30 days in England Itinerary

30 days in England Itinerary

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Start: Chicago
+2
Fly + Subway + Train:  13 h 30 min
1
York
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
2
Cockermouth
— 6 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
3
Cirencester
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
4
Bath
— 5 nights
Train:  1 h 30 min
5
London
— 8 nights
Fly:  12 h
End: Chicago

4
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.
Kids will enjoy National Railway Museum and Breezy Knees Gardens. You'll find plenty of places to visit near York: Ornamental Gardens (in Grange-over-Sands) and Kendal (Lakeland Maze Farm Park, Live For Today Kendal Activity Centre, &more). The adventure continues: admire the striking features of York Minster, get your game on at Yorkshire Activity Centre, find something for the whole family at York Maze, and explore the engaging exhibits at DIG.

To see other places to visit and more tourist information, you can read our York trip itinerary tool.

Chicago, USA to York is an approximately 14-hour combination of flight, subway, and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 6 hours traveling from Chicago to York. In June, York is little chillier than Chicago - with highs of 66°F and lows of 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Cockermouth.

Things to do in York

Fun & Games Theme Parks Museums

Side Trips

Kendal, Ornamental Gardens
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Yorkshire Activity Centre ©
Yorkshire Activity Centre
Lakeland Maze Farm Park ©
Lakeland Maze Farm Park
Lakeland Climbing Centre ©
Lakeland Climbing Centre

6
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. Kids will appreciate attractions like The Lake District Wildlife Park and Helvellyn. Get out of town with these interesting Cockermouth side-trips: Penrith (Penrith Golf Centre and Driving Range & Center Parcs - Whinfell Forest), Alpacaly Ever After (in Portinscale) and St Michael's Church Barton (in Tirril). There's much more to do: explore the activities along Derwentwater, hike along Bowfell, play a few rounds at Riverside Golf Club, and get outside with Greystoke Outdoor Pool.

To see ratings, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Cockermouth road trip site.

You can drive from York to Cockermouth in 2.5 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Cockermouth can reach 63°F, while at night they dip to 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can travel to Cirencester.

Things to do in Cockermouth

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Penrith, Bassenthwaite, Keswick, Helvellyn, St Lawrences Church
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Helvellyn
Helvellyn
The Lake District Wildlife Park
The Lake District Wildlife Park
Center Parcs - Whinfell Forest ©
Center Parcs - Whinfell Forest

5
nights
Cirencester

Cirencester ©
Cirencester is a market town in east Gloucestershire, England, west northwest of London. Kids will enjoy Cattle Country Adventure Park and Cotswold Archery. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cirencester: Cotswold Falconry Centre (in Moreton-in-Marsh), Cotswolds Distillery (in Stourton) and Burford (Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens & Onform London). There's much more to do: get outside with The Cotswold Range, don't miss a visit to The Model Village, let the kids burn off some steam at Rugrats and Half Pints Cirencester, and admire the striking features of Chavenage House.

To find reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Cirencester trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Cockermouth to Cirencester by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to go by car to Bath.

Things to do in Cirencester

Parks Theme Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Bourton-on-the-Water, Lower Slaughter, Moreton-in-Marsh, Burford, Chavenage House
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The Cotswold Range ©
The Cotswold Range
Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens ©
Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens
Cattle Country Adventure Park ©
Cattle Country Adventure Park

5
nights
Bath

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Attractions like The Roman Baths and Cotswold Way make great kid-friendly stops. Venture out of the city with trips to Gloucester (Severn Bore & Gloucester Cathedral), St Augustines Farm (in Arlingham) and Stonehenge (in Amesbury). There's lots more to do: relax in the rural setting at Cotswold Farm Park, get to know the resident critters at Hawk Conservancy Trust, take in the spiritual surroundings of Bath Abbey, and deepen your understanding at The International Centre for Birds of Prey.

To find ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Bath route builder.

You can drive from Cirencester to Bath in 1.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to catch the train to London.

Things to do in Bath

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Cheltenham, Gloucester, St Augustines Farm, Hawk Conservancy Trust, The International Centre for Birds of Prey
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The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
Cotswold Farm Park ©
Cotswold Farm Park
Hawk Conservancy Trust ©
Hawk Conservancy Trust

8
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.
Attractions like Coca-Cola London Eye and Tower Bridge make great kid-friendly stops. Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at National Gallery, walk around Hyde Park, get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Westminster Abbey.

To see photos, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our London online sightseeing planner.

You can take a train from Bath to London in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 68°F in June, and nighttime lows around 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Tower Bridge ©
Tower Bridge
Coca-Cola London Eye ©
Coca-Cola London Eye
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum

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