13 days in London, Broadway & Windermere Itinerary

13 days in London, Broadway & Windermere Itinerary

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London
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Windermere
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London

— 2 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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Sat): take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral, steep yourself in history at Buckingham Palace, then steep yourself in history at Houses of Parliament, then don't miss a visit to Big Ben, and finally don't miss a visit to Coca-Cola London Eye. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Sun): enjoy breathtaking views from Tower Bridge, contemplate the long history of Tower of London, and then admire the masterpieces at National Gallery.

To find maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read London tour itinerary planner.

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major aiports are London Heathrow Airport, London Gatwick Airport, London Stansted Airport, London City Airport, London Luton Airport, Southend Airport, London St. Pancras International, Ebbsfleet International Rail Station and Ashford International Rail Station. In August in London, expect temperatures between 72°F during the day and 56°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can travel to Broadway.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites · Museums

Broadway

— 4 nights
Broadway is a large village and civil parish within the Cotswolds, located in the county of Worcestershire, England. Change things up with these side-trips from Broadway: Cotswolds Distillery (in Stourton) and Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens (in Burford). The adventure continues: get to know the resident critters at Cotswold Falconry Centre, contemplate the long history of Tewkesbury Abbey, sample the tasty concoctions at The Cotswold Brewing Company, and see the interesting displays at Gordon Russell Design Museum.

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You can travel from London to Broadway in 2.5 hours. Another option is to drive. In August in Broadway, expect temperatures between 70°F during the day and 59°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Windermere.

Things to do in Broadway

Parks · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums · Fun & Games

Side Trips

Windermere

— 4 nights
Windermere is the largest natural lake in England. Venture out of the city with trips to Rydal Mount & Gardens (in Rydal) and Bowness-on-Windermere (Boat Tours & Water Sports & The World of Beatrix Potter Attraction). And it doesn't end there: trek along Catbells Lakeland Walk, get great views at Orrest Head, take a memorable tour with Tours, and get your bearings at Brockhole on Windermere.

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You can travel from Broadway to Windermere in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can take a train to London.

Things to do in Windermere

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Museums

Side Trips

London

— 2 nights

The Square Mile

On the 17th (Tue), stroll around Hyde Park, get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum, and then stroll around St. James's Park. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at The British Museum, explore the world behind art at Victoria and Albert Museum, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Westminster Abbey.

To see reviews, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read our London driving holiday planner.

You can take a train from Windermere to London in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and flight.

Things to do in London

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Tours

Cotswolds travel guide

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Gardens · Architectural Buildings · Specialty Museums
Lush rolling hills and picture-perfect villages make Cotswolds one of the most popular leisure spots for locals and passing visitors alike. During the height of the season, the area gets packed with tourists exploring the region’s numerous stately homes, thatched cottages, historic churches, and attractive stone-built villages. The wood trade brought wealth and prosperity to this area centuries ago, and the region still proudly boasts hundreds of notable buildings constructed during the Middle Ages. Within easy striking distance of London and several other urban centers, this wealthy area supports a thriving artisan scene, as well as a strong food culture centered around farmer's markets and numerous organic producers.

Lake District travel guide

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World heritage site · Specialty Museums · Bodies of Water
A paradise for all lovers of the great outdoors, UNESCO World Heritage-listed Lake District is widely regarded as one of the most stunning areas of natural beauty in the UK. This mountainous region famously served as inspiration for some of the finest works of artists William Wordsworth and Samuel Taylor Coleridge. Containing the country’s largest national park, the Lake District is England’s top vacation destination for hikers and rock climbers. Nature lovers from around the world linger in this area for days and even weeks, sightseeing in the sweeping landscape of rugged hilltops, glistening lakes, dense forests, and hazy mountaintops. The region abounds in numerous hidden pubs, inns, and hotels, offering not only shelter from the weather, but also first-class dining and drinking options.