8 days in England Itinerary

8 days in England Itinerary

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8 days in England Itinerary

Start: Birmingham
train:  1​h 30​min
1
Manchester
— 1 night
train:  45​min
2
Liverpool
— 1 day
train:  2​h 45​min
3
Windermere
— 1 night
train:  5​h 30​min
4
Oxford
— 2 nights
bus:  1​h 30​min
5
Stratford-upon-Avon
— 1 day
bus:  1​h 30​min
6
Cheltenham
— 1 night
train:  1​h
7
Bath
— 1 night
train:  2​h
End: Birmingham

1
night
Manchester

Manchester
Unofficially dubbed the Capital of the North, Manchester is known for its influence on industry and music, as well as its world-renowned connection to sports.
To see photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Manchester trip maker app .

Birmingham to Manchester is an approximately 1.5-hour train ride. You can also drive; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Manchester can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. On the 16th (Tue), you're off toLiverpool.

Things to do in Manchester

Nightlife Fun & Games Parks

1
day
Liverpool

Liverpool ©
Famous for being the birthplace of the Beatles, Liverpool is a vibrant city with an outstanding cultural heritage.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Tue): examine the collection at The Beatles Story, then look for gifts at Royal Albert Dock Liverpool, then examine the collection at Merseyside Maritime Museum, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at Liverpool Cathedral.

For reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Liverpool day trip app .

Take a train from Manchester to Liverpool in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Liverpool can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to drive to Windermere.

Things to do in Liverpool

Museums Shopping Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The Beatles Story ©
The Beatles Story
Royal Albert Dock Liverpool ©
Royal Albert Dock Liverpool
Merseyside Maritime Museum ©
Merseyside Maritime Museum

1
night
Windermere

Windermere ©
Windermere is the largest natural lake in England. On the 17th (Wed), contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Windermere and then get great views at Orrest Head.

To find where to stay, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Windermere day trip planning app .

You can drive from Liverpool to Windermere in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Oxford.

Things to do in Windermere

Nature Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Lake Windermere ©
Lake Windermere
Orrest Head ©
Orrest Head

2
nights
Oxford

Oxford ©
A busy, cosmopolitan city, Oxford is perhaps best known for its ancient university.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Walking Tours of Oxford, Windsor Castle and Stonehenge. Start off your visit on the 18th (Thu): deepen your understanding of the past and present with Walking Tours of Oxford. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Fri): delve into the distant past at Stonehenge and then explore the historical opulence of Windsor Castle.

To find traveler tips, photos, ratings, and tourist information, use the Oxford itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Windermere to Oxford takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. In July, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can catcht the bus to Stratford-upon-Avon.

Things to do in Oxford

Historic Sites Tours

Side Trips

Windsor Castle, Stonehenge
Highlights from your plan
Stonehenge ©
Stonehenge
Windsor Castle ©
Windsor Castle
Walking Tours of Oxford ©
Walking Tours of Oxford

1
day
Stratford-upon-Avon

Stratford-upon-Avon ©
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. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Anne Hathaway's Cottage & Gardens as well as Stratford Town Walk. On the 20th (Sat), gain a rich perspective with Stratford Town Walk and then contemplate the long history of Anne Hathaway's Cottage & Gardens.

To see reviews, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read Stratford-upon-Avon road trip website .

Traveling by bus from Oxford to Stratford-upon-Avon takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Oxford in July, plan for a bit warmer nights in Stratford-upon-Avon, with lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Cheltenham.

Things to do in Stratford-upon-Avon

Parks Historic Sites Tours
Highlights from your plan
Anne Hathaway's Cottage & Gardens ©
Anne Hathaway's Cottage & Gardens
Stratford Town Walk ©
Stratford Town Walk

1
night
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. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Montpellier District as well as Gloucestershire Warwickshire Steam Railway. Start off your visit on the 21st (Sun): take a memorable tour with Gloucestershire Warwickshire Steam Railway and then wander the streets of Montpellier District.

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

You can drive from Stratford-upon-Avon to Cheltenham in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July in Cheltenham, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 18°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can take a train back home.

Things to do in Cheltenham

Neighborhoods Tours
Highlights from your plan
Montpellier District ©
Montpellier District

1
night
Bath

A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Bath Abbey and then take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

To find ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Bath trip itinerary planning app .

Take a train from Cheltenham to Bath in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train back home.

Things to do in Bath

Tours Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Walking tours
Bath Abbey ©
Bath Abbey

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