23 days in England Itinerary

23 days in England Itinerary

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

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York

York ©

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near York: Durham (Durham Castle, Lindisfarne Gospels, &more). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at National Railway Museum, admire the striking features of York Shambles, pause for some serene contemplation at York Minster, and explore the ancient world of York City Walls.

To see maps, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the York day trip site.

London to York is an approximately 2.5-hour train ride. You can also drive; or do a combination of flight and train. In September, daytime highs in York are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to drive to Windermere.

Things to do in York

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Neighborhoods

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Specialty Museum
York Castle Museum
4.6
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World heritage site
Durham Cathedral
4.8
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History Museum
National Railway Museum
4.7

2
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Windermere

Windermere ©
Windermere is the largest natural lake in England. On the 4th (Fri), have fun at Michael Coates Clay Shooting, take some stellar pictures from Orrest Head, and then relax and float downstream with River Deep Mountain High - Day Tours. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Windermere, then see Kankku Off Road Driving Adventures, then explore the engaging exhibits at The World of Beatrix Potter Attraction, and finally test your problem-solving skills at Cliffhanger Rooms.

Make your Windermere itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Traveling by car from York to Windermere takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Cockermouth.

Things to do in Windermere

Outdoors · Tours · Fun & Games · Nature

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Room Escape Game
Cliffhanger Rooms
4.8

4
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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. Step out of Cockermouth to go to Penrith and see Aira Force Waterfall, which is approximately 36 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: take a memorable tour with Lake District Paddle Boarding, see the interesting displays at J.B.Banks and Son Ltd, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Keswick Brewing Company, and skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Cockermouth road trip app.

You can drive from Windermere to Cockermouth in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In September, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to travel to Bridport.

Things to do in Cockermouth

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Adventure

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Hiking Trail
Catbells Lakeland Walk
4.9
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Water Body
Derwentwater
4.9

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Bridport

Bridport ©
Bridport is a market town in Dorset, England, situated approximately 1.5mi inland from the English Channel near the confluence of the small River Brit and its tributary the Asker. Start off your visit on the 10th (Thu): hike along South West Coast Path - Hooken Cliffs, then head outdoors with fossilwalks.com, and then get a new perspective on things with West Bay Canoes. On the 11th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: learn about all things military at The Tank Museum and then identify plant and animal life at The Byes Riverside Park.

To see more things to do, maps, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Bridport driving holiday tool.

Explore your travel options from Cockermouth to Bridport with the Route module. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Bath.

Things to do in Bridport

Outdoors · Museums · Parks · Adventure

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Kayaking / Canoeing
West Bay Canoes
5.0
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Military Museum
The Tank Museum
4.8

3
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Bath

Bath ©

Queen of English Cities

A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Get out of town with these interesting Bath side-trips: Stonehenge (in Amesbury), Glastonbury (Wyrdraven & St. Margaret's Chapel & Magdalene Almshouses) and Way2go Adventures (in Coleford). There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at The Roman Baths, get to know the fascinating history of Castle Combe Village, admire the masterpieces at American Museum & Gardens, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Bath Abbey.

For other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Bath day trip planner.

Drive from Bridport to Bath in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to take a train to London.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites · Museums · Adventure · Outdoors

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History Museum
The Roman Baths
4.6
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World heritage site
Stonehenge
4.0
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Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Way2go Adventures
5.0

5
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London

London ©

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: steep yourself in history at Buckingham Palace, take in the spiritual surroundings of Westminster Abbey, enjoy breathtaking views from Tower Bridge, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral.

To find photos, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read our London day trip planning site.

You can take a train from Bath to London in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. September in London sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to drive to Bourton-on-the-Water.

Things to do in London

Museums · Historic Sites · Tours · Parks
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Must see
Buckingham Palace
4.3
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Observation Deck
Coca-Cola London Eye
3.9
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Observation Deck
Tower Bridge
4.7

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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. Step out of Bourton-on-the-Water with an excursion to Hidcote Manor Garden in Chipping Campden--about 32 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens, pause for some serene contemplation at The Parish Church of St. Mary, identify plant and animal life at Birdland, and explore the historical opulence of Sudeley Castle.

To see reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Bourton-on-the-Water trip itinerary builder.

Getting from London to Bourton-on-the-Water by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Bourton-on-the-Water can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Bourton-on-the-Water

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites · Wildlife

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