7 days in England Itinerary

7 days in England Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Bakewell
— 1 day
2
Orton
— 1 night
3
Shipston on Stour
— 1 night
4
London
— 2 nights

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day
Bakewell

Bakewell ©
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. On the 2nd (Fri), stop by Grindleford Community Shop and then shop like a local with Chatsworth House.

To see where to stay, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Bakewell day trip site.

Melbourne, Australia to Bakewell is an approximately 28-hour combination of flight, train, and bus. You can also fly. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time, which is usually a -10 hour difference. When traveling from Melbourne in October, plan for a bit cooler days in Bakewell, with highs around 16°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) to allow time to travel to Orton.

Things to do in Bakewell

Shopping · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Grindleford Community Shop
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Chatsworth House ©
Chatsworth House
Grindleford Community Shop ©
Grindleford Community Shop

1
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Orton

Orton ©
Orton is a village and civil parish in Cumbria, England, 15mi south of Penrith, Cumbria, 8mi from Appleby-in-Westmorland, 1.5mi the M6 motorway near to the Lake District. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): browse the eclectic array of goods at Orton Farmers' Market, look for gifts at Kennedys Fine Chocolates, then pause for some serene contemplation at St Lawrences Church, and finally play a few rounds at Riverside Golf Club.

For where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Orton itinerary website.

You can drive from Bakewell to Orton in 2.5 hours. In October, daytime highs in Orton are 16°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can travel to Shipston on Stour.

Things to do in Orton

Shopping · Outdoors · Golf

Side Trips

St Lawrences Church, Riverside Golf Club
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Orton Farmers' Market ©
Orton Farmers' Market
St Lawrences Church ©
St Lawrences Church
Kennedys Fine Chocolates ©
Kennedys Fine Chocolates

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Shipston on Stour

Shipston on Stour ©
Shipston-on-Stour is a town and civil parish on the River Stour about 10mi south of Stratford-upon-Avon in Warwickshire close to the boundaries with Oxfordshire and Gloucestershire. Start off your visit on the 4th (Sun): look for gifts at Alain Rouveure Galleries, browse for treasures at Tara Antiques Centre, then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Cotswolds Distillery, and finally tee off at Feldon Valley.

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Getting from Orton to Shipston on Stour by car takes about 4 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to London.

Things to do in Shipston on Stour

Outdoors · Golf · Shopping

Side Trips

Tara Antiques Centre, Feldon Valley, Alain Rouveure Galleries
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Cotswolds Distillery ©
Cotswolds Distillery
Alain Rouveure Galleries ©
Alain Rouveure Galleries
Feldon Valley ©
Feldon Valley

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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.
On the 5th (Mon), contemplate the long history of Tower of London, then hunt for treasures at Jamon Jamon Paella, then admire the striking features of Westminster Abbey, and finally steep yourself in history at Buckingham Palace.

To see maps, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read our London trip tool.

Traveling by car from Shipston on Stour to London takes 2.5 hours. In October, daily temperatures in London can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. On the 6th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites · Shopping
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Buckingham Palace ©
Buckingham Palace
Tower of London ©
Tower of London
Westminster Abbey ©
Westminster Abbey

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