11 days in England Itinerary

11 days in England Itinerary

Created using Inspirock England itinerary maker

Make it your trip
Fly
1
London
— 3 nights
Train
2
Grange-over-Sands
— 1 night
Drive
3
Cockermouth
— 2 nights
Drive
4
Shipston on Stour
— 1 night
Drive
5
Bath
— 2 nights
Train to London Heathrow, Fly to San Francisco

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London

— 3 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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Tower of London and Westminster Abbey. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like St. Paul's Cathedral and Buckingham Palace. There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, take in the exciting artwork at Genius Treasure Museum, enjoy breathtaking views from Coca-Cola London Eye, and don't miss a visit to Big Ben.

To see reviews, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the London trip tool.

San Francisco, USA to London is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time is 8 hours. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from San Francisco in November, with highs in London at 53°F and lows at 41°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) to allow time to take a train to Grange-over-Sands.

Things to do in London

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping

Grange-over-Sands

— 1 night
Known for its friendly people and balmy climate, Grange-over-Sands serves as a home base for holidaymakers who come to explore the surrounding area.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Fri): stop by R.A. & J.S. Fletcher, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, then pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Yew Tree Barn, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Predator Experience.

To see photos, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, use the Grange-over-Sands trip itinerary planner.

Getting from London to Grange-over-Sands by train takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to travel to Cockermouth.

Things to do in Grange-over-Sands

Shopping · Parks · Wildlife · Spas

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. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sat): hike along Catbells Lakeland Walk, then get great views at Alpacaly Ever After, then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Keswick Brewing Company, and finally sample the fine beverages at The Lakes Distillery. Keep things going the next day: kick back and relax at Seascale Beach, stop by SpindleCraft, and then take in the awesome beauty at Helvellyn.

To see ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read Cockermouth attractions planner.

Drive from Grange-over-Sands to Cockermouth in 1.5 hours. In November, daytime highs in Cockermouth are 47°F, while nighttime lows are 41°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to travel to Shipston on Stour.

Things to do in Cockermouth

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Shipston on Stour

— 1 night
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. On the 23rd (Mon), savor a hot drink at Longborough & Sezincote Village Shop, take in the exciting artwork at Fosse Gallery, then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Cotswolds Distillery, and finally play a few rounds at Feldon Valley.

For traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Shipston on Stour trip itinerary builder app.

Traveling by car from Cockermouth to Shipston on Stour takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Bath.

Things to do in Shipston on Stour

Golf · Outdoors · Shopping · Museums

Side Trips

Bath

— 2 nights

Queen of English Cities

A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Tue): admire the landmark architecture of Bath Abbey, take an in-depth tour of The Roman Baths, then view the masterpieces at David Simon Contemporary, and finally make a trip to Stonehenge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wells Cathedral and then take in the exciting artwork at Somerset Crafts.

For where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Bath road trip website.

Getting from Shipston on Stour to Bath by car takes about 2 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Parks

Side Trips

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.