16 days in England Itinerary

16 days in England Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Lexington
Fly + Train:  13 h 30 min
1
York
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
2
Penrith
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 45 min
3
Gloucester
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
4
Bath
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h 30 min
5
London
— 3 nights
Train + Fly:  11 h 15 min
End: Lexington

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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at National Railway Museum and York Minster. Get some historical perspective at York City Walls and Holy Trinity Church. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around York: National Centre for Birds of Prey (in Helmsley) and Beacon Alpacas (in Husthwaite). The adventure continues: take a stroll through York Shambles, indulge your thirst for a good beer at York Brewery, identify plant and animal life at York Bird of Prey Centre, and play a few rounds at Fulford Golf Club.

To see more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our York trip itinerary app.

Lexington, USA to York is an approximately 15.5- hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of flight, bus, and train; or do a combination of flight, subway, and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Lexington to York is 5 hours. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Lexington in June: high temperatures in York hover around 66°F and lows are around 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can drive to Penrith.

Things to do in York

Wildlife Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

York Bird of Prey Centre, National Centre for Birds of Prey, Beacon Alpacas
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York Bird of Prey Centre ©
York Bird of Prey Centre
National Railway Museum ©
National Railway Museum
Beacon Alpacas ©
Beacon Alpacas

3
nights
Penrith

Penrith ©
Penrith is a market town and civil parish in the county of Cumbria, England. Get outdoors at Predator Experience and Penrith Golf Centre and Driving Range. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Stott Park Bobbin Mill and Keld Chapel. Explore Penrith's surroundings by going to Holy Trinity Church (in Grange-in-Borrowdale), Canyoning & Rappelling Tours (in Windermere) and Alpacaly Ever After (in Portinscale). There's still lots to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Helvellyn, play a few rounds at Riverside Golf Club, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Lawrences Church, and sample the tasty concoctions at Keswick Brewing Company.

To find maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Penrith trip planner.

Drive from York to Penrith in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from York in July: highs in Penrith hover around 66°F, while lows dip to 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can drive to Gloucester.

Things to do in Penrith

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trips

Holy Trinity Church, St Lawrences Church, Canyoning & Rappelling Tours, Predator Experience, Riverside Golf Club
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Predator Experience ©
Predator Experience
Alpacaly Ever After ©
Alpacaly Ever After
Helvellyn
Helvellyn

4
nights
Gloucester

Gloucester ©
Popular historic sites such as Chavenage House and Church of St Edmund are in your itinerary. Get in touch with nature at Cleeve Hill Golf Club Ltd and Lilley Brook Golf Club. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Gloucester: Stand-Up Paddleboarding (in South Cerney), WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre (in Slimbridge) and The Cotswold Range (in Somerford Keynes).

To find reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Gloucester trip site.

You can drive from Penrith to Gloucester in 4 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. When traveling from Penrith in July, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Gloucester: temperatures range from 73°F by day to 60°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to drive to Bath.

Things to do in Gloucester

Outdoors Golf Wildlife

Side Trips

Cheltenham, Shipston on Stour, Feldon Valley, Chavenage House, Stand-Up Paddleboarding
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Cotswolds Distillery ©
Cotswolds Distillery
The Cotswold Range ©
The Cotswold Range
WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre ©
WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre

2
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 10th (Fri): delve into the distant past at Stonehenge, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Manvers Street Baptist Church, then get engrossed in the history at The Roman Baths, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bath Abbey. Keep things going the next day: appreciate the extensive heritage of Castle Combe Village, then play a few rounds at Chipping Sodbury Golf Club, and then get outside with The Players Club.

For ratings, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Bath holiday builder.

You can drive from Gloucester to Bath in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to take a train to London.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Chipping Sodbury, Stonehenge, Castle Combe Village
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The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
Stonehenge ©
Stonehenge
Castle Combe Village ©
Castle Combe Village

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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Tower of London and Natural History Museum. Popular historic sites such as Buckingham Palace and Houses of Parliament are in your itinerary. The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Westminster Abbey, take in panoramic vistas at Tower Bridge, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, and pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral.

To find where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the London trip itinerary builder.

You can take a train from Bath to London in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July in London, expect temperatures between 73°F during the day and 56°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites Museums
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Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum
Westminster Abbey ©
Westminster Abbey
Buckingham Palace ©
Buckingham Palace

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