15 days in England Itinerary

15 days in England Itinerary

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15 days in England Itinerary

Start: Toronto
Fly:  9 h 45 min
1
London
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h
2
Cheltenham
— 4 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
3
Cockermouth
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
4
Windermere
— 3 nights
+2
Train + Bus + Fly:  12 h 30 min
End: Toronto

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.
London is known for museums, nightlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in panoramic vistas at Coca-Cola London Eye, learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum, contemplate the long history of Westminster Abbey, and make a trip to Buckingham Palace.

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Toronto, Canada to London is an approximately 10- hour flight. You can also do a combination of ferry and flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), which is usually a 5 hour difference. Traveling from Toronto in September, expect London to be little chillier, temps between 22°C and 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Cheltenham.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Tower of London ©
Tower of London
Coca-Cola London Eye ©
Coca-Cola London Eye
National Gallery ©
National Gallery

4
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. Get out of town with these interesting Cheltenham side-trips: St. James Church (in Wotton-under-Edge), Bath (Bath Abbey & The Roman Baths) and Chavenage House (in Tetbury). There's still lots to do: get outside with The Cotswold Range, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Cotswolds Distillery, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cheltenham Minster, and have some family-friendly fun at SimAir737.

To see photos, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Cheltenham online driving holiday planner.

Drive from London to Cheltenham in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Cheltenham can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can travel to Cockermouth.

Things to do in Cheltenham

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Bath, Gloucester, Shipston on Stour, Cirencester, Chavenage House
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Chavenage House ©
Chavenage House
The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
The Cotswold Range ©
The Cotswold Range

3
nights
Cockermouth

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. Change things up with these side-trips from Cockermouth: Acorn Bank (in Temple Sowerby), Alpacaly Ever After (in Portinscale) and Hallin Fell (in Pooley Bridge). Next up on the itinerary: sample the tasty concoctions at Keswick Brewing Company, hike along Catbells Lakeland Walk, see the interesting displays at J.B.Banks and Son Ltd, and contemplate the waterfront views at Derwentwater.

To find traveler tips, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Cockermouth online trip planner.

Getting from Cheltenham to Cockermouth by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight. When traveling from Cheltenham in September, plan for slightly colder days in Cockermouth, with highs around 19°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Windermere.

Things to do in Cockermouth

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trips

Keswick, Penrith, Alpacaly Ever After
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Alpacaly Ever After ©
Alpacaly Ever After
Keswick Brewing Company ©
Keswick Brewing Company
Derwentwater ©
Derwentwater

3
nights
Windermere

Windermere
Windermere is the largest natural lake in England. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Windermere: Easedale Tarn (in Grasmere) and Predator Experience Ltd (in Ayside). Next up on the itinerary: push the limits with an extreme tour, take in the awesome beauty at Helvellyn, stroll around Go Ape Grizedale, and browse the exhibits of Cookhouse Gallery.

For reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Windermere road trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Cockermouth to Windermere takes 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Windermere

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Grasmere, Ambleside, Helvellyn, Predator Experience Ltd
Find places to stay Sep 16 — 19:
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Helvellyn
Helvellyn
Predator Experience Ltd ©
Predator Experience Ltd
Orrest Head ©
Orrest Head

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