25 days in England Itinerary

25 days in England Itinerary

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Fly to London Gatwick, Train to London Victoria, Train to York
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York
— 3 nights
Drive
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Cockermouth
— 4 nights
Drive
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Windermere
— 4 nights
Drive
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Bourton-on-the-Water
— 4 nights
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Bath
— 4 nights
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London
— 5 nights
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York — 3 nights

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.
York is known for museums, sightseeing, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: learn the secrets of beer at Brewtown Tours, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, admire the striking features of York Minster, and examine the collection at York Castle Museum.

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Denver, USA to York is an approximately 14.5-hour combination of flight and train. Traveling from Denver to York, you'll lose 7 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Denver in May, expect nights in York to be about the same, around 45°F, while days are little chillier, around 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to travel to Cockermouth.
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Tours · Museums · Historic Sites · Breweries & Distilleries

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. Explore Cockermouth's surroundings by going to Muncaster Castle (in Ravenglass) and Aira Force Waterfall (in Penrith). There's still lots to do: get a dose of the wild on Lakeland Mountain Guides, don't miss a visit to Castlerigg Stone Circle, take some stellar pictures from Walla Crag, and trek along Catbells Lakeland Walk.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Cockermouth attractions app.

Traveling by car from York to Cockermouth takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In May, daily temperatures in Cockermouth can reach 58°F, while at night they dip to 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Windermere.
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Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Historic Sites
Side Trips

Windermere — 4 nights

Windermere is the largest natural lake in England. Explore Windermere's surroundings by going to Rydal Mount & Gardens (in Rydal), Lake District Sheepdog Experience (in Crosthwaite) and Boat Tours & Water Sports (in Bowness-on-Windermere). Next up on the itinerary: scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour, explore the historical opulence of Sizergh Castle, tour the pleasant surroundings at Helvellyn, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Tarn Hows.

To find ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Windermere trip website.

Drive from Cockermouth to Windermere in 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can drive to Bourton-on-the-Water.
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Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Nature
Side Trips

Bourton-on-the-Water — 4 nights

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. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bourton-on-the-Water: Chavenage House (in Tetbury), The Cotswold Range (in Somerford Keynes) and Hidcote Manor Garden (in Chipping Campden). And it doesn't end there: brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Cotswolds Distillery, see the interesting displays at Cotswold Motoring Museum, explore the historical opulence of Sudeley Castle, and meet the residents at Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read Bourton-on-the-Water trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Windermere to Bourton-on-the-Water takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of train, flight, and bus. In June, daytime highs in Bourton-on-the-Water are 67°F, while nighttime lows are 51°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Bath.
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Parks · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums · Wildlife
Side Trips

Bath — 4 nights

A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Venture out of the city with trips to Stonehenge (in Amesbury), Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta (in Salisbury) and Cheddar Gorge (in Cheddar). There's much more to do: get engrossed in the history at The Roman Baths, examine the collection at The Jane Austen Centre, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Margaret's Chapel & Magdalene Almshouses, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Gloucester Docks.

To find other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Bath tour planner.

Traveling by car from Bourton-on-the-Water to Bath takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can catch the train to London.
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Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Trails
Side Trips

London — 5 nights

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 sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Coca-Cola London Eye, get engrossed in the history at Natural History Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral, and get a sense of history and politics at Houses of Parliament.

For traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our London tour itinerary planner.

Take a train from Bath to London in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June in London, expect temperatures between 68°F during the day and 52°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to catch the flight back home.
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Museums · Historic Sites · Tours · Parks

England travel guide

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Nightlife · Specialty Museums · 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.
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