12 days in England Itinerary

12 days in England Itinerary

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Fly
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London
— 3 nights
Train
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Manchester
— 1 night
Drive
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Grange-over-Sands
— 1 night
Drive
4
Liverpool
— 1 night
Drive
5
Cheltenham
— 2 nights
Drive
6
Bath
— 2 nights
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London

— 3 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.
Family-friendly places like Tower of London and St. Paul's Cathedral will thrill your kids. Visit Westminster Abbey and Houses of Parliament for their historical value. There's lots more to do: get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at St Bride's Church, admire the masterpieces at Tate Modern, and don't miss a visit to Big Ben.

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Rio de Janeiro, Brazil to London is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. Traveling from Rio de Janeiro to London, you'll lose 3 hours due to the time zone difference. In April, London is colder than Rio de Janeiro - with highs of 15°C and lows of 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train to Manchester.

Things to do in London

Museums · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Mar 31 — Apr 4:

Manchester

— 1 night

Capital of the North

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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Mon): take in the exciting artwork at Manchester Art Gallery, then engage your brain at Science and Industry Museum, and then explore the engaging exhibits at Clayton Hall Museum.

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Take a train from London to Manchester in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In April, daytime highs in Manchester are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can drive to Grange-over-Sands.

Things to do in Manchester

Museums · Childrens Museums · Shopping
Find places to stay Apr 4 — 5:

Grange-over-Sands

— 1 night
Known for its friendly people and balmy climate, Grange-over-Sands serves as a home base for holidaymakers who come to explore the surrounding area.
On the 6th (Tue), see the interesting displays at Lakeland Motor Museum, then identify plant and animal life at Predator Experience, and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

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You can drive from Manchester to Grange-over-Sands in 2 hours. Another option is to take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Liverpool.

Things to do in Grange-over-Sands

Wildlife · Museums · Parks · Spas

Side Trip

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Liverpool

— 1 night

Capital of Pop Music

Famous for being the birthplace of the Beatles, Liverpool is a vibrant city with an outstanding cultural heritage.
On the 7th (Wed), get a new perspective on nature at World Museum, steep yourself in history at Williamson’s Tunnels – Friends of Williamson’s Tunnels, and then browse the exhibits of Walker Art Gallery.

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Drive from Grange-over-Sands to Liverpool in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in April, and nighttime lows around 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Cheltenham.

Things to do in Liverpool

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping
Find places to stay Apr 6 — 7:

Cheltenham

— 2 nights
Cheltenham, also known as Cheltenham Spa, is a regency spa town and borough which is located on the edge of the Cotswolds, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in Gloucestershire, England. On the 8th (Thu), stroll the grounds of Bourton On The Water Cemetery, stop by Longborough & Sezincote Village Shop, then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Cotswolds Distillery, and finally play a few rounds at Feldon Valley. On the 9th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: head outdoors with The Cotswold Range, pause for some serene contemplation at All Saints Church, then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Battledown Brewery, and finally try to win big at Cheltenham Racecourse.

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Traveling by car from Liverpool to Cheltenham takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Cheltenham are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Bath.

Things to do in Cheltenham

Outdoors · Golf · Fun & Games · Casinos

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 7 — 9:

Bath

— 2 nights

Queen of English Cities

A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
On the 10th (Sat), play a few rounds at Victoria Falls Adventure Golf, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Bath Botanical Gin Distillery, take an in-depth tour of The Roman Baths, then browse the exhibits of 44AD artspace, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bath Abbey.

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Drive from Cheltenham to Bath in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Bath

Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Golf
Find places to stay Apr 9 — 11:

England travel guide

4.4
Specialty Museums · Nightlife · 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.