32 days in England Itinerary

32 days in England Itinerary

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Durham
— 4 nights
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Cockermouth
— 4 nights
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Windermere
— 3 nights
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Telford
— 3 nights
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Gloucester
— 5 nights
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Penzance
— 2 nights
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Bath
— 4 nights
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London
— 6 nights
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Durham

— 4 nights
Durham is a historic city and the county town of County Durham in North East England. Step out of Durham to go to Helmsley and see National Centre for Birds of Prey, which is approximately 1h 20 min away. There's much more to do: test your problem-solving skills at Escape Rooms Durham, take in the pleasant sights at Durham Riverside Walk, visit Fury Events, and make a trip to Finchale Priory.

To find where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Durham travel route planner.

Moscow, Russia to Durham is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone changes from Moscow Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time, which is usually a -3 hour difference. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Moscow in July: high temperatures in Durham hover around 22°C and lows are around 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) early enough to travel to Cockermouth.

Things to do in Durham

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

Cockermouth

— 4 nights
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 Alpacaly Ever After (in Portinscale) and Aira Force Waterfall (in Penrith). And it doesn't end there: find your balance on the water with Lake District Paddle Boarding, explore the activities along Derwentwater, take some stellar pictures from Surprise View, and trek along Catbells Lakeland Walk.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read our Cockermouth day trip app.

You can drive from Durham to Cockermouth in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Durham in July, plan for a bit warmer nights in Cockermouth, with lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) early enough to drive to Windermere.

Things to do in Cockermouth

Parks · Outdoors · Tours · Nature

Side Trips

Windermere

— 3 nights
Windermere is the largest natural lake in England. Change things up with these side-trips from Windermere: Bowness-on-Windermere (The World of Beatrix Potter Attraction & Boat Tours & Water Sports) and Easedale Tarn (in Grasmere). Next up on the itinerary: skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour, enjoy some diversion at Michael Coates Clay Shooting, look for all kinds of wild species at Lake District Sheepdog Experience, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Orrest Head.

To find more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Windermere online trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Cockermouth to Windermere by car takes about 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can drive to Telford.

Things to do in Windermere

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Tours

Side Trips

Telford

— 3 nights
Telford is a large new town in the borough of Telford and Wrekin and ceremonial county of Shropshire, England, about 13mi east of Shrewsbury, and 30mi north west of Birmingham. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Telford: Bakewell (Bath Gardens, River Wye, &more). The adventure continues: let the river carry you with Shropshire Raft Tours - Ironbridge Gorge Boat Trips, canoe, kayak, Mega SUP & Mini-raft hire, enjoy some diversion at The Edge Adventure Activities, take an in-depth tour of Coalbrookdale Museum of Iron, and examine the collection at Coalport China Museum.

For more things to do, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read Telford vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Windermere to Telford takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In August, daily temperatures in Telford can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Gloucester.

Things to do in Telford

Museums · Fun & Games · Parks · Shopping

Side Trips

Gloucester

— 5 nights
Explore Gloucester's surroundings by going to Bourton-on-the-Water (The Model Village, The Cotswold Brewing Company, &more), Cotswold Falconry Centre (in Moreton-in-Marsh) and Hidcote Manor Garden (in Chipping Campden).

For more things to do, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read Gloucester driving holiday planner.

Drive from Telford to Gloucester in 1.5 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Telford in August since evenings lows in Gloucester dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Penzance.

Things to do in Gloucester

Parks · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums · Adventure

Side Trips

Penzance

— 2 nights
Penzance is a town, civil parish and port in Cornwall, in England, United Kingdom. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Thu): stroll through Gwithian Beach, then admire the masterpieces at Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden, then test your problem-solving skills at Escape Time - St Ives, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Porthminster Beach. Keep things going the next day: get interesting insight from Vertical Blue Adventures, head off the coast to St. Michael's Mount, and then get outside with Kernow Coasteering.

To see other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Penzance trip maker website.

Traveling by car from Gloucester to Penzance takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Gloucester in August, you will find days in Penzance are a bit cooler (21°C), and nights are about the same (15°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Bath.

Things to do in Penzance

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Nature

Side Trips

Bath

— 4 nights

Queen of English Cities

A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Explore Bath's surroundings by going to Fore/Adventure (in Studland), Wells (Milton Lodge Gardens & Wild Wookey) and Stonehenge (in Amesbury). And it doesn't end there: take an in-depth tour of The Roman Baths, see the interesting displays at The Jane Austen Centre, take in the spiritual surroundings of Bath Abbey, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Margaret's Chapel & Magdalene Almshouses.

For maps, ratings, and tourist information, read Bath trip planner.

Traveling by car from Penzance to Bath takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to take a train to London.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

London

— 6 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.
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, make a trip to Buckingham Palace, explore the world behind art at The British Museum, and snap pictures at Tower Bridge.

To find where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read London online route planner.

You can take a train from Bath to London in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August in London, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in London

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Tours

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.