8 days in England Itinerary

8 days in England Itinerary

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Drive
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Cockermouth
— 1 night
Drive
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Windermere
— 2 nights
Drive
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Bath
— 1 night
Train
4
London
— 3 nights
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Cockermouth

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. On the 20th (Mon), contemplate the waterfront views at Buttermere Lake and then stroll through Catbells Lakeland Walk. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Tue): let little ones run wild at Memorial Gardens, then have some family-friendly fun at KONG Adventure, then admire the natural beauty at Alpacaly Ever After, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Derwentwater.

To find maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Cockermouth trip itinerary planning app.

Manchester to Cockermouth is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. In July, daytime highs in Cockermouth are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to go by car to Windermere.

Things to do in Cockermouth

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

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Windermere

Windermere is the largest natural lake in England. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Windermere, look for all kinds of wild species at Predator Experience, then have fun at Michael Coates Clay Shooting, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Newby Bridge Weir. On the 23rd (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get a taste of the local shopping with RockShop, explore the engaging exhibits at The World of Beatrix Potter Attraction, then skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour, and finally kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

To find maps, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read Windermere trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Cockermouth to Windermere by car takes about 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can drive to Bath.

Things to do in Windermere

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Fun & Games

Side Trips

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Bath

Queen of English Cities

A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Fri): get to know the fascinating history of Castle Combe Village, admire the landmark architecture of The Royal Crescent Hotel & Spa, then take an in-depth tour of The Roman Baths, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Bath Abbey.

To see reviews and other tourist information, go to the Bath trip builder tool.

Getting from Windermere to Bath by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) to allow time to take a train to London.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

3
nights
London

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.
Family-friendly places like Coca-Cola London Eye and Buckingham Palace will thrill your kids. The adventure continues: enjoy breathtaking views from Tower Bridge, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral, contemplate the long history of Westminster Abbey, and don't miss a visit to Big Ben.

To find ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the London tour itinerary planner.

You can take a train from Bath to London in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July in London, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to take a train back home.

Things to do in London

Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks

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.