31 days in England Itinerary

31 days in England Itinerary

Created using Inspirock England trip itinerary planner
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London
— 6 nights
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Bath
— 5 nights
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Cirencester
— 5 nights
Drive
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Warwick
— 5 nights
Drive
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York
— 4 nights
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Durham
— 4 nights
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London — 6 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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Buckingham Palace and St. Paul's Cathedral. There's much more to do: make a trip to Coca-Cola London Eye, stroll around Hyde Park, get engrossed in the history at The British Museum, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Westminster Abbey.

To see reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the London trip maker tool.

Canberra, Australia to London is an approximately 27-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Canberra to London is minus 10 hours. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in London when traveling from Canberra in September, with lows around 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) to allow time to take a train to Bath.
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Bath — 5 nights

Queen of English Cities

A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like The Roman Baths and Bath Abbey. Change things up with these side-trips from Bath: Stonehenge (in Amesbury), Castle Combe Village (in Castle Combe) and Bristol (St Mary Redcliffe Church & Brunel's SS Great Britain). Next up on the itinerary: meet the residents at Cotswold Falconry Centre, admire the striking features of No 1 Royal Crescent, Bath, take in nature's colorful creations at Prior Park Landscape Gardens, and look for all kinds of wild species at WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre.

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Getting from London to Bath by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Cirencester.
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Cirencester — 5 nights

Cirencester is a market town in east Gloucestershire, England, west northwest of London. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like The Cotswold Range and Cotswold Motoring Museum. Explore Cirencester's surroundings by going to The Parish Church of St. Mary (in Lower Slaughter), The Baobab Tree (in Stow-on-the-Wold) and Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens (in Burford). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Corinium Museum, take in nature's colorful creations at Highgrove Gardens, look for all kinds of wild species at Birdland, and admire the landmark architecture of Chavenage House.

To see traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Cirencester trip maker site.

Traveling by car from Bath to Cirencester takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Warwick.
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Warwick — 5 nights

Bring the kids along to Warwick Castle and Guys Cliffe House.

For other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read Warwick trip planning site.

Drive from Cirencester to Warwick in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In October, daily temperatures in Warwick can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can go by car to York.
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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.
Kids will enjoy National Railway Museum and York Shambles. Get out of town with these interesting York side-trips: Eden Camp Modern History Museum (in Malton), Doncaster (The Vulcan Experience & Reptile Rendezvous & Furry Friends) and Fountains Abbey (in Ripon). There's much more to do: admire the landmark architecture of York Minster, examine the collection at York Castle Museum, get thoroughly spooked out with a ghost and vampire tour, and take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

To find ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read York route app.

Getting from Warwick to York by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train. October in York sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 8°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can catch the train to Durham.
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Durham — 4 nights

Durham is a historic city and the county town of County Durham in North East England. Family-friendly places like Center Parcs - Whinfell Forest and Durham Cathedral will thrill your kids. And it doesn't end there: visit Fury Events, make a trip to Palace Green, get engrossed in the history at Oriental Museum, and step into the grandiose world of Durham Castle.

To see other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Durham trip planner.

Take a train from York to Durham in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. October in Durham sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly back home.
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England travel guide

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Nightlife · Specialty Museums · Gardens
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.
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