31 days in England Itinerary

31 days in England Itinerary

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31 days in England Itinerary

Start: Cairns
Shuttle + Fly:  25 h
1
London
— 5 nights
Train:  1 h 30 min
2
Bath
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
Cirencester
— 4 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
4
Liverpool
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
5
Windermere
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
6
Cockermouth
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
7
York
— 3 nights
Train + Fly:  29 h
End: Cairns

5
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.
London is known for museums, nightlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral, admire the landmark architecture of Houses of Parliament, and get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum.

To see ratings, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read our London trip planner.

Cairns, Australia to London is an approximately 25-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Cairns to London is minus 10 hours. Traveling from Cairns in October, expect London to be colder, temps between 19°C and 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to catch the train to Bath.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Tours
Find places to stay Oct 1 — 7:
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Tower of London ©
Tower of London
Coca-Cola London Eye ©
Coca-Cola London Eye
National Gallery ©
National Gallery

4
nights
Bath

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Change things up with these side-trips from Bath: Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta (in Salisbury), Cheltenham (Battledown Brewery, Walks With Hawks, &more) and Gloucester (Mariners Church & Jet Age Museum). There's lots more to do: get engrossed in the history at The Roman Baths, don't miss a visit to Stonehenge, admire the natural beauty at American Museum & Gardens, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bath Abbey.

Discover how to plan a Bath trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

You can take a train from London to Bath in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Cirencester.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Cheltenham, Gloucester, Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta, Stonehenge, Castle Combe Village
Find places to stay Oct 7 — 11:
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Walks With Hawks ©
Walks With Hawks
The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
Stonehenge ©
Stonehenge

4
nights
Cirencester

Cirencester ©
Cirencester is a market town in east Gloucestershire, England, west northwest of London. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cirencester: Moreton-in-Marsh (Cotswold Archery & Cotswold Falconry Centre), Longborough & Sezincote Village Shop (in Longborough) and The Parish Church of St. Mary (in Lower Slaughter). The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Chavenage House, get outside with The Cotswold Range, sample the tasty concoctions at The Cotswold Brewing Company, and admire the striking features of Arlington Row.

To find maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Cirencester trip itinerary planning tool .

Drive from Bath to Cirencester in 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can travel to Liverpool.

Things to do in Cirencester

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Bourton-on-the-Water, Moreton-in-Marsh, Bibury, Chavenage House, Malmesbury Market Cross
Find places to stay Oct 11 — 15:
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Chavenage House ©
Chavenage House
The Cotswold Range ©
The Cotswold Range
Cotswolds Distillery ©
Cotswolds Distillery

3
nights
Liverpool

Liverpool ©
Famous for being the birthplace of the Beatles, Liverpool is a vibrant city with an outstanding cultural heritage.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Liverpool: Catton Hall Adventure Cheshire (in Frodsham), Chester Zoo (in Chester) and Manchester (Virtual Hideout Manchester & Whistle Punks Urban Axe Throwing). There's lots more to do: take a leisurely stroll along Royal Albert Dock Liverpool, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Metropolitan Cathedral of Christ the King Liverpool, steep yourself in history at Williamson’s Tunnels – Friends of Williamson’s Tunnels, and have some family-friendly fun at CoverStar Experiences.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Liverpool using our trip planner.

You can drive from Cirencester to Liverpool in 3.5 hours. In October, daytime highs in Liverpool are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can go by car to Windermere.

Things to do in Liverpool

Fun & Games Zoos & Aquariums Parks

Side Trips

Manchester, Chester Zoo, Catton Hall Adventure Cheshire
Find places to stay Oct 15 — 18:
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Royal Albert Dock Liverpool ©
Royal Albert Dock Liverpool
Clip 'n Climb Liverpool ©
Clip 'n Climb Liverpool

4
nights
Windermere

Windermere
Windermere is the largest natural lake in England. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Windermere: Predator Experience Ltd (in Ayside) and Easedale Tarn (in Grasmere). And it doesn't end there: scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour, have fun at Michael Coates Clay Shooting, get great views at Orrest Head, and explore the activities along Lake Windermere.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Windermere trip itinerary maker site .

You can drive from Liverpool to Windermere in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Cockermouth.

Things to do in Windermere

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Grasmere, Ambleside, Coniston, Stott Park Bobbin Mill, Helvellyn
Find places to stay Oct 18 — 22:
Highlights from your plan
Helvellyn
Helvellyn
Michael Coates Clay Shooting ©
Michael Coates Clay Shooting
Predator Experience Ltd ©
Predator Experience Ltd

4
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. Change things up with a short trip to Alpacaly Ever After in Portinscale (about 32 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: indulge your thirst for a good beer at Keswick Brewing Company, trek along Catbells Lakeland Walk, identify plant and animal life at Alpacaly Ever After, and contemplate the waterfront views at Derwentwater.

For more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Cockermouth day trip planning site .

You can drive from Windermere to Cockermouth in 1.5 hours. In October, daytime highs in Cockermouth are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to York.

Things to do in Cockermouth

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trips

Keswick, Alpacaly Ever After, Central Fells
Find places to stay Oct 22 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
Alpacaly Ever After ©
Alpacaly Ever After
Keswick Brewing Company ©
Keswick Brewing Company
Derwentwater ©
Derwentwater

3
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from York: Reptile Rendezvous & Furry Friends (in Doncaster) and Sheffield (Ringinglow Archery & Holly Hagg). There's much more to do: take an in-depth tour of National Railway Museum, admire the striking features of York Minster, take in the spiritual surroundings of Holy Trinity Church, and get your game on at Yorkshire Activity Centre.

To find reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the York trip itinerary planning site .

You can drive from Cockermouth to York in 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in October, and nighttime lows around 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in York

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Sheffield, Reptile Rendezvous & Furry Friends
Find places to stay Oct 26 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
Yorkshire Activity Centre ©
Yorkshire Activity Centre
National Railway Museum ©
National Railway Museum
York Minster ©
York Minster

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