18 days in England Itinerary

18 days in England Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Washington DC
+2
Bus + Fly + Train:  11 h 30 min
1
London
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
2
Moreton-in-Marsh
— 3 nights
Drive:  30 min
3
Cheltenham
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
4
Perranporth
— 2 nights
Drive:  5 h 30 min
5
Chester
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
6
Windermere
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
7
Penrith
— 3 nights
+3
Train + Tram + Fly + Bus:  13 h 15 min
End: Washington DC

2
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.
London is known for museums, nightlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: enjoy breathtaking views from Tower Bridge, admire the masterpieces at The British Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral, and make a trip to Tower of London.

To find where to stay, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, go to the London holiday app.

Washington DC, USA to London is an approximately 11.5- hour combination of bus, flight, and train. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of subway, flight, and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Washington DC to London is 5 hours. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Washington DC in August, with highs in London at 72°F and lows at 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can take a train to Moreton-in-Marsh.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Tower Bridge ©
Tower Bridge
St. Paul's Cathedral ©
St. Paul's Cathedral
Tate Modern ©
Tate Modern

3
nights
Moreton-in-Marsh

Moreton-in-Marsh ©
Moreton-in-Marsh is a town civil parish in northeastern Gloucestershire, England. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Secret Cottage. Start off your visit on the 7th (Fri): take in nature's colorful creations at Bourton House Garden, then get your game on at Cotswold Archery, and then take a memorable excursion with Secret Cottage. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Sat): admire the natural beauty at Batsford Arboretum, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Cotswold Falconry Centre, then don't miss a visit to The Moreton Gallery, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Peter's Church.

Make your Moreton-in-Marsh itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

You can take a train from London to Moreton-in-Marsh in 2 hours. Another option is to drive. In August, daily temperatures in Moreton-in-Marsh can reach 70°F, while at night they dip to 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Cheltenham.

Things to do in Moreton-in-Marsh

Parks Tours Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

St Peter's Church
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Cotswold Archery ©
Cotswold Archery
Bourton House Garden ©
Bourton House Garden
Cotswold Falconry Centre ©
Cotswold Falconry Centre

2
nights
Cheltenham

Cheltenham ©
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 (Sun): contemplate the long history of Chavenage House, get outside with The Cotswold Range, then appreciate the history behind Boer War Memorial, and finally have some family-friendly fun at SimAir737. On the 10th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get outside with Cleeve Hill, then relax in the rural setting at Cotswold Farm Park, and then identify plant and animal life at Walks With Hawks.

Plan trip to Cheltenham with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Cheltenham is just a short distance from Moreton-in-Marsh. Expect a daytime high around 70°F in August, and nighttime lows around 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Perranporth.

Things to do in Cheltenham

Outdoors Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

The Cotswold Range, Chavenage House
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The Cotswold Range ©
The Cotswold Range
SimAir737 ©
SimAir737
Cotswold Farm Park ©
Cotswold Farm Park

2
nights
Perranporth

Perranporth ©
Perranporth is a small seaside resort town on the north coast of Cornwall, England, United Kingdom. You've now added Perranporth Beach to your itinerary. And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Crantock Beach, identify plant and animal life at Screech Owl Sanctuary, sample the tasty concoctions at Healeys Cornish Cyder Farm, and don't miss a visit to Holywell Cave.

To find other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Perranporth road trip planner.

Getting from Cheltenham to Perranporth by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. On the 13th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Chester.

Things to do in Perranporth

Parks Wildlife Beaches

Side Trips

Truro, Screech Owl Sanctuary, Trelissick, Crantock Beach, Feadon Farm Wildlife Centre
Highlights from your plan
Perranporth Beach ©
Perranporth Beach
Crantock Beach ©
Crantock Beach
Screech Owl Sanctuary ©
Screech Owl Sanctuary

2
nights
Chester

Chester ©
Chester is a walled city in Cheshire, England, on the River Dee, close to the border with Wales. On the 14th (Fri), contemplate the long history of Chester Cathedral, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Chester Zoo, then explore the ancient world of Walls of Chester, and finally look for gifts at Rococo Chocolates. On the 15th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for all kinds of wild species at Chester Cathedral Falconry and Nature Gardens, get your game on at Outpost Paintball, and then make a trip to Great Orme.

For where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Chester trip itinerary maker app.

Traveling by car from Perranporth to Chester takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or do a combination of bus, flight, and train. In August, daytime highs in Chester are 69°F, while nighttime lows are 53°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Windermere.

Things to do in Chester

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Great Orme
Highlights from your plan
Outpost Paintball ©
Outpost Paintball
Great Orme ©
Great Orme
Chester Zoo ©
Chester Zoo

2
nights
Windermere

Windermere is the largest natural lake in England. On the 16th (Sun), admire the natural beauty at Holehird Gardens, then skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour, then view the masterpieces at Cookhouse Gallery, and finally explore the activities along Lake Windermere. On the 17th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stop by Lakeland, identify plant and animal life at Brockhole on Windermere, and then kick your exploration up a notch at categoryPhrases.alias.some_of_the_top_local_zipline_courses_and_adventure_parks.

To find traveler tips, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Windermere tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Chester to Windermere takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Penrith.

Things to do in Windermere

Parks Tours Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
Brockhole on Windermere ©
Brockhole on Windermere
Holehird Gardens ©
Holehird Gardens

3
nights
Penrith

Penrith ©
Penrith is a market town and civil parish in the county of Cumbria, England. Step out of Penrith to go to Portinscale and see Alpacaly Ever After, which is approximately 46 minutes away. There's still lots to do: stroll through Catbells Lakeland Walk, see the interesting displays at Derwent Pencil Museum, take in nature's colorful creations at Acorn Bank, and contemplate the waterfront views at Derwentwater.

To see maps, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Penrith day trip tool.

You can drive from Windermere to Penrith in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. August in Penrith sees daily highs of 65°F and lows of 57°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Penrith

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Keswick, Alpacaly Ever After, Boat Tours & Water Sports
Highlights from your plan
Alpacaly Ever After ©
Alpacaly Ever After
Catbells Lakeland Walk ©
Catbells Lakeland Walk
Derwentwater ©
Derwentwater

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