21 days in England Itinerary

21 days in England Itinerary

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Make it your trip
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London
— 5 nights
Train
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Bath
— 3 nights
Drive
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Chipping Campden
— 3 nights
Drive
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Manchester
— 1 night
Drive
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York
— 4 nights
Train
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Durham
— 2 nights
Drive
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Windermere
— 2 nights
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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: explore the world behind art at National Gallery, take an in-depth tour of The British Museum, steep yourself in history at Tower of London, and don't miss a visit to Buckingham Palace.

For reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our London online route builder.

Los Angeles, USA to London is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You'll lose 8 hours traveling from Los Angeles to London due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Los Angeles in February, plan for much colder days in London, with highs around 46°F, while nights are a bit cooler with lows around 35°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to Bath.

Things to do in London

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping
Find places to stay Feb 14 — 19:

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: WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre (in Slimbridge), Painswick Rococo Garden (in Painswick) and Gloucester Cathedral (in Gloucester). There's much more to do: take an in-depth tour of The Roman Baths, appreciate the extensive heritage of Castle Combe Village, stop by Fudge Kitchen, and admire the landmark architecture of Bath Abbey.

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You can take a train from London to Bath in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can drive to Chipping Campden.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Feb 19 — 22:

Chipping Campden

— 3 nights
Chipping Campden is a small market town in the Cotswold district of Gloucestershire, England. When in Chipping Campden, make a side trip to see Hook Norton Brewery in Hook Norton, approximately Hook Norton away. There's lots more to do: brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Cotswolds Distillery, relax and rejuvenate at Beautylicious, examine the collection at Cotswold Motoring Museum, and admire the natural beauty at Batsford Arboretum.

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You can drive from Bath to Chipping Campden in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In February, daytime highs in Chipping Campden are 47°F, while nighttime lows are 38°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can drive to Manchester.

Things to do in Chipping Campden

Breweries & Distilleries · Parks · Museums · Spas

Side Trips

Find places to stay Feb 22 — 25:

Manchester

— 1 night

Capital of the North

Unofficially dubbed the Capital of the North, Manchester is known for its influence on industry and music, as well as its world-renowned connection to sports.
On the 26th (Sat), get a taste of the local shopping with Manchester Art Gallery, take an in-depth tour of Imperial War Museum North, then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at The City of Manchester Distillery, then see the interesting displays at National Football Museum, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Manchester Cathedral.

For ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Manchester vacation planning website.

Getting from Chipping Campden to Manchester by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In February in Manchester, expect temperatures between 45°F during the day and 34°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can go by car to York.

Things to do in Manchester

Museums · Breweries & Distilleries · Shopping · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay Feb 25 — 26:

York

— 4 nights

City of Festivals

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.
Get out of town with these interesting York side-trips: Fountains Abbey (in Ripon) and Spirit of Harrogate Ltd (in Harrogate). There's lots more to do: do sightseeing your way with Brewtown Tours, get thoroughly spooked out with a ghost and vampire tour, take an in-depth tour of National Railway Museum, and wander the streets of York Shambles.

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Drive from Manchester to York in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. February in York sees daily highs of 45°F and lows of 34°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) to allow enough time to take a train to Durham.

Things to do in York

Tours · Breweries & Distilleries · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trips

Find places to stay Feb 26 — Mar 2:

Durham

— 2 nights
Durham is a historic city and the county town of County Durham in North East England. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): indulge in some personalized pampering at Bannatyne Health Club And Spa - Durham, pause for some serene contemplation at Durham Cathedral, and then visit Fury Events. On the 4th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore and take pictures at Seaham Beach, don't miss a visit to Tommy World War One Soldier Sculpture - Eleven 'O' One, and then admire the landmark architecture of Durham Castle.

To find other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Durham tour itinerary maker website.

Traveling by train from York to Durham takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In March, daytime highs in Durham are 49°F, while nighttime lows are 35°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can go by car to Windermere.

Things to do in Durham

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Spas

Side Trip

Find places to stay Mar 2 — 4:

Windermere

— 2 nights
Windermere is the largest natural lake in England. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sat): skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour, take some stellar pictures from Orrest Head, and then surround yourself with nature on Lake District Sheepdog Experience. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Windermere and then relax and rejuvenate at Mayela Redondo - Holistic Therapist.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Windermere trip planning tool.

You can drive from Durham to Windermere in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Windermere

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay Mar 4 — 6:

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.