24 days in England Itinerary

24 days in England Itinerary

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Bakewell
— 1 night
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Gloucester
— 4 nights
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Bath
— 4 nights
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London
— 5 nights
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York
— 3 nights
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Durham
— 3 nights
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Ambleside
— 3 nights

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Bakewell

Bakewell ©
Bakewell is a small market town and civil parish in the Derbyshire Dales district of Derbyshire, England, well known for the local confection Bakewell pudding. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sun): examine the collection at Bakewell Old House Museum, view the masterpieces at Chatsworth House, then pick up a one of a kind souvenir at The Rutland Antiques Centre, and finally view the masterpieces at White Peakhouse Gallery. On the 14th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Mary's Church, stop by Edward and Vintage, then make a trip to Holy Trinity Parish Church, and finally surround yourself with nature on Peak Mountaineering.

For reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Bakewell itinerary builder.

Manchester to Bakewell is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in September, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can go by car to Gloucester.

Things to do in Bakewell

Shopping · Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Must see
Chatsworth House
4.1
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Specialty Museum
Bakewell Old House Museum
4.6

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Gloucester

Gloucester ©
Appreciate the collections at Corinium Museum and Showborough House Sculpture Garden. Shop till you drop at Alain Rouveure Galleries and Art Couture Painswick Gallery. Venture out of the city with trips to Sudeley Castle (in Winchcombe), St. Mary's Church (in Fairford) and Bourton-on-the-Water (The Cotswold Brewing Company & Cotswold Motoring Museum).

To see photos and other tourist information, use the Gloucester travel route builder site.

Traveling by car from Bakewell to Gloucester takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Gloucester when traveling from Bakewell in September, with lows around 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Bath.

Things to do in Gloucester

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

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Must see
Chavenage House
4.9
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Castle
Sudeley Castle
4.3

4
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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.
Shop till you drop at Somerset Crafts and David Simon Contemporary. Your inner history buff will appreciate The Roman Baths and Castle Combe Village. Change things up with these side-trips from Bath: St. Margaret's Chapel & Magdalene Almshouses (in Glastonbury), Avebury Stone Circle (in Avebury) and Stonehenge (in Amesbury). And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wells Cathedral, admire the landmark architecture of Bath Abbey, take an in-depth tour of No 1 Royal Crescent, Bath, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Pulteney Bridge.

To find more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Bath travel planner.

Traveling by car from Gloucester to Bath takes 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) to allow time to take a train to London.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Wildlife

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
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Must see
The Roman Baths
4.6
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World heritage site
Stonehenge
4.0
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Historic Walking Area
Castle Combe Village
4.7

5
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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.
Head to Covent Garden and Harrodsfor some retail therapy. Museum-lovers will appreciate The British Museum and Natural History Museum. There's lots more to do: make a trip to Buckingham Palace, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral, take in panoramic vistas at Coca-Cola London Eye, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Westminster Abbey.

For maps, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our London day trip planning tool.

You can take a train from Bath to London in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in London can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) to allow time to take a train to York.

Things to do in London

Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Buckingham Palace
4.3
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Must see
National Gallery
4.7

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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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate National Railway Museum and Jorvik Viking Centre. Shop till you drop at York Shambles and Stonegate Teddy Bears. There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at York Castle Museum, take an in-depth tour of Yorkshire Museum, admire the landmark architecture of York Minster, and have some family-friendly fun at The York Dungeon.

To find more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the York vacation planner.

Take a train from London to York in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and train. In September, daily temperatures in York can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can catch the train to Durham.

Things to do in York

Highlights from your trip
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History Museum
National Railway Museum
4.7
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Specialty Museum
York Castle Museum
4.6
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Architectural Building
York Minster
4.4

3
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Durham

Durham ©
Durham is a historic city and the county town of County Durham in North East England. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Fleece and DLI Museum and Durham Art Gallery. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Durham Cathedral and Durham Castle. When in Durham, make a side trip to see Graculus Sculptures in Reeth, approximately Reeth away. There's still lots to do: take in the exciting artwork at Spennymoor Town Hall Art Gallery, take an in-depth tour of Durham Museum, visit Fury Events, and see the interesting displays at Lindisfarne Gospels.

For where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Durham online trip itinerary builder.

You can take a train from York to Durham in 1.5 hours. Another option is to drive. In September in Durham, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 10°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to go by car to Ambleside.

Things to do in Durham

Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
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Art Gallery
Fleece
5.0
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World heritage site
Durham Cathedral
4.8
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Art Gallery
Graculus Sculptures
4.9

3
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Ambleside

Ambleside ©
Ambleside is a town in Cumbria, in North West England. For shopping fun, head to Thornthwaite Galleries or Cookhouse Gallery. Your inner history buff will appreciate Stott Park Bobbin Mill and Jesus Church. Venture out of the city with trips to Michael Coates Clay Shooting (in Windermere) and Lakeland Motor Museum (in Backbarrow). There's much more to do: look for gifts at The Grasmere Gingerbread Shop, take some stellar pictures from Orrest Head, explore the historical opulence of Sizergh Castle, and steep yourself in history at Hill Top, Beatrix Potter's House.

To find where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Ambleside day trip planner.

You can drive from Durham to Ambleside in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Ambleside

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Fun & Games

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
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Specialty Museum
Lakeland Motor Museum
4.6
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Castle
Sizergh Castle
4.3

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