13 days in England Itinerary

13 days in England Itinerary

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13 days in England Itinerary

Start: Johannesburg
Fly:  14 h 30 min
1
London
— 3 nights
Train:  3 h 45 min
2
Windermere
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 45 min
3
Moreton-in-Marsh
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
4
Bath
— 3 nights
Train + Fly:  16 h 15 min
End: Johannesburg

3
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, admire the striking features of Houses of Parliament, savor the flavors at Coca-Cola London Eye, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral.

To find photos, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our London trip itinerary builder app .

Johannesburg, South Africa to London is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Johannesburg to London is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Johannesburg in December, things will get much colder in London: highs are around 11°C and lows about 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to take a train to Windermere.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites Museums
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Coca-Cola London Eye ©
Coca-Cola London Eye
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Tower Bridge ©
Tower Bridge

3
nights
Windermere

Windermere ©
Windermere is the largest natural lake in England. Venture out of the city with trips to Predator Experience (in Ayside), Easedale Tarn (in Grasmere) and Alpacaly Ever After (in Portinscale). There's lots more to do: enjoy some diversion at Michael Coates Clay Shooting, explore the activities along Newby Bridge Weir, ride a horse along Witherslack Hall Equestrian Centre, and sample the tasty concoctions at Keswick Brewing Company.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Windermere holiday builder .

Take a train from London to Windermere in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Moreton-in-Marsh.

Things to do in Windermere

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Keswick, Grange-over-Sands, Newby Bridge Weir, Easedale Tarn, Alpacaly Ever After
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Michael Coates Clay Shooting ©
Michael Coates Clay Shooting
Alpacaly Ever After ©
Alpacaly Ever After
Helvellyn
Helvellyn

3
nights
Moreton-in-Marsh

Moreton-in-Marsh ©
Moreton-in-Marsh is a town civil parish in northeastern Gloucestershire, England. Venture out of the city with trips to Charlbury Museum (in Charlbury) and St Oswald's Church (in Swinbrook). The adventure continues: sample the fine beverages at Cotswolds Distillery, indulge your thirst for a good beer at The Cotswold Brewing Company, have fun at Cotswold Clay Club, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hailes Church.

To find ratings, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Moreton-in-Marsh tour builder .

You can drive from Windermere to Moreton-in-Marsh in 4 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. In December, daytime highs in Moreton-in-Marsh are 11°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to go by car to Bath.

Things to do in Moreton-in-Marsh

Historic Sites Fun & Games Museums

Side Trips

Burford, St Eadburgha’s Church, Cotswolds Distillery, Charlbury Museum, The Parish Church of St. Mary
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Cotswolds Distillery ©
Cotswolds Distillery
Cotswold Clay Club ©
Cotswold Clay Club
Cotswold Archery ©
Cotswold Archery

3
nights
Bath

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): browse the exhibits of The Roman Baths, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St Saviour's Church, then take in the pleasant sights at Rodborough Common, and finally stroll around Stroudwater Navigation. On the 4th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Malmesbury Market Cross, see the interesting displays at Corinium Museum, and then don't miss a visit to Stonehenge.

For ratings, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Bath trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Moreton-in-Marsh to Bath takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Stroud, Stonehenge, Malmesbury Market Cross, St Saviour's Church, Corinium Museum
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The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
Stonehenge ©
Stonehenge
Corinium Museum ©
Corinium Museum

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