57 days in England Itinerary

57 days in England Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Christchurch
Fly:  28 h
1
London
— 11 nights
Train:  1 h
2
Oxford
— 2 nights
Bus:  1 h 15 min
3
Stratford-upon-Avon
— 10 nights
Drive:  2 h
4
Bath
— 10 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
5
Newcastle upon Tyne
— 4 nights
Train:  1 h
6
York
— 11 nights
Train:  1 h 30 min
7
Manchester
— 5 nights
Fly:  30 h
End: Christchurch

11
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: steep yourself in history at Buckingham Palace, take in panoramic vistas at Tower Bridge, make a trip to Coca-Cola London Eye, and test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

For photos, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the London trip itinerary maker site.

Christchurch, New Zealand to London is an approximately 28- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference moving from New Zealand Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time is minus 12 hours. Traveling from Christchurch in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in London, with lows of 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to catch the train to Oxford.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Tours
Find places to stay May 1 — 13:
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Buckingham Palace ©
Buckingham Palace
Coca-Cola London Eye ©
Coca-Cola London Eye
National Gallery ©
National Gallery

2
nights
Oxford

Oxford ©
A busy, cosmopolitan city, Oxford is perhaps best known for its ancient university.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Thu): wander the streets of Montpellier District, then stroll around Imperial Gardens, and then get to know the resident critters at Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Fri): walk around Montpellier Gardens, explore the different monuments and memorials at Cheltenham Minster, then relax in the rural setting at Cotswold Farm Park, and finally don't miss a visit to Onform London.

To see other places to visit, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read our Oxford day trip planning tool.

Take a train from London to Oxford in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. In May, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can catch the bus to Stratford-upon-Avon.

Things to do in Oxford

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Cheltenham, Burford
Find places to stay May 13 — 15:
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Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens ©
Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens
Imperial Gardens ©
Imperial Gardens
Montpellier Gardens ©
Montpellier Gardens

10
nights
Stratford-upon-Avon

Stratford-upon-Avon ©
Stratford-upon-Avon is a market town and civil parish in Warwickshire, England, on the River Avon, 101mi north west of London, 22mi south east of Birmingham, and 8mi south west of Warwick. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Stratford-upon-Avon: Moreton-in-Marsh (Horseback Riding Tours & Chastleton House and Garden), Broadway (Broadway Golf Course & High Street Broadway) and St Nicholas Church (in Lower Oddington). Next up on the itinerary: try for a hole-in-one at Stratford-upon-Avon Minigolf, have some family-friendly fun at Cotswold Archery, take in the dramatic natural features at Dover's Hill, and explore the activities along Bancroft Basin.

To find photos, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Stratford-upon-Avon trip itinerary planning tool.

You can take a bus from Oxford to Stratford-upon-Avon in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Oxford in May, plan for a bit warmer nights in Stratford-upon-Avon, with lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Bath.

Things to do in Stratford-upon-Avon

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Chipping Campden, Moreton-in-Marsh, Bourton-on-the-Water, Broadway, Upper Slaughter
Find places to stay May 15 — 25:
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Stratford-upon-Avon Minigolf ©
Stratford-upon-Avon Minigolf
Cotswold Archery ©
Cotswold Archery
Cotswolds Distillery ©
Cotswolds Distillery

10
nights
Bath

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Get out of town with these interesting Bath side-trips: Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta (in Salisbury), Art Couture Painswick Gallery (in Painswick) and Stonehenge (in Amesbury). Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at Walks With Hawks, pause for some serene contemplation at Malmesbury Abbey, admire the landmark architecture of Chavenage House, and get outside with The Cotswold Range.

To see photos, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Bath road trip planning website.

You can drive from Stratford-upon-Avon to Bath in 2 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to travel to Newcastle upon Tyne.

Things to do in Bath

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Gloucester, Cheltenham, Stroud, Cirencester, Tewkesbury
Find places to stay May 25 — Jun 4:
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Walks With Hawks ©
Walks With Hawks
SimAir737 ©
SimAir737
Chavenage House ©
Chavenage House

4
nights
Newcastle upon Tyne

Newcastle upon Tyne
One of the hippest urban centers in the northeastern part of the country, Newcastle upon Tyne once had a reputation for being an industrial wasteland with little to offer casual tourists.
Change things up with these side-trips from Newcastle upon Tyne: Windermere (Michael Coates Clay Shooting & Orrest Head), Loughrigg Fell (in Ambleside) and The Toffee Shop (in Penrith). There's still lots to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Helvellyn, contemplate the long history of St Anne's Hospital, sample the tasty concoctions at Keswick Brewing Company, and explore the activities along Derwentwater.

To see ratings, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, go to the Newcastle upon Tyne holiday planner.

Getting from Bath to Newcastle upon Tyne by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In June, daily temperatures in Newcastle upon Tyne can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to take a train to York.

Things to do in Newcastle upon Tyne

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trips

Keswick, Windermere, Alpacaly Ever After, Loughrigg Fell, The Toffee Shop
Find places to stay Jun 4 — 8:
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Helvellyn
Helvellyn
Michael Coates Clay Shooting ©
Michael Coates Clay Shooting
Loughrigg Fell ©
Loughrigg Fell

11
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near York: Skirmish Paintball Games Nottingham (in Nottingham), Hawks Of Steele (in Newark-on-Trent) and Live For Today Adventures - Hazlewood Castle (in Leeds). There's lots more to do: test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, get engrossed in the history at National Railway Museum, join the crowd at York Motorsports Village, and delve into the distant past at York City Walls.

To find ratings, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read York vacation maker.

You can take a train from Newcastle upon Tyne to York in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in York can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to take a train to Manchester.

Things to do in York

Museums Parks Fun & Games

Side Trips

Doncaster, Skirmish Paintball Games Nottingham, Farm Adventure Yorkshire, Hawks Of Steele, Live For Today Adventures - Hazlewood Castle
Find places to stay Jun 8 — 19:
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Yorkshire Activity Centre ©
Yorkshire Activity Centre
Room Escape Games
National Railway Museum ©
National Railway Museum

5
nights
Manchester

Manchester ©
Unofficially dubbed the Capital of the North, Manchester is known for its influence on industry and music, as well as its world-renowned connection to sports.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Manchester: Kendal (Sizergh Castle & Live For Today Kendal Activity Centre), Grasmere (Wordsworth Daffodil Garden, Lake Grasmere, &more) and Jenkin Crag (in Ambleside). There's lots more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Ladybower Reservoir, identify plant and animal life at Predator Experience, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and make a trip to Royal Albert Dock Liverpool.

To find photos, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Manchester tour itinerary planning website.

Traveling by train from York to Manchester takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Manchester are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Manchester

Parks Nature Fun & Games

Side Trips

Grasmere, Liverpool, Kendal, Predator Experience, Ladybower Reservoir
Find places to stay Jun 19 — 24:
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Predator Experience ©
Predator Experience
Easedale Tarn ©
Easedale Tarn
Lake Grasmere ©
Lake Grasmere

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