33 days in England Itinerary

33 days in England Itinerary

Created using Inspirock England Trip Planner

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London
— 3 nights
Train
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Dover
— 2 nights
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Cambridge
— 2 nights
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Bournemouth
— 3 nights
Drive
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Bath
— 4 nights
Drive
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Stratford-upon-Avon
— 4 nights
Drive
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Liverpool
— 2 nights
Drive
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York
— 3 nights
Drive
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Keswick
— 5 nights
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Kendal
— 2 nights
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London

— 3 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: steep yourself in history at Buckingham Palace, explore the world behind art at National Gallery, take in the spiritual surroundings of Westminster Abbey, and see a show at Shakespeare's Globe Theatre.

To see reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read London day trip planning website.

New Delhi, India to London is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time is minus 5.5 hours. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from New Delhi in October, with highs in London at 19°C and lows at 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can take a train to Dover.

Things to do in London

Museums · Historic Sites · Nightlife · Shopping

Dover

— 2 nights
Dover is a town and major ferry port in the home county of Kent, in South East England. On the 5th (Mon), take in the dramatic natural features at The White Cliffs of Dover and then step into the grandiose world of Dover Castle. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Tue): pause for some serene contemplation at Canterbury Cathedral, go all around town with Canterbury Punting Company, and then identify plant and animal life at Rye Harbour Nature Reserve.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Dover trip itinerary builder site.

Traveling by train from London to Dover takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Cambridge.

Things to do in Dover

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

Cambridge

— 2 nights

City of Perspiring Dreams

Steeped in history and tradition, Cambridge is renowned for its ancient colleges and sprawling green gardens.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Wed): admire the landmark architecture of Anglesey Abbey, see the interesting displays at IWM Duxford, then gain insight at King's College Chapel, then admire the masterpieces at Fitzwilliam Museum, and finally deepen your understanding at King's College, University of Cambridge. On the 8th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the waterfront views at The River Cam and then have fun and explore at The Centre for Computing History.

To find maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Cambridge trip tool.

You can drive from Dover to Cambridge in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Cambridge can reach 18°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to drive to Bournemouth.

Things to do in Cambridge

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Bournemouth

— 3 nights
Bournemouth is a large coastal resort town on the south coast of England directly to the east of the Jurassic Coast, a 155km World Heritage Site. Venture out of the city with trips to Stonehenge (in Amesbury), Weymouth Beach (in Weymouth) and Salisbury (Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta & Old Sarum). There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Bournemouth Beach, get in on the family fun at Paultons Park, stroll through Sandbanks Beach, and look for all kinds of wild species at Hengistbury Head Beach.

To find ratings, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Bournemouth holiday planning website.

Traveling by car from Cambridge to Bournemouth takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 18°C in October, and nighttime lows around 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to drive to Bath.

Things to do in Bournemouth

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Bath

— 4 nights

Queen of English Cities

A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Explore Bath's surroundings by going to Chalice Well (in Glastonbury), Bristol (Brunel's SS Great Britain, St Mary Redcliffe Church, &more) and Wells Cathedral (in Wells). Next up on the itinerary: take an in-depth tour of The Roman Baths, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bath Abbey, shop like a local with Pulteney Bridge, and admire the striking features of The Circus.

For ratings, reviews, photos, and tourist information, use the Bath route maker site.

Drive from Bournemouth to Bath in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Stratford-upon-Avon.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Stratford-upon-Avon

— 4 nights
Stratford-upon-Avon is a market town and civil parish in Warwickshire, England, on the River Avon, 101mi north west of London, 22mi south east of Birmingham, and 8mi south west of Warwick. Change things up with these side-trips from Stratford-upon-Avon: Tewkesbury Abbey (in Tewkesbury), Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens (in Burford) and Tonic (in Cheltenham). There's lots more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Gloucester Cathedral, explore the historical opulence of Kenilworth Castle, contemplate the long history of Warwick Castle, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Holy Trinity Church.

To find other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Stratford-upon-Avon trip maker website.

Traveling by car from Bath to Stratford-upon-Avon takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in October, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Liverpool.

Things to do in Stratford-upon-Avon

Historic Sites · Theme Parks · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trips

Liverpool

— 2 nights

Capital of Pop Music

Famous for being the birthplace of the Beatles, Liverpool is a vibrant city with an outstanding cultural heritage.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Tue): take in the exciting artwork at Walker Art Gallery, learn more about the world around you at World Museum, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Liverpool Cathedral, then examine the collection at Merseyside Maritime Museum, and finally take a leisurely stroll along Royal Albert Dock Liverpool. On the 21st (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the landmark architecture of St. George's Hall, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Metropolitan Cathedral of Christ the King Liverpool, and then get to know the resident critters at Chester Zoo.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Liverpool day trip planner.

Getting from Stratford-upon-Avon to Liverpool by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a train. In October, daily temperatures in Liverpool can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can drive to York.

Things to do in Liverpool

Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

York

— 3 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.
York is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take an in-depth tour of National Railway Museum, examine the collection at York's Chocolate Story, admire the landmark architecture of York Minster, and delve into the distant past at York City Walls.

To see ratings, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the York online travel route planner.

Getting from Liverpool to York by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train. In October in York, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 8°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Keswick.

Things to do in York

Museums · Historic Sites · Theme Parks · Fun & Games

Keswick

— 5 nights
Keswick is an English market town and civil parish, historically in Cumberland, and since 1974 in the Borough of Allerdale in Cumbria. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Keswick: Windermere (Orrest Head & Lake Windermere). The adventure continues: contemplate the waterfront views at Derwentwater, look for gifts at The Grasmere Gingerbread Shop, see the interesting displays at The Puzzling Place, and admire the sheer force of Aira Force Waterfall.

For reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Keswick road trip app.

Traveling by car from York to Keswick takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Keswick are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Kendal.

Things to do in Keswick

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trips

Kendal

— 2 nights
Kendal, anciently known as Kirkby in Kendal or Kirkby Kendal, is a market town and civil parish within the South Lakeland District of Cumbria, England. Start off your visit on the 30th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Cartmel Priory, then examine the collection at Lakeland Motor Museum, then step into the grandiose world of Sizergh Castle, and finally explore the historical opulence of Kendal Castle. On the 31st (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: head outdoors with Electric Mountain, look for gifts at Toys and Hobbies, then have fun and explore at The World of Beatrix Potter Attraction, and finally indulge your thirst for a good beer at Hawkshead Brewery.

To find maps, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Kendal tour planner.

You can drive from Keswick to Kendal in an hour. Another option is to take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kendal

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

England travel guide

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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.