34 days in England Itinerary

34 days in England Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Chicago
Fly:  12 h
1
London
— 21 nights
Train:  2 h
2
York
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
3
Ambleside
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
4
Gloucester
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
5
Bath
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  21 h 15 min
End: Chicago

21
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.
Get out of town with these interesting London side-trips: Windsor Castle (in Windsor), Cambridgeshire Wine School (in Cambridge) and Dover Castle (in Dover). There's still lots to do: make a trip to Coca-Cola London Eye, examine the collection at The British Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Westminster Abbey, and snap pictures at Tower Bridge.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a London trip simple and quick.

Chicago, USA to London is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is 6 hours. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Chicago in December; daily highs in London reach 50°F and lows reach 39°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can take a train to York.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games

Side Trips

Windsor Castle, Cambridgeshire Wine School, Dover Castle, Winchester Cathedral
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National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Coca-Cola London Eye ©
Coca-Cola London Eye
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sun): take an in-depth tour of National Railway Museum, see the interesting displays at York Castle Museum, thenadmire the striking features of York Minster, and finally take a stroll through York Shambles. Here are some ideas for day two: get your game on at Yorkshire Activity Centre, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, thensee the interesting displays at Jorvik Viking Centre, thenpick up a one of a kind souvenir at Yorkshire Antiques.com, and finally delve into the distant past at York City Walls.

To see photos, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our York trip itinerary maker site.

Getting from London to York by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. In January, daytime highs in York are 44°F, while nighttime lows are 35°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can drive to Ambleside.

Things to do in York

Museums Fun & Games Historic Sites
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York Castle Museum ©
York Castle Museum
National Railway Museum ©
National Railway Museum
Room Escape Games

2
nights
Ambleside

Ambleside ©
Ambleside is a town in Cumbria, in North West England. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Tue): contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Windermere, stop by Old Bank House Chocolate, and then explore the activities along Derwentwater. On the next day, hike along Alpacaly Ever After, have fun at Michael Coates Clay Shooting, thenhave fun and explore at The World of Beatrix Potter Attraction, and finally get great views at Orrest Head.

To find maps, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Ambleside trip app.

You can drive from York to Ambleside in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can drive to Gloucester.

Things to do in Ambleside

Parks Nature Fun & Games

Side Trips

Windermere, Derwentwater, The World of Beatrix Potter Attraction, Alpacaly Ever After
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Alpacaly Ever After ©
Alpacaly Ever After
Michael Coates Clay Shooting ©
Michael Coates Clay Shooting
Orrest Head ©
Orrest Head

3
nights
Gloucester

Gloucester ©
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Gloucester: The Cotswold Range (in Somerford Keynes), WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre (in Slimbridge) and Chavenage House (in Tetbury).

To find more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Gloucester tour itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Ambleside to Gloucester takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to 46°F, and evening lows to 39°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can drive to Bath.

Things to do in Gloucester

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Slimbridge, The Cotswold Range, Selsley Common, St. Mary's Church, Painswick Beacon
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The Cotswold Range ©
The Cotswold Range
Chavenage House ©
Chavenage House
St. Mary's Church ©
St. Mary's Church

3
nights
Bath

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Sun): admire the striking features of The Royal Crescent Hotel & Spa, examine the collection at The Jane Austen Centre, thenstop by Bath Aqua Glass shop/stained glass studio, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Bath Abbey, and finally explore the ancient world of Stonehenge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the landmark architecture of Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta, steep yourself in history at Malmesbury Market Cross, thenappreciate the extensive heritage of Castle Combe Village, and finally relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To see reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Bath online holiday planner.

Getting from Gloucester to Bath by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train. On the 21st (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites Museums Spas

Side Trips

Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta, Malmesbury Market Cross, Stonehenge, Castle Combe Village
Find places to stay Jan 18 — 21:
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The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
Stonehenge ©
Stonehenge
Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta ©
Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta

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