13 days in England Itinerary

13 days in England Itinerary

Created using Inspirock England holiday planner
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Cirencester
— 1 night
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Baslow
— 2 nights
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Burnley
— 1 night
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Bassenthwaite
— 5 nights
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London
— 3 nights
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Cirencester — 1 night

Cirencester is a market town in east Gloucestershire, England, west northwest of London. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Thu): head outdoors with Old Downs Pursuits and then explore the ancient world of Cirencester Amphitheatre.

To see where to stay, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Cirencester trip planner.

Dunkirk, France to Cirencester is an approximately 4.5-hour car ride. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Dunkirk to Cirencester is minus 1 hour. You will have some time to spend on the 22nd (Fri) before leaving for Baslow.
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Baslow — 2 nights

Baslow is a village in Derbyshire, England, in the Peak District, situated between Sheffield and Bakewell, just over 1mi north of Chatsworth House. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Peak Cavern and Waterfall Swallet. The adventure continues: take some stellar pictures from Bamford Edge, step into the grandiose world of Castleton Walk, deepen your understanding at Tideswell School of Food, and Head underground at Druids Caves.

To see where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Baslow tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Cirencester to Baslow takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In July, daily temperatures in Baslow can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Burnley.
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Burnley — 1 night

Burnley is a market town in Lancashire, England, with a population of 73,021. Your day by day itinerary now includes The Grasmere Gingerbread Shop. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sun): take in the waterfront activity at Reedley Marina Bistro Bar.

To see more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Burnley online route planner.

Getting from Baslow to Burnley by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive. In July, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can drive to Bassenthwaite.
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Shopping · Parks
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Bassenthwaite — 5 nights

You've added Keswick Extreme Outdoor Activities, Tarn Hows, Lowther Castle and Gardens, and other attractions to your itinerary. Explore hidden gems such as Fitz Park and Threlkeld Quarry and Mining Museum. Go for a jaunt from Bassenthwaite to Patterdale to see Place Fell about 42 minutes away.

To see more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Bassenthwaite trip maker site.

You can drive from Burnley to Bassenthwaite in 2.5 hours. Another option is to drive. Traveling from Burnley in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Bassenthwaite, with lows of 17°C. You'll have a few hours on the 30th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to London.
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London — 3 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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Phantom of The Opera London, Sky Garden and The British Museum. Discover out-of-the-way places like Hampstead Heath and Holland Park. The adventure continues: snap pictures at Millennium Bridge, take a stroll through Soho, stroll the grounds of Highgate Cemetery, and traverse land and water with a duck tour.

Make your London itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Getting from Bassenthwaite to London by car takes about 6 hours. When traveling from Bassenthwaite in July, plan for a bit warmer days in London, with highs around 26°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 15°C. You'll have a few hours on the 2nd (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling home.
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England travel guide

4.4
Nightlife · Specialty Museums · Gardens
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.
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Peak District National Park travel guide

4.5
Art Galleries · Caves · Hiking Trails

Lake District travel guide

4.4
World heritage site · Specialty Museums · Bodies of Water
A paradise for all lovers of the great outdoors, UNESCO World Heritage-listed Lake District is widely regarded as one of the most stunning areas of natural beauty in the UK. This mountainous region famously served as inspiration for some of the finest works of artists William Wordsworth and Samuel Taylor Coleridge. Containing the country’s largest national park, the Lake District is England’s top vacation destination for hikers and rock climbers. Nature lovers from around the world linger in this area for days and even weeks, sightseeing in the sweeping landscape of rugged hilltops, glistening lakes, dense forests, and hazy mountaintops. The region abounds in numerous hidden pubs, inns, and hotels, offering not only shelter from the weather, but also first-class dining and drinking options.
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