13 days in England Itinerary

13 days in England Itinerary

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Liverpool
— 1 night
2
Stratford-upon-Avon
— 1 night
3
Cirencester
— 1 day
4
Bristol
— 3 nights
5
Bath
— 1 day
6
Penzance
— 1 night
7
Plymouth
— 2 nights
8
Southampton
— 1 day
9
Windermere
— 3 nights
10
Cockermouth
— 1 night

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Liverpool

Liverpool ©
Famous for being the birthplace of the Beatles, Liverpool is a vibrant city with an outstanding cultural heritage.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Museum of Liverpool, take a leisurely stroll along Royal Albert Dock Liverpool, then see the interesting displays at The Beatles Story, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Metropolitan Cathedral of Christ the King Liverpool.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read Liverpool sightseeing planner.

Glasgow to Liverpool is an approximately 4-hour train ride. You can also drive; or fly. October in Liverpool sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Stratford-upon-Avon.

Things to do in Liverpool

Museums · Historic Sites
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Royal Albert Dock Liverpool ©
Royal Albert Dock Liverpool
The Beatles Story ©
The Beatles Story
Museum of Liverpool
Museum of Liverpool

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Stratford-upon-Avon

Stratford-upon-Avon ©
Stratford-upon-Avon is a market town and civil parish in Warwickshire, England, on the River Avon, 101mi north west of London, 22mi south east of Birmingham, and 8mi south west of Warwick. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sun): contemplate the long history of Shakespeare's Birthplace, get to know the resident critters at Cotswold Falconry Centre, then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Cotswolds Distillery, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of St Edmund.

To see maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Stratford-upon-Avon online driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Liverpool to Stratford-upon-Avon in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in October, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Cirencester.

Things to do in Stratford-upon-Avon

Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks

Side Trips

Shipston on Stour, Cotswold Falconry Centre
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Cotswolds Distillery ©
Cotswolds Distillery
Cotswold Falconry Centre ©
Cotswold Falconry Centre
Shakespeare's Birthplace ©
Shakespeare's Birthplace

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Cirencester

Cirencester ©
Cirencester is a market town in east Gloucestershire, England, west northwest of London. Start off your visit on the 19th (Mon): take in nature's colorful creations at Westonbirt Arboretum, don't miss a visit to The Model Village, and then see the interesting displays at Cotswold Motoring Museum.

To find more things to do, maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the Cirencester trip itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by car from Stratford-upon-Avon to Cirencester takes 1.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can go by car to Bristol.

Things to do in Cirencester

Wildlife · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Bourton-on-the-Water, Westonbirt Arboretum
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Westonbirt Arboretum ©
Westonbirt Arboretum
Cotswold Motoring Museum ©
Cotswold Motoring Museum
The Model Village ©
The Model Village

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Bristol

Bristol ©
Bristol is famous for its Georgian and Victorian architecture, street art, underground music, maritime history, and the world-famous Clifton Suspension Bridge.
On the 20th (Tue), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St Mary Redcliffe Church, then snap pictures at Clifton Suspension Bridge, then examine the collection at Brunel's SS Great Britain, and finally take a leisurely stroll along Bristol City Docks. On the 21st (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at St Fagans National Museum of History, then look for all kinds of wild species at WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St John the Evangelist Church, Slimbridge, Glos.

To see maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Bristol trip builder app.

Drive from Cirencester to Bristol in an hour. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to go by car to Bath.

Things to do in Bristol

Museums · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trips

Slimbridge, St Fagans National Museum of History
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Brunel's SS Great Britain ©
Brunel's SS Great Britain
Clifton Suspension Bridge ©
Clifton Suspension Bridge
WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre ©
WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre

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Bath

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): admire the striking features of Bath Abbey, explore the galleries of The Roman Baths, then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Castle Combe Village.

To see maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Bath trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Bristol to Bath in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can go by car to Penzance.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites · Spas · Museums

Side Trip

Castle Combe Village
Find places to stay Oct 22 — 23:
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The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
Bath Abbey ©
Bath Abbey
Spas

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Penzance

Penzance
Penzance is a town, civil parish and port in Cornwall, in England, United Kingdom. To see where to stay, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Penzance trip planner.

Getting from Bath to Penzance by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. October in Penzance sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 11°C at night. On the 23rd (Fri), you'll travel to Plymouth.

Things to do in Penzance

Outdoors · Parks · Tours
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Plymouth

Plymouth ©
Once an important departure point for immigrants sailing for the New World, Plymouth is now mostly known for being one of the world’s most impressive natural harbors.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): look for gifts at Phoenix Wings Crystals, then get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at National Marine Aquarium, then don't miss a visit to Hoe Park, and finally take a stroll through The Barbican. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: find your balance on the water with Reach Outdoors and then get to know the resident critters at Paignton Zoo Environmental Park.

To see reviews, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read our Plymouth trip planner.

Traveling by car from Penzance to Plymouth takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can go by car to Southampton.

Things to do in Plymouth

Zoos & Aquariums · Parks · Tours

Side Trip

Paignton
Find places to stay Oct 23 — 25:
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Reach Outdoors ©
Reach Outdoors
Hoe Park ©
Hoe Park
Paignton Zoo Environmental Park ©
Paignton Zoo Environmental Park

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Southampton

Southampton, on the south coast of England, is the largest city in the ceremonial county of Hampshire. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sun): get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour, then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St John the Baptist, and then admire the natural beauty at Beaulieu National Motor Museum.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Southampton route planner.

You can drive from Plymouth to Southampton in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In October in Southampton, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Windermere.

Things to do in Southampton

Tours · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trips

Beaulieu National Motor Museum, Church of St John the Baptist
Find places to stay Oct 25 — 26:
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Speed Boats Tours
Beaulieu National Motor Museum ©
Beaulieu National Motor Museum
Church of St John the Baptist ©
Church of St John the Baptist

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Windermere

Windermere ©
Windermere is the largest natural lake in England. On the 26th (Mon), have some family-friendly fun at Cliffhanger Rooms, examine the collection at Lakeland Motor Museum, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, then examine the collection at The World of Beatrix Potter Attraction, and finally surround yourself with nature on Lake District Sheepdog Experience. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the activities along Lake Windermere, examine the collection at Hill Top, Beatrix Potter's House, then admire the striking features of Bridge House, then stop by The Grasmere Gingerbread Shop, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Loughrigg Fell.

To find ratings, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read Windermere trip itinerary website.

You can drive from Southampton to Windermere in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can drive to Cockermouth.

Things to do in Windermere

Nature · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Ambleside, Backbarrow, Bowness-on-Windermere, The Grasmere Gingerbread Shop, Lake District Sheepdog Experience
Find places to stay Oct 25 — 28:
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Cliffhanger Rooms ©
Cliffhanger Rooms
Boat Tours & Water Sports
Lakeland Motor Museum ©
Lakeland Motor Museum

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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. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Wed): hike along Catbells Lakeland Walk, then explore the ancient world of Castlerigg Stone Circle, then contemplate the waterfront views at Derwentwater, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Harris Park. On your second day here, view the masterpieces at Percy House Gallery, see the interesting displays at J.B.Banks and Son Ltd, explore the activities along Buttermere Lake, then get great views at Alpacaly Ever After, then examine the collection at Derwent Pencil Museum, and finally make a trip to Cockermouth History Wall.

To find maps, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Cockermouth trip planner.

You can drive from Windermere to Cockermouth in 1.5 hours. October in Cockermouth sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 9°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Cockermouth

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Keswick, Alpacaly Ever After
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Alpacaly Ever After ©
Alpacaly Ever After
Derwentwater ©
Derwentwater
Buttermere Lake ©
Buttermere Lake

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