30 days in England Itinerary

30 days in England Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Liverpool
— 5 nights
2
Bourton-on-the-Water
— 1 night
3
Colchester
— 5 nights
4
Saxmundham
— 3 nights
5
Cromer
— 3 nights
6
King's Lynn
— 2 nights
7
Cambridge
— 3 nights
8
Chippenham
— 7 nights

5
nights
Liverpool

Liverpool
Famous for being the birthplace of the Beatles, Liverpool is a vibrant city with an outstanding cultural heritage.
When in Liverpool, make a side trip to see The John Rylands Library in Manchester, approximately Manchester away. There's more to do: see the interesting displays at Museum of Liverpool.

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Exeter to Liverpool is an approximately 4.5-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. In September, daily temperatures in Liverpool can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can go by car to Bourton-on-the-Water.

Things to do in Liverpool

Museums

Side Trip

The John Rylands Library
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Museum of Liverpool
Museum of Liverpool
The John Rylands Library ©
The John Rylands Library

1
night
Bourton-on-the-Water

Bourton-on-the-Water ©
Bourton-on-the-Water is a village and civil parish in Gloucestershire, England that lies on a wide flat vale within the Cotswolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Start off your visit on the 7th (Mon): explore the different monuments and memorials at Bourton On The Water Cemetery. Keep things going the next day: indulge your thirst for a good beer at The Cotswold Brewing Company, sample the fine beverages at Cotswolds Distillery, and then get interesting insight from Tour Gems.

For reviews, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Bourton-on-the-Water journey builder app.

Traveling by car from Liverpool to Bourton-on-the-Water takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in September, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to drive to Colchester.

Things to do in Bourton-on-the-Water

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trip

Cotswolds Distillery
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The Cotswold Brewing Company ©
The Cotswold Brewing Company
Tour Gems ©
Tour Gems
Cotswolds Distillery ©
Cotswolds Distillery

5
nights
Colchester

Colchester ©
Colchester is an historic market town and the largest settlement within the borough of Colchester in the county of Essex.At the time of the census in 2011, it had a population of 121,859, marking a considerable rise from the previous census and with considerable development since 2001 and ongoing building plans; it has been named as one of Britain's fastest growing towns. Your day by day itinerary now includes West Mersea Beach, The Claudius Gateway and Cudmore Grove Country Park. Change things up with a short trip to Clacton Pier in Clacton-on-Sea (about 36 minutes away). There's lots more to do: stroll around Castle Park, contemplate the long history of Flatford Mill, don't miss a visit to St. Helen's Chapel, and admire the natural beauty at Garden of Remembrance.

For other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Colchester trip itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by car from Bourton-on-the-Water to Colchester takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of bus and train. In September, daytime highs in Colchester are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. On the 13th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Saxmundham.

Things to do in Colchester

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Clacton-on-Sea, Flatford Mill
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Castle Park ©
Castle Park
Cudmore Grove Country Park ©
Cudmore Grove Country Park
The Claudius Gateway ©
The Claudius Gateway

3
nights
Saxmundham

Saxmundham ©
Saxmundham is a small market town in Suffolk, England. Take a break from Saxmundham with a short trip to Harleston Museum in Harleston, about 38 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: take in the waterfront at Southwold Pier, pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Yoxford Antiques Centre, get engrossed in the history at The Lanman Museum, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Michael's Church.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Saxmundham trip itinerary site.

You can drive from Colchester to Saxmundham in an hour. You will have some time to spend on the 16th (Wed) before leaving for Cromer.

Things to do in Saxmundham

Historic Sites · Shopping · Tours

Side Trips

Framlingham, Southwold, Harleston Museum, Walpole Old Chapel, Orford Castle
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Framlingham Castle ©
Framlingham Castle
Southwold Pier ©
Southwold Pier
Yoxford Antiques Centre ©
Yoxford Antiques Centre

3
nights
Cromer

Cromer ©
Cromer is a coastal town and civil parish on the north coast of the English county of Norfolk. Your day by day itinerary now includes Happisburgh Lighthouse. Take a break from Cromer with a short trip to St Marys Church, Happisburgh in Happisburgh, about 30 minutes away. The adventure continues: take in the waterfront at Cromer Pier, enjoy the sand and surf at Cromer Beach, see the interesting displays at Cromer Museum, and explore the galleries of The Garden House Gallery and Shop.

To see more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Cromer online road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Saxmundham to Cromer takes 2 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to go by car to King's Lynn.

Things to do in Cromer

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

Happisburgh, Blickling Estate, Fishermen's Heritage Centre
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Happisburgh Lighthouse ©
Happisburgh Lighthouse
Cromer Pier ©
Cromer Pier
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2
nights
King's Lynn

King's Lynn ©
King's Lynn, known until 1537 as Bishop's Lynn, is a seaport and market town in Norfolk, England, about 98mi north of London, 36mi north-east of Peterborough, 44mi north north-east of Cambridge and 44mi west of Norwich. Your day by day itinerary now includes The Shrine of Our Lady of Walsingham as well as Kings Lynn Minster. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the historical opulence of Castle Rising, pause for some photo ops at March War Memorial, and then admire the landmark architecture of Oxburgh Hall.

To find reviews, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our King's Lynn day trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Cromer to King's Lynn takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in King's Lynn are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to Cambridge.

Things to do in King's Lynn

Historic Sites

Side Trips

March War Memorial, Abbey Ruins, The Shrine of Our Lady of Walsingham
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The Shrine of Our Lady of Walsingham ©
The Shrine of Our Lady of Walsingham
Kings Lynn Minster ©
Kings Lynn Minster
Oxburgh Hall ©
Oxburgh Hall

3
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Cambridge

Cambridge ©
Steeped in history and tradition, Cambridge is renowned for its ancient colleges and sprawling green gardens.
Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ely Cathedral, gain insight at King's College Chapel, then explore the activities along The River Cam, and finally brush up on your knowledge of spirits at The Cambridge Gin Laboratory.

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You can take a train from King's Lynn to Cambridge in 1.5 hours. Another option is to drive. In September, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 13°C. You will have some time to spend on the 24th (Thu) before leaving for Chippenham.

Things to do in Cambridge

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature

Side Trips

IWM Duxford, Ely Cathedral
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The Cambridge Gin Laboratory ©
The Cambridge Gin Laboratory
Fitzwilliam Museum
Fitzwilliam Museum
Cambridge American Cemetery and Memorial ©
Cambridge American Cemetery and Memorial

7
nights
Chippenham

Chippenham ©
Chippenham is a historic market town in Wiltshire, England, east of Bath and west of London. Change things up with these side-trips from Chippenham: Tetbury (The Royal Gardens at Highgrove & Chavenage House), Salisbury (Old Sarum & Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta) and Wotton-under-Edge (St. James Church & Fifi's Fancy Furniture). There's much more to do: explore the ancient world of Stonehenge, walk around John Coles Park, contemplate the long history of West Kennet Long Barrow, and get to know the fascinating history of Castle Combe Village.

To see ratings, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read Chippenham attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Cambridge to Chippenham takes 3 hours. On the 1st (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Chippenham

Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Avebury, Tetbury, Amesbury, Salisbury, Wotton-under-Edge
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Chavenage House ©
Chavenage House
Stonehenge ©
Stonehenge
The Royal Gardens at Highgrove ©
The Royal Gardens at Highgrove

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