29 days in England Itinerary

29 days in England Itinerary

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Bakewell
— 2 nights
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York
— 4 nights
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Durham
— 2 nights
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Cockermouth
— 4 nights
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Windermere
— 2 nights
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Warwick
— 4 nights
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Cirencester
— 2 nights
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Bath
— 3 nights
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London
— 5 nights
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Bakewell

— 2 nights
Bakewell is a small market town and civil parish in the Derbyshire Dales district of Derbyshire, England, well known for the local confection Bakewell pudding. When in Bakewell, make a side trip to see Land Rover Experience in Tarporley, approximately Tarporley away. And it doesn't end there: contemplate the waterfront views at Ladybower Reservoir, take in the pleasant sights at Mam Tor, look for all kinds of wild species at Peak Mountaineering, and take in the dramatic natural features at Stanage Edge.

For where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read Bakewell trip itinerary planner.

Paris, France to Bakewell is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of car and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Paris to Bakewell. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Paris in October: highs in Bakewell hover around 16°C, while lows dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough to drive to York.

Things to do in Bakewell

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 27 — 29:

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.
Go for a jaunt from York to Hunmanby to see Spirit of Yorkshire Distillery about 1h 10 min away. There's lots more to do: learn insider's secrets on Brewtown Tours, examine the collection at Jorvik Viking Centre, tour the pleasant surroundings at York Bird of Prey Centre, and pause for some serene contemplation at York Minster.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read York trip planner.

You can drive from Bakewell to York in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train. In October in York, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 8°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train to Durham.

Things to do in York

Museums · Tours · Breweries & Distilleries · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 29 — Nov 2:

Durham

— 2 nights
Durham is a historic city and the county town of County Durham in North East England. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): explore the historical opulence of Durham Castle, admire the natural beauty at Durham University Botanic Garden, and then don't miss a visit to Tommy World War One Soldier Sculpture - Eleven 'O' One. Keep things going the next day: get engrossed in the history at Oriental Museum, steep yourself in history at Durham Cathedral, and then visit Fury Events.

For where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Durham itinerary builder site.

You can take a train from York to Durham in 1.5 hours. Another option is to drive. November in Durham sees daily highs of 10°C and lows of 3°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can travel to Cockermouth.

Things to do in Durham

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay Nov 2 — 4:

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: Aira Force Waterfall (in Penrith) and Alpacaly Ever After (in Portinscale). The adventure continues: contemplate the waterfront views at Derwentwater, explore the ancient world of Castlerigg Stone Circle, see the interesting displays at Derwent Pencil Museum, and get a dose of the wild on Lakeland Mountain Guides.

To find reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Cockermouth trip itinerary maker app.

You can drive from Durham to Cockermouth in 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 9°C in November, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to drive to Windermere.

Things to do in Cockermouth

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Nov 4 — 8:

Windermere

— 2 nights
Windermere is the largest natural lake in England. On the 9th (Tue), get great views at Orrest Head and then scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour. On the next day, examine the collection at Lakeland Motor Museum, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Tarn Hows, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Windermere.

To find ratings, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Windermere trip itinerary planning site.

Drive from Cockermouth to Windermere in 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Warwick.

Things to do in Windermere

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Nov 8 — 10:

Warwick

— 4 nights
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Warwick: Icarus Falconry (in Northampton) and Catanger Llamas (in Towcester).

For photos, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Warwick trip maker app.

Getting from Windermere to Warwick by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 12°C in November, and nighttime lows around 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to drive to Cirencester.

Things to do in Warwick

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Nov 10 — 14:

Cirencester

— 2 nights
Cirencester is a market town in east Gloucestershire, England, west northwest of London. On the 15th (Mon), see the interesting displays at Corinium Museum, then admire the natural beauty at Westonbirt Arboretum, and then get outside with The Cotswold Range. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Cotswold Motoring Museum, then sample the fine beverages at Cotswolds Distillery, and then don't miss a visit to The Model Village.

For photos, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, use the Cirencester trip planner.

You can drive from Warwick to Cirencester in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can go by car to Bath.

Things to do in Cirencester

Museums · Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Nov 14 — 16:

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 the numerous day-trip ideas around Bath: Stonehenge (in Amesbury), Moreton-in-Marsh (Cotswold Falconry Centre & Batsford Arboretum) and WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre (in Slimbridge). There's still lots to do: take an in-depth tour of The Roman Baths, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bath Abbey, see the interesting displays at The Jane Austen Centre, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Gloucester Cathedral.

To find maps, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Bath online tour planner.

Traveling by car from Cirencester to Bath takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can take a train to London.

Things to do in Bath

Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Nov 16 — 19:

London

— 5 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.
National Gallery has been added to your itinerary. And it doesn't end there: take in panoramic vistas at Coca-Cola London Eye, explore the world behind art at The British Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral, and take in the views from Tower Bridge.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the London trip itinerary builder site.

You can take a train from Bath to London in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In November in London, expect temperatures between 13°C during the day and 5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a train back home.

Things to do in London

Museums · Historic Sites · Tours · Parks
Find places to stay Nov 19 — 24:

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.