15 days in England Itinerary

15 days in England Itinerary

Created using Inspirock England travel route planner

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Fly to Manchester, Train to Windermere
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Windermere
— 2 nights
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Cheltenham
— 4 nights
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Bath
— 3 nights
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London
— 5 nights
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Windermere

— 2 nights
Windermere is the largest natural lake in England. Go for a jaunt from Windermere to Bowness-on-Windermere to see Boat Tours & Water Sports about 36 minutes away. The adventure continues: explore the activities along Derwentwater, examine the collection at Hill Top, Beatrix Potter's House, trek along Catbells Lakeland Walk, and get outside with Outdoor Activities.

For maps, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Windermere trip itinerary planner.

Helsinki, Finland to Windermere is an approximately 8-hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of ferry, car, train, and bus. Traveling from Helsinki to Windermere, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Cheltenham.

Things to do in Windermere

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 2 — 4:

Cheltenham

— 4 nights
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 The Cotswold Range (in Somerford Keynes), Chavenage House (in Tetbury) and The Baobab Tree (in Stow-on-the-Wold). The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Walks With Hawks, explore the historical opulence of Sudeley Castle, experience rural life at Cotswold Farm Park, and take in nature's colorful creations at Hidcote Manor Garden.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Cheltenham trip planner.

You can drive from Windermere to Cheltenham in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In July in Cheltenham, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 18°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can go by car to Bath.

Things to do in Cheltenham

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 4 — 8:

Bath

— 3 nights

Queen of English Cities

A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Get out of town with these interesting Bath side-trips: Xtreme Falconry at Dorset Falconry Park (in Dorchester), Stonehenge (in Amesbury) and Hawk Conservancy Trust (in Weyhill). There's lots more to do: get engrossed in the history at The Roman Baths, explore the world behind art at American Museum & Gardens, see the interesting displays at The Jane Austen Centre, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Castle Combe Village.

To find other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Bath road trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Cheltenham to Bath takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to take a train to London.

Things to do in Bath

Parks · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 8 — 11:

London

— 5 nights

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 trip includes some of its best attractions: take in panoramic vistas at Coca-Cola London Eye, contemplate the long history of Tower of London, make a trip to Buckingham Palace, and walk around Hyde Park.

For traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the London trip builder tool.

You can take a train from Bath to London in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can catch the flight back home.

Things to do in London

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Tours
Find places to stay Jul 11 — 16:

England travel guide

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Nightlife · Specialty Museums · 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.