21 days in England Itinerary

21 days in England Itinerary

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Bath
— 3 nights
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Bourton-on-the-Water
— 3 nights
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Windermere
— 2 nights
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Cockermouth
— 3 nights
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Durham
— 2 nights
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York
— 2 nights
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London
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Bath

Bath ©

Queen of English Cities

A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Change things up with these side-trips from Bath: Cheltenham (Boer War Memorial & Pittville Pump Room), Tewkesbury (Arctic Quest Sled Dog Adventures & Tewkesbury Abbey) and Stonehenge (in Amesbury). The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at The Roman Baths, take in the spiritual surroundings of Bath Abbey, admire the landmark architecture of Wells Cathedral, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Cotswold Way.

For ratings, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Bath trip planning site.

Wichita, USA to Bath is an approximately 16-hour combination of flight and train. Traveling from Wichita to Bath, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Bourton-on-the-Water.

Things to do in Bath

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
Stonehenge ©
Stonehenge
Wells Cathedral ©
Wells Cathedral

3
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Bourton-on-the-Water

Bourton-on-the-Water ©
Bourton-on-the-Water is a village and civil parish in Gloucestershire, England that lies on a wide flat vale within the Cotswolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Get out of town with these interesting Bourton-on-the-Water side-trips: Hidcote Manor Garden (in Chipping Campden), Tetbury (The Royal Gardens at Highgrove & Chavenage House) and Heli Adventures (in Cirencester). Next up on the itinerary: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Cotswold Falconry Centre, indulge your thirst for a good beer at The Cotswold Brewing Company, see the interesting displays at Cotswold Motoring Museum, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens.

To find ratings, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Bourton-on-the-Water holiday maker.

Drive from Bath to Bourton-on-the-Water in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus. In June, daily temperatures in Bourton-on-the-Water can reach 67°F, while at night they dip to 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can drive to Windermere.

Things to do in Bourton-on-the-Water

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Museums · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
The Cotswold Brewing Company ©
The Cotswold Brewing Company
Cotswold Falconry Centre ©
Cotswold Falconry Centre
The Royal Gardens at Highgrove ©
The Royal Gardens at Highgrove

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Windermere

Windermere is the largest natural lake in England. On the 8th (Tue), get great views at Orrest Head, then get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Windermere. On the 9th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the natural beauty at Holehird Gardens, then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and then identify plant and animal life at Predator Experience.

To find photos, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Windermere route builder.

Getting from Bourton-on-the-Water to Windermere by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of bus, train, and flight. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can drive to Cockermouth.

Things to do in Windermere

Parks · Tours · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
Holehird Gardens ©
Holehird Gardens
Predator Experience ©
Predator Experience

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Cockermouth

Cockermouth ©
Cockermouth is an ancient market town and civil parish in the Borough of Allerdale in Cumbria, England, so named because it is at the confluence of the River Cocker as it flows into the River Derwent. Venture out of the city with trips to Aira Force Waterfall (in Penrith) and Wast Water (in Wasdale Head). Next up on the itinerary: trek along Catbells Lakeland Walk, don't miss a visit to St James’ Church, delve into the distant past at Castlerigg Stone Circle, and take a tour by water with Lake District Paddle Boarding.

For other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Cockermouth sightseeing planner.

Drive from Windermere to Cockermouth in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 63°F in June, and nighttime lows around 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Durham.

Things to do in Cockermouth

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Wast Water ©
Wast Water
Catbells Lakeland Walk ©
Catbells Lakeland Walk
Derwentwater ©
Derwentwater

2
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Durham

Durham ©
Durham is a historic city and the county town of County Durham in North East England. Start off your visit on the 13th (Sun): take a tour by water with Prince Bishop River Cruiser, then go for a walk through Durham Riverside Walk, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Durham Cathedral, and finally test your problem-solving skills at Escape Rooms Durham. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Mon): visit Fury Events, take an in-depth tour of Oriental Museum, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Durham Heritage Coast.

Plan my day in Durham using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

You can drive from Cockermouth to Durham in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Cockermouth in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Durham, with lows of 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) to allow time to take a train to York.

Things to do in Durham

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Prince Bishop River Cruiser ©
Prince Bishop River Cruiser
Escape Rooms Durham ©
Escape Rooms Durham
Durham Cathedral ©
Durham Cathedral

2
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York

York ©

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.
On the 15th (Tue), hike along Wainwright's Coast-to-Coast Walk and then look for all kinds of wild species at National Centre for Birds of Prey. Here are some ideas for day two: get engrossed in the history at National Railway Museum, then get a taste of the local shopping with York Shambles, then admire the landmark architecture of York Minster, and finally identify plant and animal life at York Bird of Prey Centre.

To find reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the York day trip planning website.

Getting from Durham to York by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive. Expect a daytime high around 66°F in June, and nighttime lows around 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) to allow time to take a train to London.

Things to do in York

Parks · Wildlife · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
National Centre for Birds of Prey ©
National Centre for Birds of Prey
York Bird of Prey Centre ©
York Bird of Prey Centre
National Railway Museum ©
National Railway Museum

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London

London ©

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.
London is known for museums, nightlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in panoramic vistas at Coca-Cola London Eye, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral, get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum, and contemplate the long history of Buckingham Palace.

For ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, use the London online travel planner.

Traveling by train from York to London takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight. In June, plan for daily highs up to 68°F, and evening lows to 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in London

Highlights from your plan
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Coca-Cola London Eye ©
Coca-Cola London Eye
Tower Bridge ©
Tower Bridge

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