32 days in England Itinerary

32 days in England Itinerary

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32 days in England Itinerary

Start: Detroit
Fly:  10​h 45​min
1
London
— 6 nights
Train:  3​h
2
Penrith
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Windermere
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
4
Gloucester
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Bath
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
6
Amesbury
— 3 nights
Bus + Fly:  12​h 30​min
End: Detroit

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.
London is known for museums, nightlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at National Gallery, walk around Hyde Park, take in the spiritual surroundings of Westminster Abbey, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the London attractions planner.

Detroit, USA to London is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Detroit to London is 5 hours. In September, London is slightly colder than Detroit - with highs of 67°F and lows of 51°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can catch the train to Penrith.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Tours
Find places to stay Sep 16 — 23:
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National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Tower Bridge ©
Tower Bridge
Buckingham Palace ©
Buckingham Palace

5
nights
Penrith

Penrith ©
Penrith is a market town and civil parish in the county of Cumbria, England. Venture out of the city with trips to Alpacaly Ever After (in Portinscale), Easedale Tarn (in Grasmere) and Buttermere Lake (in Buttermere). Next up on the itinerary: indulge your thirst for a good beer at Keswick Brewing Company, look for all kinds of wild species at The Howk, play a few rounds at Riverside Golf Club, and examine the collection at J.B.Banks and Son Ltd.

To find where to stay, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Penrith trip itinerary builder site .

You can take a train from London to Penrith in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of flight and train. When traveling from London in September, plan for slightly colder days in Penrith, with highs around 61°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Windermere.

Things to do in Penrith

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Keswick, Cockermouth, Buttermere Lake, Riverside Golf Club, Ullswater
Find places to stay Sep 23 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
Alpacaly Ever After ©
Alpacaly Ever After
Keswick Brewing Company ©
Keswick Brewing Company
Derwentwater ©
Derwentwater

4
nights
Windermere

Windermere ©
Windermere is the largest natural lake in England. Explore Windermere's surroundings by going to Predator Experience Ltd (in Ayside) and Lake Grasmere (in Grasmere). There's much more to do: scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour, have fun at Michael Coates Clay Shooting, see the interesting displays at Hill Top, Beatrix Potter's House, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Loughrigg Fell.

For traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Windermere journey maker website .

Drive from Penrith to Windermere in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) early enough to drive to Gloucester.

Things to do in Windermere

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Ambleside, Predator Experience Ltd, Lake Grasmere, Ruskin Museum, Lake District National Park Guided Walks
Find places to stay Sep 28 — Oct 2:
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Michael Coates Clay Shooting ©
Michael Coates Clay Shooting
Predator Experience Ltd ©
Predator Experience Ltd

6
nights
Gloucester

Gloucester ©
Gloucester is a city and district in southwest England, the county city of Gloucestershire. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Gloucester: Berkeley Castle (in Berkeley), Tetbury (The Royal Gardens at Highgrove & Chavenage House) and WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre (in Slimbridge). There's much more to do: examine the collection at Jet Age Museum, stroll around Barnwood Arboretum & Park, admire the landmark architecture of Gloucester Cathedral, and identify plant and animal life at Alney Island Nature Reserve.

To see where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Gloucester online trip itinerary planner .

You can drive from Windermere to Gloucester in 4 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 60°F, and evening lows to 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to drive to Bath.

Things to do in Gloucester

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Tewkesbury, Stroud, Tetbury, Walks around Wotton-under-Edge, Berkeley Castle
Find places to stay Oct 2 — 8:
Highlights from your plan
Chavenage House ©
Chavenage House
Jet Age Museum ©
Jet Age Museum
The Royal Gardens at Highgrove ©
The Royal Gardens at Highgrove

6
nights
Bath

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Venture out of the city with trips to Longleat (in Warminster), Bristol (Brunel's SS Great Britain, Clifton Suspension Bridge, &more) and Malmesbury Market Cross (in Malmesbury). There's still lots to do: take an in-depth tour of The Roman Baths, admire the striking features of The Royal Crescent Hotel & Spa, take in nature's colorful creations at American Museum & Gardens, and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To find where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Bath travel route tool .

You can drive from Gloucester to Bath in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Amesbury.

Things to do in Bath

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Bristol, Cardiff, Longleat, Westonbirt Arboretum, Wells Cathedral
Find places to stay Oct 8 — 14:
Highlights from your plan
The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
Bath Abbey ©
Bath Abbey
Westonbirt Arboretum ©
Westonbirt Arboretum

3
nights
Amesbury

Amesbury ©
Amesbury is a town and civil parish in Wiltshire, England. You've now added Stonehenge to your itinerary. Next up on the itinerary: get engrossed in the history at Amesbury History Centre, relax in the rural setting at Cholderton Charlie's Farm, have some family-friendly fun at Larkhill Space Station, and look for gifts at Cholderton Farm Shop & Cafe.

To see more things to do, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Amesbury journey planner .

Drive from Bath to Amesbury in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Amesbury are 59°F, while nighttime lows are 46°F. On the 17th (Sat), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Amesbury

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trips

Cholderton, Larkhill Space Station
Find places to stay Oct 14 — 17:
Highlights from your plan
Stonehenge ©
Stonehenge
Amesbury History Centre ©
Amesbury History Centre
Cholderton Farm Shop & Cafe ©
Cholderton Farm Shop & Cafe

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