15 days in England Itinerary

15 days in England Itinerary

Created using Inspirock England tour itinerary planner

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St Ives
— 2 nights
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Bath
— 1 night
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Cheltenham
— 2 nights
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Cockermouth
— 2 nights
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Bamburgh
— 1 night
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York
— 2 nights
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London
— 4 nights
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St Ives

— 2 nights
St Ives is a seaside town, civil parish and port in Cornwall. Start off your visit on the 6th (Sun): find your balance on the water with Vertical Blue Adventures, step off the mainland to explore St. Michael's Mount, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Porthminster Beach. On the next day, explore the world behind art at Tate St. Ives, explore the world behind art at Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden, then enjoy the sand and surf at Gwithian Beach, and finally kick back and relax at Porthmeor Beach.

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New York City, USA to St Ives is an approximately 16-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is 5 hours. In June, St Ives is slightly colder than New York City - with highs of 62°F and lows of 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can drive to Bath.

Things to do in St Ives

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Museums

Side Trips

Bath

— 1 night

Queen of English Cities

A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
On the 8th (Tue), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bath Abbey, then take an in-depth tour of The Roman Baths, then get a dose of the wild on West of England Falconry, and finally indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

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Drive from St Ives to Bath in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Cheltenham.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites · Spas · Museums · Wildlife

Cheltenham

— 2 nights
Cheltenham, also known as Cheltenham Spa, is a regency spa town and borough which is located on the edge of the Cotswolds, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in Gloucestershire, England. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Wed): look for all kinds of wild species at WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Tewkesbury Abbey, and then surround yourself with nature on Arctic Quest Sled Dog Adventures. Here are some ideas for day two: appreciate the history behind Boer War Memorial, then tee off at Cleeve Hill Golf Club Ltd, then take a stroll through Montpellier District, and finally relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

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You can drive from Bath to Cheltenham in 1.5 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 68°F, and evening lows to 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Cockermouth.

Things to do in Cheltenham

Wildlife · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Golf

Side Trips

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 11th (Fri): admire the sheer force of Aira Force Waterfall, then examine the collection at The Puzzling Place, and then explore the activities along Derwentwater. On the 12th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at J.B.Banks and Son Ltd, admire the striking features of Wordsworth House and Garden, then don't miss a visit to Castlerigg Stone Circle, and finally hike along Catbells Lakeland Walk.

To find other places to visit, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read our Cockermouth online trip maker.

Getting from Cheltenham to Cockermouth by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight. While traveling from Cheltenham, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Cockermouth, ranging from highs of 63°F to lows of 55°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can travel to Bamburgh.

Things to do in Cockermouth

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

Bamburgh

— 1 night
Bamburgh is a village and civil parish on the coast of Northumberland, England. Start off your visit on the 13th (Sun): pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Saint Aidan Bamburgh, then step into the grandiose world of Bamburgh Castle, then stroll through St Aiden Beach, and finally get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

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Getting from Cockermouth to Bamburgh by car takes about 3 hours. Traveling from Cockermouth in June, plan for little chillier nights in Bamburgh, with lows around 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) to allow time to drive to York.

Things to do in Bamburgh

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Parks · Beaches

Side Trip

York

— 2 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.
On the 14th (Mon), take a stroll through York Shambles, admire the striking features of York Minster, then go for a walk through York City Walls, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at York Bird of Prey Centre. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: experience rural life at Beacon Alpacas, then look for all kinds of wild species at National Centre for Birds of Prey, and then trot along with Bilsdale Riding Centre.

To see more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the York trip itinerary builder site.

Traveling by car from Bamburgh to York takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train. In June, daily temperatures in York can reach 66°F, while at night they dip to 50°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to catch the train to London.

Things to do in York

Wildlife · Parks · Historic Sites · Tours

Side Trips

London

— 4 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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Tower of London and The British Museum. Get some historical perspective at Westminster Abbey and St. Paul's Cathedral. There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, don't miss a visit to Big Ben, visit Westminster, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Primrose Hill.

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Traveling by train from York to London takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight. Expect a daytime high around 68°F in June, and nighttime lows around 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in London

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks

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.