17 days in England Itinerary

17 days in England Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Melbourne
Fly:  24 h
1
London
— 4 nights
Train:  2 h
2
York
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
3
Cockermouth
— 3 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
4
Gloucester
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
5
Bath
— 2 nights
Train + Fly:  26 h
End: Melbourne

4
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Tower of London and Westminster Abbey. Visit Buckingham Palace and Oxford Street for their historical value. There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at National Gallery, shop like a local with Covent Garden, visit Hoxton Square, and get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

Plan my day in London using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Melbourne, Australia to London is an approximately 25-hour flight. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), which is usually a -10 hour difference. Traveling from Melbourne in September, London is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) to allow time to take a train to York.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping
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Westminster Abbey ©
Westminster Abbey
Tower of London ©
Tower of London
Buckingham Palace ©
Buckingham Palace

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.
On the 7th (Mon), examine the collection at Jorvik Viking Centre, tee off at Fulford Golf Club, thenpause for some serene contemplation at York Minster, thendon't miss a visit to York Shambles, and finally stop by The Shop That Must Not Be Named. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at York Castle Museum, thentake an in-depth tour of National Railway Museum, and then take in the pleasant sights at York City Walls.

To see ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read York trip app.

Traveling by train from London to York takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In September, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to travel to Cockermouth.

Things to do in York

Museums Historic Sites Golf
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National Railway Museum ©
National Railway Museum
York City Walls ©
York City Walls
York Minster ©
York Minster

3
nights
Cockermouth

Cockermouth ©
Cockermouth is an ancient market town and civil parish in the Borough of Allerdale in Cumbria, England, so named because it is at the confluence of the River Cocker as it flows into the River Derwent. Do your shopping at Castlegate House Gallery and Gallery Artemis. Get outdoors at Alpacaly Ever After and Alpacaly Ever After. Take a break from Cockermouth with a short trip to Aira Force Waterfall in Penrith, about 36 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: brush up on your knowledge of spirits at The Lakes Distillery, examine the collection at Derwent Pencil Museum, trek along Catbells Lakeland Walk, and view the masterpieces at Percy House Gallery.

To find photos, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read Cockermouth road trip planning website.

You can drive from York to Cockermouth in 2.5 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Cockermouth can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can travel to Gloucester.

Things to do in Cockermouth

Parks Wildlife Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Keswick, Aira Force Waterfall, Alpacaly Ever After, The Lakes Distillery
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Alpacaly Ever After ©
Alpacaly Ever After
Aira Force Waterfall ©
Aira Force Waterfall
Catbells Lakeland Walk ©
Catbells Lakeland Walk

3
nights
Gloucester

Gloucester ©
Head to Alain Rouveure Galleries and Showborough House Sculpture Gardenfor some retail therapy. The Gallery at The Guild and Tewkesbury Battlefield will appeal to history buffs. Explore Gloucester's surroundings by going to St Lawrence's Church (in Bourton-on-the-Water) and Cotswolds Distillery (in Stourton).

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Drive from Cockermouth to Gloucester in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in September, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Bath.

Things to do in Gloucester

Shopping Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Tewkesbury, St Lawrence's Church, Cotswolds Distillery, The Gallery at The Guild, Battledown Brewery
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Cotswolds Distillery ©
Cotswolds Distillery
Tewkesbury Battlefield ©
Tewkesbury Battlefield
Alain Rouveure Galleries ©
Alain Rouveure Galleries

2
nights
Bath

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
For shopping fun, head to Milsom Street or Simon Jackson Antiques & Interiors. The Roman Baths and Bath Abbey are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Take a break from Bath with a short trip to Wells Cathedral in Wells, about 44 minutes away. There's still lots to do: stop by BeerCraft of Bath, snap pictures at Pulteney Bridge, explore the galleries of 44AD artspace, and admire the masterpieces at Victoria Art Gallery.

To find maps, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read Bath travel itinerary planner.

Drive from Gloucester to Bath in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Bath

Shopping Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Wells Cathedral
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The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
Wells Cathedral ©
Wells Cathedral
Bath Abbey ©
Bath Abbey

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