26 days in England Itinerary

26 days in England Itinerary

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26 days in England Itinerary

Start: London
1
London
— 5 nights
train:  2​h
2
York
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Windermere
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
4
Moreton-in-Marsh
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h
5
Lynmouth
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
6
Bath
— 4 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
End: London

5
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, historic sites, shopping, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, get engrossed in the history at Natural History Museum, steep yourself in history at Westminster Abbey, and see the interesting displays at The British Museum.

Before you visit London, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to London. In August, daily temperatures in London can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can take a train to York.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Tours
Highlights from your plan
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Tower Bridge ©
Tower Bridge
Buckingham Palace ©
Buckingham Palace

5
nights
York

York ©
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Chatsworth House (in Bakewell), Durham Cathedral (in Durham) and Ladybower Reservoir (in Bamford). There's much more to do: get engrossed in the history at National Railway Museum, take a stroll through York Shambles, admire the natural beauty at Breezy Knees Gardens, and take in the pleasant sights at York City Walls.

For photos, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our York online trip itinerary builder .

You can take a train from London to York in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight, bus, and train; or drive. In August, daytime highs in York are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to drive to Windermere.

Things to do in York

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Chatsworth House, Ladybower Reservoir, Royal Albert Dock Liverpool, Durham Cathedral
Highlights from your plan
Yorkshire Activity Centre ©
Yorkshire Activity Centre
National Railway Museum ©
National Railway Museum
York Minster ©
York Minster

4
nights
Windermere

Windermere is the largest natural lake in England. Change things up with a short trip to Predator Experience in Ayside (about 34 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: get interesting insight from Tours, make a trip to Allan Bank, explore the striking landscape of Lake District National Park Guided Walks, and get to know the fascinating history of Orrest Head.

To see photos, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read Windermere online journey planner .

Getting from York to Windermere by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Moreton-in-Marsh.

Things to do in Windermere

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Lake District, Keswick, Old Bank House Chocolate, Stott Park Bobbin Mill, Predator Experience
Highlights from your plan
Climbing Tours
Helvellyn
Helvellyn
Derwentwater ©
Derwentwater

4
nights
Moreton-in-Marsh

Moreton-in-Marsh ©
Moreton-in-Marsh is a town civil parish in northeastern Gloucestershire, England. Go for a jaunt from Moreton-in-Marsh to Warwick to see Warwick Castle about 34 minutes away. There's still lots to do: enjoy some diversion at Cotswold Archery, indulge your thirst for a good beer at The Cotswold Brewing Company, get to know the resident critters at Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens, and sample the fine beverages at Cotswolds Distillery.

To see where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Moreton-in-Marsh online trip maker .

Traveling by car from Windermere to Moreton-in-Marsh takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. In August, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) to allow time to drive to Lynmouth.

Things to do in Moreton-in-Marsh

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Bourton-on-the-Water, Chipping Campden, Warwick Castle, Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens, Cotswold Lavender
Highlights from your plan
Cotswold Archery ©
Cotswold Archery
Warwick Castle ©
Warwick Castle
Cotswold Falconry Centre ©
Cotswold Falconry Centre

3
nights
Lynmouth

Lynmouth ©
Lynmouth is a village in Devon, England, on the northern edge of Exmoor. You've now added 21 Mile Drive to your itinerary. Take a break from Lynmouth with a short trip to Rock and Rapid Adventures in South Molton, about 40 minutes away. There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Watersmeet Trail, admire the verdant scenery at Watersmeet House, appreciate the extensive heritage of Glen Lyn Gorge, and explore the wealth of natural beauty at National Park Centre Lynmouth Pavilion.

To find ratings, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Lynmouth day trip planner .

Traveling by car from Moreton-in-Marsh to Lynmouth takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and car; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Lynmouth are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to drive to Bath.

Things to do in Lynmouth

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Heddon Valley, Rock and Rapid Adventures, 21 Mile Drive
Highlights from your plan
Rock and Rapid Adventures ©
Rock and Rapid Adventures
Watersmeet Trail ©
Watersmeet Trail
Heddon Valley ©
Heddon Valley

4
nights
Bath

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Venture out of the city with trips to Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta (in Salisbury), The Cotswold Range (in Somerford Keynes) and Stonehenge (in Amesbury). The adventure continues: get engrossed in the history at The Roman Baths, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, hike along Cotswold Way, and contemplate the long history of Bath Abbey.

For reviews, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read our Bath trip planner .

You can drive from Lynmouth to Bath in 2.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can take a train back home.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Cirencester, Cotswold Way, Castle Combe Village, Stonehenge, Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta
Highlights from your plan
The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
Stonehenge ©
Stonehenge
Chavenage House ©
Chavenage House

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