23 days in England Itinerary

23 days in England Itinerary

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Fly to Glasgow, Train to Penrith
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Penrith
— 5 nights
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Windermere
— 4 nights
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Cheltenham
— 6 nights
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London
— 6 nights
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Penrith

Penrith is a market town and civil parish in the county of Cumbria, England. Change things up with these side-trips from Penrith: Easedale Tarn (in Grasmere), Alpacaly Ever After (in Portinscale) and Holy Trinity Church (in Grange-in-Borrowdale). The adventure continues: trek along Catbells Lakeland Walk, look for all kinds of wild species at Smardale Gill Nature Reserve, contemplate the waterfront views at Ullswater, and indulge your thirst for a good beer at Keswick Brewing Company.

To find traveler tips and other tourist information, read Penrith visit planner.

Toronto, Canada to Penrith is an approximately 12-hour combination of flight and train. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is 5 hours. Traveling from Toronto in May, expect nights in Penrith to be about the same, around 11°C, while days are little chillier, around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to drive to Windermere.

Things to do in Penrith

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 2 — 8:

4
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Windermere

Windermere is the largest natural lake in England. Change things up with these side-trips from Windermere: Grasmere (Lake Grasmere & Wordsworth Daffodil Garden), Jesus Church (in Troutbeck) and Rydal Mount & Gardens (in Rydal). And it doesn't end there: enjoy some diversion at Michael Coates Clay Shooting, skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour, identify plant and animal life at Predator Experience, and explore the galleries of Cookhouse Gallery.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Windermere trip planner.

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

Things to do in Windermere

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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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. Change things up with these side-trips from Cheltenham: Corinium Museum (in Cirencester), Bath (The Roman Baths & Bath Abbey) and Moreton-in-Marsh (Cotswold Archery & Cotswold Falconry Centre). The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at Walks With Hawks, try for a hole-in-one at Stratford-upon-Avon Minigolf, admire the striking features of Chavenage House, and explore the ancient world of Stonehenge.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, use the Cheltenham tour itinerary builder tool.

You can drive from Windermere to Cheltenham in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. May in Cheltenham sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 12°C at night. 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 · Outdoors

Side Trips

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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.
London is known for museums, nightlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Coca-Cola London Eye, get a sense of history and politics at Houses of Parliament, examine the collection at The British Museum, and steep yourself in history at Buckingham Palace.

To find other places to visit, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read London travel route planner.

You can drive from Cheltenham to London in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Cheltenham in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in London, with lows of 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in London

Museums · Historic Sites · Tours · Parks
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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.