38 days in England Itinerary

38 days in England Itinerary

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1
York
— 5 nights
2
Portinscale
— 6 nights
3
Grange-over-Sands
— 5 nights
4
Cirencester
— 6 nights
5
Bath
— 5 nights
6
London
— 8 nights

5
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.
Get outdoors at York Bird of Prey Centre and National Centre for Birds of Prey. Get out of town with these interesting York side-trips: Chatsworth House (in Bakewell), Ladybower Reservoir (in Bamford) and Walworth Birds of Prey (in Walworth). The adventure continues: admire the striking features of York Shambles, take an in-depth tour of National Railway Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Michael le Belfrey, and examine the collection at York Castle Museum.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the York planning tool.

Perth, Australia to York is an approximately 23-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly. The time zone difference when traveling from Perth to York is minus 8 hours. When traveling from Perth in November, plan for cooler days in York, with highs around °C, while nights are little chillier with lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can travel to Portinscale.

Things to do in York

Parks Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Chatsworth House, National Centre for Birds of Prey, Ladybower Reservoir, Museum of Victorian Science, York Bird of Prey Centre
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York Bird of Prey Centre ©
York Bird of Prey Centre
Walworth Birds of Prey ©
Walworth Birds of Prey
Ladybower Reservoir ©
Ladybower Reservoir

6
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.
Step out of the city life by going to Alpacaly Ever After and Walla Crag. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Portinscale: Stanley Ghyll Force Waterfall (in Eskdale), Great Langdale (Angle Tarn & Jack"s Rake) and Seascale (Bowfell & Seascale Beach). There's still lots to do: hike along Catbells Lakeland Walk, contemplate the waterfront views at Derwentwater, take in the awesome beauty at Rydal Hall Sculpture Path, and examine the collection at J.B.Banks and Son Ltd.

To see other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Portinscale day trip app.

Getting from York to Portinscale by car takes about 2.5 hours. In November, daytime highs in Portinscale are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Grange-over-Sands.

Things to do in Portinscale

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Cockermouth, Keswick, Borrowdale, Great Langdale, Seascale
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Alpacaly Ever After ©
Alpacaly Ever After
Catbells Lakeland Walk ©
Catbells Lakeland Walk
Derwentwater ©
Derwentwater

5
nights
Grange-over-Sands

Grange-over-Sands ©
Known for its friendly people and balmy climate, Grange-over-Sands serves as a home base for holidaymakers who come to explore the surrounding area.
Get outdoors at Predator Experience and Sandscale Haws National Nature Reserve. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Grange-over-Sands: Silecroft Beach (in Silecroft), Kentmere Horseshoe (in Kentmere) and Coniston (Old Man of Coniston, Tarn Hows, &more). There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Lakeland Motor Museum, look for all kinds of wild species at South Walney Nature Reserve, explore the activities along Newby Bridge Weir, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cartmel Priory.

To find more things to do, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Grange-over-Sands online trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Portinscale to Grange-over-Sands in 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Cirencester.

Things to do in Grange-over-Sands

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Coniston, Barrow-in-Furness, Lakeland Motor Museum, Newby Bridge Weir, Kentmere Horseshoe
Find places to stay Dec 6 — 11:
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Predator Experience ©
Predator Experience
Old Man of Coniston ©
Old Man of Coniston
Lakeland Motor Museum ©
Lakeland Motor Museum

6
nights
Cirencester

Cirencester ©
Cirencester is a market town in east Gloucestershire, England, west northwest of London. Visiting The Cotswold Range and WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre will get you outdoors. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cirencester: Belas Knap (in Winchcombe), Walk to Broadway Tower (in Chipping Campden) and Cotswold Guided Walks Ltd (in Uley). Next up on the itinerary: brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Cotswolds Distillery, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Mary's Church, take in nature's colorful creations at Westonbirt Arboretum, and get outside with Minchinhampton Common.

For maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Cirencester trip itinerary planning tool.

You can drive from Grange-over-Sands to Cirencester in 4 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can go by car to Bath.

Things to do in Cirencester

Outdoors Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Moreton-in-Marsh, Westonbirt Arboretum, AeroSuperBatics / The Breitling Wingwalkers, Malmesbury Market Cross, Walk to Broadway Tower
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Cotswolds Distillery ©
Cotswolds Distillery
WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre ©
WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre
Cotswold Guided Walks Ltd ©
Cotswold Guided Walks Ltd

5
nights
Bath

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Take a break from the city and head to Ham Wall Nature Reserve and Somerset Crafts. Change things up with these side-trips from Bath: Wells (Ebbor Gorge, Wells Cathedral, &more), Glastonbury Tor (in Glastonbury) and Castle Combe (Castle Combe Village & St. Andrew's Church). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of The Roman Baths, admire the striking features of The Royal Crescent Hotel & Spa, choose your vessel at The Lady Lena, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Bath Abbey.

For ratings, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Bath day trip tool.

Getting from Cirencester to Bath by car takes about 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to London.

Things to do in Bath

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Wells, Glastonbury, Castle Combe, Marshfield Farm Ice Cream
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Somerset Crafts ©
Somerset Crafts
The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
Wells Cathedral ©
Wells Cathedral

8
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.
Step out of the city life by going to The Hawking Centre and Speed Boats Tours. Step out of London with an excursion to Imperial Bird of Prey Academy in Billericay--about 56 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, contemplate the long history of Tower of London, make a trip to Tower Bridge, and stroll around Hyde Park.

For other places to visit, photos, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our London online tour planner.

You can take a train from Bath to London in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in London can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

The Hawking Centre, Imperial Bird of Prey Academy
Find places to stay Dec 22 — 30:
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The British Museum ©
The British Museum
The Hawking Centre ©
The Hawking Centre
Imperial Bird of Prey Academy ©
Imperial Bird of Prey Academy

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