32 days in England Itinerary

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Fly to Manchester, Train to Windermere
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Windermere
— 4 nights
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Cockermouth
— 4 nights
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York
— 4 nights
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Chipping Campden
— 5 nights
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Bath
— 4 nights
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Brighton and Hove
— 3 nights
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London
— 6 nights
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Windermere — 4 nights

Windermere is the largest natural lake in England. Change things up with these side-trips from Windermere: The Grasmere Gingerbread Shop (in Grasmere), Sizergh Castle (in Kendal) and Predator Experience (in Ayside). Next up on the itinerary: skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour, explore the galleries of Hill Top, Beatrix Potter's House, take some stellar pictures from Orrest Head, and contemplate the long history of Stott Park Bobbin Mill.

To find where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Windermere trip itinerary builder.

Sydney, Australia to Windermere is an approximately 27-hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of train, bus, and flight; or do a combination of bus, flight, and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 10 hours traveling from Sydney to Windermere. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can go by car to Cockermouth.
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Cockermouth — 4 nights

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. Get out of town with these interesting Cockermouth side-trips: Aira Force Waterfall (in Penrith), Wast Water (in Wasdale Head) and Muncaster Castle (in Ravenglass). There's still lots to do: hike along Catbells Lakeland Walk, get a dose of the wild on Lakeland Mountain Guides, contemplate the waterfront views at Derwentwater, and view the masterpieces at Percy House Gallery.

For photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Cockermouth online tour itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Windermere to Cockermouth takes 1.5 hours. In June in Cockermouth, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) to allow time to drive to York.
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Find places to stay Jun 9 — 13:

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from York: Museum of Victorian Science (in Whitby), Chatsworth House (in Bakewell) and National Centre for Birds of Prey (in Helmsley). And it doesn't end there: surround yourself with nature on Peak Mountaineering, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, delve into the distant past at York City Walls, and look for all kinds of wild species at York Bird of Prey Centre.

To find reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read York route builder.

Drive from Cockermouth to York in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Cockermouth in June, plan for little chillier nights in York, with lows around 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can go by car to Chipping Campden.
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Find places to stay Jun 13 — 17:

Chipping Campden — 5 nights

Chipping Campden is a small market town in the Cotswold district of Gloucestershire, England. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Chipping Campden: Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens (in Burford) and Tewkesbury (Tewkesbury Abbey, Victoria Pleasure Gardens, &more). There's still lots to do: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Cotswold Falconry Centre, explore the historical opulence of Sudeley Castle, admire the natural beauty at Batsford Arboretum, and take in panoramic vistas at Broadway Tower.

For more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read our Chipping Campden trip planner.

You can drive from York to Chipping Campden in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Chipping Campden when traveling from York in June, with lows around 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to go by car to Bath.
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Bath — 4 nights

Queen of English Cities

A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Change things up with these side-trips from Bath: Stonehenge (in Salisbury), WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre (in Slimbridge) and Tetbury (Chavenage House, Westonbirt Arboretum, &more). There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of The Roman Baths, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bath Abbey, get engrossed in the history at Sally Lunn's Museum, and look for all kinds of wild species at West of England Falconry.

For reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Bath road trip planning app.

You can drive from Chipping Campden to Bath in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to drive to Brighton and Hove.
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Brighton and Hove — 3 nights

London-by-the-Sea

The vibrant seaside resort of Brighton and Hove features a lively nightclub scene and an abundance of cultural sites sure to keep you entertained for days.
Explore Brighton and Hove's surroundings by going to East Sussex Falconry (in Herstmonceux), Rye (Rye Harbour Nature Reserve & Rye Waterworks MIcropub) and Room Escape Games (in Portsmouth). And it doesn't end there: take in nature's colorful creations at Driftwood Garden, sample some tasty brews at Brighton Food Tours, and relax and rejuvenate at Body Base.

To find maps, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Brighton and Hove trip builder tool.

Getting from Bath to Brighton and Hove by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a train. In June in Brighton and Hove, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can take a train to London.
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London — 6 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, sightseeing, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: enjoy breathtaking views from Coca-Cola London Eye, admire the striking features of Tower of London, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral, and make a trip to Tower Bridge.

To see where to stay and tourist information, you can read our London trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by train from Brighton and Hove to London takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in London can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. On the 5th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly back home.
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Find places to stay Jun 29 — Jul 5:

England travel guide

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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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