24 days in England Itinerary

24 days in England Itinerary

Created using Inspirock England holiday planner

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Fly to London Heathrow, Train to Bath
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Bath
— 2 nights
Drive
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Wells
— 1 day
Drive
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Glastonbury
— 1 night
Drive
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Salisbury
— 3 nights
Drive
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Avebury
Drive
6
Cheltenham
— 1 night
Drive
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Warwick
— 2 nights
Drive
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London
— 4 nights
Train
9
York
— 2 nights
Drive
10
Whitby
— 2 nights
Drive
11
Bowness-on-Windermere
— 2 nights
Drive
12
Liverpool
— 2 nights
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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 27th (Wed), examine the collection at John Wesley's Chapel & New Room Museum, then pause for some serene contemplation at St James Priory, then steep yourself in history at Blaise Hamlet, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at Quaker Burial Ground. On the 28th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the masterpieces at Museum of East Asian Art, then see the interesting displays at The Museum of Bath at Work, then view the masterpieces at David Simon Contemporary, and finally make a trip to The Saxon Church, Bradford on Avon.

For ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Bath trip itinerary builder.

Richmond, USA to Bath is an approximately 14.5-hour combination of flight and train. You'll lose 5 hours traveling from Richmond to Bath due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough to drive to Wells.

Things to do in Bath

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trips

Wells

— 1 day
Wells is a cathedral city and civil parish in the Mendip district of Somerset, on the southern edge of the Mendip Hills. On the 29th (Fri), stop by Somerset Guild of Craftsmen, browse the exhibits of A2 Gallery, then see the interesting displays at Wells and Mendip Museum, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St Cuthbert's parish Church.

To find reviews, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read Wells trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Bath to Wells in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. In October, plan for daily highs up to 57°F, and evening lows to 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Glastonbury.

Things to do in Wells

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping

Glastonbury

— 1 night
On the 30th (Sat), look for gifts at Wyrdraven, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Margaret's Chapel & Magdalene Almshouses, then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at White Spring Well & Temple.

To see ratings, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Glastonbury online driving holiday planner.

Glastonbury is just a short distance from Wells. In October, daily temperatures in Glastonbury can reach 60°F, while at night they dip to 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Salisbury.

Things to do in Glastonbury

Historic Sites · Spas · Shopping

Salisbury

— 3 nights
Salisbury is a cathedral city in Wiltshire, England, and the only city within the county. Kick off your visit on the 31st (Sun): get the lay of the land with Salisbury City Guides, then pause for some serene contemplation at The Parish Church of St Thomas and St Edmund, then browse the exhibits of Arundells, and finally steep yourself in history at High Street Gate. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the spiritual surroundings of Saint Lawrence Church, then contemplate the long history of Hospital of St Cross, then explore the historical opulence of Wolvesey Castle, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St.-Swithun-upon-Kingsgate Church.

To see photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Salisbury online attractions planner.

Getting from Glastonbury to Salisbury by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive. In October, plan for daily highs up to 59°F, and evening lows to 46°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can drive to Avebury.

Things to do in Salisbury

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours

Side Trip

Avebury

To see other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Avebury route tool.

You can drive from Salisbury to Avebury in an hour. Another option is to drive. On the 2nd (Tue), you're off to Cheltenham.

Things to do in Avebury

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks · Tours

Cheltenham

— 1 night
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 2nd (Tue), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hailes Church, then see the interesting displays at Bugatti Trust Visitor Center, then appreciate the history behind Gustav Holst Statue, and finally pause for some photo ops at Boer War Memorial. On your second day here, appreciate the history behind The Minotaur and the Hare, pause for some serene contemplation at Mariners Church, and then pause for some serene contemplation at St Mary de Crypt Church.

To find other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Cheltenham route planner.

You can drive from Avebury to Cheltenham in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In November in Cheltenham, expect temperatures between 51°F during the day and 43°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can go by car to Warwick.

Things to do in Cheltenham

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Warwick

— 2 nights
Start off your visit on the 4th (Thu): appreciate the history behind Randolph Turpin Statue, make a trip to Church of St Michael, don't miss a visit to Smith Street, then look for gifts at Encore Clothing Agency, then learn about all things military at The Royal Regiment of Fusiliers Museum (Royal Warwickshire), and finally get your bearings at Old Court House.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Warwick trip maker.

You can drive from Cheltenham to Warwick in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train; or take a train. In November, daily temperatures in Warwick can reach 51°F, while at night they dip to 42°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to go by car to London.

Things to do in Warwick

Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums

Side Trip

London

— 4 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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Royal Academy of Arts and Museum of London Docklands. Popular historic sites such as BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir and All Hallows By The Tower are in your itinerary. There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Charles Dickens Museum, take an in-depth tour of Royal Hospital Chelsea, explore the world behind art at Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Temple Church.

To find ratings, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read London trip itinerary app.

You can drive from Warwick to London in 2 hours. Another option is to take a train. In November, daily temperatures in London can reach 53°F, while at night they dip to 41°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) to allow time to take a train to York.

Things to do in London

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

York

— 2 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.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Wed): get engrossed in the history at Richard III Experience at Monk Bar, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Michael le Belfrey, then take in the exciting artwork at Pyramid Gallery, and finally stop by The Shop That Must Not Be Named. Keep things going the next day: get a sense of history and politics at York Mansion House, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Priory Church of the Holy Trinity, then get engrossed in the history at The York Army Museum, and finally join in the after-dark buzz at Brew York.

To find maps, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our York road trip website.

You can take a train from London to York in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of flight and train. Expect a daytime high around 49°F in November, and nighttime lows around 37°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Whitby.

Things to do in York

Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites · Breweries & Distilleries

Whitby

— 2 nights
On the 12th (Fri), browse the exhibits of Pannett Art Gallery, then play a few rounds at Arnold Palmer Putting Course, then appreciate the history behind Captain Cook Statue, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St Hilda's Church. On your second day here, enjoy the sand and surf at Saltwick Bay Beach, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Old St Stephen's Church, and then snap pictures at Swing Bridge.

To see maps, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Whitby online trip maker.

Getting from York to Whitby by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 49°F, and evening lows to 39°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Bowness-on-Windermere.

Things to do in Whitby

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trip

Bowness-on-Windermere

— 2 nights
Bowness-on-Windermere is a town in South Lakeland, Cumbria, England. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the engaging exhibits at The World of Beatrix Potter Attraction, look for gifts at Roly's Fudge Bowness-on-Windermere, then contemplate the long history of St Michael and All Angels Church, Hawkshead, and finally indulge your thirst for a good beer at Watermill Brewing Co.

To see other places to visit, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read our Bowness-on-Windermere journey builder site.

You can drive from Whitby to Bowness-on-Windermere in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Mon) to allow time for the car ride to Liverpool.

Things to do in Bowness-on-Windermere

Historic Sites · Breweries & Distilleries · Spas · Shopping

Side Trips

Liverpool

— 2 nights

Capital of Pop Music

Famous for being the birthplace of the Beatles, Liverpool is a vibrant city with an outstanding cultural heritage.
Keep things going the next day: take in the exciting artwork at Salford Museum & Art Gallery and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Ann's Church.

Find out how to plan Liverpool trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

Drive from Bowness-on-Windermere to Liverpool in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. November in Liverpool sees daily highs of 51°F and lows of 42°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Liverpool

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

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.

Cotswolds travel guide

4.4
Gardens · Architectural Buildings · Specialty Museums
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.

Yorkshire travel guide

4.4
Specialty Museums · History Museums · Nightlife
The largest of the 39 historic counties of England, Yorkshire's whimsical residents often call their home "God's Own Country." The sprawling county is divided up into four separate regions, each with its own cultural identity, thriving urban centers, and historic market towns that can fill a variety of holiday itineraries. The region’s countryside, featuring green valleys and gently rolling hills, has long attracted tourism from around the globe. Well connected to all other parts of the country by an extensive railway network, Yorkshire is a prime region for outdoor activities, with stunning scenery that includes three national parks. As part of your itinerary, explore the region’s numerous historical sites, but don’t miss meeting the colorful locals, known for being proud, industrious, and extremely opinionated about almost every subject under the sun.

Lake District travel guide

4.3
World heritage site · Specialty Museums · Bodies of Water
A paradise for all lovers of the great outdoors, UNESCO World Heritage-listed Lake District is widely regarded as one of the most stunning areas of natural beauty in the UK. This mountainous region famously served as inspiration for some of the finest works of artists William Wordsworth and Samuel Taylor Coleridge. Containing the country’s largest national park, the Lake District is England’s top vacation destination for hikers and rock climbers. Nature lovers from around the world linger in this area for days and even weeks, sightseeing in the sweeping landscape of rugged hilltops, glistening lakes, dense forests, and hazy mountaintops. The region abounds in numerous hidden pubs, inns, and hotels, offering not only shelter from the weather, but also first-class dining and drinking options.