23 days in England Itinerary

23 days in England Itinerary

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23 days in England Itinerary

Start: Toronto
+2
Fly + Bus + Train:  11​h 30​min
1
Penrith
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Windermere
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
3
Cheltenham
— 6 nights
Drive:  2​h
4
London
— 6 nights
Fly:  9​h 45​min
End: Toronto

5
nights
Penrith

Penrith ©
Penrith is a market town and civil parish in the county of Cumbria, England. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Penrith: Alpacaly Ever After (in Portinscale), Easedale Tarn (in Grasmere) and Holy Trinity Church (in Grange-in-Borrowdale). There's much more to do: sample the tasty concoctions at Keswick Brewing Company, explore the activities along Buttermere Lake, trek along Catbells Lakeland Walk, and tee off at Riverside Golf Club.

To find photos, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Penrith trip planner.

Toronto, Canada to Penrith is an approximately 11.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. You'll lose 5 hours traveling from Toronto to Penrith due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Toronto in May, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Penrith: temperatures range from 17°C by day to 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Windermere.

Things to do in Penrith

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Keswick, Cockermouth, Buttermere, Alpacaly Ever After, Ullswater
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Keswick Brewing Company ©
Keswick Brewing Company
Derwentwater ©
Derwentwater
Catbells Lakeland Walk ©
Catbells Lakeland Walk

4
nights
Windermere

Windermere ©
Windermere is the largest natural lake in England. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Windermere: Rydal Mount & Gardens (in Rydal), Predator Experience (in Ayside) and Jesus Church (in Troutbeck). There's much more to do: skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Helvellyn, explore the activities along Lake Windermere, and stroll around Go Ape Grizedale.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read Windermere tour site .

Traveling by car from Penrith to Windermere takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Cheltenham.

Things to do in Windermere

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Grasmere, Lake District, Ambleside, Jesus Church, Predator Experience Ltd
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Michael Coates Clay Shooting ©
Michael Coates Clay Shooting
Predator Experience Ltd ©
Predator Experience Ltd

6
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. Explore Cheltenham's surroundings by going to Corinium Museum (in Cirencester), Bath (The Roman Baths & Bath Abbey) and Moreton-in-Marsh (Cotswold Archery & Cotswold Falconry Centre). The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at Walks With Hawks, indulge your thirst for a good beer at The Cotswold Brewing Company, explore the ancient world of Stonehenge, and see the interesting displays at Jet Age Museum.

To see ratings, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Cheltenham tour planner .

You can drive from Windermere to Cheltenham in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Cheltenham can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can go by car to London.

Things to do in Cheltenham

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Bourton-on-the-Water, Tewkesbury, Cirencester, Moreton-in-Marsh, Bath
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The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
Cotswold Archery ©
Cotswold Archery
Walks With Hawks ©
Walks With Hawks

6
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, historic sites, shopping, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: enjoy breathtaking views from Coca-Cola London Eye, take in the views from Tower Bridge, explore the world behind art at The British Museum, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Westminster Abbey.

To find where to stay and tourist information, go to the London online trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by car from Cheltenham to London takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Cheltenham in May, plan for slightly colder nights in London, with lows around 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Tours
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National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Tower Bridge ©
Tower Bridge
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum

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