27 days in England Itinerary

27 days in England Itinerary

Created using Inspirock England trip builder

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Fly to London Heathrow, Train to Bath
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Bath
— 3 nights
Drive
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Moreton-in-Marsh
— 4 nights
Drive
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Ulverston
— 4 nights
Drive
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Cockermouth
— 4 nights
Drive
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York
— 4 nights
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London
— 6 nights
Fly

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Bath

— 3 nights

Queen of English Cities

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 Malmesbury Market Cross (in Malmesbury), The Cotswold Range (in Somerford Keynes) and Corinium Museum (in Cirencester). Next up on the itinerary: get engrossed in the history at The Roman Baths, hike along Cotswold Way, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bath Abbey, and look for all kinds of wild species at Walks With Hawks.

To find photos, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Bath online driving holiday planner.

Durban, South Africa to Bath is an approximately 17.5-hour combination of flight and train. Traveling from Durban to Bath, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to drive to Moreton-in-Marsh.

Things to do in Bath

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 8 — 12:

Moreton-in-Marsh

— 4 nights
Moreton-in-Marsh is a town civil parish in northeastern Gloucestershire, England. Venture out of the city with trips to Bibury (Arlington Row & Bibury Trout Farm) and St. Mary's Church (in Fairford). The adventure continues: brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Cotswolds Distillery, don't miss a visit to High Street Chipping Campden, contemplate the long history of Kiftsgate Court Gardens, and pause for some serene contemplation at St Peter's Church.

To see photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Moreton-in-Marsh road trip site.

Traveling by car from Bath to Moreton-in-Marsh takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Moreton-in-Marsh can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can travel to Ulverston.

Things to do in Moreton-in-Marsh

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 12 — 16:

Ulverston

— 4 nights
Ulverston is a market town in the South Lakeland district of Cumbria in North West England. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ulverston: Hard Knott Pass (in Broughton-in-Furness), Stanley Ghyll Force Waterfall (in Eskdale) and Levens Hall (in Kendal). Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Stott Park Bobbin Mill, identify plant and animal life at Predator Experience, walk around The Promenade, and explore the striking landscape of Lake District National Park Guided Walks.

To see reviews, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Ulverston travel planning site.

Traveling by car from Moreton-in-Marsh to Ulverston takes 4 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Cockermouth.

Things to do in Ulverston

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 16 — 20:

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. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cockermouth: Threlkeld Quarry and Mining Museum (in Threlkeld), Hallin Fell (in Pooley Bridge) and Hutton in the Forest (in Penrith). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the waterfront views at Derwentwater, see the interesting displays at J.B.Banks and Son Ltd, head outdoors with Alpacaly Ever After, and hike along Helvellyn.

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Traveling by car from Ulverston to Cockermouth takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in September, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to travel to York.

Things to do in Cockermouth

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 20 — 24:

York

— 4 nights

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 the numerous day-trip ideas around York: Durham (Durham Riverside Walk & Durham Cathedral). There's still lots to do: get engrossed in the history at National Railway Museum, examine the collection at York Castle Museum, admire the landmark architecture of York Shambles, and pause for some serene contemplation at York Minster.

For maps, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the York trip planner.

Traveling by car from Cockermouth to York takes 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in September, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) so you can take a train to London.

Things to do in York

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 24 — 28:

London

— 6 nights

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, enjoy breathtaking views from Tower Bridge, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral, and admire the striking features of Westminster Abbey.

For ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the London trip itinerary website.

You can take a train from York to London in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and flight. In September, daily temperatures in London can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) to allow time to fly back home.

Things to do in London

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping
Find places to stay Sep 28 — Oct 4:

England travel guide

4.4
Specialty Museums · Nightlife · 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.