25 days in England Itinerary

25 days in England Itinerary

Created using Inspirock England vacation maker

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Fly to London Gatwick, Train to London Victoria, Train to York
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York
— 4 nights
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Durham
— 4 nights
Drive
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Ambleside
— 4 nights
Drive
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Gloucester
— 3 nights
Drive
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Bath
— 4 nights
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London
— 5 nights
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York

— 4 nights

City of Festivals

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: The Vulcan Experience (in Doncaster) and Live For Today Adventures - Hazlewood Castle (in Tadcaster). There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at National Railway Museum, take in the local landmarks with Brewtown Tours, wander the streets of York Shambles, and take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

For other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read York online vacation planner.

Denver, USA to York is an approximately 14.5-hour combination of flight and train. Traveling from Denver to York, you'll lose 7 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Denver in January, plan for somewhat warmer nights in York, with lows around 35°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to catch the train to Durham.

Things to do in York

Tours · Museums · Historic Sites · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 4 — 8:

Durham

— 4 nights
Durham is a historic city and the county town of County Durham in North East England. Your day by day itinerary now includes Durham Cathedral. Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Tommy World War One Soldier Sculpture - Eleven 'O' One, surround yourself with nature on North Star Alpacas, take in nature's colorful creations at Crook Hall & Gardens, and stop by Fury Events.

For ratings, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Durham journey planner.

Traveling by train from York to Durham takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In January, plan for daily highs up to 44°F, and evening lows to 35°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to drive to Ambleside.

Things to do in Durham

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 8 — 12:

Ambleside

— 4 nights
Ambleside is a town in Cumbria, in North West England. Change things up with these side-trips from Ambleside: Center Parcs - Whinfell Forest (in Penrith), Falconry Days (in Hexham) and Hallin Fell (in Pooley Bridge). There's lots more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Derwentwater, tour the pleasant surroundings at Old Man of Coniston, skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour, and surround yourself with nature on Lake District Sheepdog Experience.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read Ambleside driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Durham to Ambleside takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Gloucester.

Things to do in Ambleside

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 12 — 16:

Gloucester

— 3 nights
Change things up with these side-trips from Gloucester: Hook Norton Brewery (in Hook Norton), Cotswolds Distillery (in Stourton) and The Baobab Tree (in Stow-on-the-Wold).

To see maps, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Gloucester road trip planner.

Getting from Ambleside to Gloucester by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of bus, train, and flight. In January in Gloucester, expect temperatures between 46°F during the day and 39°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can drive to Bath.

Things to do in Gloucester

Historic Sites · Breweries & Distilleries · Parks · Spas

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 16 — 19:

Bath

— 4 nights

Queen of English Cities

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) and Stonehenge (in Amesbury). There's lots more to do: take an in-depth tour of The Roman Baths, see the interesting displays at Fashion Museum Bath, don't miss a visit to Sally Lunn's Museum, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Bath tour itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Gloucester to Bath takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) to allow time to take a train to London.

Things to do in Bath

Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 19 — 23:

London

— 5 nights

The Square Mile

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 trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, enjoy breathtaking views from Tower Bridge, make a trip to Tower of London, and pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral.

To see where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the London route maker site.

You can take a train from Bath to London in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In January, daytime highs in London are 46°F, while nighttime lows are 36°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to catch the flight back home.

Things to do in London

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Parks
Find places to stay Jan 23 — 28:

England travel guide

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Nightlife · Specialty Museums · Historic Sites
A trip through England is a trip through world history, and few places in the world offer such a diverse variety of places to visit, activities, and experiences. The sprawling urban areas surrounding the capital city offer countless sightseeing opportunities, such as museums and historical sites, as well as some of the best shopping, nightlife, and culinary options in the world. To truly experience this country steeped in centuries of history, try to make time to explore the sweeping countryside, where you can enjoy the warm hospitality of small villages and explore the ancient remains of once-powerful societies. England boasts an outstanding transportation system, and many visitors find that even a short train ride through the country’s landscape of rolling hills and plains can be a highlight of their entire vacation. However you choose to move about, remember that in this compact country you’re never very far from a bustling town, where modern pubs, shops, and restaurants await to be explored.