34 days in England Itinerary

34 days in England Itinerary

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Liverpool
— 4 nights
Drive
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Windermere
— 5 nights
Drive
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Cockermouth
— 4 nights
Drive
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York
— 4 nights
Drive
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Bourton-on-the-Water
— 4 nights
Drive
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Bath
— 5 nights
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London
— 6 nights
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Liverpool — 4 nights

Famous for being the birthplace of the Beatles, Liverpool is a vibrant city with an outstanding cultural heritage.
Get out of town with these interesting Liverpool side-trips: Stockley Farm Birds of Prey Centre (in Northwich), Great Orme (in Llandudno) and Peak Mountaineering (in Castleton). There's lots more to do: admire the natural beauty at Bodnant Garden, view the masterpieces at Walker Art Gallery, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Metropolitan Cathedral of Christ the King Liverpool, and see the interesting displays at Merseyside Maritime Museum.

For photos, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read our Liverpool trip itinerary app.

Melbourne, Australia to Liverpool is an approximately 25.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time is minus 10 hours. In May in Liverpool, expect temperatures between 18°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Windermere.
Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites · Tours
Side Trips

Windermere — 5 nights

Windermere is the largest natural lake in England. Get out of town with these interesting Windermere side-trips: Boat Tours & Water Sports (in Bowness-on-Windermere), Sizergh Castle (in Kendal) and Lake Grasmere (in Grasmere). There's still lots to do: head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, examine the collection at Lakeland Motor Museum, surround yourself with nature on Lake District Sheepdog Experience, and explore the activities along Lake Windermere.

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Traveling by car from Liverpool to Windermere takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Cockermouth.
Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Outdoors
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. Get out of town with these interesting Cockermouth side-trips: Aira Force Waterfall (in Penrith), Falconry Days (in Hexham) and Muncaster Castle (in Ravenglass). And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Catbells Lakeland Walk, surround yourself with nature on Lakeland Mountain Guides, get great views at Walla Crag, and explore the activities along Derwentwater.

To see where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Cockermouth day trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Windermere to Cockermouth takes 1.5 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Cockermouth can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to travel to York.
Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Trails
Side Trips

York — 4 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.
When in York, make a side trip to see National Centre for Birds of Prey in Helmsley, approximately Helmsley away. And it doesn't end there: get engrossed in the history at National Railway Museum, examine the collection at York Castle Museum, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and hike along Wainwright's Coast-to-Coast Walk.

To find where to stay, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read our York tour itinerary tool.

You can drive from Cockermouth to York in 2.5 hours. In May in York, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 8°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Bourton-on-the-Water.
Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Wildlife
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 Bourton-on-the-Water's surroundings by going to Hidcote Manor Garden (in Chipping Campden), Chavenage House (in Tetbury) and The Cotswold Range (in Somerford Keynes). There's still lots to do: sample the fine beverages at Cotswolds Distillery, look for gifts at The Baobab Tree, make a trip to The Model Village, and get to know the resident critters at Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens.

For other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Bourton-on-the-Water online route planner.

You can drive from York to Bourton-on-the-Water in 3 hours. Another option is to do a combination of train and bus. In May, daytime highs in Bourton-on-the-Water are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Bath.
Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Wildlife
Side Trips

Bath — 5 nights

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 Dorset Adventure Park (in Corfe Castle), Cotswold Farm Park (in Guiting Power) and Stonehenge (in Amesbury). There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of The Roman Baths, explore the stunning scenery at Cheddar Gorge, pause for some serene contemplation at Tewkesbury Abbey, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Llanthony Secunda Priory.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Bath day trip planning tool.

Drive from Bourton-on-the-Water to Bath in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to take a train to London.
Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Wildlife
Side Trips

London — 6 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: don't miss a visit to Coca-Cola London Eye, take in the spiritual surroundings of Westminster Abbey, take in panoramic vistas at Tower Bridge, and explore the world behind art at National Gallery.

For where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the London online driving holiday 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 23°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Thu) to allow time for the flight back home.
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.