31 days in England Itinerary

31 days in England Itinerary

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

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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, ponder the world of politics at Houses of Parliament, don't miss a visit to Tower of London, and explore the world behind art at The British Museum.

To find ratings, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the London travel planning app.

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to London. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in September, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to drive to Bourton-on-the-Water.

Things to do in London

Museums · Historic Sites · Tours · Parks
Find places to stay Sep 1 — 6:
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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

4
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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. Get out of town with these interesting Bourton-on-the-Water side-trips: Tetbury (The Royal Gardens at Highgrove & Chavenage House), Head 4 Heights Waterpark (in Cirencester) and The Cotswold Range (in Somerford Keynes). There's still lots to do: get to know the resident critters at Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens, pause for some serene contemplation at St Peter's Church, identify plant and animal life at Birdland, and sample the fine beverages at Cotswolds Distillery.

To see traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Bourton-on-the-Water route planner.

You can drive from London to Bourton-on-the-Water in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Bourton-on-the-Water are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Bath.

Things to do in Bourton-on-the-Water

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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4
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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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bath: Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta (in Salisbury), Avebury Manor (in Avebury) and Stonehenge (in Amesbury). There's lots more to do: explore the galleries of The Roman Baths, view the masterpieces at Somerset Guild of Craftsmen, experience rural life at Cotswold Farm Park, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bath Abbey.

To see other places to visit, ratings, photos, and tourist information, go to the Bath trip planner.

Drive from Bourton-on-the-Water to Bath in 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Bridport.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

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History Museum
The Roman Baths
4.6
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World heritage site
Stonehenge
4.0

2
nights
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. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Tue): learn about all things military at The Tank Museum and then stroll around The Byes Riverside Park. On the 16th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get outside with fossilwalks.com, then look for all kinds of wild species at Golden Cap Estate, and then add some adventure to your tour with West Bay Canoes.

To find reviews, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read our Bridport day trip site.

Drive from Bath to Bridport in 2 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to drive to Penzance.

Things to do in Bridport

Outdoors · Museums · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Kayaking / Canoeing
West Bay Canoes
5.0
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Military Museum
The Tank Museum
4.8
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Wildlife Area
Golden Cap Estate
4.8

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Penzance

Penzance ©
Penzance is a town, civil parish and port in Cornwall, in England, United Kingdom. Start off your visit on the 17th (Thu): step into the grandiose world of St. Michael's Mount, then identify plant and animal life at Feadon Farm Wildlife Centre, and then test your problem-solving skills at Escape Time - St Ives. Keep things going the next day: head outdoors with Kernow Coasteering and then get a dose of the wild on Marine Discovery.

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Drive from Bridport to Penzance in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Penzance can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Cockermouth.

Things to do in Penzance

Wildlife · Outdoors · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 16 — 18:
Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Marine Discovery
4.8

5
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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. Get out of town with these interesting Cockermouth side-trips: Aira Force Waterfall (in Penrith), St Catherine's Chruch (in Boot) and Alpacaly Ever After (in Portinscale). The adventure continues: take a memorable tour with Lake District Paddle Boarding, steep yourself in history at Castlerigg Stone Circle, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Keswick Brewing Company, and contemplate the waterfront views at Derwentwater.

For other places to visit, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Cockermouth trip itinerary planning tool.

Getting from Penzance to Cockermouth by car takes about 8 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight. In September in Cockermouth, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to drive to Windermere.

Things to do in Cockermouth

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Trails

Side Trips

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Hiking Trail
Catbells Lakeland Walk
4.9
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Water Body
Derwentwater
4.9

3
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Windermere

Windermere is the largest natural lake in England. Get out of town with these interesting Windermere side-trips: Sizergh Castle (in Kendal) and Bowness-on-Windermere (Windermere Canoe Kayak, The World of Beatrix Potter Attraction, &more). There's much more to do: skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Windermere, test your team's savvy at Cliffhanger Rooms, and have fun at Michael Coates Clay Shooting.

For more things to do, maps, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Windermere holiday builder site.

Drive from Cockermouth to Windermere in 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to York.

Things to do in Windermere

Tours · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Fun & Games

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 23 — 26:
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Room Escape Game
Cliffhanger Rooms
4.8

5
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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.
Explore York's surroundings by going to Rapid Horizons Ltd (in Matlock), South Cave Falconry (in South Cave) and Peak Mountaineering (in Castleton). Pack the 27th (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at York Maze. There's much more to do: push the limits with Skydive Great Britain, get engrossed in the history at National Railway Museum, examine the collection at Fairfax House, and get thoroughly spooked out with a ghost and vampire tour.

To find more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the York online itinerary planner.

You can drive from Windermere to York in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. In September, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train back home.

Things to do in York

Theme Parks · Tours · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 26 — Oct 1:
Highlights from your trip
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River Rafting / Tubing
Rapid Horizons Ltd
4.9
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Theme Park
York Maze
4.6

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