Church, Stonehenge, Stroudwater Navigation
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The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
Walks With Hawks ©
Walks With Hawks
Jet Age Museum ©
Jet Age Museum

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 the spiritual surroundings of Westminster Abbey, learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum, and steep yourself in history at Tower of London.

For where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, use the London trip planning tool .

Take a train from Bath to London in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In January, daytime highs in London are 9°C, while nighttime lows are 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Tours
Find places to stay Jan 6 — 11:
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National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Tower Bridge ©
Tower Bridge
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum

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