17 days in England Itinerary

17 days in England Itinerary

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Train to Manchester, Fly to Singapore


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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes The Book of Mormon London, Leicester Square, Covent Garden, and other attractions you added. Do your shopping at Regent Street and Fortnum & Mason. It doesn't end there: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral.

To see where to stay, photos, maps, and tourist information, read London journey planning app.

Singapore, Singapore to London is an approximately 16-hour flight. You'll gain 8 hours traveling from Singapore to London due to the time zone difference. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Singapore in December: high temperatures in London hover around 11°C and lows are around 4°C. You'll have a few hours on the 8th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to Bath.
Shopping · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Nightlife
Find places to stay Dec 3 — 8:

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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Saint Nicholas Market, Brunel's SS Great Britain, Sally Lunn's Museum, and other attractions. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Thu): make a trip to Stonehenge, see the interesting displays at Brunel's SS Great Britain, and then look for gifts at Saint Nicholas Market. On the 9th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to Great Pulteney Street, snap pictures at Pulteney Bridge, take a stroll through Milsom Street, hunt for treasures at Bath Artisan Market, then contemplate the long history of Bath Street, and finally take an in-depth tour of The Roman Baths.

To see where to stay, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Bath online travel route planner.

Traveling by train from London to Bath takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You will have some time to spend on the 10th (Sat) before leaving for Cirencester.
Shopping · Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods
Side Trips
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Cirencester — 2 nights

Cirencester is a market town in east Gloucestershire, England, west northwest of London. You've added Castle Combe Village, High Street Broadway, Gloucester Cathedral, and other attractions to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 10th (Sat): appreciate the extensive heritage of Castle Combe Village, look for gifts at Stroud Farmers' Market, and then admire the striking features of Arlington Row. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the landmark architecture of Gloucester Cathedral and then get to know the fascinating history of High Street Broadway.

For ratings, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read Cirencester trip planner.

Drive from Bath to Cirencester in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. On the 12th (Mon), you'll travel to Stroud.
Historic Sites · Shopping
Side Trips
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Stroud — 1 night

Stroud is a market town and civil parish in the centre of Gloucestershire, England. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Mon): make a trip to Daylesford Organic Farm, don't miss a visit to The Model Village, explore the ancient world of Bourton on the Water Visitor Information Centre, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Warden's Way, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Peter's Church.

For more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Stroud tour itinerary builder site.

Stroud is just a short distance from Cirencester. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Chester.
Historic Sites · Trails · Outdoors · Parks
Side Trips
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Chester — 2 nights

Chester is a walled city in Cheshire, England, on the River Dee, close to the border with Wales. Your day by day itinerary now includes Grosvenor Museum, Chester Roman Gardens and Chester Rows. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Tue): browse the different shops at Bicester Village and then don't miss a visit to Chester Rows. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Wed): take in nature's colorful creations at Chester Roman Gardens, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St John the Baptist's Church, then identify plant and animal life at Chester Cathedral Falconry and Nature Gardens, then stroll around Grosvenor Museum, and finally don't miss a visit to Chester Cathedral.

To see more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Chester road trip planning tool.

Getting from Stroud to Chester by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive. In December, daily temperatures in Chester can reach 11°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. You will have some time to spend on the 15th (Thu) before leaving for York.
Shopping · Parks · Historic Sites · Museums
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York — 3 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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes The Chocolate Factory, Ryedale Folk Museum, Dalby Forest, and other attractions. Get a sense of the local culture at York Shambles and York City Walls.

To find traveler tips and other tourist information, read our York trip itinerary maker website.

Getting from Chester to York by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train. In December, plan for daily highs up to 10°C, and evening lows to 2°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can travel back home.
Museums · Nightlife · Historic Sites · Nature
Side Trips
Find places to stay Dec 15 — 18:

England travel guide

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.

Cotswolds travel guide

Gardens · Architectural Buildings · Zoos
Lush rolling hills and picture-perfect villages make Cotswolds one of the most popular leisure spots for locals and passing visitors alike. During the height of the season, the area gets packed with tourists exploring the region’s numerous stately homes, thatched cottages, historic churches, and attractive stone-built villages. The wood trade brought wealth and prosperity to this area centuries ago, and the region still proudly boasts hundreds of notable buildings constructed during the Middle Ages. Within easy striking distance of London and several other urban centers, this wealthy area supports a thriving artisan scene, as well as a strong food culture centered around farmer's markets and numerous organic producers.