9 days in South West England Itinerary

9 days in South West England Itinerary

Created using Inspirock South West England sightseeing planner
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Fly to London Heathrow, Train to Cheltenham
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Cheltenham
— 4 nights
Drive
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Bath
— 3 nights
Drive
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Salisbury
— 1 night
Train to London Gatwick, Fly to New York City

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Cheltenham — 4 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. Explore Cheltenham's surroundings by going to Chavenage House (in Tetbury), The Cotswold Range (in Somerford Keynes) and Cotswold Falconry Centre (in Moreton-in-Marsh). Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Walks With Hawks, don't miss a visit to Wishing Fish Clock, look for gifts at Simply Crystals, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens.

To find ratings, maps, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Cheltenham road trip planning website.

New York City, USA to Cheltenham is an approximately 12.5-hour combination of flight and train. You'll lose 5 hours traveling from New York City to Cheltenham due to the time zone difference. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from New York City in July: high temperatures in Cheltenham hover around 73°F and lows are around 60°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Bath.
Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites · Museums
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Bath — 3 nights

A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bath: Glastonbury Tor (in Glastonbury) and Wells (Wells Cathedral & Vicar's Close). There's much more to do: explore the galleries of The Roman Baths, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, tour the pleasant surroundings at American Museum & Gardens, and walk around Royal Victoria Park.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Bath journey planner.

Traveling by car from Cheltenham to Bath takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Salisbury.
Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Spas
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Salisbury — 1 night

Salisbury is a cathedral city in Wiltshire, England, and the only city within the county. Start off your visit on the 15th (Thu): pause for some serene contemplation at Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta, delve into the distant past at Stonehenge, and then contemplate the long history of Old Sarum.

For maps, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Salisbury online trip builder.

Getting from Bath to Salisbury by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In July in Salisbury, expect temperatures between 73°F during the day and 54°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.
Historic Sites
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