25 days in England Itinerary

25 days in England Itinerary

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25 days in England Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Fly:  24 h
1
London
— 4 nights
Train:  1 h 30 min
2
Bath
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
3
Moreton-in-Marsh
— 4 nights
Drive:  3 h 45 min
4
Windermere
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
5
Cockermouth
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
6
York
— 4 nights
Train + Fly:  27 h
End: Melbourne

4
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: explore the world behind art at National Gallery, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Westminster Abbey, make a trip to Buckingham Palace, and take in panoramic vistas at Coca-Cola London Eye.

To see where to stay, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the London day trip planning app.

Melbourne, Australia to London is an approximately 24-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (Victoria) (AEST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is minus 10 hours. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Melbourne in July, with highs in London at 26°C and lows at 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train to Bath.

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
Bath

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bath: Stonehenge (in Amesbury), The Cotswold Range (in Somerford Keynes) and Corinium Museum (in Cirencester). There's lots more to do: take an in-depth tour of The Roman Baths, admire the natural beauty at The Royal Gardens at Highgrove, get your game on at SimAir737, and admire the landmark architecture of Chavenage House.

For where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Bath route planner.

Traveling by train from London to Bath takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can go by car to Moreton-in-Marsh.

Things to do in Bath

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Cheltenham, Cirencester, Tetbury, Cotswold Way, Stonehenge
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Chavenage House ©
Chavenage House
The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
The Cotswold Range ©
The Cotswold Range

4
nights
Moreton-in-Marsh

Moreton-in-Marsh ©
Moreton-in-Marsh is a town civil parish in northeastern Gloucestershire, England. Moreton-in-Marsh is known for parks, zoos & aquariums, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: have some family-friendly fun at Cotswold Archery, step into the grandiose world of Sudeley Castle, stroll through Kiftsgate Court Gardens, and get to know the resident critters at Cotswold Falconry Centre.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Moreton-in-Marsh driving holiday planner.

Getting from Bath to Moreton-in-Marsh by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. July in Moreton-in-Marsh sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 14°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can go by car to Windermere.

Things to do in Moreton-in-Marsh

Parks Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Bourton-on-the-Water, Shipston on Stour, Chipping Campden, The Parish Church of St. Mary, Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens
Find places to stay Jul 16 — 20:
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Cotswold Archery ©
Cotswold Archery
Cotswold Falconry Centre ©
Cotswold Falconry Centre
Kiftsgate Court Gardens ©
Kiftsgate Court Gardens

3
nights
Windermere

Windermere ©
Windermere is the largest natural lake in England. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Windermere: Predator Experience Ltd (in Ayside) and Boat Tours & Water Sports (in Bowness-on-Windermere). And it doesn't end there: scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour, have fun at Michael Coates Clay Shooting, don't miss a visit to Allan Bank, and pick up a one of a kind souvenir at The Fitzwilliam Gallery.

For more things to do, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Windermere day trip planner.

You can drive from Moreton-in-Marsh to Windermere in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can go by car to Cockermouth.

Things to do in Windermere

Parks Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Ambleside, Boat Tours & Water Sports, Predator Experience Ltd, Stott Park Bobbin Mill, Allan Bank
Find places to stay Jul 20 — 23:
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Michael Coates Clay Shooting ©
Michael Coates Clay Shooting
Holehird Gardens ©
Holehird Gardens
Predator Experience Ltd ©
Predator Experience Ltd

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: Hutton in the Forest (in Penrith), Hallin Fell (in Pooley Bridge) and Acorn Bank (in Temple Sowerby). The adventure continues: contemplate the waterfront views at Derwentwater, see the interesting displays at J.B.Banks and Son Ltd, let little ones run wild at Memorial Gardens, and stroll through Alpacaly Ever After.

To see other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Cockermouth attractions planner.

You can drive from Windermere to Cockermouth in 1.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Cockermouth can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can travel to York.

Things to do in Cockermouth

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trips

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

4
nights
York

York ©
Situated on the confluence of the rivers Ouse and Foss, York has witnessed an abundance of major political events throughout its two millennia of existence.
York is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at National Railway Museum, go for a walk through York City Walls, take in nature's colorful creations at Breezy Knees Gardens, and get in on the family fun at York Maze.

For photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our York driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Cockermouth to York in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Cockermouth in July, plan for little chillier nights in York, with lows around 13°C. On the 30th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in York

Museums Theme Parks Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jul 26 — 30:
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Yorkshire Activity Centre ©
Yorkshire Activity Centre
Breezy Knees Gardens ©
Breezy Knees Gardens
York Maze ©
York Maze

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