30 days in England Itinerary

30 days in England Itinerary

Created using Inspirock England travel planner

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London
— 4 nights
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Bath
— 3 nights
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Cirencester
— 3 nights
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Warwick
— 3 nights
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Bakewell
— 4 nights
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York
— 4 nights
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Ambleside
— 4 nights
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Durham
— 3 nights
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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.
London is known for museums, nightlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: enjoy breathtaking views from Coca-Cola London Eye, admire the masterpieces at The British Museum, take in the views from Tower Bridge, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Westminster Abbey.

To find ratings, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read London road trip planner.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to London is an approximately 16-hour flight. The time zone changes from Malaysia Time to Greenwich Mean Time, which is usually a -8 hour difference. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Kuala Lumpur in November; daily highs in London reach 13°C and lows reach 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a train to Bath.

Things to do in London

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Bath

— 3 nights

Queen of English Cities

A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Change things up with these side-trips from Bath: Wells Cathedral (in Wells), Gloucester Cathedral (in Gloucester) and Stonehenge (in Amesbury). There's still lots to do: get engrossed in the history at The Roman Baths, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bath Abbey, pause for some serene contemplation at Tewkesbury Abbey, and get to know the fascinating history of Castle Combe Village.

To find traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Bath tour itinerary builder.

Getting from London to Bath by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Cirencester.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Cirencester

— 3 nights
Cirencester is a market town in east Gloucestershire, England, west northwest of London. Change things up with these side-trips from Cirencester: Moreton-in-Marsh (Batsford Arboretum & Cotswold Falconry Centre), Cotswolds Distillery (in Stourton) and The Parish Church of St. Mary (in Lower Slaughter). And it doesn't end there: take in nature's colorful creations at Westonbirt Arboretum, head outdoors with The Cotswold Range, make a trip to Gallery Pangolin, and examine the collection at Cotswold Motoring Museum.

For more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Cirencester trip builder tool.

Traveling by car from Bath to Cirencester takes 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Warwick.

Things to do in Cirencester

Parks · Wildlife · Zoos & Aquariums · Museums

Side Trips

Warwick

— 3 nights
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Warwick: Catanger Llamas (in Towcester) and Icarus Falconry (in Northampton).

To see where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Warwick trip itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by car from Cirencester to Warwick takes 1.5 hours. In November, daytime highs in Warwick are 12°C, while nighttime lows are 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to drive to Bakewell.

Things to do in Warwick

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

Bakewell

— 4 nights
Bakewell is a small market town and civil parish in the Derbyshire Dales district of Derbyshire, England, well known for the local confection Bakewell pudding. Get out of town with these interesting Bakewell side-trips: Ridge Walk Mam Tor to Losehill (in Castleton), Mam Tor (in Hope) and Land Rover Experience (in Tarporley). There's much more to do: explore the activities along Ladybower Reservoir, get a dose of the wild on Peak Mountaineering, explore the striking landscape at Stanage Edge, and hike along Kinder Scout.

To find reviews, maps, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Bakewell trip tool.

Drive from Warwick to Bakewell in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In November, daytime highs in Bakewell are 11°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to York.

Things to do in Bakewell

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

York

— 4 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.
Change things up with these side-trips from York: Liverpool (Merseyside Maritime Museum, Williamson’s Tunnels – Friends of Williamson’s Tunnels, &more). There's much more to do: sample some tasty brews at Brewtown Tours, examine the collection at Fairfax House, wander the streets of York Shambles, and steep yourself in history at Treasurer's House.

To see other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the York travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Bakewell to York takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train. In November, daytime highs in York are 11°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) to allow time to drive to Ambleside.

Things to do in York

Museums · Historic Sites · Breweries & Distilleries · Tours

Side Trips

Ambleside

— 4 nights
Ambleside is a town in Cumbria, in North West England. Change things up with these side-trips from Ambleside: Alpacaly Ever After (in Portinscale), Lakeland Motor Museum (in Backbarrow) and Buttermere Lake (in Buttermere). There's lots more to do: explore the activities along Derwentwater, enjoy some diversion at Michael Coates Clay Shooting, get great views at Orrest Head, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Loughrigg Fell.

To see more things to do, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Ambleside attractions planning site.

Drive from York to Ambleside in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Durham.

Things to do in Ambleside

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Durham

— 3 nights
Durham is a historic city and the county town of County Durham in North East England. Durham is known for historic sites, parks, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to World War One Soldier Sculpture, get engrossed in the history at Oriental Museum, take in nature's colorful creations at Durham University Botanic Garden, and go for a walk through Durham Riverside Walk.

To find more things to do, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Durham trip website.

You can drive from Ambleside to Durham in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. November in Durham sees daily highs of 10°C and lows of 3°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Durham

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums

Side Trip

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.