21 days in England Itinerary

21 days in England Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Bath
— 3 nights
2
Cheltenham
— 3 nights
3
Portinscale
— 4 nights
4
York
— 3 nights
5
London
— 6 nights

3
nights
Bath

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
The Roman Baths and Longleat are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Shop till you drop at Somerset Crafts and Rostra Gallery. Venture out of the city with trips to Westonbirt Arboretum (in Tetbury), Bournemouth Beach (in Bournemouth) and Stonehenge (in Amesbury). There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Bath Abbey, browse the exhibits of Emma Rose Art Works, shop like a local with Pulteney Bridge, and relax in the rural setting at Marshfield Farm Ice Cream.

For other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read Bath road trip site.

Fortaleza, Brazil to Bath is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. Traveling from Fortaleza to Bath, you'll lose 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) early enough to drive to Cheltenham.

Things to do in Bath

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trips

Westonbirt Arboretum, Somerset Crafts, Marshfield Farm Ice Cream, Bournemouth Beach, Stonehenge
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The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
Stonehenge ©
Stonehenge
Somerset Crafts ©
Somerset Crafts

3
nights
Cheltenham

Cheltenham ©
Cheltenham, also known as Cheltenham Spa, is a regency spa town and borough which is located on the edge of the Cotswolds, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in Gloucestershire, England. Head to Longborough & Sezincote Village Shop and The Cotswold Cheese Companyfor plenty of shopping. Visiting Walks With Hawks and Cirencester Golf Club will get you outdoors. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cheltenham: Feldon Valley (in Lower Brailes), Cotswolds Distillery (in Stourton) and Alain Rouveure Galleries (in Todenham). There's lots more to do: stop by Montpellier District, stop by Chedworth Farm Shop, and get interesting insight from AeroSuperBatics / The Breitling Wingwalkers.

For reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Cheltenham holiday planner.

Getting from Bath to Cheltenham by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In December, daytime highs in Cheltenham are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to travel to Portinscale.

Things to do in Cheltenham

Outdoors Golf Shopping

Side Trips

Moreton-in-Marsh, Cotswolds Distillery, Feldon Valley, Chedworth Farm Shop, AeroSuperBatics / The Breitling Wingwalkers
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Cotswolds Distillery ©
Cotswolds Distillery
Feldon Valley ©
Feldon Valley
Walks With Hawks ©
Walks With Hawks

4
nights
Portinscale

Portinscale ©
Nestled on the western shore of Derwentwater, Portinscale serves as a perfect base for a walking holiday in the English Lake District.
Do your shopping at SpindleCraft and Grasmere Chocolate Cottage. Your inner history buff will appreciate Loughrigg Fell and Castle Crag. Change things up with these side-trips from Portinscale: Ennerdale Water (in Ennerdale Bridge), Seascale Beach (in Seascale) and Old Man of Coniston (in Coniston). The adventure continues: get great views at Alpacaly Ever After, stroll through Helvellyn, hike along Catbells Lakeland Walk, and explore the wealth of natural beauty at Lake District National Park Guided Walks.

For traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Portinscale trip itinerary maker website.

Traveling by car from Cheltenham to Portinscale takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Expect a daytime high around °C in December, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can travel to York.

Things to do in Portinscale

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Lake District, Keswick, Seascale, Castle Crag, Buttermere Lake
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Alpacaly Ever After ©
Alpacaly Ever After
Catbells Lakeland Walk ©
Catbells Lakeland Walk
Helvellyn
Helvellyn

3
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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate York City Walls and York Minster. Do some cultural sightseeing at National Railway Museum and York Castle Museum. And it doesn't end there: wander the streets of York Shambles, view the masterpieces at Pyramid Gallery, look for gifts at Travelling Man, and browse for treasures at Yorkshire Antiques.com.

For photos, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our York trip itinerary maker app.

Traveling by car from Portinscale to York takes 2.5 hours. In December, daily temperatures in York can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can catch the train to London.

Things to do in York

Shopping Museums Historic Sites
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York Shambles ©
York Shambles
National Railway Museum ©
National Railway Museum
York Castle Museum ©
York Castle Museum

6
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.
For shopping fun, head to Harrods or Camden Market. You'll explore and learn at The British Museum and National Gallery. And it doesn't end there: get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum, learn about all things military at Churchill War Rooms, don't miss a visit to Buckingham Palace, and contemplate the long history of Tower of London.

For maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our London vacation planner.

Traveling by train from York to London takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In December, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. On the 18th (Tue), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
The British Museum ©
The British Museum

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