36 days in England Itinerary

36 days in England Itinerary

Created using Inspirock England vacation planner

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Bath
— 3 nights
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Camelford
— 1 night
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Penzance
— 1 night
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Canterbury
— 3 nights
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London
— 8 nights
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Oxford
— 3 nights
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Cirencester
— 1 night
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Warwick
— 2 nights
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Matlock
— 2 nights
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York
— 3 nights
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Newcastle upon Tyne
— 2 nights
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Cockermouth
— 2 nights
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Windermere
— 1 night
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Liverpool
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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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Jurassic Coast as well as Stonehenge. Explore Bath's surroundings by going to Bristol (Brunel's SS Great Britain & Clifton Suspension Bridge) and Wells Cathedral (in Wells). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of The Roman Baths, take in the views from Pulteney Bridge, get engrossed in the history at No 1 Royal Crescent, Bath, and see the interesting displays at The Jane Austen Centre.

For ratings, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, use the Bath online travel route planner.

Cardiff to Bath is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can travel to Camelford.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 27 — 30:

Camelford

— 1 night
Camelford is a town and civil parish in north Cornwall, England, United Kingdom, situated in the River Camel valley northwest of Bodmin Moor. On the 31st (Sun), go for a walk through Boscastle - South West Coast Path walk, tour the pleasant surroundings at St. Nectan's Glen, and then explore the historical opulence of Tintagel Castle.

To see other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Camelford online trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Bath to Camelford takes 3 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) early enough to go by car to Penzance.

Things to do in Camelford

Nature · Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 30 — 31:

Penzance

— 1 night
Penzance is a town, civil parish and port in Cornwall, in England, United Kingdom. You've now added St. Michael's Mount to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Mon): examine the collection at National Maritime Museum Cornwall, then take some stellar pictures from Land's End Landmark, and then head off the coast to St. Michael's Mount.

To find maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Penzance holiday builder site.

Traveling by car from Camelford to Penzance takes 1.5 hours. In October in Penzance, expect temperatures between 59°F during the day and 50°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) to allow time to travel to Canterbury.

Things to do in Penzance

Museums · Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 31 — Nov 1:

Canterbury

— 3 nights
Canterbury is a historic English cathedral city and UNESCO World Heritage Site, which lies at the heart of the City of Canterbury, a local government district of Kent, England. Your list of things to see and do now includes The White Cliffs of Dover, Leeds Castle, St. Augustine's Abbey, and other attractions. Go for a jaunt from Canterbury to Dover to see Dover Castle about 32 minutes away. There's much more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Canterbury Cathedral, contemplate the long history of Eastbridge Hospital, and see the interesting displays at The Canterbury Tales.

For where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Canterbury road trip planning website.

Do a combination of flight and train from Penzance to Canterbury in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to take a train to London.

Things to do in Canterbury

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Nov 1 — 4:

London

— 8 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.
You've added Royal Mews, Downing Street, Piccadilly Circus, and other attractions to your itinerary. Next up on the itinerary: enjoy breathtaking views from Coca-Cola London Eye, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Westminster Abbey, explore the world behind art at National Gallery, and contemplate the long history of Buckingham Palace.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read London tour builder.

You can take a train from Canterbury to London in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 53°F in November, and nighttime lows around 41°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can drive to Oxford.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Find places to stay Nov 4 — 12:

Oxford

— 3 nights

City of Dreaming Spires

A busy, cosmopolitan city, Oxford is perhaps best known for its ancient university.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Oxford Castle & Prison as well as Christ Church Cathedral. Get out of town with these interesting Oxford side-trips: Winchester (The Great Hall, Winchester Cathedral, &more). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology, admire the natural beauty at University of Oxford Botanic Garden, admire the striking features of Bodleian Library, and learn more about the world around you at Oxford University Museum of Natural History.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Oxford visit app.

Drive from London to Oxford in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Oxford can reach 51°F, while at night they dip to 37°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Cirencester.

Things to do in Oxford

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Nov 12 — 15:

Cirencester

— 1 night
Cirencester is a market town in east Gloucestershire, England, west northwest of London. Avebury Stone Circle has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 16th (Tue): delve into the distant past at Avebury Stone Circle, then see the interesting displays at Corinium Museum, and then admire the striking features of Chavenage House.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Cirencester tour itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by car from Oxford to Cirencester takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can drive to Warwick.

Things to do in Cirencester

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Nov 15 — 16:

Warwick

— 2 nights
You've now added Blenheim Palace to your itinerary. On the 17th (Wed), walk around St Nicholas Park, step into the grandiose world of Warwick Castle, and then contemplate the long history of Waddesdon Manor. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Thu): stroll around Charlecote Park, take in the spiritual surroundings of Collegiate Church of St Mary's, and then contemplate the long history of Blenheim Palace.

To see traveler tips and more tourist information, go to the Warwick trip itinerary site.

Traveling by car from Cirencester to Warwick takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 51°F in November, and nighttime lows around 42°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Matlock.

Things to do in Warwick

Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Nov 16 — 18:

Matlock

— 2 nights
Matlock is the county town of Derbyshire, England. You've added Ladybower Reservoir, Chatsworth House, Heights of Abraham, and other attractions to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 19th (Fri): explore the fascinating underground world of Heights of Abraham, then take in the exciting artwork at Chatsworth House, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Ladybower Reservoir. On the next day, engage your brain at Jodrell Bank Discovery Centre and then contemplate the long history of Derwent Valley Mills.

To find where to stay, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Matlock day trip planning website.

Drive from Warwick to Matlock in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 50°F in November, and nighttime lows around 39°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) to allow time to drive to York.

Things to do in Matlock

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Nov 18 — 20:

York

— 3 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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Museum Gardens, York Castle Museum, Fountains Abbey, and other attractions you added. There's still lots to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at York Minster and take in the pleasant sights at York City Walls.

To find more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the York trip site.

Getting from Matlock to York by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In November, daytime highs in York are 49°F, while nighttime lows are 37°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to drive to Newcastle upon Tyne.

Things to do in York

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums · Shopping

Side Trip

Find places to stay Nov 20 — 23:

Newcastle upon Tyne

— 2 nights

Student City

One of the hippest urban centers in the northeastern part of the country, Newcastle upon Tyne once had a reputation for being an industrial wasteland with little to offer casual tourists.
Housesteads Roman Fort - Hadrian's Wall has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 24th (Wed): explore the historical opulence of Durham Castle, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Durham Cathedral, and then wander the streets of The Quayside. On the next day, take in the views from Gateshead Millennium Bridge, contemplate the long history of Victoria Tunnel, and then contemplate the long history of Housesteads Roman Fort - Hadrian's Wall.

To see photos, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Newcastle upon Tyne tour planner.

You can drive from York to Newcastle upon Tyne in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In November, plan for daily highs up to 48°F, and evening lows to 37°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Cockermouth.

Things to do in Newcastle upon Tyne

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Find places to stay Nov 23 — 25:

Cockermouth

— 2 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. Derwentwater has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 26th (Fri): explore the historical opulence of Cockermouth Castle, then hike along Catbells Lakeland Walk, and then explore the activities along Derwentwater. On the 27th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the activities along Buttermere Lake and then delve into the distant past at Castlerigg Stone Circle.

To find more things to do, photos, maps, and tourist information, read our Cockermouth online trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Newcastle upon Tyne to Cockermouth takes 2 hours. November in Cockermouth sees daily highs of 47°F and lows of 41°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Windermere.

Things to do in Cockermouth

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Trails

Side Trip

Find places to stay Nov 25 — 27:

Windermere

— 1 night
Windermere is the largest natural lake in England. Start off your visit on the 28th (Sun): explore the activities along Lake Windermere and then take some stellar pictures from Orrest Head.

For reviews, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Windermere road trip planning app.

Getting from Cockermouth to Windermere by car takes about 1.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Liverpool.

Things to do in Windermere

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Nov 27 — 28:

Liverpool

— 3 nights

Capital of Pop Music

Famous for being the birthplace of the Beatles, Liverpool is a vibrant city with an outstanding cultural heritage.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Strawberry Field as well as Speke Hall. There's much more to do: take a leisurely stroll along Royal Albert Dock Liverpool, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Liverpool Cathedral, examine the collection at The Beatles Story, and contemplate the long history of Mendips - John Lennon Home.

To see photos, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read Liverpool day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Windermere to Liverpool takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In November in Liverpool, expect temperatures between 51°F during the day and 42°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Liverpool

Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Nov 28 — Dec 1:

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.