46 days in England Itinerary

46 days in England Itinerary

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46 days in England Itinerary

Start: Copenhagen
Fly:  4​h 45​min
1
London
— 3 nights
train:  2​h
2
York
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Ambleside
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
4
Windermere
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
5
Chipping Campden
— 2 nights
Drive:  15​min
6
Moreton-in-Marsh
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
7
Bath
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
8
Winchester
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
9
Cheltenham
— 2 nights
train:  15​min
10
Gloucester
— 2 nights
Drive:  30​min
11
Tewkesbury
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h
12
Durham
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  4​h 45​min
13
Wells
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
14
Liverpool
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
15
Bristol
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
16
Bibury
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  7​h
End: Copenhagen

3
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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): get engrossed in the history at Natural History Museum, take in the views from Tower Bridge, and then explore the world behind art at National Gallery. Keep things going the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Westminster Abbey, then enjoy breathtaking views from Coca-Cola London Eye, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral, and finally explore the historical opulence of Buckingham Palace.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read our London online vacation planner .

Copenhagen, Denmark to London is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Copenhagen to London, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In July, daily temperatures in London can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. You'll have a few hours on the 4th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to York.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Tower Bridge ©
Tower Bridge
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum

3
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.
Change things up with a short trip to Lincoln Castle in Lincoln (about 1h 30 min away). The adventure continues: take an in-depth tour of National Railway Museum, wander the streets of York Shambles, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Holy Trinity Church, and go for a walk through York City Walls.

For photos, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the York trip planner .

Traveling by train from London to York takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, bus, and train; or drive. July in York sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Ambleside.

Things to do in York

Museums Historic Sites Theme Parks

Side Trip

Lincoln Castle
Highlights from your plan
National Railway Museum ©
National Railway Museum
York Minster ©
York Minster
Breezy Knees Gardens ©
Breezy Knees Gardens

2
nights
Ambleside

Ambleside ©
Ambleside is a town in Cumbria, in North West England. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Wed): walk around Go Ape Grizedale, then steep yourself in history at Hill Top, Beatrix Potter's House, then step into the grandiose world of Wray Castle, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Tarn Hows. Keep things going the next day: look for gifts at The Grasmere Gingerbread Shop, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Loughrigg Fell, then admire the masterpieces at Beatrix Potter Gallery, and finally take a peaceful walk through Grizedale Forest.

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Drive from York to Ambleside in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Windermere.

Things to do in Ambleside

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Tarn Hows, The Grasmere Gingerbread Shop
Highlights from your plan
Go Ape Grizedale ©
Go Ape Grizedale
Loughrigg Fell ©
Loughrigg Fell
Tarn Hows ©
Tarn Hows

4
nights
Windermere

Windermere is the largest natural lake in England. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Windermere: Levens Hall (in Kendal) and Predator Experience (in Ayside). The adventure continues: see the sights as you ascend with a climbing tour, see the interesting displays at Lakeland Motor Museum, get your game on at Treetop Trek, and get great views at Orrest Head.

To find traveler tips, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read Windermere trip planning site .

Traveling by car from Ambleside to Windermere takes an hour. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to drive to Chipping Campden.

Things to do in Windermere

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Lakeland Motor Museum, Levens Hall, Predator Experience, Graythwaite Hall Gardens, Newby Bridge Weir
Highlights from your plan
Climbing Tours
Predator Experience ©
Predator Experience
Holehird Gardens ©
Holehird Gardens

2
nights
Chipping Campden

Chipping Campden ©
Chipping Campden is a small market town in the Cotswold district of Gloucestershire, England. On the 14th (Tue), take in nature's colorful creations at Snowshill Manor, stop by Cotswold Lavender, then admire the natural beauty at Hidcote Manor Garden, and finally admire the natural beauty at Kiftsgate Court Gardens. On the next day, trek along Walk to Broadway Tower, enjoy breathtaking views from Broadway Tower, then make a trip to Market Hall, then take in the pleasant sights at High Street Chipping Campden, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of St. James' Church.

To find maps, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Chipping Campden trip itinerary tool .

Getting from Windermere to Chipping Campden by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In July, daily temperatures in Chipping Campden can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can go by car to Moreton-in-Marsh.

Things to do in Chipping Campden

Parks Historic Sites Trails

Side Trips

Broadway, Snowshill Manor
Highlights from your plan
Hidcote Manor Garden ©
Hidcote Manor Garden
Kiftsgate Court Gardens ©
Kiftsgate Court Gardens
High Street Chipping Campden ©
High Street Chipping Campden

5
nights
Moreton-in-Marsh

Moreton-in-Marsh ©
Moreton-in-Marsh is a town civil parish in northeastern Gloucestershire, England. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Moreton-in-Marsh: Kenilworth Castle (in Kenilworth), Warwick Castle (in Warwick) and Coventry (Coventry Transport Museum & Room Escape Games). There's lots more to do: get your game on at Cotswold Archery, don't miss a visit to The Model Village, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Cotswold Falconry Centre, and take in nature's colorful creations at Batsford Arboretum.

To find maps, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Moreton-in-Marsh online vacation planner .

Moreton-in-Marsh is just a stone's throw from Chipping Campden. Traveling from Chipping Campden in July, expect little chillier with lows of 14°C in Moreton-in-Marsh. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Bath.

Things to do in Moreton-in-Marsh

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Bourton-on-the-Water, Coventry, Stow-on-the-Wold, Shipston on Stour, Warwick
Highlights from your plan
Cotswold Archery ©
Cotswold Archery
Cotswolds Distillery ©
Cotswolds Distillery
Warwick Castle ©
Warwick Castle

6
nights
Bath

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bath: Longleat (in Warminster), Chipping Sodbury Golf Club (in Chipping Sodbury) and Castle Combe (Castle Combe Circuit, Castle Combe Village, & more). The adventure continues: explore the galleries of The Roman Baths, admire the landmark architecture of The Royal Crescent Hotel & Spa, walk around Royal Victoria Park, and take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

For ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Bath itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Moreton-in-Marsh to Bath takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Winchester.

Things to do in Bath

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Castle Combe, Chipping Sodbury Golf Club, Great Chalfield Manor, Longleat
Highlights from your plan
The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
Walking tours
Bath Abbey ©
Bath Abbey

3
nights
Winchester

Winchester is a city and the county town of Hampshire, England. Get out of town with these interesting Winchester side-trips: Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta (in Salisbury), Stonehenge (in Amesbury) and Portsmouth Historic Dockyard (in Portsmouth). Next up on the itinerary: test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, take in nature's colorful creations at Abbey Gardens, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St.-Swithun-upon-Kingsgate Church, and meet the residents at Marwell Zoo.

For reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Winchester tour planner.

You can drive from Bath to Winchester in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July in Winchester, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can drive to Cheltenham.

Things to do in Winchester

Historic Sites Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta, Room Escape Games, Stonehenge, Portsmouth Historic Dockyard
Highlights from your plan
Room Escape Games
Stonehenge ©
Stonehenge
Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta ©

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. On the 30th (Thu), explore the historical opulence of Sudeley Castle, experience rural life at Cotswold Farm Park, and then don't miss a visit to Wishing Fish Clock. Keep things going the next day: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, take a stroll through Montpellier District, then walk around Pittville Park, and finally stroll the grounds of Cheltenham Minster.

To see maps, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Cheltenham travel route planning website .

Getting from Winchester to Cheltenham by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Winchester in July since evenings lows in Cheltenham dip to 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) so you can take a train to Gloucester.

Things to do in Cheltenham

Historic Sites Spas Parks

Side Trip

Sudeley Castle
Highlights from your plan
Sudeley Castle ©
Sudeley Castle
Cotswold Farm Park ©
Cotswold Farm Park
Pittville Park ©
Pittville Park

2
nights
Gloucester

Gloucester ©
Gloucester is a city and district in southwest England, the county city of Gloucestershire. On the 1st (Sat), admire the natural beauty at The Royal Gardens at Highgrove, pause for some serene contemplation at St Marys Painswick, and then admire the striking features of Gloucester Cathedral. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun): appreciate the extensive heritage of Gloucester Docks, see the interesting displays at Jet Age Museum, and then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at The International Centre for Birds of Prey.

For maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Gloucester vacation planner .

Gloucester is just a short distance from Cheltenham. In July, daily temperatures in Gloucester can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) to allow time to travel to Tewkesbury.

Things to do in Gloucester

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Historic Sites

Side Trips

The International Centre for Birds of Prey, The Royal Gardens at Highgrove, St Marys Painswick
Highlights from your plan
Jet Age Museum ©
Jet Age Museum
The Royal Gardens at Highgrove ©
The Royal Gardens at Highgrove

2
nights
Tewkesbury

Tewkesbury ©
Tewkesbury is a town and civil parish in Gloucestershire, England. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Worcester Cathedral, admire the natural beauty at Croome, then take in nature's colorful creations at Victoria Pleasure Gardens, and finally delve into the distant past at Tewkesbury Abbey. On the 4th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for all kinds of wild species at Malvern Hills, explore the activities along The Severn Ham, then witness the site of a historic battle at Tewkesbury Battlefield Commemorative Sculptures, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Old Baptist Chapel.

To find where to stay, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Tewkesbury day trip planner .

Tewkesbury is just a stone's throw from Gloucester. In August in Tewkesbury, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 17°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to travel to Durham.

Things to do in Tewkesbury

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Croome, Worcester Cathedral, Malvern Hills
Highlights from your plan
Croome ©
Croome
The Severn Ham ©
The Severn Ham
Tewkesbury Abbey ©
Tewkesbury Abbey

2
nights
Durham

Durham ©
Durham is a historic city and the county town of County Durham in North East England. On the 5th (Wed), make a trip to World War One Soldier Sculpture, admire the natural beauty at Crook Hall & Gardens, then steep yourself in history at Durham Cathedral, and finally explore the historical opulence of Durham Castle. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Thu): gain insight at Hall Hill Farm and then get in on the family fun at The Forbidden Corner.

To find photos, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Durham online road trip planner .

Traveling by car from Tewkesbury to Durham takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Durham when traveling from Tewkesbury in August, with lows around 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can travel to Wells.

Things to do in Durham

Historic Sites Theme Parks Parks

Side Trips

The Forbidden Corner, World War One Soldier Sculpture
Highlights from your plan
World War One Soldier Sculpture ©
World War One Soldier Sculpture
Durham Cathedral ©
Durham Cathedral
Crook Hall & Gardens ©
Crook Hall & Gardens

2
nights
Wells

Wells ©
Wells is a cathedral city and civil parish in the Mendip district of Somerset, on the southern edge of the Mendip Hills. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Fri): explore the stunning scenery at Cheddar Gorge, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wells Cathedral, then contemplate the long history of Chalice Well, then explore the striking landscape at Glastonbury Tor, and finally contemplate the long history of Glastonbury Abbey. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Sat): take in nature's colorful creations at The Bishop's Palace and Gardens, then find something for the whole family at Wookey Hole Caves, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bride’s Mound.

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Do a combination of flight and bus from Durham to Wells in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. August in Wells sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can drive to Liverpool.

Things to do in Wells

Historic Sites Theme Parks Parks

Side Trips

Glastonbury, Cheddar Gorge, Wookey Hole Caves
Highlights from your plan
Wells Cathedral ©
Wells Cathedral
Glastonbury Tor ©
Glastonbury Tor
Glastonbury Abbey ©
Glastonbury Abbey

2
nights
Liverpool

Famous for being the birthplace of the Beatles, Liverpool is a vibrant city with an outstanding cultural heritage.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sun): explore the different monuments and memorials at Liverpool Cathedral, see the interesting displays at Merseyside Maritime Museum, then take in the waterfront at Royal Albert Dock Liverpool, and finally examine the collection at The Beatles Story. Here are some ideas for day two: learn more about the world around you at World Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Metropolitan Cathedral of Christ the King Liverpool, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, then see the interesting displays at Museum of Liverpool, and finally steep yourself in history at Mendips - John Lennon Home.

To see maps, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Liverpool trip planner .

Traveling by car from Wells to Liverpool takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can go by car to Bristol.

Things to do in Liverpool

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Room Escape Games
Royal Albert Dock Liverpool ©
Royal Albert Dock Liverpool
Merseyside Maritime Museum ©
Merseyside Maritime Museum

2
nights
Bristol

Bristol ©
Bristol is famous for its Georgian and Victorian architecture, street art, underground music, maritime history, and the world-famous Clifton Suspension Bridge.
On the 11th (Tue), examine the collection at St Fagans National Museum of History, take in the waterfront at Cardiff Bay Wales, and then see the interesting displays at Brunel's SS Great Britain. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the views from Clifton Suspension Bridge, then step into the grandiose world of Berkeley Castle, and then pause for some serene contemplation at St. James Church.

For photos, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Bristol route planning tool .

You can drive from Liverpool to Bristol in 3 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Bibury.

Things to do in Bristol

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Cardiff, Berkeley Castle, St. James Church
Highlights from your plan
Berkeley Castle ©
Berkeley Castle
Brunel's SS Great Britain ©
Brunel's SS Great Britain
St Fagans National Museum of History ©

3
nights
Bibury

Bibury ©
Bibury is a village and civil parish in Gloucestershire, England. On the 13th (Thu), choose your vessel at Boat Rentals, get outside with The Cotswold Range, and then get to know the resident critters at Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens. Keep things going the next day: admire the landmark architecture of Arlington Row, then experience rural life at Bibury Trout Farm, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Parish Church of St John Baptist, and finally admire the natural beauty at Abbey House Gardens.

To see maps, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Bibury road trip planning app .

Drive from Bristol to Bibury in 1.5 hours. August in Bibury sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bibury

Parks Outdoors Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Cirencester, Abbey House Gardens, Stand-Up Paddleboarding, Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens
Highlights from your plan
The Cotswold Range ©
The Cotswold Range
Corinium Museum ©
Corinium Museum
Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens ©
Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens

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