20 days in England Itinerary

20 days in England Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
London
— 4 nights
2
York
— 3 nights
3
Cockermouth
— 3 nights
4
Windermere
— 3 nights
5
Bourton-on-the-Water
— 3 nights
6
Bath
— 2 nights

4
nights
London

London ©
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: make a trip to Buckingham Palace, take in the spiritual surroundings of Westminster Abbey, steep yourself in history at Tower of London, and enjoy breathtaking views from Coca-Cola London Eye.

To see reviews, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read our London travel planner.

Baltimore, USA to London is an approximately 12-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Baltimore to London is 5 hours. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Baltimore in August: high temperatures in London hover around °F and lows are around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) to allow enough time to take a train to York.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Buckingham Palace ©
Buckingham Palace
Coca-Cola London Eye ©
Coca-Cola London Eye
Tower Bridge ©
Tower Bridge

3
nights
York

York ©
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.
Pack the 22nd (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at York Maze. The adventure continues: take an in-depth tour of National Railway Museum, see the interesting displays at York Castle Museum, browse the exhibits of The York Dungeon, and admire the landmark architecture of York Minster.

For maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the York trip builder website.

Take a train from London to York in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. August in York sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to travel to Cockermouth.

Things to do in York

Theme Parks Museums Historic Sites
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York Maze ©
York Maze
National Railway Museum ©
National Railway Museum
York Minster ©
York Minster

3
nights
Cockermouth

Cockermouth ©
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. Cockermouth is known for nature, breweries & distilleries, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll through Catbells Lakeland Walk, sample the tasty concoctions at Keswick Brewing Company, get thoroughly spooked out with Lakeland Hauntings Ghost Walks, and contemplate the long history of Castlerigg Stone Circle.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Cockermouth trip maker.

Drive from York to Cockermouth in 2.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Windermere.

Things to do in Cockermouth

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trip

Keswick
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Keswick Canoe and Bushcraft ©
Keswick Canoe and Bushcraft
Catbells Lakeland Walk ©
Catbells Lakeland Walk
Derwentwater ©
Derwentwater

3
nights
Windermere

Windermere ©
Windermere is the largest natural lake in England. Venture out of the city with trips to The Grasmere Gingerbread Shop (in Grasmere) and The World of Beatrix Potter Attraction (in Bowness-on-Windermere). The adventure continues: get a new perspective on things with Windermere Canoe Kayak, shake up your sightseeing with a climbing tour, examine the collection at Lakeland Motor Museum, and indulge in some personalized pampering at Mountain Massage Co..

Discover how to plan a Windermere trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Cockermouth to Windermere takes 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Bourton-on-the-Water.

Things to do in Windermere

Tours Outdoors Fun & Games

Side Trips

Bowness-on-Windermere, Backbarrow, The Grasmere Gingerbread Shop, Jesus Church
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Windermere Canoe Kayak ©
Windermere Canoe Kayak
Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
Michael Coates Clay Shooting ©
Michael Coates Clay Shooting

3
nights
Bourton-on-the-Water

Bourton-on-the-Water ©
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. Change things up with these side-trips from Bourton-on-the-Water: Hidcote Manor Garden (in Chipping Campden), The Cotswold Range (in Somerford Keynes) and Head 4 Heights Waterpark (in Cirencester). There's much more to do: get to know the resident critters at Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens, take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Parish Church of St. Mary, identify plant and animal life at Birdland, and brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Cotswolds Distillery.

To find reviews, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Bourton-on-the-Water online journey planner.

You can drive from Windermere to Bourton-on-the-Water in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of train and bus. August in Bourton-on-the-Water sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Bath.

Things to do in Bourton-on-the-Water

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Outdoors

Side Trips

Burford, Cirencester, Moreton-in-Marsh, Hidcote Manor Garden, The Parish Church of St. Mary
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Cotswolds Distillery ©
Cotswolds Distillery
Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens ©
Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens
Cotswold Falconry Centre ©
Cotswold Falconry Centre

2
nights
Bath

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
On the 3rd (Thu), take an in-depth tour of The Roman Baths and then take in nature's colorful creations at The Royal Gardens at Highgrove. Here are some ideas for day two: delve into the distant past at Stonehenge, examine the collection at The Jane Austen Centre, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Bath Abbey.

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Traveling by car from Bourton-on-the-Water to Bath takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

The Royal Gardens at Highgrove, Stonehenge
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The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
Stonehenge ©
Stonehenge
The Royal Gardens at Highgrove ©
The Royal Gardens at Highgrove

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