28 days in England Itinerary

28 days in England Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Sydney
Fly:  9 h
1
London
— 3 nights
Train:  1 h
2
Cambridge
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Norwich
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
4
York
— 3 nights
Train:  1 h
5
Newcastle upon Tyne
— 3 nights
Train:  3 h
6
Liverpool
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h
7
Bristol
— 3 nights
Train:  15 min
8
Bath
— 4 nights
Train + Fly:  26 h
End: Sydney

3
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Old Royal Naval College and Queen's House. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Charles Dickens Museum and Horse Guards. When in London, make a side trip to see Hever Castle & Gardens in Hever, approximately Hever away. The adventure continues: get engrossed in the history at Freud Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral, browse the exhibits of Banqueting House, and look and learn at Royal Observatory Greenwich.

To find reviews, photos, and tourist information, read London trip itinerary planner.

Sydney, Australia to London is an approximately 25- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), which is usually a -10 hour difference. Traveling from Sydney in May, things will get slightly colder in London: highs are around 19°C and lows about 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can take a train to Cambridge.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Hever Castle & Gardens
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Old Royal Naval College ©
Old Royal Naval College
Horse Guards ©
Horse Guards
Freud Museum ©
Freud Museum

3
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Cambridge

Cambridge ©
Steeped in history and tradition, Cambridge is renowned for its ancient colleges and sprawling green gardens.
Discover out-of-the-way places like University of Cambridge and Grantchester Village. Get a sense of the local culture at St. John's College and Queens' College. Step out of Cambridge with an excursion to Ely Cathedral in Ely--about 40 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Trinity College, deepen your understanding at Gonville and Caius College, make a trip to Castle Hill, and stroll through Anglesey Abbey.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Cambridge trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can take a train from London to Cambridge in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May in Cambridge, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Norwich.

Things to do in Cambridge

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Anglesey Abbey, Ely Cathedral
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Ely Cathedral ©
Ely Cathedral
University of Cambridge ©
University of Cambridge
Queens' College ©
Queens' College

3
nights
Norwich

Norwich ©
Boasting a nearly 1,000-year history, Norwich is a vibrant city known for its inclusive atmosphere, openness, and quirky charm.
Get outdoors at The Broads National Park and Hickling Broad. Get some cultural insight at Blickling Estate and Museum of Norwich at the Bridewell. There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Felbrigg Hall, Gardens and Estate, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St Peter Mancroft, stroll around Castle Green, and examine the collection at Strangers' Hall Museum.

For more things to do, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Norwich trip itinerary maker app.

Traveling by car from Cambridge to Norwich takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Norwich can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can drive to York.

Things to do in Norwich

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Blickling Estate, Hickling Broad
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Felbrigg Hall, Gardens and Estate ©
Felbrigg Hall, Gardens and Estate
Blickling Estate ©
Blickling Estate
Strangers' Hall Museum ©
Strangers' Hall Museum

3
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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.
Visit Treasurer's House and White Horse of Kilburn for their historical value. Do some cultural sightseeing at Helmsley Castle and Holy Trinity Church. Change things up with these side-trips from York: Fountains Abbey (in Ripon) and Eden Camp Modern History Theme Museum (in Malton). The adventure continues: examine the collection at Fairfax House and go for a walk through York City Walls.

To see more things to do, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read our York tour planner.

Drive from Norwich to York in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus, flight, and train. In May, daily temperatures in York can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) to allow time to take a train to Newcastle upon Tyne.

Things to do in York

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Helmsley Castle, Fountains Abbey, White Horse of Kilburn, Eden Camp Modern History Theme Museum
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Holy Trinity Church ©
Holy Trinity Church
Helmsley Castle ©
Helmsley Castle
Treasurer's House ©
Treasurer's House

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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.
Victoria Tunnel and Tynemouth Priory & Castle will appeal to history buffs. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Durham Castle and Corbridge Roman Town. Get out of town with these interesting Newcastle upon Tyne side-trips: St. Mary's Lighthouse and Visitor Centre (in Whitley Bay) and Hexham (Chesters Roman Fort, Walltown Crags - Hadrian's Wall, &more). Next up on the itinerary: wander the streets of Grainger Town, admire the striking features of St. Andrew's Church, and visit The Quayside.

To see where to stay, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, use the Newcastle upon Tyne online tour planner.

Getting from York to Newcastle upon Tyne by train takes about an hour. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In May in Newcastle upon Tyne, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 7°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can catch the train to Liverpool.

Things to do in Newcastle upon Tyne

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trips

Hexham, Corbridge Roman Town, Durham Castle, St. Mary's Lighthouse and Visitor Centre, Tynemouth Priory & Castle
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Corbridge Roman Town ©
Corbridge Roman Town
Victoria Tunnel
Victoria Tunnel
Durham Castle ©
Durham Castle

3
nights
Liverpool

Liverpool ©
Famous for being the birthplace of the Beatles, Liverpool is a vibrant city with an outstanding cultural heritage.
Get some historical perspective at Casbah Coffee Club and Liverpool Town Hall. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Crosby Beach and Fort Perch Rock. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Liverpool: Castle Park Arts Centre (in Frodsham) and Walls of Chester (in Chester). There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of Williamson Tunnels Heritage Centre, take in the spiritual surroundings of Princes Road Synagogue, learn more about the world around you at World Museum, and get a taste of the local shopping with Sudley House.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Liverpool tour builder site.

Traveling by train from Newcastle upon Tyne to Liverpool takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May in Liverpool, expect temperatures between 18°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Bristol.

Things to do in Liverpool

Historic Sites Museums Beaches

Side Trips

Castle Park Arts Centre, Crosby Beach, Fort Perch Rock, Walls of Chester
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Casbah Coffee Club ©
Casbah Coffee Club
Crosby Beach ©
Crosby Beach
Williamson Tunnels Heritage Centre ©
Williamson Tunnels Heritage Centre

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Bristol

Bristol ©
Bristol is famous for its Georgian and Victorian architecture, street art, underground music, maritime history, and the world-famous Clifton Suspension Bridge.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at John Wesley's Chapel & New Room Museum and Cotswold Way. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The Red Lodge Museum and The Georgian House Museum. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bristol: Tewkesbury Abbey (in Tewkesbury) and Grand Pier (in Weston super Mare). The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Bristol Cathedral, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St Mary Redcliffe Church, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Christ Church Clifton, and take in panoramic vistas at Cabot Tower.

For maps, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read Bristol trip itinerary planning app.

Traveling by car from Liverpool to Bristol takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to take a train to Bath.

Things to do in Bristol

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Tewkesbury Abbey, Cotswold Way, Grand Pier
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John Wesley's Chapel & New Room Museum ©
John Wesley's Chapel & New Room Museum
Cotswold Way ©
Cotswold Way
Bristol Cathedral ©
Bristol Cathedral

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nights
Bath

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Visit Lacock Abbey and Avebury Stone Circle for their historical value. Get a sense of the local culture at Glastonbury Abbey and The Saxon Church, Bradford on Avon. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bath: Wells Cathedral (in Wells), The Tank Museum (in Bovington) and Lulworth Cove (in West Lulworth). There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Fox Talbot Museum at Lacock Abbey, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bath Abbey, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St John The Evangelist Church, and get curious at Herschel Museum of Astronomy.

To see photos, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Bath travel itinerary planner.

Bath is just a stone's throw from Bristol. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Lacock, Wells Cathedral, Glastonbury Abbey, Avebury Stone Circle, The Tank Museum
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Glastonbury Abbey ©
Glastonbury Abbey
Lacock Abbey ©
Lacock Abbey
Fox Talbot Museum at Lacock Abbey ©
Fox Talbot Museum at Lacock Abbey

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