46 days in England Itinerary

46 days in England Itinerary

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Start: Launceston
Fly + Drive:  32 h
1
Grange-over-Sands
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Cockermouth
— 6 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
3
York
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
4
Liverpool
— 4 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
5
Cirencester
— 6 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
6
Bath
— 6 nights
Train:  1 h 30 min
7
London
— 10 nights
+2
Train + Fly + Bus:  28 h
End: Launceston

5
nights
Grange-over-Sands

Known for its friendly people and balmy climate, Grange-over-Sands serves as a home base for holidaymakers who come to explore the surrounding area.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Grange-over-Sands: Grasmere (Easedale Tarn, Lake Grasmere, &more), Loughrigg Fell (in Ambleside) and Windermere (Canyoning & Rappelling Tours, Orrest Head, &more). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Stott Park Bobbin Mill, take a peaceful walk through Sea Wood, don't miss a visit to Ulverston Canal, and identify plant and animal life at Predator Experience.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, use the Grange-over-Sands trip planner.

Launceston, Australia to Grange-over-Sands is an approximately 32- hour combination of flight and car. You'll gain 10 hours traveling from Launceston to Grange-over-Sands due to the time zone difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Cockermouth.

Things to do in Grange-over-Sands

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Grasmere, Ulverston, Barrow-in-Furness, Windermere, Loughrigg Fell
Find places to stay Apr 26 — May 1:
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Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
Stott Park Bobbin Mill ©
Stott Park Bobbin Mill
Michael Coates Clay Shooting ©
Michael Coates Clay Shooting

6
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. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cockermouth: Acorn Bank (in Temple Sowerby), Hallin Fell (in Pooley Bridge) and Alpacaly Ever After (in Portinscale). Next up on the itinerary: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Helvellyn, get outside with Greystoke Outdoor Pool, contemplate the waterfront views at Ullswater, and identify plant and animal life at Dubwath Silver Meadows.

To find photos, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Cockermouth trip planner.

Traveling by car from Grange-over-Sands to Cockermouth takes 1.5 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Cockermouth can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can travel to York.

Things to do in Cockermouth

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Keswick, Penrith, Lake District, The Lakes Distillery, Bowfell
Find places to stay May 1 — 7:
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Helvellyn
Helvellyn
Derwentwater ©
Derwentwater
Alpacaly Ever After ©
Alpacaly Ever After

5
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around York: Durham (Durham Cathedral & Durham Castle), Ladybower Reservoir (in Bamford) and Fury Events (in Witton Gilbert). There's still lots to do: examine the collection at National Railway Museum, wander the streets of York Shambles, get your game on at Yorkshire Activity Centre, and don't miss a visit to Holgate Windmill.

For traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our York travel route planning website.

Drive from Cockermouth to York in 2.5 hours. In May in York, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 8°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to drive to Liverpool.

Things to do in York

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Durham, Ladybower Reservoir, Holly Hagg Community farm
Find places to stay May 7 — 12:
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Yorkshire Activity Centre ©
Yorkshire Activity Centre
National Railway Museum ©
National Railway Museum
York Minster ©
York Minster

4
nights
Liverpool

Liverpool ©
Famous for being the birthplace of the Beatles, Liverpool is a vibrant city with an outstanding cultural heritage.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Liverpool: Blists Hill Victorian Town (in Ironbridge), Battlefield Falconry Centre (in Shrewsbury) and Land Rover Experience (in Tarporley). Next up on the itinerary: take a leisurely stroll along Royal Albert Dock Liverpool, get to know the resident critters at Chester Zoo, have some family-friendly fun at CoverStar Experiences, and examine the collection at Merseyside Maritime Museum.

To find ratings, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, use the Liverpool trip itinerary maker site.

Drive from York to Liverpool in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 18°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can travel to Cirencester.

Things to do in Liverpool

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Wildlife

Side Trips

Chester, Northwich, Battlefield Falconry Centre, Land Rover Experience, Blists Hill Victorian Town
Find places to stay May 12 — 16:
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Battlefield Falconry Centre ©
Battlefield Falconry Centre
Royal Albert Dock Liverpool ©
Royal Albert Dock Liverpool
Chester Zoo ©
Chester Zoo

6
nights
Cirencester

Cirencester ©
Cirencester is a market town in east Gloucestershire, England, west northwest of London. Venture out of the city with trips to Cotswolds Distillery (in Stourton), Upper Slaughter (St Peter's Church & Warden's Way) and Moreton-in-Marsh (Cotswold Falconry Centre & Cotswold Archery). There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Chavenage House, look for all kinds of wild species at Greystones Farm, stroll through Walks around Wotton-under-Edge, and take in nature's colorful creations at Beverston Castle.

To see reviews, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Cirencester trip planner.

Getting from Liverpool to Cirencester by car takes about 3 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Bath.

Things to do in Cirencester

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Bourton-on-the-Water, Tetbury, Stroud, Upper Slaughter, Moreton-in-Marsh
Find places to stay May 16 — 22:
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Chavenage House ©
Chavenage House
Cotswold Archery ©
Cotswold Archery
Cotswolds Distillery ©
Cotswolds Distillery

6
nights
Bath

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Venture out of the city with trips to Stonehenge (in Amesbury), Gloucester (Severn Bore, Hillfield Gardens, &more) and Chipping Campden (Dover's Hill & High Street Chipping Campden). There's lots more to do: take an in-depth tour of The Roman Baths, have some family-friendly fun at SimAir737, take in nature's colorful creations at Victoria Pleasure Gardens, and identify plant and animal life at Walks With Hawks.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read our Bath trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Cirencester to Bath in 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to London.

Things to do in Bath

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Cheltenham, Gloucester, Chipping Campden, Tewkesbury, Stonehenge
Find places to stay May 22 — 28:
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The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
Stonehenge ©
Stonehenge
SimAir737 ©
SimAir737

10
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, enjoy breathtaking views from Tower Bridge, walk around Hyde Park, and make a trip to Coca-Cola London Eye.

To find traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our London tour itinerary builder tool.

Take a train from Bath to London in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. May in London sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Tours
Find places to stay May 28 — Jun 7:
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National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Tower Bridge ©
Tower Bridge
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum

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