37 days in England Itinerary

37 days in England Itinerary

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London
— 6 nights
Train
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Brighton and Hove
— 2 nights
Drive
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Glastonbury
— 4 nights
Drive
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Gloucester
— 4 nights
Drive
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Shipston on Stour
— 2 nights
Drive
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Bakewell
— 4 nights
Drive
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York
— 4 nights
Train
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Durham
— 3 nights
Drive
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Cockermouth
— 3 nights
Drive
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Grange-over-Sands
— 4 nights
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London

— 6 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: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, steep yourself in history at Tower of London, take in the spiritual surroundings of Westminster Abbey, and walk around Hyde Park.

For reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the London trip itinerary planning site.

Silao, Mexico to London is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. You'll lose 6 hours traveling from Silao to London due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Silao, expect much colder days and a bit cooler nights in London, ranging from highs of 13°C to lows of 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to catch the train to Brighton and Hove.

Things to do in London

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Parks

Brighton and Hove

— 2 nights

London-by-the-Sea

The vibrant seaside resort of Brighton and Hove features a lively nightclub scene and an abundance of cultural sites sure to keep you entertained for days.
On the 19th (Thu), stop by Gustamps, then relax and rejuvenate at Natural Balance Therapies, and then sample some tasty brews at Brighton Food Tours. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Emma Mason Gallery, then look for all kinds of wild species at East Sussex Falconry, and then walk around Seven Sisters Country Park.

For photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Brighton and Hove trip maker.

Take a train from London to Brighton and Hove in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 13°C in November, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can go by car to Glastonbury.

Things to do in Brighton and Hove

Parks · Breweries & Distilleries · Wineries · Tours

Side Trips

Glastonbury

— 4 nights
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Glastonbury: Bath (Bath Abbey, The Roman Baths, &more).

For where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Glastonbury holiday builder tool.

Traveling by car from Brighton and Hove to Glastonbury takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or do a combination of train and bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 13°C, and evening lows to 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can drive to Gloucester.

Things to do in Glastonbury

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trips

Gloucester

— 4 nights
Venture out of the city with trips to Collegiate Church of St Mary's (in Warwick), Westonbirt Arboretum (in Tetbury) and Stratford-upon-Avon Canal (in Stratford-upon-Avon).

To find photos, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, use the Gloucester route builder app.

Traveling by car from Glastonbury to Gloucester takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train. In November, plan for daily highs up to 12°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Shipston on Stour.

Things to do in Gloucester

Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

Shipston on Stour

— 2 nights
Shipston-on-Stour is a town and civil parish on the River Stour about 10mi south of Stratford-upon-Avon in Warwickshire close to the boundaries with Oxfordshire and Gloucestershire. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sun): sample the tasty concoctions at Hook Norton Brewery, sample the fine beverages at Cotswolds Distillery, then take in panoramic vistas at Broadway Tower, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Peter's Church. On the 30th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the natural beauty at Batsford Arboretum, then examine the collection at Cotswold Motoring Museum, and then make a trip to The Model Village.

To see other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read our Shipston on Stour trip itinerary site.

Traveling by car from Gloucester to Shipston on Stour takes an hour. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can travel to Bakewell.

Things to do in Shipston on Stour

Breweries & Distilleries · Parks · Museums · Historic Sites

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. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bakewell: Land Rover Experience (in Tarporley), Northwich (Stockley Farm Birds of Prey Centre & Vale Royal Falconry Centre) and Church of the Holy Cross (in Ilam). Next up on the itinerary: take in the exciting artwork at Chatsworth House, get outside with Curbar Edge, get a dose of the wild on Peak Mountaineering, and steep yourself in history at Tissington Hall.

To see maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Bakewell visit planner.

Drive from Shipston on Stour to Bakewell in 2.5 hours. In November, daytime highs in Bakewell are 11°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to drive to York.

Things to do in Bakewell

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Outdoors

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near York: Donna Nook Nature Reserve (in North Somercotes), Spas & Wellness (in Sheffield) and Spirit of Harrogate Ltd (in Harrogate). The adventure continues: examine the collection at National Railway Museum, revel in the low prices at McArthurGlen's York Designer Outlet, take in the pleasant sights at York City Walls, and see Off-Road Tours.

For reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read our York holiday planner.

You can drive from Bakewell to York in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train. In December, plan for daily highs up to 10°C, and evening lows to 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train to Durham.

Things to do in York

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Wildlife

Side Trips

Durham

— 3 nights
Durham is a historic city and the county town of County Durham in North East England. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Durham: Roseberry Topping (in Middlesbrough) and Allout Adventures (in Hexham). The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to World War One Soldier Sculpture, visit Fury Events, steep yourself in history at Durham Cathedral, and admire the striking features of Ushaw Historic House, Chapels & Gardens.

To see maps, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Durham road trip planning website.

You can take a train from York to Durham in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In December in Durham, expect temperatures between 9°C during the day and 3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Cockermouth.

Things to do in Durham

Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

Cockermouth

— 3 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. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cockermouth: Alpacaly Ever After (in Portinscale) and Aira Force Waterfall (in Penrith). And it doesn't end there: sample the tasty concoctions at Keswick Brewing Company, make a trip to St James’ Church, trek along Catbells Lakeland Walk, and delve into the distant past at Castlerigg Stone Circle.

To find more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Cockermouth road trip planning app.

Drive from Durham to Cockermouth in 2.5 hours. In December in Cockermouth, expect temperatures between 9°C during the day and 5°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can travel to Grange-over-Sands.

Things to do in Cockermouth

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

Grange-over-Sands

— 4 nights
Known for its friendly people and balmy climate, Grange-over-Sands serves as a home base for holidaymakers who come to explore the surrounding area.
Venture out of the city with trips to Windermere (Lake Windermere, Orrest Head, &more) and Grasmere (Lake Grasmere, Helm Crag, &more). There's still lots to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Predator Experience, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, examine the collection at Laurel and Hardy Museum, and indulge in some personalized pampering at Mountain Massage Co..

For photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Grange-over-Sands trip builder app.

You can drive from Cockermouth to Grange-over-Sands in 1.5 hours. On the 18th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Grange-over-Sands

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Nature

Side Trips

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.